• If your property is damaged by a hurricane, tornado, hailstorm or similar disaster, here is what you should do to assure quick handling of your insurance claim Assess the damage to the best of your ability and be prepared to give an accurate description of [...]

  • Exposure Either long-term exposure to the elements (sun, water, freeze-thaw) or shorter-term exposure to damaging air pollutants, and chemicals Structural Movement Such as building settlement or expansion/contraction not accommodated by the roofing system Biological Growth Such as vegetation in areas of standing water or algae [...]

  • Business owners and managers should have a basic hurricane awareness plan in place to protect facilities and employees. Suggested planning activities are outlined below: Employee Preparation Determine which staff members need to carry out hurricane preparations and who can reasonably expect to be available. Some [...]

  • Lack of maintenance and failure to correct minor roof deterioration in early stages is one of the major causes of premature roof problems. A good time to inspect your roof is in the spring; checking for any damage that may have occurred during the winter. [...]

  • Protecting your commercial roof from elements is essential to staying in business. Whether you work in an office, garage or warehouse, the roof must be in condition to prevent water damage that can cause work stoppage. Winters can be harsh to roofs because accumulated snow [...]

  • Ongoing and proper maintenance of your building's roofing system is part of a building owner's responsibility. Be sure to only allow approved contractors to maintain or perform repairs on a guaranteed roofing system. Do: Perform inspections at least twice a year or as required by [...]