Monthly Archives - June 2019

Should I worry about ponding water on my flat roof?

Should I worry about ponding water on my flat roof?

If it hasn't rained for 48 hours and your flat roof still has ponding water, your roof has a problem. This is a big problem because flat roofs are only designed to shed water, not hold water. Sometimes the issue is clogged drains, gutters or downspouts. Flat roofs should contain a slight slope to achieve positive drainage. Ponding water can promote the growth of vegetation and mold, attract insects and can cause serious structural damage to the building.Regardless of your roof membrane, ...

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10 Questions to Ask Your Roofer

10 Questions to Ask Your Roofer

When it comes time to replace your roof, finding the right roofing company is extremely important to the long-term success of your roof. Below are important questions you should be asking any roofing company:Are you licensed?Do you have workman’s comp insurance? Do you carry general liability insurance? Will you use ladder stabilizers or standoffs to protect my gutters when you install my roof?Do you use roofing subcontractors?What is the warranty of my new roof?Will you provide a written e...

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Flat Roof Considerations

Flat Roof Considerations

Flat roofs are susceptible to all kinds of wear and tear that eventually need to be addressed. There's a wide variety of flat roof materials on the market, all with different costs and benefits. Whether you are building a new commercial property or replacing an existing flat roof on your building, it is important to consider all of these factors before beginning construction.Repair or Replace?: If the majority of your roof is still in good condition, you may be able to save some money ...

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Northwest Indiana Hail Damage Repair

Northwest Indiana Hail Damage Repair

Northwest Indiana has seen quite a few severe storms with hail within the past month. We get calls often from home and business owners asking us to inspect, repair or replace roofing materials that have been damaged by a storm. While we can't battle with your insurance company on how much they will pay you for the damage, we can provide you with a free estimate to perform the repairs. Below is some recommendations we have for you when speaking with your insurance company:Check your insuran...

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