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The 4 do’s and don’ts of a commercial roof self-inspection

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We all know the importance of roof inspections, but we all like to save money whenever and wherever we can. Many of today’s facility managers are very experienced and have “seen it all” when it comes to building exterior maintenance, so it may naturally beg the question. Can I just do the roof inspections myself? […]

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Commercial Roofing System Pros and Cons for your Building, Business and Budget

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Advances in commercial re-roofing systems give building owners and facility managers many viable options. They also now have access to a lot more data to make smart, calculated decisions. Choosing the right roof system means it’s the best fit not only for your budget, but for your building and everything housed within it as well. […]

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Nightmare on the Roof

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This Roof Was Wrong from the Beginning This building’s strata hired the low bidding contractor to replace their roof. This contractor installed the roof incorrectly and the roof rotted within seven years. Read more details here. The Roof Leak We got a call from the Property Manager about a leak. We investigated and found serious […]

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Scheduling a Roof Replacement

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Don’t wait to schedule a roof replacement. Demand is high, timing is important and residents appreciate advanced notice. Increasing Demand New construction in the lower mainland is strong and our crews are being kept busy building new roofs. Buildings constructed in the 90’s are scheduling their roof replaced now (if they haven’t already). Demand increases […]

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Winter best practices for your commercial roof: “These are a few of our favorite things…”

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As we prepare for the holidays and embark on the snowy and icy conditions that winter brings for many of us, let’s review some cold weather roof maintenance best practices… by framing them up in familiar holiday song lyrics. You can do the job when you’re in town … How do you ensure a successful […]

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Don’t End Up Helpless: Use Bird Deterrents on Roofs

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      Bird deterrents are an excellent, humane way to prevent the many pitfalls associated with birds on roofs. We watch from our windows as birds fly free in the air.  They might look innocent and peaceful from afar but when they settle on a roof that impression becomes an illusion. Don’t be fooled.  Keep […]

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5 beyond obvious consequences of ponding water on your commercial roof

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When properly designed, most roofs – even flat roofs – have enough slope to drain water after a rain or snow event. Add to that the fact that evaporation helps to dry up roofs as well. So, if you have water that remains on a roof 48 hours after a rain, you can be pretty sure you’ve got “ponding water” and all that comes with it.

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