In the world of commercial leasing and tenancy, the term “shell condition” is often thrown around. It is defined as a structure used for commercial purposes but without the necessary interior finishes. One such type of shell condition is known as a “vanilla shell.”
The application of roof coatings helps extend the life of roofing systems and increase solar reflectivity, which can lead to lower energy consumption and subsequent costs. Allied Construction Services, one of the top commercial general contractors in the area, answers some of the frequently asked questions about roof coatings. Our responses to these questions can […]
Most flat roofs in commercial and industrial buildings utilize membranes. They are composed of natural and synthetic materials that help prevent moisture from penetrating through such structures. Despite providing an extra layer of protection, the membranes’ continued exposure to the elements and other notable factors can eventually lead to problems.
A structure is said to be resilient when it can stand up to forces of nature while still being useful and habitable. It holds true for many commercial properties. Roofs play a big role in ensuring the daily operations of businesses within these buildings. How is this possible?
Earthquakes are one of the most devastating natural events and can cause severe damage to buildings and houses alike. While modern buildings are often constructed up to code and can withstand earthquakes, the same can’t be said for older properties.