MAKING SMALL, SEEMINGLY INSIGNIFICANT, MINOR REPAIRS WILL IMPROVE ROOF LONGEVITY Any building owner or facility manager can tell you that as a general rule, roofs have problems. The roof on your building is the first line of defense against the elements. It is always outside, always exposed to sun, wind, rain, sleet, hail, and snow.
THE TRUE VALUE IN ROOF INSPECTIONS Perhaps the biggest benefit realized by performing regular, thorough roof inspections is that you’ll extend the life of your roof. Sure, in the short run you prevent leaks and minimize repairs, which are both legitimate benefits. But nothing can compare to making a roof last 20 years instead of
MAKE YOUR ROOF LAST AS LONG AS POSSIBLE Once you’ve installed your roof, it can be easy to “set it and forget it”. That’s a good strategy for crock-pots, but not for roofs. When it comes to a roof, a better strategy is to inspect and maintain it regularly throughout the year. We recommend inspecting
ROOF MAINTENANCE TO MAXIMIZE ROOF LIFE A roof is a very expensive part of your building, often the most expensive component. So why do so many people install a new roof and then ignore it for 18 years, then wonder what went wrong? A roof is a major investment that ties up a lot of
CAN YOU USE SPRAY FOAM IN NEW CONSTRUCTION? While it is more often viewed as and used as a retrofit product, spray foam is a great product in new construction as well. Spray foam is often times the best option for new construction and was the product we used when we expanded our headquarters. There
BUILDING SURVEILLANCE PROVIDES SAFETY AND SECURITY TO OCCUPANTS A major threat to safety in your building is crime from outsiders. While it is rare, crime can be traumatic and very dangerous when it does occur. Working to minimize the dangers of crime isn’t based on the likelihood of it occurring, but on the potential dangers
PROVIDING SAFETY WITH A GOOD ROOF One of the best ways to provide safety in your building is to make sure everything is structurally sound, including your roof. Too many times have we heard of buildings not being up to code, or not being properly maintained, and thus causing harm to those in and around
ENSURING SAFETY WITH ON-SITE SECURITY If your business is a high-traffic location, you might want to consider implementing on-site security measures to keep everyone safe. When lots of people gather in a single location, and when money is involved, tensions can occasionally spike and lead to altercations. No one wants to be involved in these
IT’S NOT JUST YOUR EMPLOYEES WHO SHOULD BE SAFE When thinking about ensuring safety in our buildings, it can become easy to think only about our employees, or only about our customers, but there are many more stakeholders in building safety than just these two groups. Vendors who come into your building to talk pricing.
SAFETY INSIDE YOUR BUILDING IS YOUR TOP PRIORITY If you own or operate a building, you know that safety is the first priority. If safety isn’t your first priority, it should be. Profits, energy efficiency, and appearance are all important aspects of building operations, but safety trumps all others. You have to keep your building