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  • How to Avoid Storm Chasers after a Storm

How to Avoid Storm Chasers after a Storm

Storms come and go through Florida, and unfortunately, so do unscrupulous storm chasing roofers. A storm chaser is a roofer with no local address, no permanent crew and no credentials showing professional connections to your community. Storm chasers swoop in after hurricanes, hoping to cash in on distressed Tampa-area business owners who are in a hurry to have their companies’ roofs fixed. The storm chaser takes your insurance company’s money, does a substandard job and disappears.  Avoid storm chasers by following these tips. […]

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  • 3 Things You Want from Your Commercial Roofer

3 Things You Want from Your Commercial Roofer

The Girl Scout Law says a Girl Scout will be “honest and fair, friendly and helpful, considerate and caring, courageous and strong, and responsible for what I say and do.” These are exactly the sort of qualities most businesses would wish from their commercial roofer. Which three, though, should be most important to you? […]

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  • Facts about Commercial Roof Preservation

Facts about Commercial Roof Preservation

Somewhere between patching a roof for basic roof repair and complete tear-off lies the practical and economical middle ground of commercial roof preservation. For any facilities manager nagged by an aging roof and cornered by limited capital, preservation of a commercial roof is a great strategy for getting the most out of existing infrastructure. […]

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  • Qualities of a Dependable Commercial Roofer

Qualities of a Dependable Commercial Roofer

Your business’s roof is not to be taken lightly since you must trust it to hold your business together. This means developing a level of trust in your commercial roofer to preserve and protect that roof. That relationship cannot be taken lightly either, so look for these hallmarks of a dependable commercial roofer. […]

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  • Make your Roof last

Simple Steps to Make Your Commercial Roof Last

Commercial roofing products are constantly improving, and by those incremental improvements, lasting longer. Your commercial roofer may have installed a built-up roof a decade ago and just replaced it with with a single-ply membrane; that membrane could last 20 or more years. Helping your commercial roofing to last, no matter the material, is a goal not only of your facilities crew but of your commercial roofer. […]

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  • 4 Things to Never Do to Your Commercial Roof

4 Things to Never Do to Your Commercial Roof

Concrete dates back to the Romans. It is hard, durable and ideal for sidewalks. Single-ply commercial roofing membrane is only a few decades old. It is thin, durable and not intended for foot traffic. Treating your commercial roof like it is a sidewalk is only one of four things you should never do to the commercial roofing products protecting your business. […]

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  • What You Need to Know about the Biggest Liabilities to Commercial Roofs

What You Need to Know about Liabilities to Commercial Roofs

A liability for a property owner generally connotes insurance. Yet liabilities are simply are simply obligations you have, as in being responsible for the integrity of your commercial roof. What liabilities does your roof create for you and your commercial roofer? […]

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  • Everything You Need to Know about Leaks and Commercial Roofs

Everything You Need to Know about Leaks and Commercial Roofs

Your commercial roofer may tell you that your business’s roof is a bit like a desert. Vast areas of it are downright boring. A few spots are where all the action is. Leak action, that is. Most of your industrial or commercial roof is just a stretch of single-ply, modified bitumen or some other roofing material. Piercings, add-ons and edges are the trouble spots — not exactly oases, but definitely water-prone areas. […]

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What You Need to Know About Commercial Roof Cleaning

Most companies do not ask their employees to wear disposable uniforms. If you are a Tampa Bay company intent on turning a profit, remaining in business for many years, and attracting customers, you use a uniform cleaning service. Worn clothes go out for a thorough wash and new uniforms are delivered for your employees to wear. You cannot send your company’s roof out for cleaning, but your commercial roofer can provide similar service for many of the same reasons you want clean uniforms for your employees. […]

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  • why a roofer should work on your HVAC system

3 Important Reasons Why You Need a Roofer to Work on Your A/C

Building trades often fall into very specific roles. You would not ask a plumber to install low voltage lighting for your Tampa plant, for example. You would not call an electrician to re-attach roof flashing on your Tampa industrial building. Would you, though, ask a Tampa commercial roofer to work with you on your heating, ventilation and air conditioning (HVAC) systems? In some cases, the answer should be, “Yes!” […]

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