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Mid-South Roof Systems Team Members atop a roof working on water damage

Water Damage – The Good, The Bad, The Solution

Water is arguably one of the leading causes of accelerated aging on roofs, particularly flat roofs typical of large commercial and industrial buildings. Ponding water caused by rain, melted snow or leaking heating, ventilation and air conditioning systems can contribute to the wearing down of the roof surface, leading to leaks, mold and decay.

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Mid-South Roof Systems Team Members atop a roof working on commercial roof HVAC

Why You Need A Roofer Onsite When You Install Your HVAC System

It’s common to place the heating, ventilating and air conditioning (HVAC) systems for large buildings on the roof. A successful rooftop HVAC installation usually involves the collaboration of an entire team of workers, so that issues related to the roof, structures, electrical and HVAC can be discussed beforehand. If an HVAC system is not coordinated…

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roof in good shape

When I’m Buying a Building, How Do I Know the Roof’s In Good Shape?

When considering purchasing a large building for commercial or industrial use, never forget to ask the question: Is the roof in good shape? The cost of repairing a roof or replacing one altogether is significant, so it’s always a good idea to inspect the roof and learn its history before making an offer. Here are a…

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Mid-South Roof Systems thermal imaging

What is Thermal Imaging?

It’s a well-known fact that moisture can lead to damage of materials. However, those in the roofing industry can take advantage of technology designed to detect moisture in spots that can’t easily be seen, allowing for damaged areas to be found more quickly and repaired. This technology is called thermal imaging. A thermal imaging camera…

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