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

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

Parapet Wall done right…

A spiffy looking parapet wall installed by LaFerney Commercial Roofing.