In West Texas’s arid and semi-arid climates, Fortenberry Roofing considers metal to be one of the better choices for roofing. It’s not the most economical option on the market; that distinction is reserved for asphalt shingles. However, a metal roof is a great investment and you’ll likely get more than you bargained for.
Roofs need proper drainage to prevent moisture damage and those with hardly any slope depend on it even more. It doesn’t take long before ponding water results in severe leakage. When left unaddressed for too long, the entire roof could collapse due to hydrostatic pressure. Considering that one-inch deep ponds typically weigh about 5.2 pounds per square foot, it’s imperative to have thoughtfully designed drains that inhibit significant water accumulation.
When it comes to commercial roof ownership, the second-worst thing that could happen after premature failure is unnecessary replacement. Many property managers make the mistake of buying an entirely new roof when the existing one isn’t beyond saving. When only 10% of it is damaged, it doesn’t make sense to replace everything.
Proper attic insulation is perhaps the most important element of your home’s complete thermal enclosure system. It’s responsible for minimizing conduction, which is the movement of heat within and between physically connected solid materials. An inadequate amount of it could mean significant energy loss, potentially resulting in discomfort and higher cooling or heating expenses…. Continue Reading
Metal roofing offers a wide selection of color options, which gives you more flexibility in choosing the exterior color palette exactly as you want it. Whether you’re planning a residential or a commercial roofing replacement, the following tips can help you choose the right roof color.