How well can your commercial building’s roof stand up to the heat, harsh light, and “blow dryer” winds of the Las Vegas summer? Over time, it’s easy for the elements to take their toll on your roof, and if you’re not inspecting and maintaining the roof efficiently, the first big summer storm could cause your roof to leak. If you’re a commercial property landlord, business owner, or a building's maintenance director or facilities director, spring is the perfect time to replace or repair a building’s roof. Find out why it’s a good idea to do this sooner rather than later.
With triple-digit heat and sunlight that can burn the skin in minutes, the Las Vegas summer can be punishing on residential roofs. Even though it doesn’t rain very often in Las Vegas, the harsh conditions can make your roof vulnerable by the time a storm does arrive. What kinds of risks do the extreme weather conditions pose to your roof and what can be done to mitigate them? Find out if you’re in need of Las Vegas residential roof repair to protect your home during the summer months.
Your roof withstands a lot of punishment, but a strong storm, pests, fire, or even an accident can push it past its limit. Once your roof is damaged, the elements can easily make the problem worse and may threaten your building’s structural integrity. When you need emergency roof repair in Las Vegas for your home or business, it’s vital that you get help as soon as possible. Learning about the causes of roof damage and their long-term effects can help you better mitigate and fix them.
For those commercial property owners who live in hot climates, you know some of the challenges that the sun can create for your building. Specifically, your roof is in constant contact with direct sunlight all day long. This is why it’s so important to utilize particular roofing materials that work best to ensure that your building remains cool during times of intense heat. In this article, we will cover the best roofing material for hot climates.
More and more homeowners are switching to solar power to lower their power bills, decrease their emissions footprint, or even just to live “off the grid.” However, while solar panels offer many benefits, they aren’t suitable for every home, leading some homeowners to wonder if solar panels can damage their roof.
Before you jump on the solar bandwagon, there are some risks involved that will need to be considered.
Now that the days are warming up, it’s time to start thinking about home improvements. Most people tend to ignore their roof until it starts flapping in high winds, or they find a dozen shingles in the yard, or water starts pouring into the living room. Your roof is the most important part of your house. After all, you could live without a door or even a wall, but you wouldn’t want to spend even a single a night (let alone a scorching desert summer day) living in a home without a solid roof over your head. And spring is the best time of year to start checking in on the most important part of your home.
You absolutely love the look of your home, but lately your vinyl siding is starting to look old and dingy. Over time, vinyl becomes damaged by UV light and will begin to fade in color. If the expense of entirely replacing the siding on your home makes you alarmed, don't worry. Painting your vinyl siding is a simple way to update and freshen the look of your house.
People are often hesitant to put a metal roof on their businesses for a few reasons. One of the main reasons is the fact that they want to install skylights and there is often a question of their compatibility with a metal roof. As far as benefits go, skylights help bring in natural light, aid with ventilation, and add value aesthetically to a building. The good news is that if you are considering a metal roof for your business, adding skylights is never out of the question.
Having a “roof over your head” is largely considered a basic requirement for happiness in life. Homeowners rely on the roof to keep the elements out and it is just as important as walls, doors and windows, if not more so. Unfortunately many homeowners ignore the roof until it becomes a leaky problem demanding immediate attention.
Gutters are an essential part of a home’s roof system. The primary purpose of a gutter is to drain water away from a building's roof and siding to prevent water damage. While gutters may appear an unimportant aspect of your roof, investing in a quality gutter can protect your home and prevent thousands of dollars of damage.