Roofer. Carpenter. Glazier. Who, exactly, should you call to have a skylight installed? Is it part of the roof? You want a roofer, then. But maybe it really calls for removing rafters and adding headers and … oh, dear. It sounds like a carpenter’s job. But it is a window, so window installers and glaziers [...]
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The decision tree for a commercial building manager facing roof issues need not be complicated. Your first move, of course, is to contact your local commercial roofer. When you have an ongoing, trusting relationship with a reliable roofer, much of the decision-making burden shifts to that partner. What does your roofer do to determine, for [...]
Commercial properties usually have flat roofs. Flat roofs offer terrific business opportunities; diners love a rooftop restaurant and then there’s Mardi Gras. As a building owner or manager of a Florida commercial property, you take the bad with the good. Flat roofs have problems greater-sloped roofs don’t. […]
A quality flat roof installed and maintained by experienced, knowledgable professionals should last your Tampa-area home for many years. But like any roofing, it’s susceptible to specific issues – such as ponding – because of storms and heavy rain. In turn, ponding can damage and shorten the lifespan of the roof. […]
A flat roof is an invitation to the powers of nature. It signals your willingness to subject the roof to rain, wind, harsh sunlight, and the damaging effects of hurricanes. Low-slope (flat) roofs do not shed water well unless they are maintained or restored well. Flat roof restoration is an economical answer to whole roof [...]
Restoring a low-slope (flat) roof to superb condition offers many benefits, especially to business owners whose buildings bake in the Florida sun. With a high-quality flat roof restoration, nearly every building manager sees savings in energy consumption, a more comfortable work environment inside, and a longer-lasting roof. […]
Your commercial roof is too valuable an asset to risk. Avoid these three mistakes in low-slope (flat) roof restoration to preserve your roof, safeguard your capital, and keep your business thriving. […]
Historic, graceful Spanish tile crowns many luxury homes in the Tampa area. For many good reasons, tile is the best choice for many homes throughout southern Florida. Aesthetics The obvious choice for an architectural style rooted in history is a historically accurate roof. Spanish, Mediterranean and Mission-style homes, French provincial and Italianate homes all benefit [...]
Flat roof (low-slope roof) restoration is not identical to maintenance. To maintain a flat roof, you enlist your trusted, local roofer for annual inspection and spot repair. To restore a flat roof, you revitalize it, you scrupulously examine it, you strategize a program to bring back years of useful life. […]
Having a tile roof provides excellent protection and a wonderful aesthetic appeal for your home. However, determining how much repairs will cost can be difficult. Here are a few of the elements involved in estimating the cost of tile roof repair work. […]