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Ponding Water

Ponding Water On a Roof: When Can it Damage Your Investment and How to Resolve Common Causes

For most building owners and property managers, protecting the roof system against water penetration has major ramifications for the value of the property. Ponding is the phenomenon of water pooling on flat roofs after storms, snow melts, or heavy rains. Pools should drain away without causing any damage to the structure – but owners and…

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Mid-South Roof Systems Team Members atop a roof doing roofing work

Defend Your Investment: 4 Membrane Considerations For Better Roofing ROI

When installing or updating the roof of a commercial building, owners and property managers must consider the roof’s membrane – and how it impacts their investment. The right choice in membrane – as well as the potential upgrades and additional materials – determine the difference between a resistant, long-lasting roof and one that costs thousands…

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Mid-South Roof Systems roof hazards

Risky Business: Mitigating the Hazards of Roofing

Roofing is inherently dangerous, but with meticulous planning and proper precautions, injuries and accidents don’t have to be inevitable. Falls, Skylights, and Openings There are no roofs on the ground, so height and gravity are the most obvious hazards. Even a fall from a modest height can have serious consequences. Employees working within six feet…

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roof safety

Safety on the Roof Requires Planning on the Ground

A roofing company with a stellar safety record can earn a contract even when their bid isn’t the lowest. Why? Because roofers with strict safety practices protect not only their employees, but also the building owners and general contractors against legal exposure from accidents and injuries. What’s The Average RIR? Roof safety starts on the…

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