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Commercial Roof Storm Damage

Commercial buildings, often referred to as “flat roofs,” receive a beating when it comes to wind and hail storms. Commercial roofing in Omaha primarily deals with the aftermath of these two types of storm damage. Most commercial buildings provide 1/8 to ¼ inch per foot of drainage. These roof systems are designed to be watertight more so than water-shedding. These systems achieve their water tight design by using roof coverings that are typically single-ply membranes, multi-ply asphalt systems, or metal panels. The most common single-ply membranes include TPO (thermoplastic polyolefin), PVC (polyvinyl chloride), and EPDM (ethylene propylene diene monomer). We’re going to take a look at how wind and hail damage can effect these common commercial roof systems. Wind Damage Severe wind affects all of the the commercial roofs systems…

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Why Do I Need a Public Adjuster?

It’s well known that Nebraska and other nearby states are prone to severe wind and hail storms. It’s also no secret that nearly every asphalt shingle roof will be replaced and paid for by insurance at some point in it’s lifespan. But did you know that commercial roofs are often just as susceptible these hail and wind storms? Interestingly, however, a very small percentage of commercial roofs are actually replaced using funds from an insurance claim. Why is this? We think it comes down to something as simple as education. Building owners either assume their roof can’t get damaged by hail and wind or they assume there’s no chance of an insurance claim with a positive outcome. We know how difficult it can be to work with insurance companies to…

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Roof Replacement vs. Restoration

If you are the owner of a commercial building whose roof is constantly being patched or actively leaking, you know it is time for a new roof. Or is it? Roof restorations are able to provide the same benefits as a new roof, with a warranty that is often better than most “new” roofs. When it comes to commercial roofing in Omaha, Armour Roof Co. is on your side. We specialize in commercial roof coating systems, which can restore deteriorating roofs for a fraction of the cost it would be to replace. How Does Roof Restoration Work? Our commercial roof coating systems involve multiple layers of liquid-applied elastomeric roof coatings and is sprayed directly onto the roof surface. The coatings cover the entire span of the roof surface and has…