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Which Commercial Roofing System Is Right for Your Property?

With each commercial roofing system offering its own set of benefits, it can be difficult deciding which is best for your business. While choosing a commercial roofing system largely depends on your business type and the current design and slope of your property’s existing roof, gaining insight on some of the most popular systems on the market can help you decide which roof is right for your property.
Built-Up Roofing (BUR) System
An inexpensive and durable low slope roofing option, BUR is a traditional tar and gravel roofing system. Built-up using multiple layers of base, interply, and cap sheets that are bonded with the waterproofin

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The Importance of Regular Roof Inspections

Perhaps the most important part of your home, your roof is easily overlooked when it comes to regular home maintenance. So long as there are no roof problems like leans there’s no need for an inspection, right? The truth of the matter is inspecting your roof on a regular basis, even if you don’t suspect any damage, is vital to maintaining and even extending the life of your roof. Read on to learn more about how regular roof inspections can help you.

How Often Should You Inspect Your Roof?
First and foremost is knowing the frequency at which you should schedule roof inspections. That will mostly depend on the age of your roof. If you

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What We Look For During a Roof Inspection

Whether you think you need a new roof due to damage or age, or you’re doing your due diligence as a homeowner — roof inspections are an important piece of the puzzle. To the untrained eye, a roof inspector may look like they simply walk around your house for a while, but what are they looking at?

Here is a short list of some of what our experts look for during the roof inspection process.
Missing and Broken Shingles
Look around at the homes in your neighborhood. Chances are, most of them have asphalt shingle roofs. That’s because four of every five residential roofs in the United States utilize asphalt shingles as their roofing mat

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What are the Advantages of Velux Solar Tubes?

For those looking for a way to funnel more natural light into their home, skylights have long been the go-to choice. Now, a new variation of the skylight – the solar tube – is offering more flexibility than ever. Solar tubes are more durable and impact resistant than other options, and require very little in the way of maintenance. Solar tubes also maximize the amount of light entering your home while minimizing the amount of heat intrusion and glare.

There are advantages and disadvantages to each, and which type is right for you will depend on your specific needs.
The benefits of Velux solar tubes include:

Lowered energy expense

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Why roof ventilation is important to your home

Ventilation is the V in HVAC, an important aspect of keeping the air quality and temperature control in your home functioning optimally. Put simply; it involves the flow of air throughout space between intake and outtake points. Ventilation can be managed mechanically, or naturally through a system that harnesses principles of physics, such as hot air rising (known as the stack effect).
Types of Roof Vents
Choosing the right type of roof ventilation for your home is contingent on its structure and site exposure to wind, sun, and other elements. Vents come in two sizes that work together: exhaust (air out) and intake (air in), but there are

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Reasons you should have a professional roof inspection

Your roof is one of the most important–and the most expensive–components of your home. That’s why it makes sense to have it checked periodically by a professional roofing company like Batterbee Roofing. However, extending the life of your roof is just one of several benefits of a professional roof inspection.
Benefits of a professional roof inspection

Professionals can inspect your roof more safely. You may think that you can climb up to the roof and see if there are any issues and save a few dollars. However, the majority of homeowners don’t have the training, experience, and equipment to work on steep, pitched roofs safely. In addit

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Why Gutters Are Critical to Roof Health

Gutters are high on any list of household irritations for homeowners. Cleaning them, patching holes, connecting them to downspouts, checking them after severe weather – to be effective, gutters require more than seasonal attention. Yet for all the hassles associated with them, gutters are extremely important for supporting a building’s structural integrity.
What Are Gutters?
Gutters are narrow troughs that form part of a roof system. They are designed to collect and divert rainwater away from the roof edge, protecting a building’s siding, windows, doors, and foundation from water damage. Because they are exposed to the elements and prone

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Choosing the Right Commercial Roof Material

Looking to replace or install the roof system on your commercial building? There are many different types of roofing systems available, and they can vary substantially in cost.

No matter which you choose, the main purpose of any roofing system is to protect buildings from the elements and keep contents secure and undamaged. An established roofing company should be able to advise you on which type of system will work best for your commercial enterprise and location.
Shingle roofing
Asphalt shingles are a time-tested roofing solution for steep sloped commercial buildings. They remain popular because maintenance is minimal, and they come in

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4 Characteristics of a Quality Roof

At their core, the purpose of a roof is to protect your home from the elements, but in reality, they do much more than that. Apart from being a functional piece, your roof adds to your home’s overall appearance, ties in design features, and plays an important role in keeping your home’s interior comfortable.

For these reasons, you should be aware of the qualities that make up the perfect roof. As one of the premier roofing solutions in Central Florida, we at Batterbee Roofing recommend considering the following:

Service Life – One of the most important things to think about when planning your new roof is how long that roof shoul

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How to Choose a Roofing Company

Roofing repair or replacement can seem daunting, and picking the right contractor for the job can seem even more intimidating – but it doesn’t have to be.

Here are some tips to help you choose the right contractor for the job and get the best value for your money.

They Must Be Insured

Any quality roofing company should carry both worker’s compensation and liability insurance coverage. Before making your selection, ask to see proof of both and call the insurance company to confirm they are valid and up-to-date.

Shop Locally

When you choose a local contractor, you not only receive a level of customer service that a national

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