Why Do Most Apartment Buildings Have Flat Roofs?flat roof apartment

As you look across the Denver skyline, you see a lot of different building types.  Most of the taller ones are commercial office buildings. Then, there are few parking lot structures. Before long, you might start to notice that there’s a theme with most of the apartment buildings you see dotting the urban landscape here […]

How Do Cool Roofs Work and What are Their Benefits?how do cool roofs work

In the roofing industry, it’s common to find the term ‘cool roof’ or ‘green roof’, both which describe essentially the same thing: roofing systems that are better for the environment.  Despite your political affiliation, global climate change is a serious concern for everyone around the world. Entire nations are pulling together to institute ‘green’ or […]

Types of Drainage for Flat Roofing Systemsflat roof drainage

All flat-roofs and low-slope roofs have at least one thing in common: they are designed to protect the building from elemental damage. This includes falling debris, hail, snow, and rain, no matter how heavy or how often it happens.  Here in Colorado, commercial buildings of all shapes and sizes make use of flat or low-sloped […]

The A-to-Z Guide to Commercial Metal Roofingcommercial metal roofing

In Colorado, metal roofs are becoming increasingly popular among both residential and commercial property owners alike. The reasons are numerous: metal roofs provide outstanding protection from the Colorado climate, they’re very cost-effective, and they even have great energy efficiency properties.  A-to-Z Roofing & Exteriors specializes in repairing, restoring, and replacing commercial metal roofs on all […]

The Pros and Cons of Stone-Coated Steel Roofingstone coated steel roofing

For those looking to upgrade or replace the roof on their commercial or residential building, stone-coated steel could be the perfect solution. However, this roof style doesn’t fit everyone’s budget, and it does come with some drawbacks that you might not be aware of.  In this article, the roofing professionals at A-to-Z Roofing & Exteriors […]

TPO Roofing: What You Need to Knowtpo roofing

TPO (Thermoplastic Polyolefin) is a type of single-ply roofing membrane that’s quickly become a firm favorite for commercial properties. This relatively new roofing material has a fantastic range of benefits, being both cost-effective and energy-efficient, and it’s most commonly found on flat roofs.  In this article, the roofing experts at A-to-Z Roofing & Exteriors are […]

Top Roofing Options for a ‘Green’ Buildinggreen roof

Energy efficiency and environmental awareness are key components of the modern building industry, and there are many advantages to be found in making your building ‘Green’. A ‘Green’ building is an environmentally friendly building, but it can’t be eco-friendly without having a premium roofing option installed. Eco-friendly roofing options will help reduce energy consumption, lower […]

Benefits of EPDM Roofing Systemsepdm roofing pros and cons

EPDM (Ethylene Propylene Diene Monomer) represents a class of commercial roofing systems that provide a wide range of benefits for buildings with flat or low-slope roofs. If you’re weighing the pros and cons of EPDM, the roofing professionals at A-to-Z Roofing & Exteriors are here to help by providing you with a topical overview of […]

What Roofing Material Is Right for Your New Roof?Roofing Materials

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 […]

The Most Common Roof Types in ColoradoColorado Roof Types

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 […]