Hurricane Preparedness

With Hurricane Matthew closing in on southeast Florida and the Carolinas, it is time to review hurricane preparedness for your commercial buildings.  The first step is to touch base with your building service providers and review or create a plan.  If you do not have a national roofing service, take the time to reach […]

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 […]

Key Information for Dealing with Heavy Snow

Many parts of the country experienced record snows this past week.  Winter Storm Jonas created chaos at airports, neighborhoods and on many roofs, leading to extreme roof failures.  Experts are saying it is not over and more snow is predicted in the coming weeks.  The question is: what can you do now to help […]

Is Your Roof Gaining Weight?

With record snowfalls and rain accumulation, it is more important than ever to know what is going on up on the roof.  Facility managers are faced with a number of concerns from flooding to HVAC failures and yes even the potential of a roof collapse.  Knowing what is happening on the roof can make all […]

The Misery of the Texas Flood is Just Beginning. Will You Get Sick?

The sentiments of the late blues guitar player/singer Stevie Ray Vaughan in his song “Texas Flood” had special meaning to the water weary residents of Texas.

Well there’s floodin’ down in Texas
All of the telephone lines are down

Yeah flood water keep a rollin’
Man it’s about to drive poor me insane ***

For the past 5 months, […]

March Howls: Punishing Snowfall Imperils Roofs

As of March 4th, 2015, more than 40% of the nation shivered under the latest winter storm watch, warning or advisory, according to National Weather Service meteorologists. This latest band of severe weather threatened to dump snow as far south as Texas. Winter-weary Boston teeters within inches of smashing its 20-year snowfall record after […]

Take a Snow Day!

If this is the scene in your neighborhood today, you do not need the added stress of wondering how your commercial roofs are holding up under the weight of all that snow. Stay safe, warm and dry while the snow falls and receive live updates about roof conditions on your mobile device from NRP’s […]

Weather The Next Storm of the Century Beachside!

The seagulls circle lazily overhead as you sip a fruity drink and dig your tan toes into the sand, thinking vaguely of lunching here, under your striped umbrella. Nothing could ruin this day in the sun, not even dire warnings of epic snowfall along the Eastern seaboard, a thousand miles away, where 30 of […]

98 Inches of Snowfall! Buffalo’s Lessons Learned.

It was bad.

A full year’s worth of snowfall, 98 inches, had blanketed the city over the span of five days. Snow bore down on miles of rooftops, necessitating an unprecedented snow removal operation.
National Roofing Partners, On the Scene
Jeff Embow, who specializes in service management with one of Buffalo, New York’s National Roofing Partner affiliates, […]