With the need for sustainable energy ever growing, some people turn to solar panels as a potential solution. The overall impact of these solar array systems needs to be taken into consideration; this includes more than just potential cost savings. If the proper steps are not taken, solar panels can negatively impact the performance of your roofing system as well as your wallet.
The purpose of any roof system is to keep water out of and divert it away from the building. Seems like a simple enough task but it is far from easy. But sometimes roofs leak, and they leak for numerous reasons and for the most part, the least of all are the materials. I have found the occasional arrow and bullet hole in the membrane but the following are the six most common causes of roof leaks.
June 6, 2019 (WOOSTER,OH) —To raise awareness of the significance of roofs to every home and business, stress the value of professional roofing contractors, and promote the good deeds of the industry, FiberTite Roof Systems will recognize National Roofing Week taking place June 2-8.
High-speed winds can damage your roof and property in a short period of time. Given the unpredictability of nature, it is improbable to predict the timing, strength, and potential damage of any storm. However, there are a few preventive measures you can take to help lower the risk of damage to your property, which can save you from costly repairs and lost profits from downtime. Below, you will find a few tips to help you ensure that your building has proper roof wind resistance and protection against unexpected destruction of high-speed winds.
Fire-resistant roofing materials can play a crucial role in preventing fires and limiting their damage, making proper fire testing and certification critical if you want your roof to be safe, protective and long-lasting. When selecting a fire-resistant roofing system, it is usually recommended that the system in question has a UL Class A fire-resistance rating.
To get the most out of your roofing investment, it is important to understand the stages associated with the lifespan of your roof. In today’s market, roofs can last anywhere from 10 to 30 or more years. Understanding the three lifecycle stages will equip you with the information you need to ensure you’re getting the most value out of your roof.
The 2019 RCI International Convention and Trade Show will be held at the beautiful Rosen Shingle Creek Resort in Orlando, FL. RCI’s annual event once again features educational seminars, product demonstrations and a two-day trade show! A full schedule of events is available here.