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freezer cooler roof Icicles and Roof

Why Most Contractors Won’t Even Try to Install a Freezer Cooler Roof

Only a handful of contractors in the country have the expertise and experience necessary to handle the risky and difficult work of putting a roof on a freezer facility, like the giant industrial warehouses that store and ship frozen food. In fact, many commercial flat roof contractors don’t even compete for this type of work…

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steel decking

Use Higher-Grade Steel Decking to Save Money & Time

When designing a new building that includes steel decking, general contractors can actually save both time and money by ordering higher-quality steel. The grade — or quality — of steel is measured with a unit called ksi, or kips (kilo-pounds) per square inch. One ksi is equal to 1,000 psi. The higher the steel’s ksi,…

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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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