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Pitch Pan

Pitch Pans: Critical Maintenance Elements to Protect Your Portfolio

One of the simplest ways building owners can protect the integrity of their roof is to schedule maintenance on pitch pans. Pitch pans, which are found on many older style roofs, cover and protect irregular roof penetrations that are difficult to flash and seal. Though these are simple roofing elements, they play an important role…

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A Better Capital Budget: 3 Ways Roof Maintenance Makes Budgeting

Regular roof maintenance makes capital budgeting easier and more predictable. When building owners and facilities managers maintain their roofs, they simplify their capital budgeting process in three ways – and prolong the life of one of their most valuable assets. 1. Extend the Life of the Roof Regular, basic maintenance will always be the best…

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Assessing Risk: When to Opt for Insurance Against Wind Damage

Wind: it’s a serious threat that can destroy roofs and severely damage the properties in a building or infrastructure portfolio. Many building owners and facilities managers believe that a manufacturer’s warranty will cover most, if not all, wind damage. However, they should familiarize themselves with the details, clauses, and limitations of their warranties to avoid…

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The 5 Most Common Causes of Roof Leaks

Most roof leaks are caused by one of five common factors: people, issues with seams, neglect, rooftop equipment, and weather. Prevention is of course better than repair. Once you get to know the main offenders, you can develop a strategy to avoid problems before they arise. People: It’s OK to walk on your roof. Roofs…

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