There are many ways to protect a commercial or residential building from the elements. To help accomplish this, the roof is the single most important feature of any structure, as it is responsible for dispersing rainfall, snow, and hail, as well as acting as a barrier against UV damage from direct sunlight. …not to mention […]Why the Membrane Matters in Commercial Roofing
Today, membrane roofing systems are seen widely on buildings with roofs that are slightly sloped or entirely flat. They help to block water from leaking into the building and also keep the water channel controlled after rainfall. Additionally, membrane roofs also provide warmth and insulation while protecting the entire building. The use of membrane roofing […]How Often Do You Need to Waterproof Your Commercial Roof?
Commercial property owners and property managers are keenly aware of the toll that Colorado weather is taking on their investments. It’s unavoidable: over time, heavy rainfall, direct sunlight, hail, and sleet will do a number on even the most impervious flat or low-slope roof. This will happen regardless of the kind of roofing material that […]The Most Common Roof Types in Colorado
Colorado is home to dozens of different building types, each with their own pros and cons for property owners. Whether commercial or residential, buildings in the Rocky Mountain state need to be strategically constructed so they’re able to weather the often inclement climate that is part of daily life in Colorado. To this end, having […]Commercial Roofing Tips and Maintenance
Commercial roofs endure daily onslaughts of UV exposure and potentially harsh, damaging weather like heavy rain, sleet, and hail. Over time, even the highest-quality commercial roof is going to start showing signs of degradation. A neglected commercial roof isn’t going to do as good of a job at protecting the rest of the building from […]How Important Is Attic Ventilation?
Attics and crawl spaces aren’t given much thought until they’re needed for storage or cleaning. These areas of the home are out of sight and, hence, out of mind. Aside from performing the occasional dusting or insulation replacement, why else would you give a second thought to what’s going on in your attic? The reality […]How to Conduct an Insurance Review
If it’s been a while since you’ve reviewed the terms, conditions, and coverage levels within your homeowners insurance policy, it might be time to conduct a thorough insurance review. At A-to-Z Roofing & Exteriors, we know how important it is to have adequate insurance to cover damage done to the roof or exterior of a […]Frozen Gutter Repair (Ice Damming)
When snow, freezing rain, or hail melts on your roof, the resulting water runoff will invariably make its way to your gutters, as it should. However, some weather or shade conditions can make the water freeze before it gets to the downspouts. When this happens, ‘ice dams’ are created. Ice damming can present significant problems […]What You Need to Know About GAF Impact Resistant Shingles
GAF is officially the largest roofing materials manufacturer in the United States, and they didn’t get there because they skimp on quality. This supplier builds some of the most durable, resilient, and longest-lasting shingles on the market. It’s not enough for us here at A-to-Z Roofing & Exteriors to simply say that, however, so we’re […]Malarkey Roofing Products Certification: What Does It Mean?
Within the residential roofing industry, there are dozens of material suppliers. Everything from shingles and flashing to fasteners and adhesives can be purchased from any of these manufacturers. This can make it difficult to know which roofing products supplier provides the highest quality product at a fair cost. Malarkey Roofing Products—a Portland-based supplier of high-quality […]