For property managers and owners, the roof represents a substantial investment and is an indispensable part of the building’s safety and functionality. Therefore, a proactive and consistent maintenance program is recommended to extend the lifespan of the roof, minimize expenses associated with damage and repairs, and protect the building, its occupants, and its contents.
A slate roof is one of the most visually appealing and durable of all roofing systems. However, if improperly designed or installed, it can lead to costly repairs. Read on to learn about the advantages and most common errors of slate roofing…
Drones, once seen as toys, have been embraced for their usefulness in several applications. Pie continues to explore ways to incorporate drone technology into the services we offer, such as examining and documenting hail claims, façade assessments and pre-construction conditions on projects…
The old saying “just be happy you’ve got a roof over your head!” is especially poignant in winter climates, where roofs protect us from a snowy and unforgiving winter. However, a roof over one’s head doesn’t sound like a great idea if it can no longer hold up all that snow! Luckily, engineers and architects take the effect of snow on roofs seriously and design accordingly. Nature can be unpredictable, however…
For property managers and owners, however, the roof represents a substantial investment and is an indispensable part of the building’s safety and functionality. A proactive approach that includes a consistent maintenance program will extend the lifespan of the roof, minimize expenses associated with damage and repairs, and protect the building, its occupants and its contents.
There is more hail in Colorado’s forecast. Planning proactively for future events is an effective means for weathering the storm. Pie can help.
A growing number of cities today are passing green roof legislation that requires building owners to cover a specific percentage of their roof square footage with vegetation.
The integrity of each element of a building is critical to its stability. However, no component carries more potential for property damage or personal injury than the roof. A poorly performing foundation or failing exterior cladding can be inconvenient, unsightly, and expensive to repair or replace, but a roof collapse can have devastating and long-term consequences.
Concrete formwork is an essential element of commercial construction. Formwork is used to shape and support concrete structures until the concrete attains sufficient strength to support its own weight.