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”

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”

Leaking Flat Roof: What Are Your Options?


Your flat roof is leaking, now what? Like the majority of flat roof owners before you, you are currently experiencing a leak. So what are your options? Temporary repair? Full replacement? Many things will factor into your ultimate decision. First, the age of your flat roof. If your flat roof was recently installed, contact the … Continue reading “Leaking Flat Roof: What Are Your Options?”

The Value in Regular Inspections of Commercial Flat Roofing


Flat roofs, by nature, are highly expensive installations. On commercial buildings, these roofing systems are designed to protect the machinery, goods and equipment within, some of which can be quite costly to replace. While flat roofing systems are durable by design, when installed correctly, regular inspections are still necessary to protect its integrity. On commercial … Continue reading “The Value in Regular Inspections of Commercial Flat Roofing”