Best Practices for Solar Operations and Maintenance

A commercial solar panel installation can generate renewable energy to power your building. But this is only possible if you enact solar operations and maintenance (O&M) best practices. Many of these best practices include guidelines for installing and cleaning your panels properly, among other things.  Solar Installation Best Practices Financing Your Installation Whether your solar […]

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What Can You Learn From a Commercial Roofing Inspection?

Having you commercial roof inspected can offer many benefits. It can simplify insurance claims and extend your roof’s lifespan. A roof inspection can also help you and the roofing contractor detect small problems before they grow into big ones. But what exactly do you learn during one of these inspections? What an Inspection Teaches You […]

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When Should You Replace Your Commercial Roof?

Commercial roof repair vs. replacement is a decision you should consider carefully. A roof is a major investment, so you will want to be sure you aren’t replacing a roof that still has a lot of life left in it. You’ll also need to consider whether you want to replace it with the same type […]

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How to Prepare Your Commercial Roof for Storm Season

When storm season hits, your roof should be prepared. Keeping up with commercial roof maintenance helps, but preparing for a storm also requires special steps. If you want to protect your commercial roof from storm damage, you should use the following methods: Preparing Your Roof for Storm Season Have Your Flat Roof Waterproofed Before heavy […]

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Commercial Solar System Fundamentals

If your business is thinking about switching to solar energy, it can be helpful to have a basic understanding of how solar energy works before moving forward. In this post, we’ll clarify exactly how solar panels work, the benefits of transitioning to solar, and solar panel maintenance requirements. How Commercial Solar Panels Work On the […]

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Industrial Roof Repair Best Practices

If you’ve worked with commercial roofing repair contractors in the past, you might have been disappointed by gaps in communication. When dealing with larger commercial contractors, you may have been confused about where to direct specific questions—or just a lack of accountability overall. At C.I. Services, we’re committed to transforming what you can expect from […]

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Detecting Hidden Storm Damage on Your Roof

In a previous post, we discussed how to prevent roof damage caused by summer storms. But what should you do if you suspect your commercial roof has been damaged following a storm? In this post, we’ll take a look at some of the key indicators that a severe storm has damaged your roof and the […]

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How to Protect Your Roof From Summer Storms

If you want to take a proactive approach to protecting your commercial roof from storms this summer, you may be wondering where to begin. Simply following three worthwhile steps can help you accomplish that goal. Plus, you can save money in the long run by mitigating the risk that your roof will require industrial roof […]

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3 Roof Maintenance Best Practices You Can Use

Your commercial roof is a major investment. It protects your employees and colleagues and all the equipment you need to run your business. If you’re a facility manager, the roof protects your tenants, their employees, and their equipment, which makes roof maintenance and management an even bigger responsibility. How can you keep your building’s roof […]

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Southern California Roof Cooling Solutions

Cool roofs are an important energy efficiency matter in Southern California. Since our region receives so much sunlight, roofs without cool-roof technology can absorb a lot of heat, which raises a building’s temperature and decreases its energy efficiency. Cool-roof technologies are roofing technologies that reflect the sun’s rays back into the atmosphere. This is called […]

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