Why Commercial Roofers Should Review Contracts Thoroughly Before Signing

Often faced with various types of paperwork, including their own job-related documents and customer bid packages, contractors find themselves repeatedly encountering contracts. While contracts may not always be explicitly labeled as such, they govern the legal instructions for project execution. This complexity often leads busy professionals to sign contracts without thorough review, which can result Read More

Commercial Roof Replacement vs. Repair

Finding a leak in a commercial roof can be stressful, especially when you know that it hasn’t been replaced for years. But there may actually be a simple fix, even decades after being installed. Not to say that this is the case for you, rather, there are signs to look for that can help you Read More

How to Clean a TPO Roof

One type of commercial roofing membrane is becoming increasingly popular: thermoplastic polyolefin (TPO). The TPO roof offers a number of sizable advantages, from cost effectiveness to energy efficiency. But to maximize the benefits of TPO roof, it must be routinely cleaned and properly maintained. What is TPO roofing? TPO roofs consist of thermoplastic polyolefin, which Read More

Fall Protection Training: Our Priority

As with working on any roof in Chicago, it gets windy, making it dangerous for any untrained worker. At Reliable Roofing, safety is our top priority.  Before every job, we ensure that all harnesses are properly fitted to prevent the risk of injury during a commercial roofing service. Here’s a snapshot of our technicians getting geared Read More

The Pros and Cons of EPDM Roofing

As you can tell, there are a number of roofing options to choose from if you are in the market for roof replacement. One popular option includes a rubber roof, or EPDM (ethylene propylene diene terpolymer) roof. As with other roofing investments, there are pros and cons to this materials. Here you will learn about Read More

7 Things to Know About Your Commercial Roof

  While residential and commercial roofing are very different, they are both equally important when it comes to understanding the best materials to use, potential risks, and the slope. In essence, knowing how to patch a leak on your roof at home doesn’t mean you’re ready to do it on your commercial building. In fact, Read More

The Top 8 Eco-Friendly Roofing Materials

Property owners have the option to choose an eco-friendly roof when the need for a roof replacement arises. Many older buildings feature the traditional asphalt shingle, which is typically less costly than eco-friendly roofing materials. Selecting an eco-friendly roof gives property owners the opportunity to make valuable contributions toward a greener environment. Eco-friendly roofing materials, Read More

Commercial Roof Safety Hazards

Whether flat or sloped, a commercial roof is loaded with hazards that can cause roofers to slip and fall, even to their death. Safety risks including perimeter walls, skylights, decking, and merely exposure to the natural elements can scream the risk of injuries. Simply taking the right precautions and steps is crucial and can even Read More