Posted on 7/18/2016 4:00 AM By A Plus Roofing
Flat roofs can be used on homes and residential dwellings as an architectural detail, but are generally considered for normal use on commercial buildings. Flat roofs require a particular degree of engineering which pitched roofs don’t need, as flat roofs address the elements as efficiently but with a different style when compared to pitched roofs. Flat roofs hold the weather whereas pitched roofs divert the weather. Once you understand such a differentiation, you will begin to realize why the flat roof better serves a particular set of needs.
Posted on 3/14/2016 4:00 AM By A Plus Roofing
Much like other areas of construction, roofing has benefited from advances in technology. One advancement in roofing that helps both roofing contractors and businesses is Duro-Last roofing. Duro-Last roofs are prefabricated roofs made of PVC resins, stabilizers, flame retardants, and UV absorbents. Duro-Last offers multiple benefits, compared to many modern roofing systems.
Posted on 2/15/2016 4:00 AM By A Plus Roofing
Although many contractors are proficient in both commercial and residential building and repair projects, there are nuances to be aware of when hiring someone to work on a commercial building. This is particularly true with roofing contractors. Flat roofs are a completely different system than a typical house roof and require specialized knowledge and experience both to install and maintain. Knowing what to look for during an inspection and being aware of common problems is what a commercial roofer knows how to do differently than a residential contractor who usually works with shingled pitched roofs.