Q: How can that be? A: The simple answer? We utilize a roof system that can be installed during any season. We can make repairs the same.
Q: How can that be? A: The roof system doesn’t use adhesive.
Q: What does it use? A: Fasteners and a heat-welded method.
Q: Won’t the fasteners leave the roof vulnerable? A: No. The fasteners are concealed with the membrane.
Q: Won’t your crew be too cold? A: They will be cold, sure. However, we use a prefabricated system so they can install the roof quick.
Q: What do you mean, prefabricated? A: We take exact measurements of your roof and send a diagram to Duro-Last. They manufacture the membrane specific to your roof. The crews then install the roof quickly and efficiently.
If your building is experiencing roof issues, please don’t
wait. Let us help, just call 740-323-3174.
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As 2019 wraps up, we take a moment to reflect on the past
year. So many businesses face challenges through the year and ours is no
different. We must take this opportunity to thank you all. We truly appreciate
the relationships we’ve built over the past 35 years and we wouldn’t be where
we are if it weren’t for our loyal customer base.
We are so excited for 2020 and what’s in store! We carry
with us such enthusiasm and anticipation as we look to build more relationships
while nurturing our wonderful customer base.
It has been our pleasure to work with you in 2019. We wish
you a merriest Christmas and happiest of New Year’s!
Buying a new
roof is a big investment. You want to make sure you make the right choice. As
with any major investment, you need to consider more than the initial cost. You
need to consider all costs incurred and benefits received over the lifetime of
the investment – such as time and money required to maintain the roof, expected
repair costs, potential energy savings, and even how the installation of the
roof can disrupt your building operations and cut into your productivity. All
of these factors help determine the “life-cycle cost” of a new roof. That’s the
real cost you need to know in order to compare your options – and make your
roofing investment pay off.
example above, the owner of Building B made a better investment, even though
the initial cost to install the roof was higher. Of course, additional factors
may affect life-cycle costs for your building, including energy rates, interest
rates, tax savings, potential energy rebates and incentives, and lost
productivity due to business disruption.
We would be
happy to help you estimate a life-cycle cost analysis for your unique roof and
the roof systems under consideration.
Please reach out to us at firstname.lastname@example.org or call (740) 323-3174
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All Weather Systems are experts at installing or updating roof hatches. Over the past 30 years, roof access technology has come a long way.
Bilco’s thermally broken roof hatches feature a frame and cover design that minimizes heat transfer between the interior and exterior metal surfaces. The result is a product that resists harmful condensation and provides superior energy efficiency.
Standard Features and Benefits
Thermally broken cover and curb reduces heat transfer between the interior and exterior surfaces to resist harmful condensation
Ozone-friendly polyisocyanurate insulation (R-20+) provides superior energy efficiency
Special EPDM gasketing with enhanced weather and wind resistance
Meets LEED® standards for recycled content
High solar reflective index (SRI)
Available in all Bilco standard roof hatch sizes and special sizes are available upon request
Not sure what kind of roof hatch best suits your building? Ask us! Call 740-323-3174 and ask for Mike Tigner.
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Rooftop equipment is an easy source of leaks. It makes sense, right?
of things can happen.
Screws can work their way out
Washers and gaskets can dry rot
Tools can drop around the units
Parts can be mishandled
Joints can be improperly sealed
All of which cause issues for the roof system.
installing Roof-Trak III is one way to eliminate some of the unnecessary wear
and tear on your roof system.
III is a non-skid, maintenance-free walkway/protection pad. Roof Trak III is an
extruded pad made from both recycled Duro-Last® membrane and an oriented-strand
polyester reinforcement. Duro-Last, Inc. manufactures the Roof Trak III Walkway
Pad to provide protection in heavily traveled rooftop areas. It also provides
added protection around mechanical equipment and as a separator for sleepers
that support mechanical equipment. Field and laboratory testing have proven
that Roof Trak III can be used in all seasons and applications. Roof Trak III
utilizes factory-attached, 4-inch wide, white membrane skirts for attachment to
the field membrane by heat welding (hot-air). These pads will not peel up or
become a trip hazard.
Do you need to add a few of these to your current roof? Give AWS a call (740) 323-3174.
Single-Ply roofing is very versatile. In our three decades
of service we have installed the roofing system in a wide variety of
applications. Standard flat roofs are common but how about a 20’ façade for a
storefront, a 6/12 pitched roof, a barrel roof?
With options in 40, 50, 60 and 80 mil thickness and the
ability either glue or heat-weld, the options are vast! In the past, we have even used the material
to wrap some problematic HVAC air ducts!
If you have a roofing problem, let us solve it. With more than 35 years of experience, we are nothing if not resourceful and creative in our solutions. Stop fighting the leaks, give us a call. (740) 323-3174
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Just two weeks ago Harbor Freight opened their doors in
Heath, Ohio. You may have seen a bit of construction happening on the top of
the old HH Greg store. We built a 50’ wide by 20’ tall high wall façade to dawn
the Harbor Freight signature sign.
We used metal studs and plywood to create the wall then carefully encapsulated it with 50 mil PVC Single Ply ROOF MEMBRANE. That’s right. The black rubber roof and the white PVC overlap about 3’ up from the roof deck. We then added a term bar to finish the tie in.
Let us know if you’d like to get a closer look 740-323-3174.
First – What does SRI mean for you? If you choose a roofing material with a higher SRI number, then you can expect to keep your building inherently cooler in the warmer months. As a result, you’ll use less energy to cool your building, thus reducing your energy bill.
Solar Reflectance Index is the amount of solar
energy reflected by a surface, versus absorbing it.
Solar reflectance is measured from 0 to 100. The higher the
number, the better its able to reflect.
Thermal emittance measures the ability of a particular
surface to release any heat it absorbed. This is always measured from 0 to
100. The higher number, the better its
able to release the heat.
When solar reflectance and thermal emittance is combined, the
SRI is the result. As you may have
guessed, the larger the number, the better.
Duro-Last White: 108
White Metal: 82
White Granular Surface Bitumen: 28
Light Gravel on BUR: 37
White Asphalt Shingles 21
When considering the roofing material, there is more to
consider that just the bottom line of the proposal. Understanding the SRI of the material is just
one area to note!
Here are a few tidbits of information we came across, along
with links to learn more about this important matter of safety.
“Building owners, as
contractual employers, must maintain their buildings in a safe condition to
protect not only their own staff but contractors as well.”
From 2017-2018 the top OSHA
citation was for inadequate Fall Protection. Additionally, falling is the
number one cause of death for construction workers.
may come as a surprise that the third leading cause of unintentional
injury-related death is falls. In 2016, 34,673 people died in falls at home and
at work, according to Injury Facts®, and for working
adults, depending on the industry, falls can be the leading cause of death.”
are 100% Preventable – Whether working from a ladder, roof or scaffolding,
it’s important to plan ahead, assess the risk and use the right equipment.”
“Preventing workers from
falling off roofs, scaffolds, ladders and other elevated surfaces should be
simple. Public information about fall hazards is widely available, and so is
equipment and training. Safety regulations are effective when followed.”
“On-The-Job Falling Deaths Are Increasing At Alarming Rates – Job-Related Falls Should Be Easy to Prevent, But Workers Are Dying in Record Numbers”
“Preventing workers from falling off roofs, scaffolds, ladders and other elevated surfaces should be simple. Public information about fall hazards is widely available, and so is equipment and training. Safety regulations are effective when followed.”
When building appearance is important, we can present
several additional options for single-ply roofing that fall within the Designer
Series of Duro-Last. This is still the same great single-ply membrane that you
know and love but in 3 unique options. These patterns have become a popular
solution for a variety of applications
The Shingle-Ply membrane comes in both tan and gray, then there is Rock-Ply all in 50 mil roll goods. Each pattern has a special polymer coating to help protect the printed finish. To complete the project, the accessories are custom-fabricated and match the pattern.
Reach out to us to receive samples of the Designer Series. (740) 323-3174