Michigan has its share of cold brisk weather and heavy snowfall that can wreak havoc on your commercial rooftop. Back in the 70s, membrane roofing was still in its infancy and many of the products such as Trocal were deficient and yet were installed extensively in Grand Traverse, Wexford, Antrim, and Charlevoix counties. As the plasticizer in these early membranes disintegrated and cold weather caused these defective membranes to pull away from the edges, which caused massive shatters and complete failures during the winter months.
Further rooftop dangers occur when there is a heavy thick snow-load upon a structure causing parts of the roof to cave in or collapse due to excess weight.
Springfield has experience remedying both situations. The Duro-Last PVC membrane is state of the art and built to last with the best warranty available on the market today. Since it is made in Michigan it is built to withstand the rapid climate changes and harsh winter months. Springfield has installed Duro-Last roofs that have exceeded their warranties and are still performing well. As far as building collapses – there no worries there. The Duro-Last membrane is slippery and the snow slides right off or blows away without sticking to the rooftop.
If you are experiencing any difficulties with your industrial/commercial rooftop or wondering if your facility may be at risk of shattering or collapsing, give us a call. We can help!