EPDM Seam Failure

This photo came in from a roof inspection. The composition is beautiful, but the separating seam (adhesive failure) is not. This is a high risk for leaks. Those little droplets of water can find their way into that opening. Conversion to vapor can stretch the seam even further apart, allowing the water to penetrate deeper … Continue reading

We’re the calm after the storm.

An Ounce of Prevention – Easy Fall Maintenance Tips for Flat Roofs.

An ounce of prevention… We’ve all heard it. An ounce of prevention is worth a pound of cure. When it comes to roofing, that adage is true. Taking some simple steps seasonally will deter preventable problems by saving you money down the road and extending the life of your roof.  Fall is a great time … Continue reading

Think you can’t reroof when school is in session? Think again.

Often the summer break gets away from us. Before we know it school is back in session and it’s fall.  Isn’t that a bad time to install a roof – students in the building and cool weather?  While that may be true for most roofing companies, LaFerney Commercial Roofing has a solution. LaFerney Commercial Roofing … Continue reading

Time Value of Money

As a business/property owner, your time is just as valuable as your money.  When making investments, it is natural to look at the return on investment and if the investment will make (or save) money. The same is true with a roof. Let’s go back to the basics. You have $10,000 right now. Do you … Continue reading