Skylights need extra care!

How to Take Care of Your Skylights If you have skylights, it’s important to prevent water leaks by practicing proper skylight care. Take a moment to educate yourself about why skylights leak, as well as the different types of preventive maintenance you can perform to keep skylight problems from arising down the line. If you […]

Simple Solutions to Complex Roofing Problems: Black vs. White Roofing 

In this era of continued rising energy costs and concerns about the environment, choosing the right roofing system is often a complex problem that contractors, architects, and building owners face. The old rule of thumb when choosing between black and white roofing was “white is always right”, but now, empirical data is causing many authoritative […]


How long do you depreciate a roof? Under current law, the roof depreciation life schedule for commercial roofs is 39 years, even though the lifespan of said roof is 17 years. That gap makes it difficult, nearly impossible, for businesses to recover investments in roofing systems. Because of this, the team at NIR recommends taking […]