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Sunlight Degradation on Commercial Roofs

It’s summertime in Omaha, and the sun is pounding commercial roofs with UV light like it does every year. The sun’s ultraviolet (UV) light is notorious for degrading roofs over time. As chemicals in modified bitumen, shingle, metal, or single-ply roofing membranes are continually exposed to UV radiation, the materials break-down and degrade. Even in Omaha, the sun will have a major impact on the longevity of your commercial roof. In this article, we’re going to take a closer look at sunlight degradation does to your commercial roof, and some possible solutions to get more life out of your roof, along with some other bonuses that come with choosing a cool roof solution. The Effects of the Sun on Your Commercial Roof Unfortunately, there is no such thing as a…

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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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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…