What Is a Roof Cover Board and Why Is It Important?

Posted by Chris Meyer on Aug 21, 2019 10:20:48 AM

Installing a new roof system is an investment in the protection of your building, business, and people. It’s your goal to create a commercial roof system with the durability to stand up to mechanical, natural, and human-made wear and tear.

In this article, we will review what a roof cover board is, common types of roof cover boards, and the performance attributes they can bring to your roof system.

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Top 4 Considerations When Replacing Your Roof [Infographic]

Posted by Aubrey Barto on Aug 1, 2019 12:03:11 PM

Replacing a roof can feel like a daunting task, and with dozens of options between different materials, contractors and systems, the choices can feel overwhelming. Breaking down your priorities and understanding the pros and cons of various systems can make the choice much easier. 

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Commercial Roof Insulation: Why Is It Important?

Posted by Chris Meyer on Jul 24, 2019 8:47:39 AM

Membrane roofing systems are just that — systems. The membrane is critically important, but so are other components like fasteners, vapor barriers, and especially the insulation.

Designers and installers should not overlook proper commercial roof insulation because the right choice will save on energy costs and how it’s installed could affect the life of a roof.

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How Solar Panels Impact Your Commercial Roof System [Infographic]

Posted by Aubrey Barto on Jul 1, 2019 8:59:00 AM

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.

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6 Common Causes of Commercial Roof Leaks [Infographic]

Posted by Aubrey Barto on Jun 20, 2019 7:05:48 PM

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.

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Commercial Roofing Workshops Announced at The Newly Opened Seaman Training Center

Posted by Aubrey Barto on Jun 11, 2019 10:25:54 AM
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FiberTite Roof Systems Recognizes the Importance of Roofing Industry

Posted by Aubrey Barto on Jun 6, 2019 10:46:33 AM

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.

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Roof Wind Resistance Tips Every Commercial Property Owner Should Know

Posted by Gary Pelton on May 22, 2019 1:48:00 PM

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.

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Mechanically Fastened vs. Adhered Roofing Systems

Posted by Jerry Beall on Apr 9, 2019 9:30:00 AM

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Fire-Resistant Roofing: Everything You Need to Know

Posted by Jim Stone on Mar 26, 2019 9:06:00 AM

Before Investing in a Fire-Resistant Roofing System

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.

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