Ponding Water on the Roof Leads to Roof Damage


If you own, or manage, a building with a flat roof, you may have noticed an issue with ponding water. Some flat roofs, do to their design or installation cannot properly drain the water created by heavy rains and snow melts. Leaving you with standing water, generally in the center of your flat roof. While … Continue reading “Ponding Water on the Roof Leads to Roof Damage”

Drainage Solutions for Flat Roofs


Many buildings in Canada have flat, or low slope, roofing systems. These are generally commercial buildings and industrial buildings , though some residential units also have flat roofs. This integrity of this type of roofing system depends greatly on sufficient drainage, as rain and snow melts can pool on the roof without it. This sitting … Continue reading “Drainage Solutions for Flat Roofs”

Flat Roofing Options: The Shift from Tar and Gravel, to TPO, EPDM, and Spray Coating Membranes.


Whether you own a commercial building, or a residential one, the deterioration of your flat roof can cause significant issues. Roof replacements can be costly, and quite stressful depending on the flat roofing materials that you choose. These days there are far more flat roof replacement options available, than there used to be. Traditionally, tar … Continue reading “Flat Roofing Options: The Shift from Tar and Gravel, to TPO, EPDM, and Spray Coating Membranes.”

How to Extend the Life of Your Flat Roof


There are two main factors in how long your flat roof will last. One is the quality of installation, and the second is how well it has been maintained over the years. Improper flat roof installation, and low-quality materials, will of course affect the lifespan of your flat roofing system. And if sufficient maintenance has … Continue reading “How to Extend the Life of Your Flat Roof”

Importance of Preventative Flat Roof Maintenance


For many building owners and property managers, if the flat roof isn’t leaking, its fine. This is not necessarily the case, and this mindset can end up costing thousands of dollars in future repairs. With our economical climate in the state that it is, too many commercial building owners are neglecting the routine flat roof … Continue reading “Importance of Preventative Flat Roof Maintenance”