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How to Extend the Life of a Commercial roof

Being able to understand how you can make sure your commercial roof lifespan as long as possible comes with understanding the issues that face your roof. There are a variety of ways that your roof can either be impacted externally or have internal problems that can...

Types of Roof Vents

The days of naturally ventilating homes are of the past. Natural ventilation did not consider several factors, including moisture in the air. Homes nowadays are air-sealed for energy efficiency. So, natural ventilation becomes quite ineffective in such homes. There...

5 Common Winter Roofing Problems

The winter brings rain, snow and ice, all of which cause problems for roofs throughout the season. Preparing for winter now will help to prevent unnecessary work and problems maintaining your home later. Before you start thinking about salting your driveway and...

How to Winterize a Commercial Roof

Summer is finally over, and as the winter approaches, you have to think about your commercial property's condition, especially the roof. Winter is one of the highly unpredictable seasons of the year. There will be snow and ice, and you are not sure how much it will be...

Types of Asphalt Roof Shingles

Asphalt shingles are commonly used for residential roofing. Asphalt shingles are relatively inexpensive and quick to install. They are also durable and of high quality. They have different attributes and types and can withstand harsh weather conditions in different...

4 Signs That Your Tar & Gravel Roof Requires Repair

As a building owner, you must ensure that your structures are in proper condition. If you notice something wrong with your property, you need to rectify it immediately to prevent further costly damages or accidents. For instance, once you realize that the tar and...

What Is A Built-Up Roofing System?

Built-up roofing is a type of roofing material that is used on low-slope roofs. It is made up of layers of bitumen and reinforcing fabric. Built-up roofing, or BUR, is preferred for flat roofs because it creates a sealed surface. Types of BUR Roofing BUR roofing is...

Pros & Cons of Metal Roofing

One of the most important aspects of your home is the roof. Not only is it important for aesthetic purposes, but it can also save you from having additional problems such as water coming into your home and causing mold. However, every couple of years, you're going to...

Spray Polyurethane Foam Roofing

Why is this type of foam roofing ideal for industrial, commercial, construction, and residential facilities that want a long-lasting, efficient, energy-saving, environmentally-friendly, and economic option? Roofing contractors want to use the highest-quality materials...

Single-Ply Membrane Roofing

Single-ply roofing has become the preferred option for companies building properties with flat or low-sloped roofs. They are factory manufactured polymer-based membranes or sheets connected through joints to form a roof, thereby reducing over 80% of on-site labor and...

How to Choose a Commercial Roofing Contractor

Roofing is one of the critical aspects of construction projects. Whether you need a fresh installation or repairs for an already existing roof, the key point of concern should be getting the right contractor. A badly done roofing installation poses a high-risk hazard...

Flat Roof Installation and Repair

Flat roofs are very common in commercial and industrial buildings. If you need installation for a flat roof, choosing the right contractor that works with you from conceptualization to completion will give your building the look and strength it deserves. Single-ply...

Commercial Roof Repair and Damage

Keeping a commercial structure in check involves all sorts of considerations. It calls for keeping your roofing system in check, too. Commercial properties are like all others in that they have to keep employees, customers and clients alike safe and secure. If you...

Church Roof Installation & Repair

When you are at your place of worship, the last thing you would want to think about is problems with the roof of your church. However, if something was to happen, you can’t expect divine intervention. The truth of the matter is that the roof of your church needs...

SPF Roof Inspection for Commercial Roofs

A Spray Polyurethane Foam roof, or SPF for short, is a material that's sprayed as a liquid so it can expand into a foam, creating a solid layer across an existing roof. Using this technique is easy to install, energy efficient, and easy to maintain. However, there are...

5 Types Of Commercial Roofing

When it comes to selecting the correct roof for your commercial needs, several factors come into play. Composition, material, and expense are but the basics, so to help guide your decision let's explore the various types of roofing systems of our commercial market...

6 Consequences of Ponding Water on a Commercial Roof

Flat roofs have become increasingly popular since the 19th century. With advances in construction techniques and materials like waterproofing and the use of structural steel, flat roofs are now the new norm on commercial properties, and with good reason. They were...

What is Roof Alligatoring and Your Commercial Roof

You might think all roofs are the same - but that’s not correct. Commercial roofs have maintenance and repair needs that are different from residential roofs. The biggest reason for the difference is that commercial roofs are usually flat. And because commercial roofs...

What Is The Lifespan Of A Commercial Roof?

Every roof has its own variation on how long it will last and how well it will hold up to temperature changes, weather conditions and general wear and tear. Understanding your commercial roof’s lifespan can help you protect your company over the years and be prepared...

Spring Roof Maintenance

Longer days and warm weather are a harbinger of much awaited spring. Spring time, however, brings the task of outdoor home maintenance to the top of the to-do list. One of the important outdoor areas for spring maintenance is the roof. Here are a few preventative...

Reliable Commercial Roof Repair

Dependable and sturdy roofing systems are critical for all kinds of structures. Commercial structures are no exception. If you're a business owner or manager who wants to keep your workspace comfortable and safe for all, then you need to stay on top of any and all...

Spring Maintenance Tips For Your Roof

Spring is here! Is your home ready? Is your roof ready? Your roof is one of the most important parts of your home; it protects you and your belongings from the elements, provides heating and cooling capabilities for your home, and it increases its value by adding...

What is a Soffit?

You know where the roof is at your house. You know where the walls are. But what's the thing in between the roof and the wall? The roof surface usually extends over the walls to make the water drain away. The space underneath that part of the roof is the Soffit. It's...

Tips to Extend the Life of Your Roof

How long has it been since you’ve had your rooftop inspected for damage? Have you noticed any discoloration on the interior of your ceilings and walls? Replacing your roof can be a huge and expensive job, so keeping up with cleaning, maintenance and small repairs can...

4 Tips for Extending Your Commercial Roof Life

Even though a commercial roof can last for up to 40 years, it still requires regular maintenance if it is to reach that age. If you want to extend the life of your business's roof, keep these four tips in mind. Frequent Inspections Having your roof inspected regularly...

How to Tell if You’re Overdue for Roof Maintenance

As a homeowner, it’s easy to overlook certain parts of your home. Often, it isn’t until disaster strikes and something suddenly stops working, that you first take notice of any major issues. When it comes to your roof, it’s important to do routine checks for signs of...

5 Signs You May Need a New Roof

If there is water dripping through your ceiling when it rains, you can be pretty sure it is time to call a roofing contractor. But, not all roof problems are quite so obvious. If you see any of these signs of trouble on your roof, it may be time to look at replacement...

Winterizing a Commercial Roof

Winter is inevitable, and oh, the surprises it brings. Schools close down, the roads become unsafe, and your roof might spring leaks as soon as the snow begins to melt. Ensuring that your commercial roof survives under winter conditions can be a challenge. The roof...

Rain Gutter Installation & Repair

Although often overlooked, an essential part of any house is the gutters. The gutters are what ultimately move water away from the house’s foundation and keeps it from flooding the basement. However, the gutters will begin to wear down over time, which can become a...

Roof Inspection Checklist

The roof of your home should be checked diligently throughout the years. The homeowner can save costly repairs to their home by having a roofing contractor like Champion Roofing inspect it periodically. The roof over your home stops the damage from heavy rain. It can...

Transform Your House With Roofing & Siding

A home with a new roof and new siding will have the appearance of a freshly constructed building that is brand new. This updated appearance will be especially useful if you're planning to sell your home as the new look will likely win over many potential home buyers....

When is it Time to Replace a Roof?

You may have been living comfortably in your home for many years without any issues, but when was the last time that you checked your roof? Every day when you leave your house and approach it again in the evening you get a glimpse of it, but have you really ever taken...

Roofing Tips for Townhouse Owners & Tenants

If you own a townhome and are a member of a homeowner's association, you may have specific responsibilities and rights when it comes to repairing or replacing your roof. This is because HOAs are concerned with keeping property values high, and a problem with your roof...