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Is Your Roofer Really Listening To You? Ways to Know

  Most roof work is hard. Yet good Miami commercial roofers must have what are known as “soft skills,” the human-oriented skills. Your partner in roofing needs to have those skills, too, and one of them is listening. (more…) Read more

Simple Ways to Give Your Roof Big Love AND Meet Your Bottom Line

  Life does not always have to be hard. Easy solutions sometimes really are best. This is as true for your business within your Miami building as it is for the roof above your business. For commercial roofing, Miami businesses can try three simple ways to keep on top of rooftop maintenance. (more…) Read more

Ways Water Wrecks Your Roof – What You Need to Do!

  When you consider the threat that water poses to the roof on your commercial building, you probably think of sudden and catastrophic damage from a heavy rain storm. Water can also destroy your roof and wreak havoc on the building's interior slowly over time due to unresolved issues like membrane punctures, seam separations, missing or damaged flashing and/or poor drainage. Adopting a proactive approach to timely roof maintenance and repairs, and taking preventive measures like waterproofing your Miami property's roof can help ... Read more

Why a Metal Roof Is the Best Choice for Your Building

In 1965, S&P 500 companies spent an average of 33 years on the compilation of heavy hitters, according to a report by Innosight. By 1990, this had shrunk to 20 years. The harsh reality is that most businesses struggle to reach landmarks like 10, 20 or 50 years in business. Ironically, durable metal roofing, with typical life spans of 50 or more years, can outlast even the hardiest of S&P 500. Investing in a metal roof, though, is one hallmark of ... Read more

3 Things You Need to Know about PVC Roofing

Its technical name is decidedly unsexy: polyvinyl chloride, or PVC. It is a tough, long-lasting single-ply roofing material ideally matched to Miami’s hot, wet climate. Its performance, though, is only part of the story. Three things you need to know about the kind of PVC roofing Miami businesses rely upon are its weight, its flexibility and its reflectivity. (more…) Read more

What You Need to Know about Tile Roofing

Tile roofing is elegant and part of the traditional Mediterranean design. Beautiful tile roofs are found on homes and multi-family residences throughout South Florida. Tile roofs complement the Spanish and mission style architecture found in this area. (more…) Read more

Metal Roofing Installation for the Most Energy Efficiency

If your commercial building needs a new roof and you're concerned about energy efficiency, you need to consider metal roofing. A properly-installed metal roof is not only long-lasting, wind resistant and fireproof, but it can also dramatically improve the building's overall efficiency and lower your energy consumption and costs. (more…) Read more

Considering Metal Roof Replacement? 3 Need-to-Knows

Metal roofing is all the rage in the residential roofing market. Metal tile, metal shingles and metal shakes offer fireproof beauty for 50+ years on homes across the Miami area. Commercial building owners, however, have known about the durability, economy and energy efficiency of metal roofs for decades. As you contemplate your building’s existing, aging roof, now is a good time to study the benefits of metal roof replacement. (more…) Read more

What You Need to Know about Maintaining Your Low Slope Roof

The low slope roof on your commercial property requires a different care regimen than a high-pitched roof. Because it's almost flat and sits fully exposed to the hot sun and extreme weather, it's more susceptible to aging, wear and damage. In most cases, a low slope commercial roof also has multiple penetrations for drainage, pipes, HVAC equipment and other essentials so there are a greater number of weak points where leaks can occur. (more…) Read more

What Type of Roof is Best For Your Miami Home?

When it comes to your home, whether it is new construction or a maintenance situation, you have choices in building materials. To some extent, your choice is dependent on where you live. Here in Miami, and South Florida in general, one important consideration is roofing material. (more…) Read more
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