Rolled Roofing

One of the simplest ways to roof a commercial structure either professionally or in a DIY job is to install rolled roofing. But before you do… Keep in mind that rolled roofing does come with its share of disadvantages. It may not be recommended for all residential and commercial properties. While homes and businesses have… read more

Tile Roofing

Clay tile is a popular roofing material most often used in the Southwest to create a Mediterranean or Spanish look on a property. Most tile roofing is manufactured from clay, although it can be made from concrete or sand. Clay tile roofing is an in-demand roofing material thanks to its durability; clay tile can last… read more

Shingle Roofing: Wood or Asphalt?

When it comes to shingles, you have a major decision on your hands. Should you use wood or asphalt shingles on your roof? First and foremost, let’s talk life expectancies. Wood shingles have an average life expectancy of up to 20 years. Asphalt shingles are a more complicated matter in that they are available in… read more

Metal Roofing

Metal roofing is made from – you guessed it – metal! Some of the most common metal roofing materials for residential and commercial properties include: Metal blends Copper Corrugated iron Stainless steel Galvanized steel Although metal roofing was once seen as a “cheap” roofing solution, it has recently increased in popularity because of its resilience,… read more

Types of Residential and Commercial Roofing

As you consider the different types of roofing materials on the market, it’s important to fully investigate any material that you choose before using it to shelter a residential or commercial building. While each roofing material has its own advantages and disadvantages, there are several guidelines to keep in mind that will determine how to… read more

Get Familiar with Commercial Roofing Materials

The longevity of a commercial roof depends directly on the materials that are used to build the structure. Commercial roofs can be built with a wide range of materials with some of the most popular choices including: Composition: Otherwise known as asphalt shingles, a composition roof can be used on contemporary commercial buildings. However, compared… read more

Roof Truss Designs

Commercial roof trusses can vary and may include:6 Regular/Common Truss: Most popular and affordable truss design in residential and commercial properties. Scissor Truss: Offers more headroom on a first story with a cathedral ceiling. Cambered Truss: Offers extra first story headroom and a mid-section flat ceiling. Dual Pitch Truss: Constructed with two different roof slopes;… read more

What Are the Most Popular Commercial Roof Styles?

While roof trusses can be used in both residential and commercial buildings, they offer countless advantages for a commercial facility to support both design and functionality. In a commercial property, roof trusses will provide a wider span available and can increase the load bearing weight to accommodate heavier roof materials. Depending upon the facility, commercial… read more