Hail is a form of solid precipitation that consists of small balls of ice. It is one of the most dangerous types of precipitation, and it falls often during thunderstorms in spring, summer and early autumn.
Your roof protects your home’s interior from the elements, but it’s not always up to the task. Age-related deterioration, storm damage and other factors can compromise its ability to stop water from entering your home, resulting in leaks that can cause serious damage.
Although the tri-state area was spared the heavy snowfall New England experienced, the snow, ice and record-freezing temperatures that occurred weren’t insignificant.
The warmer spring temperatures may bring relief to you and your utility bills, but not your roof.
Many of our commercial roofing customers do not know the differences between modified bitumen and single-ply roofing systems.
Both can be used on commercial roofs, and the best choice often depends on the business owners roofing needs and goals.
Winter in NJ brings snow, and as the inches pile up,many homeowners wonder if their roofs can handle the added weight.
Depending on when your house was constructed, differences in construction materials and the age of your roof, the answer to that question can vary.
An improperly ventilated roof can decrease your roof’s useful life and result in expensive repairs. A properly ventilated roof ensures that the air in your home circulates and that moisture does not accumulate on the underside of your roof, causing mold, mildew and damaged roof decking.
Winter weather can bring many events that cause damage to your roof.
Ice buildup, heavy snow, hail and high winds are all potential sources for roofing problems.
The well-being and safety of each person in your building depends on the quality and integrity of your roof. As the owner or manager, you are responsible for maintaining the safest possible conditions at your facility.
The need for, use and design of a vapor retarder in the design of a roof system used to be a hotly debated topic. It appears now—when vapor retarders are needed more than ever—the design community seems to have lost interest, which is not good, considering how codes and standards (altered through concerns for energy savings) have changed how buildings are designed, constructed and operated. Most notably, positive building pressures are changing the game
Once you have installed a new roofing system at your facility, it’s important to remember that it will require regular inspections and maintenance by qualified professionals in order to keep it in proper working order.
Over time, a small leak can lead to mold and wet insulation that can cause your roof to fail. One of the most valuable tools that roofing professionals use to check on the viability of a roof is the thermal moisture scan.