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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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Metal Roof Restoration

One of our primary types of commercial roof restorations is metal roof restoration. Commercial metal roofs are engineered to last a lifetime if properly cared for. As commercial roofers in Omaha, we’ve restored many metal roofs over the years and want to spend some time talking about the different types of metal roofs, and how we restore them. If you have a metal roof in Omaha, a simple restoration can your roof’s life long into the future.  R-Panel vs. Standing Seam Metal Roofs If your commercial building has a metal roof, it’s likely an R-Panel or Standing Seam roof.  R-panel is a roofing industry term that refers to a metal panel that is commonly used in the pre-engineered metal building industry. R-panel sheets are typically 3’ wide and have major…

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How You Can Inspect Your Commercial Roof

Knowing what your commercial roofing contractor will be looking at, and looking for, is a good thing. It’s an advantage because it puts you on the same page as your contractor, and over time you can learn to detect problem areas starting to form. Stopping a small problem before it becomes a big problem saves time and money down the road. Commercial roofing in Omaha has put us on many commercial roofs over the years, and we can always tell which facility managers pay attention to their roofs. Here are some tips for you to better assess your commercial roof’s condition before calling us. Gutters, Scuppers, and Drains Looking at your roof’s drainage components is always a good start. When inspecting these items, keep an eye out for leaves, dirt,…

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Free Commercial Roof Inspection Process

The first step to getting your commercial roof restored starts with us generating a free quote. First, we do a free roof inspection. As commercial roofers in Omaha we’ve inspected hundreds of roofs and can efficiently identify damaged, weak, and soon to fail areas. The process is thorough and gives you a clear picture of your roof’s condition and outlines any trouble areas that need to be addressed. We don’t just look for storm damage, we check your entire roof for signs of general wear and tear and other problem areas that are easy to overlook if you’re not spending every day on a roof – like us.  How Often Should My Roof Be Inspected? If there have been significant hail storms in the area and you see or suspect…

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New Commercial and Industrial Roofs – What You Need to Know

What is a “new” commercial roof? New, can mean several things depending on your context, but generally, there are two types of “new” when it comes to our industry. The first “new” is new construction. The second “new” is a new roof or roof replacement for an existing building. When you search for commercial roofing in Omaha, you’re going to find companies that primarily deal with replacing a commercial roof and essentially making it new again. That’s what we do. What’s a Roof Replacement? A “roof replacement” involves tearing off an existing old roof, pulling off the insulation and replacing it with new insulation, then installing a new single-ply membrane. This option is expensive because it’s essentially a partial demolition. Projects can take weeks to complete and can cause business…