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3 Maintenance Tips for Commercial Roofing Systems

3 Maintenance Tips for Commercial Roofing Systems

Flat roofing systems are commonly found on commercial buildings and have a unique set of maintenance requirements not shared by their sloped residential counterparts. As a property manager, it’s your duty to keep your facilities in good working condition and roofing maintenance is an important part of it.

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Preventing Algae Infestation on Asphalt Shingle Roofs

Preventing Algae Infestation on Asphalt Shingle Roofs

Asphalt shingle roofing systems, for all their advantages in appeal, durability and affordability, are often plagued with a common problem present in humid areas—blue-green algae. Gloeocapsa magma, more commonly known as blue-green algae, actually appears as black streaks across asphalt shingles. They do little to harm the roof structure itself but they can be an… Continue Reading

All About GAF Roof Deck Protection Products and Why You Need Them

All About GAF Roof Deck Protection Products and Why You Need Them

As North America’s largest manufacturer of residential and commercial roofing systems, GAF also offers a wide variety of supporting materials that complete their roofing products. These features are part of the GAF Advanced Protection System that greatly improves both a roof’s life span and performance. These include the waterproof seals and underlayment that support the… Continue Reading

Solar Panels and Roofing Systems

Solar Panels and Roofing Systems

On average, solar panels last for as long as 30 years while most roofing systems have a life span of about 20 years. This disconnect is one of the biggest considerations you have to take before you install a solar energy system on your roof. Once they’re up there, the solar panels are very difficult… Continue Reading