Common Issues with Commercial Roofing

Unlike most residential roofs, many commercial roofs often have low slopes, which can lead to standing water from different sources. As time goes by, this can lead to deteriorating roofing material and underlying structures. Standing water from rainfall is common unless proper drainage measures were taken during construction. In general, if water is still standing on the roof 48 hours after...
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8 Tips for Evaluating Damage after an Ice Storm

With all the severe winter weather we have been experiencing in the Southeast lately, we wanted to share with you some quick tips for evaluating the damage to your home or business, and some steps to take after the storm. Avoid injury first and foremost! Do not get on the roof, or work beneath a roof that has a large amount of snow, especially on a ladder, as the snow could avalanche or you...
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Tips for Selecting a Reputable Roofing Contractor

For most homeowners, their house is their largest investment by far. So when it is time to make a major roofing upgrade or replacement, careful attention should be paid to evaluating potential contractors to ensure a professional job results. This means ruling out the typical “handyman” who may claim to be able to complete the job for less money than a roofing company. No matter how high the...
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Case Study: Commercial Roof for St. Bernadette Catholic Church

St. Bernadette Catholic Church in Fuquay Varina, NC is a rather large church facility with a congregation of approximately 2,500.  It has been in existence since the dedication of the first building in 1990.  Over the years, the facility and congregation have grown together. Today, there is a very large sanctuary hall, where mass is held multiple times each week, a fellowship hall area (the...
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Sheathing Benefits Extend Beyond Your Roof

Many people think of sheathing as a base for nailing roofing shingles. However, when installed properly, it adds considerably to the structural integrity of the framing as it ties the trusses securely together. Consequently, it is extremely important to have professionals install the sheathing and select the proper material and fasteners. In coastal areas subject to hurricanes, sheathing loss is...
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Middle Georgia Diversified Industries in Soperton,GA

We are extremely excited about the job we started in August for Easter Seals North Georgia. They are getting a new commercial roof for the Middle Georgia Diversified Industries Soperton, GA. We are sharing these photos from the construction. We will continue to add to this gallery as the job progresses, and we will try to add a new case study when the job is completed. American Roofing is proud...
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