Thank you "Commercial Industrial Roofing" for your outstanding service and hard work. The new roof performs better than our expectations. The roof actually drains and we have not had a single leak. First time in 8 years and we have noticed that our Office Building is a lot cooler. Thanks to the insulation benefit!
Dear "Commercial Industrial Roofing
We wanted to take this opportunity to Thank you for the wonderful job your team did on our new roof. The cool roof has met and well exceeded our expectations. Most important, our leaks are gone but with the new roof the inside of our building maintains the perfect temperature year round..
EPDM, also know as rubber is a lightweight, synthetic elastomer. It can be installed three ways.
First by fully adhering it, loose laying it with Ballast rock or pavers. Finally by mechanically attaching it.
Our skilled roofing technicians can typically apply our spray foam polyurethane roofing system directly over an existing roof, precluding the need for a costly, disruptive tear-off of the old roofing system. And while the seamless nature of foam roofing systems makes them highly resistant to damage, if mechanical damage to the foam membrane ever does occur, the required repairs can usually be performed with only a caulking gun and sealant. Moreover, with proper maintenance, the average life expectancy of a spray polyurethane foam roof is 8 to 10 years, after which time, the existing foam roof can easily be recoated , and granted a whole new life span.
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What is the reason you should have 'Core Cut' ?
1. First and foremost to see what is under the roof. ( A roof can have other roofs below ).
2. It is important to see what type of roof deck is under the roof. - The most common roof deck is steel. If it is
not a steel deck then it is either wood, gypsum, " Tectum " or concrete . If you have a roofing contractor come
and take measurements and does not take a 'Core Cut' he is doing himself a huge injustice.
A) He will have no idea if there are other roofs below.
B) If there is one other or even two other roofs below, the contractor will
not know on how many dumpsters will be required for the removal and disposal, of the top roof and whatever
might be underneath.
C) If there arethree roofs that have to be cut off , labor cost for the tear off will be three
times more than if there was only one roof and the contractor will have to pay for 3 times more in dumpster
3. If there is no "Core Cut" taken the contractor will not know if the is wet insulation below.(unless your willing to
pay for a "moisture scan").
4. If there is no "Core Cut" the contractor can only hope for the best scenario, which would be, the roof that is
exposed is the only one and the deck below is steel (usually 22 gauge prime painted "B" decking)
5. Finally if there is no "Core Cut" , and the existing roof is removed and properly disposed of the contractor will
have no idea on how to secure the new insulation . If the 'deck' is steel the new insulation (which is not wet),
can stay. You will only have to pay for new insulation provided by the contractor that is wet !
6. If you have a concrete deck the contractor should install all the of the new insulation by adhering it to the
concrete with a foam adhesive.
7. If a 'Core Cut' or multiple 'Core Cuts' were taken , you and the contractor will learn exactly how many roofs
have to removed , if you still have a lot of dry insulation that can stay and how much wet insulation will be
disposed of and how many pieces of new insulation will be needed, & how to secure the new insulation,
preferably , two layers of "Polyisocyanurate" with an R-value = 20, can be secured with a three inch round
' Galvalume ' plates with a minimum of a 4.5 inch screw in the middle of each plate, that will fasten
the two layers of insulation and will bite a minimum of 1/2 inches into the 'steel deck'.
Watch the video below, which shows why you should take "Core Cuts" or a "Core Sample of your roof
Built Up & Modified
Composed with either asphalt, reinforced with polyester or fiberglass. Installed by heat welding or set in hot asphalt. Resistant to heavy traffic. Built-Up: Multiple layers of felts, saturated with hot asphalt or "coal tar". Can be surfaced with gravel or mineral cap sheets.
We repair, do preventative maintenance & install these types of roofs !
We repair and install new roofs , these are the are the type of roofs EPDM , Metal , TPO & PVC
Metal (Standing Seam)
Architectural and structural systems utilizing galvanized steel or aluminum.Custom panel sizes, profiles, colors and finished coatings are available .
Standing Seam Retrofit
ALSO, THIS CORRUGATED PANEL ROOF YOU SEE ON THE LEFT CAN BE "RETROFITTED", BY FASTENING 1.5 INCHES OF INSULATION IN THE LOW FLUE'S , WITH A 1/2 INCH COVER BOARD SCREWED THROUGH THE INSULATION AND BITING INTO THE PANELS BELOW. FINISH BY ADHERING GRAY "EPDM or "WHITE "TPO or PVC. "
TPO & PVC ROOFS
These roofs our usually white reinforced membranes, with hot-air welded seams.
PVC roofs have been around much longer than TPO & have a proven track record.
Sprayed Foam Polyurethane Roofing