Roofing in the Cloud – What Building Owners Need to Know about Protecting their Data

By Trent Cotney

More business is being transacted online than ever before. In our personal lives, we’ve become accustomed to using the internet for banking and shopping and for connecting with friends and families through social media.  This comfort with internet usage is carrying over to our professional lives with businesses shifting more of their […]

Roof Maintenance – What is Happening on Your Roof?

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Although the great recession seems years in the past, the long-term ramifications of the downturn continue to generate problems for facility managers.  One of the lingering symptoms was the deferment of rooftop maintenance.  In fact, many facilities across the nation experienced deferred maintenance making rooftops age faster and leaving an […]

Podcast: Trent Cotney – the Roofing Industry’s Legal Expert

Trent Cotney of Trent Cotney, PA and Associates talks about some of the risks that come with hiring the wrong contractor and how to avoid them.
National Roofing Partners features a podcast series that highlights roofing industry experts discussing topics to help building owners and facility managers understand the intricacies of roofing. Topics include everything […]

Retail Trends for 2017

National Roofing Partners (NRP) is proud to share the insights of Professional Retail Store Maintenance Association’s (PRSM)2017 PRSM Trends Report. NRP connects the rooftop with technology that makes the role of facility management easier than ever when protecting tenants and property. The following key trends identified by PRSM match NRP’s mission and every day […]

Steps to Reduce the Likelihood of Roofing Defects

By Trent Cotney, P.A.

Roof defects represent a significant amount of construction claims in the construction industry. A roof is an expensive investment.  Property owners and investors need to take steps to reduce the likelihood of roofing defects. These steps include conducting regular inspections, hiring insured, national roofing contractors and taking advantage of roofing warranties.

Perform […]

Tips to Expand the Life of Your Roof

When looking for a commercial roofing contractor or network it is important to choose contractors that are versed in extending the life of the roof.  This needs to happen in year one and continue yearly to provide lasting ROI from any roofing investment.  It is important to ask probing questions about current trends and […]

Is it Time for a Roof Inspection? YES!

Fall roof inspections are a great way to prepare for winter
The last days of summer bring a strong sense of urgency to prepare for winter.  Or at least it should. Many facility managers and building owners realize that they will soon be dealing with harsher weather as rain and snow begin to accumulate.  Unfortunately, […]

Hail Damage Inspections – Critical for Building Safety

National Roofing Partners (NRP) is pleased to collaborate with Donan Engineering concerning the importance of hail inspections for commercial roofs.  “Many times, facility managers and building owners are focused on the damage right after the event,” stated Dale Tyler, president of NRP. “It is very important to have all roofs inspected after major hail […]

Hurricanes in the Forecast! Are you Ready?

National facility managers know that the season is upon them when their coastal stores and facilities are going to be at risk for hurricane winds, rain and flooding.  According to a May 27, 2016 release*, “NOAA’s Climate Prediction Center says the 2016 Atlantic hurricane season, which runs from June 1 through November 30, will […]

The Professional Retail and Store Maintenance (PRSM) National Conference Recap

By Wayne Gwaltney and Mallory Tyler

The Professional Retail and Store Maintenance (PRSM) National Conference was held this last week in Long Beach, CA and according to the PRSM website attendees are finding every changing words that describe the retail and multi-site FM professional world today:

Change is constant.
You attack old problems using new technology. […]