Roof Drains that Look Like Potted Plants

May 29, 2017 designroofing

No one would argue that roof drains are important.  No one would argue that potted plants are pretty.  But that doesn’t mean roof drains that look like potted plants are a good thing. It’s been a very rainy Spring and no one would argue that either. Now those weeds are getting a full dose of […]


Top 6 Reasons a Roof Leaks

April 4, 2017 designroofing

Roofs will leak for several reasons.  The most common reasons are improper drainage, damaged flashing, granule loss (the top protective layer), damage to the roof membrane, and ventilation issues. The wear-and-tear caused by weather in every season will affect every roof on every building and the only thing you can do to lessen it is preventative […]


Leak Investigations


When a tenant spots an obvious leak you have an emergency on your hands.  That roof leak could be something that built up over time and has finally come through, or it could be something sudden that had a clear cause.  Whatever the situation is, you know you need a technician in as soon as […]


Five Consequences of Roof Leaks

February 9, 2017 designroofing

The consequences of roof leaks can really eat into your bottom line.  The longer the leak is active, the more damage is done.  So on top of the repair costs you also have to consider: The hazards it created by roof leaks The cost to replace damaged assets The cost to repair structural damage The […]


3 Roof Tips for Winter Weather

December 6, 2016 designroofing

We have freezing cold temperatures and more snow in the forecast. It’s a good time for some winter weather tips from Design Roofing. #1 Drainage is Critical Snow and ice don’t move until they melt. When that happens they must drain so it is imperative that drains and gutters are clear. If you’ve noticed water […]


What is an Emergency Roof Repair?

November 7, 2016 designroofing

An emergency roof repair usually happens when there’s a sudden leak that is damaging property.  You get a call from a tenant and you know it’s not something that can wait. We send a crew as soon as possible.  When we get there we do an investigation to find the cause. In this case it’s a split […]


Bowling Fundraiser with PAMA

October 25, 2016 designroofing

On October 14th, 2016 we joined PAMA for a fundraising bowling event. The idea was to have the teams come up with a name and theme. We decided on Alley Cats. You can see the front and back of our t-shirts in this photo. Kim and Patty in uniform Left to Right: Richard Ertner (Bower […]


Roof Leaks Require Quick Response

October 19, 2016 designroofing

We see complacency a lot when it comes to roof leaks.  A tenant will notice a stain on the ceiling but will choose to leave it because there’s no water pouring out.  This is costly.  The longer you leave a roof leak, the worse the damage will get. Slow Roof Leaks The problem with slow […]


Storm Season Starts

September 15, 2016 designroofing

It’s here…storm season.  It usually spans from September until May or June.  The dark rainy days, wind storms and rain storms, falling trees and flying debris.  This is why it’s important to make sure that your buildings are protected by a solid, cared-for roof.  Book an assessment now. We know maintenance is important.  We know […]


Choose a Professional Roofing Company

June 20, 2016 designroofing

Roofs are an important investment and it’s worth taking the time to make sure the company you select to protect your building is professional and reputable.  No one wants to invest in their building and find out later that investment is not protected.  No building manager wants to hire a contractor and have their tenants […]