How to Install Tile Roofs

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Tile roofs can create a very attractive Mediterranean-style look. The shape and color of tile often has more volume and interest than that of the ordinary asphalt shingle. It’s a popular roofing material, albeit more expensive, and can be labor intensive to install… But Aspen Contracting always has you covered. Here are the steps to help you better understand how we go about installing this …

OSHA Safe & Sound Week 2020

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The Department of Occupational Safety and Health Administration’s Safe & Sound week is back for another year of encouraging workplace safety and furthering the implementation of occupational health programs. This yearly campaign is held in 2020 on August 10-16 to offer information and ideas on how to keep American workers safe. Since the passage of the Occupational Safety and Health Act, the rate of work-related …

The Roofing Industry’s Shingle Shortage and Increasing Prices

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COVID-19 has created unique obstacles for every industry. The roofing industry in particular has seen an increasing shortage in asphalt shingles and other key roofing materials. This shortage is due to factories that produce roofing materials are temporarily closing across the country in hope to stop the spread of the pandemic. This has then limited the supply and increased the …

Cutting Down your Energy Costs This Summer

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With a record summer heat in the forecast and an economic downturn predicted, it’s never been more important to save a few dollars. Let’s face it, most of us can’t function without air conditioning in the summer, but it doesn’t have to break the bank to keep you cool. Here are a few things you can do at home to …

7 Ways To Keep Your Home Cool This Summer

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Sometimes hiding out in the basement just isn’t enough. In the hot summer months, it’s easy to go a little crazy when your home begins to feel like a sauna. Cranking up your AC doesn’t have to be your only solution. With a few simple changes, your home can be on its way to a comfortable, cool atmosphere. Use natural …

Installation Methods for Commercial Roofs

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Each unique commercial roofing system has its own installation method. Residential roofing methods tend to be very similar in installation processes, but commercial projects can vary greatly. This difference can be due to installation method, duration, safety and difficulty. Below we’ve gone into detail on the more common commercial roof types and the installation process for each. Sprayed Polyurethane Foam …

How Warm Weather Affects Commercial Roofs

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When compared to the ice and snow of winter, most building owners don’t consider warm summer weather to also be dangerous to their roofs integrity. Here are a few ways that the upward trend of warm weather can have an effect on your commercial roof. Thermal Cycle Temperatures are constantly fluctuating in the summer, even in just a day’s time. …

Is It Important To Invest In Preventive Maintenance For Your Commercial Roof?

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How a business owner approaches preventive maintenance will determine the performance and life cycle of their roof.  Consider the fact that spending a little bit today can save you tons of money tomorrow.   A preventive maintenance plan includes regular inspections, general maintenance and upkeep.  The cost of this is a lot less than having to get a new commercial …

5 Reason Why Your Commercial Roof May Be Leaking

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We all know that the weather plays a big role on the condition of your roof. The outside conditions from the freezing rain, snow, rain and wind can all take a toll on your commercial roof.  We have put together 5 things that you need to look out for that could be causing your commercial roof to leak.  There are …

8 Commercial Property Maintenance Tips for Spring:

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Commercial property owners and managers know that it is important to beautify the outside of their properties. This is of equal importance as  maintaining the care for their property inside. This not only good for looks, but also for safety to lessen any chance of mishaps or hazards.  It is smart risk management. Spring is a perfect time to assess …