At James Kate Roofing and Construction, we offer a range of high quality, affordable and roofing solutions for your roofing needs. As professional roof repair specialists and maintenance service providers we can vouch for the fact that commercial roofs are decidedly difficult to look after. And this holds especially true for areas that suffer through extreme weather conditions. [Read more…]
Your roof is the first line of defense against natural calamities that can put an end to business as usual! However, the fact that the roof is also the most vulnerable part of the building isn’t helping your cause. [Read more…]
Built-up roofing systems were once a popular solution for commercial and other flat or low sloped roofs. However, these have now been replaced by modified bitumen.
In the 1970s, Modified Bitumen Roofing was introduced to the US roofing market, and it quickly caught on.
That roof is a huge investment! And all it needs is a little bit of TLC to last for many decades to come. Average asphalt roofing, is the most common type, and can easily last for 20 to 30 years. There are some steps you can take to help prolong its life, and protect and sustain its integrity for many more years. [Read more…]
Here are 5 important things to consider before you pick new colored shingles: [Read more…]
Commercial roofs are often flat sloped, membrane structures, built to protect the interiors from severe environmental conditions and other damaging factors.
Unlike homeowners, commercial property owners may not have the time to climb up the roof and diagnose it for potentially damaging problems. However, this doesn’t mean that the roof should be ignored. [Read more…]
Every property owner takes certain steps to ensure that their property remains safe. Residential or commercial property; the roof is one of the few structures that have a very necessary function in protecting the building.
Proper installation and maintenance can ward off several problems.
However, inexperienced roofers and seasonal construction workers can ruin the process. Here are the five most common problems that may occur as a result: [Read more…]
If you are a commercial property owner or a facility manager, you know how difficult it is to maintain a commercial roof. There are so many factors that can cause damage and reduce the life span of the roof.
The best solution is to find the perfect roofing material that fits the location and your building’s particular needs. For commercial properties, single-ply roofs are mostly preferred because of their strength and resistance to various types of damage. [Read more…]
Shingle roofs are often favored by homeowners because of their affordable costs and wide design and color options. These roofs successfully boost curb appeal and give your house an attractive look.
If you want to increase your property’s value, make sure you pick the right color for the shingle roof. After all, mustard painted exteriors and moss green shingles won’t have that much-needed wow-effect.
Whether you’re installing asphalt, slate or wooden shingles, the right color and shade can make the house look more appealing. Since these roofs last over 20 to 30 years, you want to choose wisely! [Read more…]
As a homeowner, you expect your roof to stay functional for 10 and 15 years. However, with the right habits and techniques, it is possible for you to increase your roof lifespan and help you get out more of your investment.
This requires you to stay watchful of things that can damage roof tiles or shingles, such as debris, so that you can address minor issues early on. This can prevent you from experiencing major roof issues that can quickly lower its lifespan and require a replacement. [Read more…]