Which metal roof is right for you?

Which metal roof is right for you? Choosing a Metal Roof for Your Building Here in Ohio, we have cold and windy days a good part of the year. We also have our share of hot UV sun rays and we’ve been known to have some high winds and hail storms, too. So, with that […]

How to Choose a Flat Roof Coating Material

How to Choose a Flat Roof Coating Material What is the best way to protect a flat roof? Winter is just around the corner for all of America, and areas like Ohio can be super cold with lots of ice and snow. That’s why for commercial and industrial structures that have large buildings with big, […]

How many years does a commercial shingle roof last?

How many years does a commercial shingle roof last? Using Shingles on Commercial Structures When we think about commercial structure roofing, flat roofing is what comes to mind – commercial roofing materials like EPDM, TPO, Modified Bitumen, PVC, and even metal roofing. Rarely, is commercial asphalt shingles thought of when it comes to a commercial structure. Yet […]

Which shingles are best for roofing?

Which shingles are best for roofing? Choosing Asphalt Shingles Most homes in the Cincinnati, Ohio area, like most of the country, have asphalt shingle roofing. While that is the economical choice in roofing, there are many benefits as well that make this a popular choice. Versatility: Asphalt shingles work on roofs with different angles, forms, and […]

What to Do If Roof is Leaking in Apartment?

What to Do If Roof is Leaking in Apartment? Your guide to working through roof leaks You get a call from one of your apartment tenants who is lying in bed in the middle of the night listening to the sound of drip…drip…drip coming from your roof. What do you do? Who can you call? […]

What Is the Difference Between TPO and EPDM Roofing?

What Is the Difference Between TPO and EPDM Roofing? What is the difference between TPO and EPDM roofing? When it comes to commercial roofing, most flat roofs today will be either TPO or EPDM. While both are single-ply membrane roofing systems, they differ quite a bit. TPO, for instance, is made from a synthetic plastic […]

What is a PVC Roof?

What is a PVC Roof? What is a PVC roof? In commercial roofing, you have many options, especially when you have a flat roof. A popular choice in flat roofing is a single-ply roofing membrane like PVC roofing. But, what exactly is this type of roofing membrane? PVC, of course, is a plastic polymer, and […]

What Are Built-Up Roofs Designed to Do?

What Are Built-Up Roofs Designed to Do? What Are Built-Up Roofs Designed to Do? Built-up roofing is a very specific kind of roofing that has been around for well over a century. Built-up roofing is designed to provide an exceptional layer of roof support for flat roof systems. They are installed by alternating layers of bitumen […]

How long do roof coatings last?

How long do roof coatings last? Are roof coatings any good? Are you not sure what roof and coating have in common? If you’re a business owner and have ever had repairs or replacement to your roof, you can appreciate how expensive it can be. Imagine being a commercial building owner! They have more square […]

How do you repair a built up roof?

How do you repair a built up roof? How do you install a built up roof? Before we discuss repairing a built up roof, let’s clarify what does built up roof mean? A built up roof consists of layers called asphalt or tar that are alternated with reinforced fabrics for support. It is installed directly on […]