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Sustainable Commercial Roofs

What is a sustainable commercial roof? Does it have a garden? Is it made of recycled materials? Not exactly. A sustainable commercial roof is one that has been restored rather than torn off and completely re-built. We’re able to call a restored roof sustainable for a number of reasons. In this article, we’re going to look at everything that can make a commercial roof restoration transform your Omaha commercial roof into a sustainable commercial roof. Commercial Roof Replacement vs. Restoration  To get an understanding of how a restoration is sustainable, you need to know the difference between a replacement vs. a restoration. A roof replacement involves tearing off an existing roof, pulling out the insulation, and replacing it with new insulation, then applying a new single-ply membrane. The process includes…

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Why Spring is the Best time to Restore or Replace Your Commercial Roof

As winter comes to an end and spring weather appears, now is the best time to evaluate your commercial roof. Snow and ice have melted, weather is warming, and now you can get a more accurate evaluation of the condition of your roof. Unfortunately, Omaha winters are not kind commercial roofs. As Omaha commercial roofers, we’ve seen what our winters can do to a roof. In order to give you peace of mind and to know where you stand with your roof, schedule a free inspection. You may just need some spot repairs. If you need a roof replacement or restoration, now is the best time to do it. We’ll explain why in this article. Roofers Have More Availability in the Spring Roofing season starts in the early spring. By…

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Commercial Roofs and Ponding Water

If you own a building, you have a roof you need to maintain. One of the most common issues with commercial roofs is ponding water. Depending on the condition of your roof, and the materials used to construct or restore it, ponding water may or may not be an issue. If you notice ponding water on your regular roof inspections, but not sure if it’s a problem, contact a commercial roofing company for a free inspection. They’ll be able to quickly assess the seriousness of the ponding and may even provide a quick fix if it’s necessary. What is Ponding Water? Ponding water is kind of how it sounds. As rain falls and snow melts on a flat roofing system, roofs with poor drainage tend to gather standing water. Unless…

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Winter Commercial Roof Maintenance

The last thing you probably want to do in the dead of winter is climb on your building’s roof and do maintenance. It’s cold, windy, and possibly icy up there. But you need to do it. Your roof needs year-round attention to maximize its lifespan. Commercial roofs in Omaha can sustain a lot of wear and damage during the winter months due to weather and neglect. Keeping a regular maintenance schedule makes each trip to your roof easier than if you only go up there once a year or when things go wrong. Let’s take a look at some things to keep in mind when you’re maintaining your commercial roof over the winter months. Establish a Preventative Maintenance Program The first step to good commercial roof maintenance is setting up…

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Commercial Roof Hail Damage – What You Need to Know

Has hail damaged your commercial roof? Hail damage is the number one reason roofs get damaged to the point of repair or replacement.  As commercial roofers in Omaha, we see a lot of hail damaged roofs throughout the year. For older commercial roofs that are ready for replacement, most of the time, we can avoid a complete tear-off and replacement. However, if a commercial roof needs replacement from hail damage, the only option is a total tear-off and replacement, and for insurance to cover the cost. Post Storm Inspection Following a major storm, business owners and building managers don’t even realize their roof has sustained damage. It’s critical to investigate your roof for hail damage soon after a hail storm has passed. Hail damage commercial roof insurance claims require prompt…

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Triton Incorporated’s TritoFlex Liquid Rubber Roof System

If you’re thinking about getting your commercial roof replaced or restored, you have more options than you may realize. The innovations in commercial roofing systems over the past decade have saved building owners tens of thousands. As a company that specializes in commercial roofing in Omaha, we’ve seen the evolution first hand. One of our favorite and most recommended systems is Triton Incorporated’s TritoFlex liquid rubber roof system. Let’s take a closer look at why we love this roof system.   Cost-Savings Who doesn’t like saving money? When compared to traditional roof replacement options, TritoFlex saves building owners 20-50%. The savings can be so substantial because, in many situations, it eliminates the need to tear off the old or damaged roof. The TritoFlex liquid rubber membrane can be installed directly over…