Why Are Commercial Roofs Flat?

Brad GordonCommercial Roofing, Flat Roofs, Torch On Roofing, Why Hire A Professional Roofer

image of Vancouver skyline with commercial flat roofs

When you look around the city of Vancouver, you’ll notice that most commercial buildings have something in common: flat rooftops. While commercial roofs appear completely flat, this isn’t exactly the case. Most flat roofs are built with a slight 2% slope to them. This encourages drainage and allows the water to flow to the center of the roof into a … Read More

Are Metal Roofs Noisy?

Brad GordonMetal Cladding, Metal Roofing

image of metal roof

Metal roofs are great for many reasons: they’re energy efficient, durable, long-lasting, and low maintenance. They’re great for protecting your home against harsh elements such as rain, snow, wind, and heat, however, does this level of protection have any drawbacks? You may be concerned about the noise levels or recall the sound of rain hitting the metal roofs of barns … Read More

How to Keep Your Metal Building Cool?

Brad GordonMetal Roofing

visual image of metal clad commercial roof

Looking to keep your metal building cool this summer? In the peak summer months, you may be concerned about keeping your metal building cool under the hot sun. While you may assume that metal buildings inevitably run hotter than traditional materials, there are many cooling benefits that come with the installation of metal cladding on buildings. Incorporating metal cladding into … Read More

Is Metal Cladding Too Hot in the Summer?

Brad GordonMetal Cladding

learn about how the metal roof can affect your home temperature in summer

In constructing a roof, you may have heard of the term “cladding.” Cladding involves covering building materials with an added layer to provide additional aesthetic and practical advantages. While a variety of materials can be used for cladding such as wood, plastic, and stone, the most popular form of cladding is metal. Most metal cladding panels are formed from steel … Read More

What is the Average Cost of a New Roof Per Square Foot?

Brad GordonNew Roofs

new roof cost are depends on different factors

If you are in need of a new roof, there are probably all kinds of questions racing in your mind. Some of these might be aesthetic like, “what will my new roof look like?” and “how long will my new roof last?’, but one of them is bound to be “what is the average price of a roof per square … Read More

Do I Need Snow Guards on My Metal Roof in Vancouver?

Brad GordonMetal Roofing

snow guard can help you avoid heavy snowfall

Vancouver isn’t necessarily known as one of the snow capitals of the world, but that doesn’t mean that we are completely free from the occasional snowfall. If you have a metal roof and are experiencing a heavier than normal snowfall, you may be wondering whether or not metal roof snow guards are a good investment for your home.   What … Read More

Why are Flat Roofs Common on Commercial Buildings in Vancouver?

Brad GordonFlat Roofs

learn why flat roofs are common on commercial buildings in Vancouver

There are many things to love about the beautiful city of Vancouver, and its architectural identity is one of them. However, if you have been paying attention to the general urban landscape of the city, you may have noticed that there is a trend among commercial buildings — they all have the flattest of roofs!   Okay, so maybe saying … Read More

What is The Best Commercial Roofing Material?

Brad GordonCommercial Roofing

Choose the best commercial building roofing material for your facility in Vancouver

When it comes to roofing of any kind, it is imperative that a high-quality material be chosen in order to obtain the best results. While this could be said of any roofing project, it is a fact that especially rings true when it comes to commercial roofing projects. In this article, we will go over the best kind of materials … Read More

What is the Average Cost of Replacing a Commercial Roof?

Brad GordonCommercial Roofing

one of the factory roofing is built in vancouver

Anyone who has dealt with the replacement of a roof before knows that the costs associated with it can vary greatly. This is especially true when it comes to commercial roofing, as commercial roofing material can carry different costs depending on the context. In this article, we will explore the factors that affect commercial roofing costs so you know what … Read More

5 Effects of UV Rays on Unprotected Roofs

Brad GordonUnprotected Roof

A safe well structured roof can protected your home away from UV rays

When we think about the things our roof protects us from, the common answers we come up with are usually rain, snow, wind and hot sunlight. For the most part, people are well aware of the hazards that significant precipitation and wind can wreak on a roof. Loosened shingles and sudden leaks are issues that we are all familiar with. … Read More