Top 10 Reasons Roof Systems Fail

There are lots of reasons why a roof system might fail, requiring premature replacement. Of course, every roof system begins to age and deteriorate from the moment it’s installed. We’re not talking about failure of a system that’s simply come to the end of its useful life. We’re talking about the roof systems that fail (leak) before they make it to the end of their intended service life.

Top 10 Countdown

Here are the top 10 reasons why a roof system might fail before it’s [Click on title to continue reading...]

Roofing Trends from Construct Canada 2011

The Roofchek team was at the Construct Canada show in Toronto, Ontario last week. We met a lot of great people at our booth. While we definitely love to share our roofing knowledge at these conferences, we also make a point of listening carefully so that we can better understand what’s on the minds of existing and prospective clients. A few salient themes seemed to arise from our interactions in Toronto this year and we’d like to share those with you today.

Challenges [Click on title to continue reading...]

Low Cost Roofing Solutions

It’s so easy for building owners and facilities managers to forget about roofing as an essential component of their overall business. For many, the out-of-sight-out-of-mind approach to roof management comes naturally. Understandably, not many owners or managers often walk their roofs. They’re often too busy working on other aspects of their business – until a problem occurs.

Unfortunately, roof management is often handled on a crisis management basis. Managers simply react to the latest problems as they come along. That way, they don’t incur expenses [Click on title to continue reading...]