Friday, January 18, 2019

Why Metal Roofs Are Great For Nebraska Businesses

Metal Roofing At Its Best
Are you living in Nebraska and you are considering a metallic roof for your business? That`s a great idea and we are going to tell you why.
·        A metal roof can be installed without removing the existing one
Even if you already have a roof, you can "change" it by installing a metal roof on top of it. This will make the roofing project quicker and more efficient.
·        The metal roof is soundproofed
In the past, one of the problems of metal roofs was that they were quite noisy during storms. This aspect has now improved, all thanks to the new materials and joining tapes that stifle noises.
·        A metal roof is very resistant
Say "goodbye" to insects, moss, rot, mold, large amounts of snow, or the risk of fire. A metal roof has nothing to do with these problems.  Also, abandon your concerns about its durability. A metal roof lasts for decades and you will not have to worry its maintenance, neither too often, nor too much.
·        A metal roof does not allow water to infiltrate
Considering that metal plates and shingles are perfectly joined together and their surface is slippery, the rainwater will not infiltrate under the roof. Also, a metal roof has anti-corrosive layers, so degradation is unlikely to happen in normal conditions.  There are plenty of skilled metal roofing contractors Omaha has for installation as well as maintenance for this type of roofing.

Friday, January 11, 2019

What To Know About The Roof Inspection Process

What You Need To Know
Lack of maintenance is often the cause of many roof problems. Scheduling periodic inspections is the responsibility of building owners. These inspections can be visual or performed with special equipment, and they bring the following benefits:
·        Increasing roof lifetime, resulting in consistent savings
A roof maintenance program, along with its accurate design, execution and installation, can add many years to its lifespan. For example the 15-year expected lifetime of a PVC or TPO membrane roof can become even 30 years.
·        Reducing heating and cooling costs by detecting ineffective thermo insulation and taking the necessary measures
·        Optimizing the cost of the roof repair
·        Avoiding any problems caused by water infiltration, which implies unpredictable costs of repairing interior finishes, furniture and equipment, objects affected by moisture etc.
·        Increasing the quality of the indoor environment
Water infiltrated into the structure of the roof can lead to the apparition of mildew and mold.
·        Eliminating the risk of structural degradation of the roof

Roof elements that are inspected every time include
·        Gutters and downspouts
·        Attic windows
·        Screw assemblies
·        Sealing elements
·        Chimneys and other penetrations
·        The wooden structure of the roof

Keep in mind that unlike a car, which makes dubious noises when it does not work well, the roof will not announce you it has a problem until very late. It was always been harder and more expensive to repair than to maintain, so make sure to schedule your annual inspections with C & S Roofing on time.

Friday, January 4, 2019

Does your apartment complex need a new roof?

New Roof On Apartment Complex
An apartment complex, like any other building, needs a solid roof to protect the building and those who live in it. The roof has to be the first element to consider when you plan a renovation project, as roofing problems can later affect the building's constructive features, including its structural resistance.
To know if your apartment complex needs a new roof, first hire a roofer experienced in commercial roofing Omaha located and licensed to make a thorough inspection and identify the problems. Signs that you must think about a roof replacement include:
An outdated appearance of the roof
Sometimes simply cleaning the roof can be a sufficient measure to fix this problem. In other situations, for example when there are signs of rust on a metal roof, a new paint layer is the solution that can help you restore the roof. However, when the roof is worn out and degraded, there is nothing much you can do about it. In this case, you must start the preparation to install a new roof.
The roof retains moisture and is leaking
Water damage and infiltrations to the interior walls and the roof substructure represent a sign that the roof requires prompt repairs. If the repairs cannot resolve the problem completely, it is time to consider a replacement project.