Facility Manager TIP 2
Create Roofing Inspection Auto Reminders Add these key maintenance reminders to your calendar:
Reroofing over an old roofing system can save considerable time and labor. However, you must consider all options, including a complete tear-off of the old roof when necessary. Always consult a roofing design professional to discuss your options. It’s also important to contact an engineering professional to ensure the building and roof structure are not overloaded by adding new material or making alterations to the roofing system. Additional reroofing considerations include:
Bade Roofing can install a specific reroofing systems to address all of your concerns. You can learn about the ideal reroofing products and systems by contacting us for answers to any questions you may have. The following are Versico’s solutions to a few of the most important considerations when making reroofing decisions.
Spring in the Midwest can be soggy, so it’s important to take advantage of those token sunny days in April and May to do some roof maintenance. Here’s a tip to prevent ponding on your roof to better protect it against leaks before the next wave of thunderstorms hits.
Exactly what constitutes a "green roof?" According to the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency, green roofs are defined as roofs that are "planted over existing roof structures and consist of a waterproof, root-safe membrane that is covered by a drainage system, lightweight growing medium and plants."
As we experience the dog days of summer, building owners and managers are likely considering ways to keep their cooling costs down. This can be particularly critical for anyone planning to construct a new building or to replace or restore an existing roof. That’s where a cool roof comes in.
If you're a facility manager, you know that keeping your building's roof in good condition is essential for protecting your investment. But what are your options when it comes time to replace your roof? One option that you might not have considered is fleeceBACK roofing systems. Here's why they might be the right choice for your next roof replacement project. . . .
Your roof is under constant attack by stress, weather and structural movement. Normal wear and tear are facts of nature for all roofs. Damage can occur quietly and become extensive and costly before it is detected. Without a regular inspection routine, it is very easy for a roof to be neglected as managers focus on other pressing building issues. Suddenly, what should have been a simple, routine maintenance issue becomes a major threat to the structure and your budget.
A roof is a big investment, and one you want to protect so it lasts for as many years as possible. That’s why it’s essential to watch for the most common roof problems. Catching roof damage early and repairing it can save you thousands of dollars and in some cases, the cost of replacing the entire roof. Here are important steps to take to avoid roof damage.