At Red River Roofing, we often talk about annual roof inspections, especially when concerning commercial properties. But we aren't the only ones that stress the importance. This article by Travelers Insurance, discusses how to best service your commercial roof with a through commercial roof inspection plan. The best plans should always be conducted by someone trained in the science of proper drainage and maintenance on your type of roof material. Inspections are most often required to maintain the roof warranty only with proper documentation. Call Red River Roofing to discuss our roof maintenance packages and to schedule your free consultation.Read More . . .
Roofs are designed to protect against the weather, but the wind, rain and hail that often accompany a storm can cause damage. It's also important to remember that not all storm damage is obvious and that hidden damage can cause problems weeks or even months after a storm. To be sure you don't have hidden damage, have your roof inspected by a contractor you can trust to provide an honest assessment. Below is a few common weather events in Oklahoma that can cause damage to your roof. Read More . . .
Storm season is fast approaching on the backs of the recent high winds and wildfires in Oklahoma. It’s no surprise that emergency calls for commercial roofing repairs tend to be on the rise between April and June. So with heavy winds, damaging hail, strong downpours and perhaps even some tornadoes in the forecast, how will your commercial roof – and its warranty – stand up? Read More . . .
Can replacing your roof increase the value of your home? Done correctly...YES! Read More . . .
Knowing the signs of when to replace your windows may not always be clear. Some simple guidelines can help to determine if you need to replace them sooner rather than later. If your home is older than 15 years and still has the original builder-grade windows, then now is probably a good time to consider an upgrade. Are your windows still working properly? For example, do they stick when you try to open or close them? Do you find condensation on the windows' interior? Do you feel the most room temperature change by the windows? Just like your kitchen appliances, or roof shingles, over time your windows and doors need to be replaced. Read More . . .
Is your commercial roof ready for winter? Power loss, cold temperatures, snow, wind, ice, and a host of other potential problems need to be considered and addressed now to ensure your facility will run safe and smooth through the winter season. Don’t underestimate the importance of correcting defects and winterizing before the snow flies. No matter what the season, your roof should be well maintained, but be prepared of the risks that cold weather brings. Read More . . .
You may already have attic insulation in place, but if it's been there for years, chances are it has compressed and is not as effective as it once was, or as it could be. Most homes built before the year 2000 have inadequate levels of insulation in the attic. Over time, as the insulation settles it severely compromises the effectiveness of the thermal barrier. The Department of Energy estimates that a properly insulated attic can shave 10 to 50 percent off your heating bill. And it works the opposite way for warm climates; in summer, it helps stabilize your house's indoor temps to keep cooling needs in check. Read More . . .
Oklahoma facility managers are forever under pressure to reduce operating and maintenance expenses. It’s the old admonition “Do more with less.” In practice, though, it almost always reverts to “Do less with less.” Cuts are made in short-term spending to meet budget cuts, often without serious consideration as to the long-term impact of those cuts. Read More . . .