Roofing Tips

Got Ponding Water?

Preventing ponding on flat commercial roofs is essential to maintaining your roof’s structural integrity and preventing water damage. Ponding occurs when water accumulates and remains stagnant on the roof surface, potentially leading to leaks, deterioration of roofing materials, and even structural issues.  In this blog post, we’ll explore 10 effective strategies that will help to …

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Top 4 Factors Determining if Your Roof Needs to be Repaired or Replaced

Your commercial roof is a vital asset that protects your building and its contents from the elements. However, over time, your roof may suffer from wear and tear, damage, or deterioration that affects its performance and lifespan. How do you know if your commercial roof needs to be repaired or replaced? Here are the top …

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The Destructive Effects of Winds on Roofs

Spring is here which brings with it an increased chance of storms and tornados, both of which can produce strong, destructive winds. According the NOAA National Severe Storms Laboratory, damaging winds are often called “straight-line” winds to differentiate the damage they cause from tornado damage. Damaging winds are classified as those exceeding 50-60 mph. Damage …

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What is EPDM?

EPDM is a type of black rubber roof and is excellent for UV retention due to the nature of the carbon black rubber that is used. They are also extremely resistant against strong winds.  There are also Ballasted EPDM roofs, which are like regular EPDM roofs only with the addition of a protective layer of ballasts …

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Repair or Replace?

Ohio weather changes constantly. This poses a problem for your roof.  A problem that ASI can help with. How long do roof’s last? The average expectancy of a roof is 10-45 years. The reason for this range is because of the materials used to build the roof.  In our last blog TPO roofs explained,  we …

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