Property Loss

Keeping Your Roof Top of Mind

Keeping Your Roof Top of Mind

September 1, 2020

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.

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Jordan Craig

What You Need To Know About Slate Roofing

August 20, 2019

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…

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Patrick Palmer

Drones Bring Safety and Efficiency to Great Heights

July 29, 2019

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…

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Shannon W. Pierce

Snow Load: Can Your Roof Handle the Pressure?

May 9, 2019

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…

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How to Maximize a Roof’s Lifespan While Minimizing Expenses for Property Managers

How to Maximize a Roof’s Lifespan While Minimizing Expenses for Property Managers

November 29, 2018

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.

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Collapsed roof due to heavy snow in Bull Rogers, NM.

Is Your Roof Safe? 7 Issues That Can Cause Structural Roof Failures

January 30, 2018

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.

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