Flat roofs are more vulnerable to damage than residential roofs. Due to their low slope, they’re more exposed to ultraviolet (UV) rays that can degrade the the roof membrane – not to mention allowing water to pool on flat surfaces. That’s why roof maintenance is a must for property managers.
At the turn of the millennium, sheet metals held a measly 3.1% market share in residential roofing. This number jumped to a solid 14% in little over a decade. This increase has been attributed by experts to the growing recognition that metal roofing has earned as a comparatively cheap, highly durable and energy-efficient alternative to traditional asphalt shingles and expensive ceramic tiles. Still, many homeowners are on the fence about… Continue Reading
Leaky, poorly maintained residential roofing systems are some of the costliest issues with which homeowners have to deal. While most people aren’t too thrilled about the prospect of periodic maintenance, it’s something that needs to be done. To help you perform successful roof maintenance, keep these essential tips in mind.
Even the sturdiest roofs will wear out due to the constant exposure to harmful elements. Given their important role in protecting your home, it makes sense to give them the care and attention they need. Doing so will maximize their efficiency and even improve their longevity.