Roofs Like Slope, not Water

Water is heavy and can be destructive. Buildings typically don’t like unnecessary weight. Roofs don’t like ponding water. Water will take the path of least resistance, so that means slope! Tapered insulation typically consists of polyisocyanurate or expanded polystyrene insulation and can be installed under your new roof membrane to slope and divert water directly to drainage assemblies. Proper slope and drainage prevent unnecessary water weight from sitting on top of your building and provide fewer chances for water to ...

Out of Sight Doesn’t Necessarily Mean Out of Mind

A lot of us have probably experienced the following scenario: black skies bring heavy rains and wind, and of course, the entire building is dry except for one place….the boss’s desk. The roof is not supposed to let water in, and it’s only 5 years old. What’s going on? Well, the problem may be as simple as a hole created by a seagull trying to get roof insulation for its nest (yes, that’s a thing), or the problem may be ...