The Smart Choice For All Of Your Commercial Roofing Needs.
With more than four decades of experience, CRS has the expertise to resolve any commercial roofing issue. Our ability to customize commercial roofing to meet your building’s exact requirements truly sets us apart from the competition. We bring our commercial roofing expertise to businesses in NJ, PA, CT, MA and NH.
At CRS, we understand that the right high-quality materials, combined with pride in workmanship, yield state-of-the-art roofing systems. Our entire team stands behind our motto, “We do it right the first time.”
Businesses looking for a qualified roofing contractor value, including “one-stop shopping.” While they want their current needs taken care of, they also want a long-term business relationship with a roofer they can count on. A true full-service roofing contractor is there for you to provide everything from routine service work to emergency repairs, and from warranty work to full roof replacements.
CRS is certified to install roofing systems manufactured by a number of the industry’s leading manufacturers: Carlisle, Duro-Last and Environmental Roofing Components (ERC). Each of these companies has particular strengths that we match to the needs of our valued clientele.
When a commercial roof removal is required, it is vital that the roofing contractor schedule and perform work in the least disruptive manner possible. The safety and comfort of employees and tenants are of utmost importance. All of the completed work needs to comply to the necessary codes and address any structural concerns for the building.
A roof needs to be removed when two layers of roofing are already laid because updated building codes mandate that a third layer may not be placed on top of an older commercial roof. A commercial roof removal is also necessary if there are structural concerns. To determine the state of your existing roof, a roofing specialist will make core cuts that reveal the exact roof composition, which helps the roofer understand the existing R value and the quantity of existing roof layers. These core cuts will also reveal any moisture which may have become trapped between layers of roofing. Trapped moisture can lead to mold growth, wood and steel deck deterioration and reduces R-value of insulation. An older roof may also be more susceptible to wind damage due to the use of older mechanical fastening systems.
The reflective material of a new roof can lower your energy bill by bouncing more sunlight back into the atmosphere. If your certified roofing contractor determines that roof removal is necessary they will review your options with you so you can determine which type of roof is best for your building.
Over time roofs, especially flat roofs, become susceptible to cracks and leaks, requiring the need for a roof repair or a roof replacement. Commercial re-roofing occurs when a new roof is placed on top of an existing roof. This sustainable approach reduces cost and eliminates trips to the landfill. Code mandates that only two layers of roof are allowed to be laid at once. When a third layer is required, the old roof must be torn off and a new roof added.
There are specific instances where a third layer of roof is permitted, using wind-vented roofing systems. These systems are popular because they lay flat during severe windstorms and the system continuously dries the roof substrate through controlled air exchange. This mitigates mold, mildew and fungi. A certified roofing contractor will look at the current local code and ensure that roof is structurally sound before recommending the best next steps for your specific roofing needs.
First, a builder buys a plot of vacant land or he tears down an existing structure on a piece of land. Once the necessary approvals and permits are obtained, grading and other site preparation can begin.
When it comes to roofing, architects and engineers often specify roofing components, including insulation, that cut energy costs while providing many years of low-maintenance service.
Construction proceeds as experts in trades demonstrate their expertise. Every sub-contractor, including the roofer, needs to perform at a high level. A builder can benefit from working with CRS, a highly experienced commercial new construction roofing contractor that can be counted on to “get it right’ the first time.
One of the common goals of commercial service work is to keep minor issues from becoming major commercial roof repair projects. It is important to detect leaks, ponding and other developing issues as early as possible. It is also important to remove debris that might impede drainage.
When roof leaks happen, it is imperative to properly fix them with a minimum of fuss. If there is an underlying problem causing the leak, it must be expertly diagnosed so a proper leak repair can proceed.
Emergency repairs prevent moisture intrusion until permanent repairs are possible. For example, patches can be applied to punctures from falling branches. Sometimes, final repairs have to wait until cold waves end and temperatures moderate.
After you install a customized roofing system, get the most out of your investment by enrolling in a maintenance program. Routine periodic inspections can extend the useful life of your roof, keep warranties in force and identify minor problems before they become major ones. Simply put, scheduled maintenance helps you maximize your ROI.
The materials for low-slope commercial roofs are durable, energy-efficient and low-maintenance. Single-ply membranes are fabricated from either polyvinyl chloride (PVC), thermoplastic polyolefin (TPO) and ethylene propylene diene monomer (EPDM). Highly reflective white and light-colored “cool roofs” may offer additional energy savings.
PVC single-ply membrane roofs are durable, reliable and long-lasting. Seams are hot-air welded, and the system is mechanically fastened to the structure. Duro-Last is a leading supplier of custom-fabricated PVC roofing systems. Up to 85 percent of the seams are factory-welded, reducing installation times. Wind-vented PVC systems from top roofing company ERC offer numerous benefits. CRS is certified to install both Duro-Last and ERC roofing.
Like PVC, TPO single-ply roofing is mechanically fastened and seams are hot-air welded. TPO roofing is the fastest-growing segment of the commercial roofing industry. The material is highly resistant to tears, punctures and impacts. It is also resistant to ultraviolet light and many chemicals.
EPDM fully-adhered roofing systems offer many advantages, including superior hail resistance. Flashing components with pre-applied adhesive tapes further improve results. EPDM retains its flexibility down to -49 degrees F, and it is a UV-resistant material that is easily repaired. Carlisle is a leading manufacturer of TPO, EPDM and PVC commercial roofing systems, and CRS is certified to install them.
As the cost of solar panels and installations plummet, many businesses find that commercial rooftop solar is a more viable option than ever. Generating electricity on-site helps qualified enterprises to improve their bottom line.
The cost of modern single-ply membrane roofing is fairly modest when you consider longevity, energy savings and low maintenance costs. Since the right decision can save you thousands of dollars over the life of your new roof, it is wise to do your research.
There are some variations in cost among today’s popular single-ply systems. For example, TPO is sometimes a lower-cost option than PVC. Roofs with relatively more protrusions may cost more due to the added detail work.
Although customizing products often increase the price, that is not typically true with customized roof systems. A roof matched to your exact needs often reduces maintenance costs while potentially extending its lifespan.