Pooling on flat roofs occurs after heavy rains or when snow melts. It can lead to a costly roof repair when not immediately addressed.
Planning to reinforce your commercial roofing system to make it more walkable? Nowadays, roofers are recommending that you have a polyvinyl chloride (PVC) membrane installed in your system. This roofing material is made with polyester added in between the PVC’s two layers to make it more durable. It’s also very affordable, which is another contributing factor to its growing popularity. However, its reinforcement capabilities and affordability isn’t the only reason it’s good for your roof; PVC membranes actually have many benefits.
Hail can cause a lot of issues for your roofing system. Unfortunately, some homeowners tend to make the mistake of ignoring hail damage after hailstorms. This is because it isn’t always the most obvious from ground level. However, ignoring hail damage on your roof can result in some costly consequences for you in the long run.
Roof shrinkage is a common problem among “rubber” roofing systems, such as EPDM and modified bitumen. Here’s an in-depth look at the causes of roof shrinkage and what can be done to fix it.