Adding new equipment to your facility’s roof? Important factors to consider.
Adding new equipment to a roof can be a complex process, and there are several important factors to consider before proceeding. Some of the key factors to keep in mind include: 1. Weight capacity: It’s important to make sure that the roof can support the weight of the new equipment without risking damage or collapse. You should consult with a structural engineer to determine the weight capacity of your roof and whether any modifications need to be made to support ...Read More
Commercial roofing technologies are still evolving
Even as Cole Roofing has passed the 100-year mark, new technologies for an older industry still evolve. Here are a few to deploy: 1. Drones for roofing inspections: Commercial roofing companies can use drones equipped with cameras to conduct roof inspections. This can reduce the time and cost associated with traditional roof inspections and provide more accurate data for decision-making. 2. Thermal imaging cameras: These cameras can be used to detect moisture and energy loss in commercial roofs. This can ...Read More
Commercial Roof Maintenance for the Spring
Take a look at five steps you can take this Spring to help maintain your commercial roof: Inspect the Roof: the first step in maintaining a commercial roof in the spring is to inspect it thoroughly. Check for any signs of damage, such as cracks, leaks, or missing shingles, and assess the overall condition of the roof. Look for any areas where water may be pooling, which can lead to leaks and other problems. Clean Gutters and Downspouts: Spring is a ...Read More
If a recession is on the way, what do I do about my commercial roof?
In a recessionary environment, it’s understandable to want to be cautious with your spending, including when it comes to maintaining or repairing your commercial roof. However, neglecting your roof can cost you more in the long run, as minor issues can turn into major problems that require costly repairs or even roof replacement. Here are some things you can do to manage your commercial roof during a recession: Prioritize roof inspections: Regular inspections can help catch small issues before they ...Read More
High-Performance Cold Storage Roof Design? What’s that?
High-performance cold storage roof design is essential for maintaining the integrity and functionality of cold storage facilities. The design of the roof system must take into account the specific requirements of the facility, including temperature control, moisture management, and energy efficiency. One important consideration in cold storage roof design is the choice of insulation material. Insulation must be able to maintain a consistent temperature throughout the facility while also preventing moisture buildup that can lead to mold and other issues. ...Read More