Category Archives: The Ultimate Guide to Commercial Roofing

Chapter 5: Is It Time for Replacement or Can Your Commercial Roof be Repaired?

One of the biggest questions that building owners and managers have when they reach out to our commercial roofing experts here at Heidler Roofing is whether their old or damaged roof needs to be completely replaced. They often ask this with a little bit of fear because it’s a common misconception that replacement is enormously expensive and disruptive to business. However, it’s also a common misconception that the only option for a commercial roof that’s experiencing problems and leaks is a total tear-off and rebuild.

The truth is that less extensive repairs or even restoration options may better suit the situation.

For our final installment in the recent Ultimate Guide to Commercial Roofing post series here on the blog, we’re taking a look at repair versus replacement. We’ll also touch on restoration, which has become more popular with the advancement of commercial roofing materials over time.

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Chapter 4: Roof Preventative Maintenance Keeps Your Roof in Shape

In the last chapter of our Ultimate Guide to Commercial Roofing, we discussed the ins and outs of new roof system installation.

While constructing commercial roofs from scratch—or as next-generation replacements for existing roofing at the end of its lifespan—is an important part of our business, we pride ourselves in our strong inspection and maintenance capabilities here at Heidler Roofing, too. In fact, you may have noticed preventative maintenance for commercial roofs is a frequent topic here on our blog. This is because a professionally managed maintenance plan, including a thorough roof inspection process, is essential for ensuring the longevity of your commercial building’s roof.

In that spirit, the focus of today’s post is why maintenance matters and how it helps protect your commercial building’s biggest asset—its hardworking roofing system.

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Chapter 3: All About Commercial Roof Installation

It’s true that our skilled commercial roofers here at Heidler Roofing spend a great deal of time inspecting, caring for, and repairing commercial roofs of various types. However, we also install totally new roofing systems on buildings just being constructed, or as complete replacements on existing commercial structures like office buildings, manufacturing facilities, restaurants, and retail centers.

Today’s installment of our Ultimate Guide to Commercial Roofing ongoing post series covers what installing some of the most common commercial roofing systems entails. From the decision-making process of choosing the most appropriate materials and making our professional recommendation to our customer through actually building the roof, much time and craftsmanship are involved in making sure the job is done right with a strong and long-lasting roof as the result.

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Chapter 2: Commercial Roof Types: What to Know About Different Systems

There’s more to commercial roofing than just white or lighter colored roofs vs. black, non-reflective ones. A wide range of different materials and systems are available to choose from when installing a new commercial roof or refurbishing your building’s existing flat or low-slope roof.

As part of our new post series, your ultimate guide to commercial roofing is right here on our blog to help you learn more about what it takes to properly maintain commercial roofs and keep them working hard to protect your business.

Today we’re offering a closer look at what material and roofing system options are out there for building owners to consider. The architecture and unique needs of a particular building often dictate what type of roof will be best, but an owner’s budget, local weather patterns and climate in the building’s location, and even energy efficiency considerations help guide professional roofing contractors like us here at Heidler Roofing in our recommendations for the most robust roofing choices.

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Chapter 1: Commercial Roofing Careers

Finding the perfect career that suits your natural abilities and interests can be a challenge. However, if you’re the type of energetic person who enjoys working with your hands and would rather be spending your days outside instead of sitting in an office or classroom, roofing may be a great option for you.

As part of our new post series, your ultimate guide to commercial roofing is right here on our blog to help you learn more about what it takes to properly care for these hardworking structures. We’re also promoting our industry by inviting new talent to join our tribe of skilled craftspeople.

Today we’re offering a closer look at what commercial roofers do, what they can expect to earn, and why you should consider roofing for your career, too.

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