A roof’s primary goal is to keep water out of the building, and the obvious secondary things include resistance to fire and wind. But building owners in Colorado and Wyoming might move hail damage to the top of the list.
Most building owners think about their roof only when there's a problem—usually a leak. By that time, water has already caused damage to valuable merchandise, slowed production, and/or caused a slip-and-fall accident. Once the damage is done, all the building owner can do is call a roofing contractor and get the roof repaired.
Though no roof is maintenance free, taking these four steps can reduce life-cycle costs.
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Firestone Building Products has taken the sciences of horticulture, waterproof roofing and design and combined them to develop the SkyScape™ Vegetative Roof System. Easy-to-install and featuring multiple planting options, SkyScape provides year-round energy savings, reduces ambient noise, extends the life of the roof membrane and contributes to a LEED®-certified green building project. SkyScape is the only vegetative roof system covered by the industry-leading 30-year Firestone Red Shield® Warranty.
For more information visit www.firestonebpco.com/roofing/greenroofing/skyscape.
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