Thermal Shock

Roofs are responsive by design. They react to temperature changes. Days are warmer than nights, so the roofs expand when it is warm and contract when it is cold. Generally the relative movement from the daily high to the daily low is minor, and takes a significant amount of time for the roof to lose … Continue reading

Delivering Solutions that WORK.

Regardless of the type of facility, draw on the experience of LaFerney Commercial Roofing to deliver the optimal solution for your roofing needs. LaFerney focuses only on commercial buildings with low-slope and flat roofs, increasing our expertise. With more than 35 years in business, LaFerney Commercial Roofing is confident in its ability to find the … 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

Metal Roof Retrofit Option

Another Quality Solution No messy and dangerous tear off… No disruption to daily operations… It can be done. LaFerney Commercial Roofing does it every day. In fact, the majority of the roofs we install can go right over your existing roof. This saves money and time.   The photo above is an industrial facility which contacted … Continue reading

What our customers say…

Proposal Details “While evaluating the different roofing contractors, I asked for a great deal of information because I wanted to understand what I was buying. LaFerney’s personnel not only took the time to educate me about roofing, but took me to different locations where they installed roofs throughout the last 10 years. From the beginning, … Continue reading

Closed-Loop Manufacturing

Of course, we’ve been talking about all the environmental benefits of PVC roofing – including closed-loop manufacturing. But what exactly is it? The OEM (Original Equipment Manufacturer) of the PVC roofing system takes responsibility for the loop process.  In this process post-consumer waste (old pvc roofs, scrap, waste from other manufacturers, etc) are taken and … Continue reading

Maintenance Inspections: Some Helpful Tips

  Maintenance inspections can help extend the life of a roof through routine care and early detection of potential problems.  This is not only good practice with any capital investment, but can also help stretch already tight budgets just a bit farther.  A maintenance inspection is only successful if properly performed and documented.  Damages must be … Continue reading

Warranties and Inspections: Manufacturer vs. Contractor

There are two basic types of warranties. Those issues by the manufacturer and those issued by the contractor. Granted, there are many, many warranty options, but warranties are generally issued by one of the two parties above.  Terms and specifications of the warranty are determined by the issuer. That party is also responsible for any … Continue reading

Life-Cycle Costing

Consumers following the sustainability trend may miss the mark. Even the most energy-efficient roof can prove to be a poor decision if it exhibits decreased longevity or high maintenance costs.  With the current economic state, building owners may only look at the initial up-front costs. Consumers need to look at the actual life-cycle cost of … Continue reading