An apartment complex goes through a lot of interviews. This means a lot of people touring the neighborhood, looking around and deciding if this is a place they’re interested in living in or not. At some point during their walk through they’re going to look up at the roof over their potential future home. If you want units that are full of happy tenants as opposed to ones that sit empty for months on end, it could be as simple as looking at your roofs. Ask yourself, what do they look like?
First impressions are everything. And while it is super important for your apartment units to be in the best possible shape, it doesn’t stop there. Your shared areas, your parking lots and your roof should be looking good as well. It’s all part of a cohesive whole that says this is a clean, properly maintained property. All of these areas, in good shape, are what give your apartment complex the best curb appeal; an appealing edge that the other complexes just don’t have.
Even the best commercial roofing systems require annual cleanings and regular maintenance to ensure that the life span of the roof is not compromised in any way. A simple annual cleaning can make sure that a commercial roof remains in top shape for the duration of the warranty period and even beyond. Of course, commercial roofing systems tend to be quite large and if maintenance and cleanings are not properly scheduled, the amount of work required to clean such a large area can quickly add up. Also, a poor maintenance schedule can lead to minor problems becoming serious problems, whereas a small problem would have been noticed during an annual cleaning before damage had an opportunity to escalate further. Even a small leak on a commercial roof can cause significant damage to the roof and surrounding structures. Given that there are many types of commercial roofing systems used for a variety of businesses, it is important to choose commercial roof cleaning services that are capable of meeting the needs of your commercial building.
Has the time come to paint your Winter Park roof? Perhaps you’re seeing some fading spots, staining or peeling paint on your metal roof after the previous hurricane season of heavy winds and rain. For those homeowners out there with metal roofs, painting your Winter Park roof is an excellent idea to ensure your roof […]
You may have heard a lot about the importance of keeping your Winter Park roof clean as a part of regular Winter Park roof maintenance. However, a topic much less talked about is the importance of making sure your Winter Park roof is well sealed. While it may seem self-explanatory that a well-sealed roof is […]
Experts recommend that roof inspections must be done every 6 months in order to ensure that your roof lasts at least an average of 15-30 years. While it is easy to overlook this part of your business, neglecting to have regular roof inspections can actually result in many additional unforeseen costs, business downtime and lost […]
No matter what type of company you own, if you have an industrial building that is an essential part of your business, then industrial roof cleaning should become a top priority for a wide variety of reasons. It is all too common that both new and experienced business owners focus all of their energy into running their business but spend very little time thinking about the building they require for their operations. Most business owners notice when a light goes out in their sign or when the bricks on the façade of the building are looking worn out. Corrections and replacements are made right away. However, roof problems tend to come as a surprise and the only warning or sign that reminds people to think about their roof is the onset of a leak. Of course, roof cleaning cannot make a leak go away.
You may have heard a lot about the importance of keeping your roof clean as a part of regular roof maintenance. However, a topic much less talked about is the importance of making sure your roof is well sealed. While it may seem self-explanatory that a well-sealed roof is important, there are many more details […]
Has the time come to paint your roof? Perhaps you’re seeing some fading spots, staining or peeling paint on your metal roof after the previous hurricane season of heavy winds and rain. For those homeowners out there with metal roofs, painting your roof is an excellent idea to ensure your roof lasts for its expected […]
If you live in a hurricane-prone area, you must already be very familiar with the kind of damage such powerful storms can cause. The devastation and costs of facing these storms can be significant and very difficult on your personal finances. However, there are some things you can do to protect your home and your […]
When running a business, maintaining a clean and safe property is absolutely vital. If you haven’t had a recent roof inspection at least within the last 6 months than you are most certainly overdue for one. The roof of your business is a crucial asset. It ensures the safety and well-being of your customers, employees […]
For the many homeowners who are looking to sell their home in the near future, or perhaps a few years down the road, one of the most challenging parts of getting a home ready for sale is increasing curb appeal. Curb appeal is what attracts potential buyers to your home before they have even booked […]
Roof sealing is becoming more popular than ever, and for good reason! There are numerous benefits to having your roof sealed by a professional. Nearly any type of roof can be sealed with a sealer that is specifically designed for the roofing material on your home. Of course, using the wrong sealer or having sealer applied incorrectly will not be a benefit to your roof, so it is best to seek out a local professional who is familiar with the products available. Many homeowners are unsure about when to have their roof sealed. The optimal moment to have roof sealing completed is when the roof is brand new and in perfect condition. However, sealing a weathered roof is perfectly acceptable and is significantly cheaper than planning to replace an entire roof. Of course, there are different quality levels of sealer, so it is important to discuss which sealer will last the longest for your particular type of roof.
For many people, owning a home is not worth the extra hassle and expense of being responsible for major home renovations or repairs, but renting an apartment is just not as appealing due to the lack of privacy and space. Of course, a great option is to choose a rental house that meets all of your needs. Many people assume that the landlord will be responsible for any major issues that may arise during the rental contract. However, it pays to read the fine print since the tenant is often responsible for general maintenance and care of the property. When something goes wrong as a direct result of poor maintenance, the tenant can be held entirely responsible unless maintenance is included in the rental directly from the landlord. One of the most expensive parts of any home is the roof. As a responsible tenant, roof cleaning is definitely something to think about as it can protect you from future problems should repairs one day arise.
Having a dirty roof is not only unsightly, but it can actually deteriorate your roof over time and can cause damage to both the value and the appearance of your home. Nowadays, many homeowners have bought a house that is part of a homeowner’s association (HOA). A major part of this association’s work is to make sure that all the homes in a given neighbourhood look their best and that proper maintenance is being done before things get out of control. For example, if you decide to let your lawn grow quite long before cutting it, you might get a letter from your HOA asking you to take better care of your lawn from now on. The same rules apply to your roof. It has to be maintained for the sake of its appearance in the neighborhood. Below are a few reasons why keeping your roof clean is so important.
A clean roof looks wonderful, but having a clean roof is so much more important than keeping up appearances. Some homeowners feel that it is only necessary to clean their roof once visible algae and stains have made themselves known. For the homeowners that do clean their roof on a regular basis, the most common is to keep the roof in good overall condition for as long as possible. After all, replacing a roof is time consuming and costly, so why not hire someone to keep your current in great shape as a way to push back any repairs?