— By Anthony Vross — Addressing ponding water on a heavily penetrated low slope roof. There are essentially two ways water leaves a roof: positive drainage or evaporation. When neither can occur quickly enough, the result is ponding water. Ponding water is defined as any water remaining on a roof 48 hours after a rain. Most commonly occurring on low-slope commercial roofs, ponding water can result from poor building/roof design, poor drainage and pockets forming on the roof after a building or substrate settles. Retail and restaurant facility managers …
— Interview with Anthony Vross — R&R: Where are you based and how long has Simon Roofing been in business? Anthony Vross: Simon Roofing is a family-owned commercial roofing company being operated today by third- and fourth-generation family members. Founded more than 100 years ago, our company is headquartered in Youngstown, Ohio. R&R: What is your title and how long have you been with Simon? Vross: Co-owner, 41 years. R&R: What trades/services do you offer retailers and restaurants? Vross: Simon Roofing’s customer list includes many large retailers and restaurants who …
Identifying 5 common commercial roofing failure points.
How extending the useful life of a commercial roof has become a science.
9 ways water can be entering your building other than from a roof leak.
Defer major roof expenses by extending the life of the roof you have.
Keep your roof leak-free on a budget.
Youngstown, Ohio — Simon Roofing, a national manufacturer and installer of commercial roofing systems, floor resurfacing and concrete repair, recently expanded its regional and national sales divisions with the addition of five new account managers and sales assistants.
Repair or replace your roof? How about a third option: restore.
Anthony Vross, Owner, Simon Roofing A look at roof asset management, repairs and restorations.