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How Durable Is The Roof On Your Commercial Property?

How Durable Is The Roof On Your Commercial Property?

Many commercial building owners are unaware of the fact that their commercial roof system is less durable than necessary and cannot withstand extremities. Neglecting this fact can result in further damage to your roof and can be very costly. Regular roof inspections can usually prevent costly emergency repairs. During a roof inspection we look for:Persistent leaksInexplicable moldFlashing pulling away or liftingA coating that has wornOpen seamsIf you notice any of the items above then i...

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Why Are Flat Roofs Common on Commercial Buildings?

Why Are Flat Roofs Common on Commercial Buildings?

There can be big differences in cost, material, and maintenance between flat roofs and sloped roofs. Why do some buildings have flat roofs while others have peaked roofs? As it turns out, flat roofs are particularly common on commercial buildings, and there’s a couple of interesting reasons for that.1. Cost-Effectiveness - A flat roof is cheaper to build and maintain than a sloped roof. A properly designed and maintained flat roof has a number of cost benefits as well, including redu...

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3 Major Types of Asphalt Roofing Shingles

3 Major Types of Asphalt Roofing Shingles

Asphalt roof shingles are the most popular roofing material used on homes across North America. There are three major categories of asphalt roofing shingle products available today - strip shingles, dimensional shingles, and luxury shingles. It is important to understand the differences between each type of roofing shingle in order to pick the right product for your home.Strip Shingles - Rectangular shingles, the most prevalent size being 12 inches wide by 36 inches long. Strip shingles m...

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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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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'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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Spring Has Finally Arrived - How Does Your Roof Look?

Spring Has Finally Arrived – How Does Your Roof Look?

Now that spring is here have you taken a look at your Northwest Indiana roof lately? Indiana winters are notoriously harsh on our roofs and it's always a good idea to have a roof inspection. Our experienced roofing professionals have expertise in installing, maintaining and repairing flat roofs throughout Northwest Indiana. When it comes to flat roofs, it’s important to catch leaks early. If a leak has formed, the area around it can get damaged, and that portion of the roof will have to be repl...

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What’s the Average Lifespan of Commercial Flat Roofing?

Most commercial and industrial roofing is expected to last somewhere between 10 to 30 years – depending upon the environmental factors at play. 15 years is a good average for commercial flat roofing in Northwest Indiana. With proper inspections and maintenance, a commercial flat roof’s lifetime can be greatly extended.If you're in the Northwest Indiana area and would like a free, no-obligation roof estimate, Contact Us today and we will get someone to your property right away.

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