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I realize you're not a tax expert. And I know that taxes is not exactly the most interesting topic in the world. But if you're buying a new roof then it's very important that you know about the IRS Section 179 deduction. Why? For two big reasons.
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Consumers want to know exactly what they're buying, but making greener purchase decisions requires access to consistent, reliable information. GAF emphasizes roof sustainability in all areas of business. With full product transparency that discloses detailed information about a product's environmental impact through its entire life cycle, potential clients have an opportunity to make informed and eco-friendly decisions.
Designing for Moisture Durability and Energy Efficiency, Part 2 Part 1 of our discussion of Designing for Moisture Durability and Energy Efficiency explored the driving forces that result in the increasing interactive complexity and tight coupling of roofs and other building systems in modern green buildings. Part 1 also provided an overview of the various project life-cycle phases and compared the top green rating system's scope to address or not address moisture durability in those phases.
Creating disaster resiliency is a key priority in our commitment to Community Matters, our dynamic social impact initiative at GAF.Leveraging our time, expertise, and resources to support our communities is critical in pursuing our mission to protect what matters most, and we're honored to be recognized by The U.S. Chamber of Commerce Foundation (USCCF) in their 21st annual Citizens Awards for Best Community Resilience and Disaster Response Program.
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I realize you're not a tax expert. And I know that taxes is not exactly the most interesting topic in the world. But if you're buying a new roof then it's very important that you know about the IRS Section 179 deduction. Why? For two big reasons.
Silicone roof coatings are known for their ability to provide excellent UV, water, and weathering resistance. This can make them a great choice for many low-slope roofs.Here's a look at the strengths of silicone roof coatings and the use cases they're best suited for.
Metal roofs are generally known for their low maintenance, aesthetic appeal, and a finish that protects them from sun and water damage. However, after many years, that finish may fade or deteriorate. Then the building owner must decide whether to restore or replace their roof.While there are some situations when replacement is necessary, metal roof restoration may be more accessible than many people think. And restoring your customers' metal roofs instead of replacing them could lower their overall costs while saving time and labor expenses for you.
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Whether you're an experienced commercial roofer, a steep-slope roofer thinking of adding low-slope services, or just like to learn from the best, you'll want to join GAF Senior Commercial Training Specialists Dave Scott and Wally Brown (Dave & Wally) for the "Project Kick-Off" segment of the Roofing it Right miniseries on installing a commercial roof, from start to finish.
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Working with the GAF Tapered Design Group, GAF Senior Commercial Training Specialists Dave Scott and Wally Brown (Dave & Wally) evaluate a plan for optimizing roof drainage using tapered ISO insulation. See how it all comes together in Part 4 of the Roofing it Right miniseries on installing a commercial roof, from start to finish.Watch the full Roof Project from Start to Finish miniseries.
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When removing a roof, pros learn to expect the unexpected. In this video, GAF Senior Commercial Training Specialists Dave Scott and Wally Brown (Dave & Wally) and their crew discover how water infiltration has impacted fasteners, insulation, and even the underlying metal deck. Watch the tear off in Part 5 of the Roofing it Right miniseries on installing a commercial roof, from start to finish.Watch the full Roof Project from Start to Finish Miniseries.
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The success of any tapered ISO design plan depends on precision installation. Watch GAF Senior Commercial Training Specialists Dave Scott and Wally Brown (Dave & Wally) carefully piece together an effective roof drainage solution in Part 9 of the Roofing it Right miniseries on installing a commercial roof, from start to finish.Watch the full Roof Project from Start to Finish miniseries here.
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See how a commercial roof gets measured thoroughly and safely, as GAF Senior Commercial Training Specialists Dave Scott and Wally Brown (Dave & Wally) gather the numbers they need to reroof 20-year old PVC membrane roof. Check out Part 3 of the Roofing it Right miniseries on installing a commercial roof, from start to finish.Watch the full Roof Project from Start to Finish miniseries.
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From seam direction to welding robot heat calibration to countering wind resistance, proper TPO installation is an art and a science. Watch GAF Senior Commercial Training Specialists Dave Scott and Wally Brown (Dave & Wally) as they install a TPO membrane in Part 8 of the Roofing it Right miniseries on installing a commercial roof, from start to finish.Watch the full Roof Project from Start to Finish miniseries here.
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Installing tapered ISO requires careful attention to the tapered design plan. Watch GAF Senior Commercial Training Specialists Dave Scott and Wally Brown (Dave & Wally) as they apply the plan they received from the GAF Tapered Design Group to the actual roof, in Part 8 of the Roofing it Right miniseries on installing a commercial roof, from start to finish.Watch the full Roof Project from Start to Finish Miniseries.
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After your roof tear off, pros learn to expect the unexpected. In this video, GAF Senior Commercial Training Specialists Dave Scott and Wally Brown (Dave & Wally) and their crew take a look at the condition of the roof deck after a roof tear off and provide reocommendations on what to look out for.Watch the full Roof Project from Start to Finish Miniseries.
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Join GAF Senior Commercial Training Specialists Dave Scott and Wally Brown (Dave & Wally) on a commercial roof inspection as they identify the good and bad on a 20-year old PVC membrane roof. Welcome to Part 2 of the Roofing it Right miniseries on installing a commercial roof, from start to finish.Watch the full Roof Project from Start to Finish Miniseries.
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Installing the fill layer of insulation demands attention to details like fastener length, staggered panels, targeting the top flute, and more. Watch GAF Senior Commercial Training Specialists Dave Scott and Wally Brown (Dave & Wally) and their crew properly install 3" fill insulation in Part 6 of the Roofing it Right miniseries on installing a commercial roof, from start to finish.Watch the full Roof Project from Start to Finish Miniseries.
VIDEO ARTICLE
Whether you're an experienced commercial roofer, a steep-slope roofer thinking of adding low-slope services, or just like to learn from the best, you'll want to join GAF Senior Commercial Training Specialists Dave Scott and Wally Brown (Dave & Wally) for the "Project Kick-Off" segment of the Roofing it Right miniseries on installing a commercial roof, from start to finish.
VIDEO ARTICLE
Working with the GAF Tapered Design Group, GAF Senior Commercial Training Specialists Dave Scott and Wally Brown (Dave & Wally) evaluate a plan for optimizing roof drainage using tapered ISO insulation. See how it all comes together in Part 4 of the Roofing it Right miniseries on installing a commercial roof, from start to finish.Watch the full Roof Project from Start to Finish miniseries.
VIDEO ARTICLE
When removing a roof, pros learn to expect the unexpected. In this video, GAF Senior Commercial Training Specialists Dave Scott and Wally Brown (Dave & Wally) and their crew discover how water infiltration has impacted fasteners, insulation, and even the underlying metal deck. Watch the tear off in Part 5 of the Roofing it Right miniseries on installing a commercial roof, from start to finish.Watch the full Roof Project from Start to Finish Miniseries.
VIDEO ARTICLE
The success of any tapered ISO design plan depends on precision installation. Watch GAF Senior Commercial Training Specialists Dave Scott and Wally Brown (Dave & Wally) carefully piece together an effective roof drainage solution in Part 9 of the Roofing it Right miniseries on installing a commercial roof, from start to finish.Watch the full Roof Project from Start to Finish miniseries here.
VIDEO ARTICLE
See how a commercial roof gets measured thoroughly and safely, as GAF Senior Commercial Training Specialists Dave Scott and Wally Brown (Dave & Wally) gather the numbers they need to reroof 20-year old PVC membrane roof. Check out Part 3 of the Roofing it Right miniseries on installing a commercial roof, from start to finish.Watch the full Roof Project from Start to Finish miniseries.
VIDEO ARTICLE
From seam direction to welding robot heat calibration to countering wind resistance, proper TPO installation is an art and a science. Watch GAF Senior Commercial Training Specialists Dave Scott and Wally Brown (Dave & Wally) as they install a TPO membrane in Part 8 of the Roofing it Right miniseries on installing a commercial roof, from start to finish.Watch the full Roof Project from Start to Finish miniseries here.
VIDEO ARTICLE
Installing tapered ISO requires careful attention to the tapered design plan. Watch GAF Senior Commercial Training Specialists Dave Scott and Wally Brown (Dave & Wally) as they apply the plan they received from the GAF Tapered Design Group to the actual roof, in Part 8 of the Roofing it Right miniseries on installing a commercial roof, from start to finish.Watch the full Roof Project from Start to Finish Miniseries.
VIDEO ARTICLE
After your roof tear off, pros learn to expect the unexpected. In this video, GAF Senior Commercial Training Specialists Dave Scott and Wally Brown (Dave & Wally) and their crew take a look at the condition of the roof deck after a roof tear off and provide reocommendations on what to look out for.Watch the full Roof Project from Start to Finish Miniseries.
VIDEO ARTICLE
Join GAF Senior Commercial Training Specialists Dave Scott and Wally Brown (Dave & Wally) on a commercial roof inspection as they identify the good and bad on a 20-year old PVC membrane roof. Welcome to Part 2 of the Roofing it Right miniseries on installing a commercial roof, from start to finish.Watch the full Roof Project from Start to Finish Miniseries.
VIDEO ARTICLE
Installing the fill layer of insulation demands attention to details like fastener length, staggered panels, targeting the top flute, and more. Watch GAF Senior Commercial Training Specialists Dave Scott and Wally Brown (Dave & Wally) and their crew properly install 3" fill insulation in Part 6 of the Roofing it Right miniseries on installing a commercial roof, from start to finish.Watch the full Roof Project from Start to Finish Miniseries.
VIDEO ARTICLE
Whether you're an experienced commercial roofer, a steep-slope roofer thinking of adding low-slope services, or just like to learn from the best, you'll want to join GAF Senior Commercial Training Specialists Dave Scott and Wally Brown (Dave & Wally) for the "Project Kick-Off" segment of the Roofing it Right miniseries on installing a commercial roof, from start to finish.
VIDEO ARTICLE
Working with the GAF Tapered Design Group, GAF Senior Commercial Training Specialists Dave Scott and Wally Brown (Dave & Wally) evaluate a plan for optimizing roof drainage using tapered ISO insulation. See how it all comes together in Part 4 of the Roofing it Right miniseries on installing a commercial roof, from start to finish.Watch the full Roof Project from Start to Finish miniseries.
VIDEO ARTICLE
When removing a roof, pros learn to expect the unexpected. In this video, GAF Senior Commercial Training Specialists Dave Scott and Wally Brown (Dave & Wally) and their crew discover how water infiltration has impacted fasteners, insulation, and even the underlying metal deck. Watch the tear off in Part 5 of the Roofing it Right miniseries on installing a commercial roof, from start to finish.Watch the full Roof Project from Start to Finish Miniseries.
VIDEO ARTICLE
The success of any tapered ISO design plan depends on precision installation. Watch GAF Senior Commercial Training Specialists Dave Scott and Wally Brown (Dave & Wally) carefully piece together an effective roof drainage solution in Part 9 of the Roofing it Right miniseries on installing a commercial roof, from start to finish.Watch the full Roof Project from Start to Finish miniseries here.
VIDEO ARTICLE
See how a commercial roof gets measured thoroughly and safely, as GAF Senior Commercial Training Specialists Dave Scott and Wally Brown (Dave & Wally) gather the numbers they need to reroof 20-year old PVC membrane roof. Check out Part 3 of the Roofing it Right miniseries on installing a commercial roof, from start to finish.Watch the full Roof Project from Start to Finish miniseries.
VIDEO ARTICLE
From seam direction to welding robot heat calibration to countering wind resistance, proper TPO installation is an art and a science. Watch GAF Senior Commercial Training Specialists Dave Scott and Wally Brown (Dave & Wally) as they install a TPO membrane in Part 8 of the Roofing it Right miniseries on installing a commercial roof, from start to finish.Watch the full Roof Project from Start to Finish miniseries here.
VIDEO ARTICLE
Installing tapered ISO requires careful attention to the tapered design plan. Watch GAF Senior Commercial Training Specialists Dave Scott and Wally Brown (Dave & Wally) as they apply the plan they received from the GAF Tapered Design Group to the actual roof, in Part 8 of the Roofing it Right miniseries on installing a commercial roof, from start to finish.Watch the full Roof Project from Start to Finish Miniseries.
VIDEO ARTICLE
After your roof tear off, pros learn to expect the unexpected. In this video, GAF Senior Commercial Training Specialists Dave Scott and Wally Brown (Dave & Wally) and their crew take a look at the condition of the roof deck after a roof tear off and provide reocommendations on what to look out for.Watch the full Roof Project from Start to Finish Miniseries.
VIDEO ARTICLE
Join GAF Senior Commercial Training Specialists Dave Scott and Wally Brown (Dave & Wally) on a commercial roof inspection as they identify the good and bad on a 20-year old PVC membrane roof. Welcome to Part 2 of the Roofing it Right miniseries on installing a commercial roof, from start to finish.Watch the full Roof Project from Start to Finish Miniseries.
VIDEO ARTICLE
Installing the fill layer of insulation demands attention to details like fastener length, staggered panels, targeting the top flute, and more. Watch GAF Senior Commercial Training Specialists Dave Scott and Wally Brown (Dave & Wally) and their crew properly install 3" fill insulation in Part 6 of the Roofing it Right miniseries on installing a commercial roof, from start to finish.Watch the full Roof Project from Start to Finish Miniseries.
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