The summer heat can be the final push to failure for old flat roofs, especially those made from felt or bitumen. The stresses that flat roofs experience during hot weather may cause more problems in winter.
Extreme summer heat can actually damage your roof, especially if it’s old. This is why roof inspections and repair in the warmer months are important.
TPO, or thermoplastic polyolefin, is one of the most popular membrane materials used in commercial roofing. It provides low-slope roofs their standout qualities, including durability, energy efficiency and flexibility. As with other roofing materials, a TPO roof must be cleaned and maintained regularly. That way, it can perform well throughout its service life.
Many homeowners think of the repair and maintenance of their homes as a redundant, time-consuming task. As with many other things in life, though, paying attention to the mundane isn’t only important, but also key to the longevity of your investment. For example, filter replacements and oil changes don’t really make a visible impact on your car, but are much more relevant to successful operation than, say, a new set of mag wheels or a paint job. With that in mind, we likewise highly recommend the need for regular, preventive roof maintenance. [Read more…]
Much has been said about preventive roof maintenance, but many people think that it’s only sensible for commercial properties. This notion couldn’t be more wrong. The truth is, homeowners should take it more seriously because residential spaces are generally occupied 365 days a year.