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Commercial roofing systems are a significant investment for property owners, providing protection against the elements and ensuring the longevity of their structures. While roofing materials and installation quality are essential factors, one often underestimated aspect that can have a substantial impact on the performance and......

Commercial roofing systems play a crucial role in protecting your property, assets, and occupants from the elements. However, over time, these robust structures can face various challenges compromising their integrity and performance. As a property owner or manager, it’s essential to understand the common issues......

If you’re a property owner, you understand the importance of maintaining your investment and ensuring the longevity and performance of your building. One crucial aspect of this is the building envelope, which serves as the protective barrier between the interior and exterior environments. Over time,......

Commercial buildings are significant investments, and their proper maintenance is crucial to ensure their longevity and performance. One of the most critical aspects of maintaining a commercial building is the integrity of its commercial building envelope. The building envelope, often referred to as the “skin”......

When it comes to managing a commercial property, one of the most critical aspects of maintenance is caring for the roof. The roof is your building’s first line of defense against the elements, and it plays a vital role in protecting your investment. To ensure......

When it comes to your commercial property, few things are as crucial as your roofing system. It’s your first line of defense against the elements, safeguarding your investments and providing a safe, comfortable environment for occupants. However, like all building components, your roof undergoes wear......

Roofing systems are significant investments for property owners, and ensuring their longevity and performance is essential. One critical aspect of this is understanding roof warranties. Roof warranties serve as a safety net, providing coverage for potential issues and repairs. However, to maximize the benefits of......

Homeowner Associations (HOAs) play a crucial role in maintaining the aesthetic appeal, functionality, and overall property values of communities. From well-kept landscaping to common area maintenance, HOAs have their hands full with various responsibilities. One aspect often overlooked but of paramount importance is the condition......

In the world of commercial property management, ensuring that your budget remains in check while maintaining the integrity of your property is a constant juggling act. This is especially true when it comes to the maintenance and upkeep of one of your most significant investments:......

In the world of commercial property management, balancing budget constraints with the need for proper maintenance and roof replacement can be challenging. However, by understanding and effectively managing the lifecycle cost of your commercial roof, you can protect your investment, minimize costs, and increase your......

As a commercial building owner or manager, you probably know that your roof is one of the most critical components of a healthy building envelope — and maintaining that roof can be costly and time-consuming. Proper maintenance is crucial to extending your roof’s lifespan and......

In commercial property management, it can feel like a constant struggle to strike a balance between keeping your property well-maintained and staying within your budget — especially when it comes to the maintenance, repair, and replacement of your commercial roof. Your roof is one of......

It’s no secret that interest rates are painfully high. If you’re a property owner or manager, you’re probably looking for ways to cut costs and protect your bottom line — all while keeping building occupants safe and happy. Unfortunately, when it comes to property management......

In the world of commercial real estate, time is money – quite literally. The cost of maintaining and replacing a commercial roof is substantial, and the prospect of high-interest loans for roof replacements can send shivers down the spines of property owners and managers. The......

Homeowner Associations (HOAs) bear the immense responsibility of ensuring the safety, functionality, and value of their properties. Within this complex landscape, roofs stand as a paramount component that shields residents and preserves the integrity of buildings. Understanding the undeniable benefits of roof inspections is crucial,......

In the realm of investments, certainty serves as the cornerstone. The journey to sound decision-making, particularly when significant investments are at stake, requires a comprehensive understanding of the assets under consideration. This is where due diligence comes into play. Far more than a procedural step,......

In the dynamic realm of commercial real estate, making informed decisions is paramount, whether you’re purchasing, selling, or maintaining a property. Due diligence work forms the cornerstone of these decisions, playing a pivotal role in uncovering potential risks, ensuring regulatory compliance, and ultimately safeguarding your......

Litigation involving commercial roofing disputes can get complicated quickly — especially when your expertise lies in the law, not roofing. That’s where a roofing expert witness can step in and offer valuable insights and clarity. Alliance Consulting and Testing has the specialized knowledge and extensive......

A sturdy roof is essential for the protection and longevity of any building. But achieving optimal roof performance is no simple task. It requires expertise and careful planning, and that’s where our roofing consultants come in. Alliance Consulting & Testing specializes in comprehensive roof inspections......

Maintaining your commercial roofing system is crucial for the longevity, safety, and energy efficiency of your building. While maintenance can be costly, neglecting regular roof inspections maintenance can lead to mounting costs, disruptions to business operations, and potential safety hazards. One of the most effective......

A lot of work goes into keeping multi-family properties functional, safe, and comfortable for occupants. And one of the biggest components of building management are the roofs. Roof maintenance and replacement can be costly, so it’s important to choose the right roof inspection company so......

Once again, the winter months are here. The holidays are right around the corner and winter weather is on the way. As we all enjoy the holidays with loved ones and family members, we can also take a look forward at the upcoming new year......

Horror stories aren’t just reserved for creepy houses or thriller movies. Real life horror stories happen every day in a wide variety of situations. Including when repairing a roof. When you trust someone to take care of your roof, you’re essentially trusting them with your......

In our last blog, we outlined a few of the roofs around the world we would kill to see up close and personal. We decided one list just wasn’t enough to list out our top favorites. In this second part in our roofs around the......

It’s officially October which means it’s officially fall! While warm cider and late nights around the campfire might be at the top of your mind, it’s also time to start thinking about winter and what that means for your roof. Regardless of what type of......

When you’re up on rooftops every day like we are, it’s hard not to get excited when you get the chance to climb up on a unique or out-of-the-ordinary roof. We’ve had the chance to see the view from the top of some of the......

There are aspects of every job that no one can prepare you for. Things outside of your area of expertise that, until you do them, you’re not well-versed in. This is true of most jobs but especially true for someone maintaining a commercial building. So......

You know the saying, ‘The best offense is a good defense’? Well not only is it true for sports, it applies to maintaining and extending the life of your roofing system. The more you do to protect your roof, the longer it’ll last, saving you......

Winter is tough for your roof. Snow build-up creates a heavy load to support. In the spring, the wind rips materials out of place and April showers really put gutters and drains to the test. The one season people tend to overlook when assessing roof......

The clouds clear, the storm passes, and now you need to know if damage was done. If you live in an area prone to strong weather events, you’re no stranger to the feeling after the storm passes. You need to know what, if any, damage......

You might be familiar with the term ‘storm chasers’. Maybe you’ve even seen a show on TV with a similar title. You know, those seemingly insane people who take off in a truck to try to chase down tornados, or catch footage of a severe......

We see expert witnesses in movies and tv all the time. You might remember famous scenes from movies like My Cousin Vinny, Primal Fear, and of course who could forget A Few Good Men. While these expert witnesses are fictional, they do give some insight......

The maintenance checklist for a commercial property is a long one. Outside of the cosmetic maintenance like landscape upkeep, cleaning, and paint touch-ups, there is another checklist for the structure of the building. And those are much more important than some fading paint. The roof......

In the 21st century, technology is advancing at an expeditious rate. From smartphones to algorithms, to AI and voice, technology is ever changing and re-shaping how our society functions and performs tasks. Drones are no exception: cameras are getting better, thermography has improved, and control......

Roofing systems and roofing products represent a large and diverse section of the construction industry. There are many types of roofing systems, and when segmented, the variety of roofing products increases dramatically. It leads many people to ask roof consultants questions in determining which are......

Water is the continual enemy for property owners and building science professionals, and it is a constant battle to improve our building structures, construction details, and designs to prevent water from getting inside buildings. That is why a building envelope inspection is important. What Is......

If you have flown in a plane or seen aerial views of our cities, you will see a dominant building feature: roofs. And if you haven’t noticed that, it’s probably because we’re roof nerds. But for most of us, a change in view can change......

Did you know that roofs need to be managed? Like our cars, bodies, and homes, roofs break down, if we do not take care of them. Here’s the skinny: roofs can leak. Roofs represent 60% of all construction litigation that occurs, and small problems on......

For the casual property owner or property manager, replacing a roof on a building can be a mystery if you don’t know what you are doing. Most owners and property managers will typically call 2-3 roofers and get 2-3 estimates and never have proper roof......

Roof consulting is an industry of professionals (engineers, architects, and consultants) who specialize in roofing and roofing science. Roof consultants do not sell or install roofing systems and typically are not owned by anyone who does. Their main goals are to advance roofing technology and......

Did you know that storms cause over $19 billion dollars annually in damage to property, and that hail claims represent about a sixth of that number with $3 billion dollars in damage annually? Because of those numbers, roof claims are on the rise. Insurance companies......

Here’s a not so shocking statement: all buildings have roofs. Here’s a slightly more shocking statement: that roof over your head, if not properly taken care of, can easily and quickly become a leaking roof. What Causes A Leaking Roof? Leaking roofs are not to......

When you have a leaking pipe, who do you typically call? A plumber. What about a faulty garage door? You’d call a garage door company, right? And, if you have electrical issues in the house? An electrician. You get the idea. As a society, we......