Roofing

Common Issues With Flat Commercial Roofs

COMMON ISSUES WITH FLAT COMMERCIAL ROOFS

Flat commercial roofs are the standard for most commercial buildings for many reasons. Over time flat roofs can develop some common issues. Most of these problems are preventable if you use a qualified roofing contractor and have regular roof inspections.Roof Leaks and Moisture - Roof leaks commonly are caused by improperly installed flat roofs.Poor Roof Installation - Your roofing contractor should have experience installing flat roofs. An improperly installed flat roof can severely damage...

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How Hail Affects Shingle Roofs

How Hail Affects Shingle Roofs

Typically hail damage can be seen on shingles as indentations or fractures on the shingle's surface. Sometimes it's not as obvious and goes unnoticed, causing premature aging of your shingles. There are multiple things hail can do to damage your shingles:Granule Loss - The granules on your shingle's surface are an integral part of the shingle and the shingles first line of defense. When you lose these granules the asphalt surfacing becomes exposed to the elements, causing premature aging.Cr...

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What is TPO Roofing

What is TPO Roofing?

Thermoplastic olefin, also known as TPO, is a very common flat roofing material that does not degrade under solar UV radiation. White is again the color most commonly used as it offers excellent solar reflectivity. TPO roofs are highly tear resistant and TPO laps are welded together using hot air. TPO Roofing Systems combine the long-term durability rubber provides with the security of hot air welded seams. TPO Roofings tough, tear-resistant single-ply membrane resists chemical spills, oi...

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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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Roofing Your Home in Northwest Indiana

Roofing Your Home in Northwest Indiana

Summer is right around the corner in Northwest Indiana, and if you’re a homeowner like me, you will be spending more time outdoors and may notice your roof needs attention. With all the severe storms we have had lately you may notice some shingles popping, or are noticing some excessive granule loss in your rain gutters due to improper drainage. Contact Indiana Roofing Company today and we can answer any questions or concerns about your roof. We also offer free, no-obligation estimates for you...

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Flat Roof Dome Repair and Replacement

Flat Roof Dome Repair and Replacement

Dome lights are very common on flat roofs but need repair and replacement over time. The amount of time it takes for a plastic dome to break down depends upon the quality of the plastic used to make the skylight. Many times leaking dome lights can be repaired, but it depends on how long the problem had been occurring. Sometimes a simple repair is in order while others need to be replacedIndiana Roofing Company offers affordable repair and replacement service for domes that have been damaged...

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Northwest Indiana's Most Trusted Roofing Company

Northwest Indiana’s Most Trusted Roofing Company

Indiana Roofing Company specializes in long-lasting and energy efficient single-ply membrane flat roof systems for multi-unit residential, commercial and industrial buildings throughout Northwest Indiana. We are available 24 hours a day, 7-days a week to serve your roofing needs. Why call on Indiana Roofing Company for your roof repair needs?We have over 25 years of roofing experience in Northwest IndianaWe offer professional roof inspection services free of chargeWe provide prompt service ...

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Northwest Indiana Commercial Roof Repair

Northwest Indiana Commercial Roof Repair

Even the best commercial roofing materials available can fail if they’re not properly installed and maintained. If your commercial roof has a leak call Indiana Roofing Company for a free, no-obligation repair estimate. Repairing a roof leak may be as simple as troweling roofing cement over old, cracked flashing, or as involved as replacing a large area of wind-torn shingles. Our expert commercial roofing crews are ready to respond at a moment’s notice to any type of roof repair, leak repai...

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Check Your Flat Roof Drains Regularly

Check Your Flat Roof Drains Regularly

With all the rain we have been getting recently in Northwest Indiana, we have been getting a lot of calls for water pooling on flat roofs. Many times the cause of the water pooling is clogged flat roof drains. Just like how you have to make sure your gutters get cleaned occasionally on your home, the same applies for drains built into flat roofs. Leaves and debris can lead to a clogged drain, which increases the load on your roof deck. If you don't address the issue in a timely manner your roof...

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Indiana Roofing Company Industrial Roof Repair Considerations

Industrial Roof Repair Considerations

Even the best industrial roofing materials available can fail if they’re not properly installed and maintained. If your industrial roof has a leak call Indiana Roofing Company for a free, no-obligation repair estimate. Repairing a roof leak may be as simple as troweling roofing cement over old, cracked flashing, or as involved as replacing a large area of wind-torn shingles. Our expert industrial roofing crews are ready to respond at a moment’s notice to any type of roof repair, leak repair or f...

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Tips For Hiring a Professional Roofing Company

Tips For Hiring a Professional Roofing Company

A qualified roofing company will ensure that your building’s roof is installed properly. Unfortunately, not all roofing contractors have your best interests in mind. Some roofing companies cut corners to save money and leave you with a roof that's improperly installed, leading to problems down the road. It's very important to properly research roofing companies before deciding which company will install your new roof.Although we offer competitive pricing, the lowest price is not always the bes...

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Northwest Indiana Spring Roof Maintenance Tips

Northwest Indiana Spring Roof Maintenance Tips

Snow, ice, and wind can take a toll on your Northwest Indiana roof. As the weather warms up you should inspect your roof for damage. Finding roofing issues early allows you to maintain the integrity of your roof and prevent major roof problems down the line.You should first inspect and repair any problems with your gutters. Remove any debris from your gutters using your hands or a trowel. Clip or trim any tree branches away from the roof. Next, check for water damage. Look at the ceiling thr...

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