Many of us underestimate the importance of proper roof ventilation, but 90% of properties in the United States have unreasonably high levels of moisture. With this startlingly high statistic, we think it is imperative to address how and why roof ventilation is so important for the overall condition of both your roofing system and property.

Proper roof ventilation is a complete roof-saver, and in some cases, even a complete life-saver. If your roof does not have roof ventilation, it can lead to moisture problems, especially during the colder and wetter months of winter. In the summer, a lack of proper roof ventilation can lead to decreased energy efficiency. If your operation is not properly ventilated during the summer, temperatures can rise up to 150 degrees, which means you would most likely be quickly turning on your A/C, causing your energy bill to go up. Overall, roof, lacking proper ventilation, can lead to the excessive growth of ice dams, mold, rot, and energy bill.

If you are worried about the condition of your roofing system, specifically the proper roof ventilation, leave it to us. Our team will assess the condition of your commercial or industrial roof ventilation system. We will decide on a course of action, tailored to you and your business.

We provide tailored, experienced, and reliable roof service to commercial and industrial companies throughout San Jose and the surrounding communities. If you fear there is something afflicting your commercial or industrial roofing system, you can trust us to quickly and accurately correct the problem. To schedule an appointment for a free estimate, call Just Leaks at (408) 249-4646.

Recently, the team at Just Leaks completed a roofing project at the NASA Building in Mountain View. We provide expert roofing service for clients throughout the San Jose area, and we are proud to say whenever someone has an issue with their industrial and commercial roofing system, we are their first call.  

After we completed the project, we sent our client photos capturing and detailing the repair process. For each of our clients, like this one mentioned, we take pictures of our work and caption them with comprehensive explanations. We strive to ensure our customers know what is going on at all times, so they are completely aware of the work our roofing professionals are performing. We have attached some photos and descriptions as examples:

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We provide tailored, experienced, and reliable roof service to commercial and industrial companies, such as NASA, throughout San Jose and the surrounding communities. If you fear there is something afflicting your commercial or industrial roofing system, you can trust us to quickly and accurately correct the problem. To schedule an appointment for a free estimate, call Just Leaks at (408) 249-4646.

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You may have been wondering how long your commercial roof will last, and the short answer is that typically a commercial or industrial roof will last 20-25 years. However, this time frame depends on a variety of factors. Some types of commercial roofs can last around 10 years on the shorter end, while others can last up to 50. Overall, the average lifespan of a roof will be  greatly affected by these factors:

  • Climate
  • Installation
  • System Type
  • Roof penetration
  • Routine Maintenance

It is important to have a team of experienced and educated roofers installing your roofing system, which in turn, will ensure your installation was performed correctly and to last. After the initial installation, routine maintenance also affects the longevity of your roof. To put it simply, if you don’t take good care of your roofing system, it will not last as long as you would like it to. It is imperative to ensure there is proper drainage, along with monitoring the developing of ponding. The team at Just Leaks can regularly inspect your roofing system to secure that your roofing system is in optimal condition. We can expertly inspect your commercial or industrial roof for any signs of current or impending damage.

Fortunately, there are make steps you can take to ensure the longevity of your commercial roof, and the team at Just Leaks would be happy to discuss with you what steps are necessary for your roofing system. We provide tailored, experienced, and reliable roof service to commercial and industrial companies throughout San Jose and the surrounding communities. To schedule an appointment for a free estimate, call Just Leaks at (408) 249-4646.

Summer is officially here, and as much as we love the sun, we have to be mindful of sun damage. Those UV rays are not just harmful to our skin, but they can also cause severe damage to your commercial or industrial roof. We can help you combat the sun’s dangerous side effects.

UV light, IR radiation, and thermal expansion can wreak havoc on your commercial roof, and often this damage goes unnoticed until the rainy season. During the summer, the chances of your roofing system deteriorating are heightened, and roof deterioration can lead to leaks and other problems.

A cool roofing system is an excellent and effective way to combat the sun. This type of roof coating will draw the sun’s heat away from your building, along with lowering its overall surface temperature. This coating is easily applied to your existing roof, and will provide ample protection against both water and the sun. You can think of it as sunscreen for your roofing system.

We also recommend routine roofing inspections. A thorough roof inspection will identify any sun damage and help curb problems before they become bigger and more expensive issues. The team at Just Leaks can carefully and expertly inspect your commercial or industrial roof for any signs of current or impending damage.

Just Leaks provides tailored, experienced, and reliable roof service to commercial and industrial companies throughout San Jose and the surrounding communities. To schedule an appointment for a free estimate, call Just Leaks at (408) 249-4646.

Maintenance reports are essential for the safety and longevity of your roof. Upon arrival at your property for a maintenance report, our crew will thoroughly inspect your roof. Once finished, we will put together a thorough maintenance report to show you. Our team will clearly explain your roof’s current conditions and expected performance.

You can learn quite a bit from a maintenance report. Next time you receive one from the team at Just Leaks, keep an eye out for these top 5 lessons commercial building owners can learn from a maintenance report:

    1. Overall Condition of Your Roof: Our team will take photographs of your roof’s condition, along with any repair work we do. We want you to clearly understand what is going on with your roof.
    2. Defects Beyond the Scope of Typical Maintenance: If there are defects that are beyond the scope of typical maintenance, we will alert you. We will clearly explain to you what the issue is, and how we will fix if quickly and effectively.
    3. Cleanliness of Drains, Downspouts, and Overflows: Our team will carefully evaluate the condition of your commercial building’s drains, downspouts, and overflows. We will thoroughly clean your roof of all debris and inform you, once we are completed.
    4. Detailed Recommendations for Longevity of Roof: After evaluating your roof, we inform you of any repair that is needed to ensure the longevity and durability of your roof.  These recommendations will include your roof’s expected performance in the upcoming months.
    5. Peace of Mind: Just Leaks will thoroughly evaluate your roof for any signs of current and impending damage. Our team strives your roof is in optimal condition, so you can have peace of mind about the safety and longevity of your commercial building’s roof.

Just Leaks provides tailored, experienced, and reliable roof service, including maintenance reports, to commercial and industrial companies throughout San Jose and the surrounding communities. To schedule an appointment for a free estimate, call Just Leaks at (408) 249-4646.

 

Recently, the team at Just Leaks investigated six roof leaks. After a thorough inspection performed by our team, we identified the source of the leaks. We located HVAC units with missing base flashings. We saw that roof flashing had, in fact, never been installed on the HVAC units. We quickly fixed the issue in order to prevent further damage. Our team applied gravel to the flood coat area to prep for flashings, along with installing cap sheet flashings that were tied to the roof. Upon our comprehensive inspection, we also located and repaired ruptured pipe joints.

After we completed the project, we sent our client photos capturing and detailing the repair process. We were thrilled to receive such wonderful feedback from our client. He praised us for our detailed description and explanation of our work, along with our ability to always be there for his roofing needs.

For each of our clients, like this one mentioned, we take pictures of our work and caption them with detailed explanations. We strive to ensure our customers know what is going on at all times, so they are completely aware of what work we are doing. We have attached some photos and descriptions as examples:

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Just Leaks provides tailored, experienced, and reliable roof service to commercial and industrial companies throughout San Jose and the surrounding communities. Because of our dedication to excellence and individualized attention, we are proud to have earned the reputation as the leading company in the bay area. To schedule an appointment for a free estimate, call Just Leaks at (408) 249-4646.

The world is anew with signs of spring, such as blooming flowers, budding leaves, and of course, spring showers. The saying goes “April showers bring May flowers,” so it’s time to figure out how these spring showers will affect the condition of our roof. The team at Just Leaks is here to help.

Your roof is your first line of defense of rain, wind, and hail. You rely on your roof to shield you against the downpour of Mother Nature. Unfortunately, even the smallest hole or crack in your roof can let water enter your commercial property. Also, during autumn, leaves are known to accumulate in your roof drains and gutters. Rain runoff can wash them off into your drainage system, and ultimately, clog your entire system. When your draining system is clogged, it can truncate your insulation or even end up damaging your roof deck.

In order to prevent against the effects of spring showers, we recommend routine roof annual cleaning and repair. Not only is spring known spring showers, but it is also known for the term “spring cleaning.” It is the perfect time to have your commercial roof cleaned and repaired, if repaired. Our crew will clean your entire roof of debris. We thoroughly inspect and clean your drains, overflows, and downspouts. Next, we will walk your entire commercial roof to inspect and repair any issues.

Just Leaks provides tailored, experienced, and reliable roof service to commercial and industrial companies throughout San Jose and the surrounding communities. Our crew will thoroughly inspect your roof to ensure it is ready to withstand the upcoming spring showers. To schedule an appointment for a free estimate, call Just Leaks at (408) 249-4646.

It can be a challenge to find the right roof for your commercial building. It gets even more challenging when you are searching for an eco-friendly roof. How do you choose which eco-friendly option is right for you and your business? The team at Just Leaks has compiled a list of eco-friendly options for you to consider:

  • Cool roof: Cool roofs are also known as white roofs. Due to the roofs’ high solar reflective, the temperature inside your building will stay much cooler, compared to a building equipped with a darker roof. Because of less heat in your building, you will be able to keep the cost and usage of your energy down.
  • Metal roof: Metal roofs have the same advantages as a cool roof. They are lighter in color and are able to reflect heat. Because they are extremely durable, they can withstand severe weather, such as heavy wind or rain. Metal roofs are also made with recycled materials.
  • Solar roof: With a solar roof, you basically possess your own independent source of energy, and this source of energy is reliable. Fortunately, we have access to excellent weather predictions, which allows us to prepare for interruptions. Solar roof shingles can also be integrated into your roof’s original design. They come in several different styles from a variety of manufacturers.

Just Leaks provides tailored, experienced, and reliable roof service to commercial and industrial companies throughout San Jose and the surrounding communities. We will find an eco- friendly roof tailored to your individual needs.To schedule an appointment for a free estimate, call Just Leaks at (408) 249-4646.

Just Leaks is an industrial roof service company serving the bay area. We have earned the reputation as the leading roofing company in San Jose and the surrounding communities, but what exactly makes us special and unique? Why do companies continually choose Just Leaks for all their roofing needs?

Just Leaks provides roofing repair and service tailored to the specific needs of each one of our clients. No roof is the same, so we make sure the service you receive is specialized and individualized to the needs of your business and roof. Because we have a wide range of clients in both the public and private sector, we are experienced in each aspect of roofing, including maintenance, repair, and replacement.

We are fortunate to licensed as both a General Contractor and Roofing Contractor. These licenses allow us to perform services without involving any other contractors. We are able to quickly identify, troubleshoot, and solve your roofing problem.

If a roof is properly cared for, leaks, typically, don’t happen. However, if they do, Just Leaks is the one to call. We are just a phone call away, and we provide 24-hour emergency leak service to clients throughout the bay area. You can rely on us during a crisis.

Just Leaks provides tailored, experienced, and reliable roof service to commercial and industrial companies throughout San Jose and the surrounding communities. Because of our dedication to excellence and individualized attention, we are proud to have earned the reputation as the leading company in the bay area. To schedule an appointment for a free estimate, call Just Leaks at (408) 249-4646.

The New Year is here, and you may be thinking: out with the old and in with the new. The question is: does this saying apply to my roof? The team at Just Leaks Roofing is here to help you decide if you need just roof repair or a complete new roof.

The answer to this question is far from simple. When deciding whether or not your commercial building needs a repair or replacement, we take several things into consideration, including the building’s function, climate, age of the roof, budget, and building code, to name a few. However, the first step to answering deciding on the status of your roof begins with a thorough assessment of your roof. From there, we will be able to discuss the state of your commercial roof and how to proceed.

During an assessment, we will thoroughly inspect your commercial roof. We will carefully analyze:

  • Water infiltration.
  • Interior and exterior damage.
  • Roof membrane movement and damage.
  • Deck and structure issues
  • Best options for you, your business, and your budget.

At first, there is no simple answer to whether or not your roof can be repaired or needs to be replaced. After thorough and detailed assessment of your roof, you will have a final answer. With the New Year upon us, you may need a new roof, or you may be able to hang onto to the past for just a little bit longer. Call Just Leaks today for a comprehensive roof inspection at 408-249-4646. We are available 24 hours a day, 7 days a week, and 365 days a year.

Your commercial roof requires a skilled team to service, repair, and replace it. If your roof develops leaks or loses its structural integrity, you risk having damaged products and electronics, plus injured customers and employees.

When people think of roof repair for their commercial building, they often get anxious. Roof repair is not something the average building owner and property manager deals with every day, so their anxiety is caused by worry. Worry about what the roof repair will cost and how long the roof repair will take.

At Just Leaks, we have been repairing commercial roofs since the 1990s. Thanks to our vast experience with roof repair, we have found five interesting facts that will should help ease your concerns about roof repair costs.

Maintenance of your roof saves you insurance money. When you insure your commercial building, you can save money on your premiums if you can show a record of careful roof inspections. When you can prove that you’ve been maintaining your commercial roof by a professional team of experts, your rates will not likely climb when you file a roof damage claim.

Maintenance of your roof extends the lifespan of your roof. A properly installed, new, commercial roof can last 20 years or longer with regular maintenance. Maintenance includes cleaning off debris, annual inspections, and repairing smaller problems. Plan your annual budget to include regular roof maintenance.

When a leak or roof damage occurs, call Just Leaks first; then call your insurance agent. Insurance claims processing for commercial roofing repair is commonplace for the roofer, but you may be uncertain how to proceed. The Just Leaks team will help you by providing the key details for your claim and make the process as smooth as possible.

Save for a rainy day. If a leak develops in your commercial roof, Just Leaks can help you fix it right away. However, we encourage our property management and commercial building owner clients to have us do annual roof inspections. Annual inspections and routine repair will cost less than a complete tear-off and replacement. Build into your annual budget the small costs of annual inspections and anticipated minimal repair work.

Commercial roofs are not made of a single piece. Commercial roofs are made up of a series of membranes, which is a coordinated system, to prevent leaks and protect your business. A new commercial roof includes flashing, mechanical and chemical fastening, insulation, drainage and more.

We have only touched on the costs of commercial roofing and repair. If your commercial roof needs to be replaced, call on Just Leaks in San Jose for a comprehensive roof inspection. Only then can we fully determine your roof repair options and give you a legitimate estimate. Call Just Leaks today at 408-249-4646; available 24 hours a day, 7 days a week, and 365 days a year.

The Just Leaks Roofing team specializes in flat, industrial and commercial roofs. Many people who don’t know about commercial roofs assume that commercial and residential roofs are about the same. However, that is not accurate.

Commercial roofs are similar to residential roofs in that they have a life cycle, require maintenance, and do eventually wear out. But here are five things you should know specifically about commercial roofs:

  1. Commercial roofs cover larger square-footage, resulting in a need to be structurally stronger. Most commercial roofs have an HVAC tie-in on them, which means the roof needs to support the weight of a full-sized or multiple heating and air-conditioning units.
  2. Sheets of material used to cover flat or low-pitched roofs are known as membranes and the primary purpose of these membranes is to waterproof the roof area. There are different types of roofing systems and membranes, including AcryPly Polyester Membrane Systems, Spray Polyurethane Foam Systems, Built-up Capsheet Systems, and Metal Panel Roof Systems.
  3. The most common source of damage to industrial roofs is the heat generated by the sun, so to minimize this damage, many commercial flat roofs are white. White commercial roofs have a side benefit, which means the roof stays cooler, and the energy costs for the building owner during the summer months is typically lower.
  4. Flat, industrial roofs require annual maintenance. From removing accumulated leaves and tree branches and getting rid of pooling water, to inspections for leaks, commercial roofs need to be cleaned and maintained to protect the valuable electronics, equipment, products, and people working inside the building.
  5. Commercial roof replacement is less invasive for the people working inside the building, but it is an extensive process. The roof replacement of a flat, industrial roof is a long-term solution that will resolve all problematic roofing issues. But once the new roof has replaced the old one, it should last 20 years or more.

If you own a building with a flat, industrial roof, you can rest assured that Just Leaks has the experience, the suppliers, and the team that can service all your commercial roofing needs. If you would like an expert team to be your go-to roofer, contact Just Leaks in San Jose for a consultation. We will be happy to do an inspection and provide you an estimate for maintenance or repair. Call Just Leaks at 408-249-4646; available 24 hours a day, seven days a week, and 365 days a year.