Roof Replacement

When it is necessary to replace your roof system, KCCR will be there to offer a wide variety of roof replacement options for your commercial or industrial building. Using quality materials, we provide budget-friendly solutions to remove and install your new roof system.

KCCR does not believe in taking shortcuts and every detail of your project will be completed with the utmost care. With our exceptional project management, your roof replacement project will be organized and finished without headache so you can continue business as usual.

KCCR specializes in a variety of roof systems

Single-Ply Roof Systems

Modified Bitumen

Liquid Applied Roof Membrane Systems

Slate and Tile

Roof Replacement

When it is necessary to replace your roof system, KCCR will be there to offer a wide variety of roof replacement options for your commercial or industrial building. Using quality materials, we provide budget-friendly solutions to remove and install your new roof system.

KCCR does not believe in taking shortcuts and every detail of your project will be completed with the utmost care. With our exceptional project management, your roof replacement project will be organized and finished without headache so you can continue business as usual.

KCCR specializes in a variety of roof systems

Single-Ply Roof Systems

Modified Bitumen

Liquid Applied Roof Membrane Systems

Slate and Tile

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Save Money

No longer pay out for costly repairs on your aging or failed roof system.

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Improve Aesthetics

Improved performance and visual appeal

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Warranty Your System

New roofing system will be covered under warranties

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Get Peace of Mind

Relief knowing your new roof system will not leak

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Save Money

No longer pay out for costly repairs on your aging or failed roof system.

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Improve Aesthetics

Improved performance and visual appeal

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Warranty Your System

New roofing system will be covered under warranties

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Get Peace of Mind

Relief knowing your new roof system will not leak

Roof Replacement Gallery

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Never Worry About Your Roof Again With

Our Roof Maintenance Services

Is your roof damaged but not in the budget to replace this year? KCCR’s

commercial roof maintenance services optimize the lifespan of your

current roofing system and handle future leaks as they occur without

any hassle to you. Ask us about our maintenance program today!

Never Worry About Your Roof Again With

Our Roof Maintenance Services

Is your roof damaged but not in the budget to replace this year? KCCR’s

commercial roof maintenance services optimize the lifespan of your current roofing system and handle future leaks as they occur without any hassle to you. Ask us about our maintenance program today!

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The Roof Replacement Process

What to expect

KCCR ensures the leak repair process is stress free and simple for our customers. After notifying KCCR of an active leak, we prioritize scheduling your appointment to inspect and repair your leak.

Active roof leaks will be repaired quickly and leaks that require a more involved solution will be estimated and scheduled.

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The Roof Replacement Process

What to expect

KCCR ensures the leak repair process is stress free and simple for our customers. After notifying KCCR of an active leak, we prioritize scheduling your appointment to inspect and repair your leak.

Active roof leaks will be repaired quickly and leaks that require a more involved solution will be estimated and scheduled.

See some of our success stories

Every project comes with a specific goal and uniquechallenges that we educate our clients in.

See some of our success stories

Every project comes with a specific goal and unique

challenges that we educate our clients in.

Nov 15 | 3 min

Roof Leaks & Maintenance

Commercial roofs experience expansion and contraction issues due to temperature changes throughout the year. Properly managing this expansion and contraction is crucial for maintaining roof integrity and preventing leaks and damage.

Nov 9 | 3 min

Roof Leaks & Maintenance

Proper drainage is one of the most critical elements of any healthy commercial roof system, yet it is often overlooked. When roof drains become clogged with debris, the consequences can be severe.

May 24 | 2 min

KCCR News

Kansas City Custom Roofing and Sheet Metal Inc. (KCCR) has refreshed our brand! You can now find us as Kansas City Commercial Roofing.

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Go with the Flow: Accommodating Expansion and Contraction in Commercial/Industrial Roof Systems

November 15, 20233 min read

Commercial roofs experience expansion and contraction issues due to temperature changes throughout the year. Properly managing this expansion and contraction is crucial for maintaining roof integrity and preventing leaks and damage. This article will examine the causes of expansion and contraction in commercial roofs and discuss strategies to effectively manage it.

Like any building, commercial and industrial (low slope) buildings move, expand, and contract. Your roof system and roofing materials are designed to weather seasonal movement. Various factors impact movement within your roof system. Let's take a look at some of the most common reasons for roof expansion and contraction.

Common Causes of Expansion and Contraction:

  • Temperature fluctuations - As temperatures rise and fall, roofing materials expand and contract. Daily and seasonal temperature changes are the main cause.

  • Sun exposure - Sunlight heats up roof surfaces, causing expansion. Shaded areas remain cooler and will contract.

  • Roof color - Dark roofs absorb more heat than lighter colored roofs. This increases expansion and contraction.

  • Roof materials - Different materials like metal, TPO, PVC, EPDM, Modified Bitumen, etc. expand and contract at different rates.

Manufacturers of roofing materials design their materials with normal expansion and contraction in mind. It is a known result from the environmental impact on commercial roof systems. Even with perfectly designed roofing materials, expansion and contraction over time can still cause leaks in roof system and damage to the installed roof membrane.

Let's explore some ways that you can manage expansion and contraction within your commercial roof system. First, use roofing materials that are compatible. This allows for movement by including expansion joints, and providing proper slopes and drainage. Second, ensure your roof is properly installed and that roof components are tightly fastened but not restricted. Your roofing contractor should follow all manufacturer's specifications during installation. Third, regularly maintain your roof system. Annual or semi-annual maintenance inspections will catch signs of distress like puckering or wrinkling. Follow up with regular maintenance with repairing at the first sign of the problem and not waiting for the problem to become a major repair. Lastly, roof coatings (those that are solar reflective in nature) can be applied to your existing roof system to reduce the drastic temperature fluctuations of your roof system.

Roof expansion and contraction is going to happen. Some factors that contribute to roof expansion and contraction are out of our control. However, picking a lighter roof color and using quality and compatible materials help your roof system keep it's integrity as it experiences movement. KCCR understands the importance of properly installing commercial/industrial (low slope) roof systems that will last and exceed their expected lifespans. We take expansion and contraction into consideration when helping you with commercial and industrial roof repairs, replacements, and retro-fit systems. KCCR can also look after your roof as it ages and catch signs of premature failure, detachment, or leaks due to movement with our roofing maintenance program.

KCCR specializes in flexible, solar reflective coatings for owners that are concerned about the color of their roof system increasing the expansion and contraction of their current roof system. We can provide multiple options to retro-fit (no tear off) your roof system to aid in the management of your roofs natural movement. We are always available to discuss any questions or concerns you have regarding your current roof system. Feel free to call us at (816) 530-0188 or email Chris Alexander at [email protected].

8 Reasons

This EPDM roof system was not only installed incorrectly, it was not maintained throughout its lifespan. Years of expansion and contraction have caused the EPDM roof membrane to pull away from the walls. The previously repaired coping metal also shows expansion and contraction from the cracking of the inappropriate repair material used.

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Nov 15 | 3 min

Roof Leaks & Maintenance

Commercial roofs experience expansion and contraction issues due to temperature changes throughout the year. Properly managing this expansion and contraction is crucial for maintaining roof integrity and preventing leaks and damage.

Nov 9 | 3 min

Roof Leaks & Maintenance

Proper drainage is one of the most critical elements of any healthy commercial roof system, yet it is often overlooked. When roof drains become clogged with debris, the consequences can be severe.

May 24 | 2 min

KCCR News

Kansas City Custom Roofing and Sheet Metal Inc. (KCCR) has refreshed our brand! You can no1w find us as Kansas City Commercial Roofing.

blog image

Go with the Flow: Accommodating Expansion and Contraction in Commercial/Industrial Roof Systems

November 15, 20233 min read

Commercial roofs experience expansion and contraction issues due to temperature changes throughout the year. Properly managing this expansion and contraction is crucial for maintaining roof integrity and preventing leaks and damage. This article will examine the causes of expansion and contraction in commercial roofs and discuss strategies to effectively manage it.

Like any building, commercial and industrial (low slope) buildings move, expand, and contract. Your roof system and roofing materials are designed to weather seasonal movement. Various factors impact movement within your roof system. Let's take a look at some of the most common reasons for roof expansion and contraction.

Common Causes of Expansion and Contraction:

  • Temperature fluctuations - As temperatures rise and fall, roofing materials expand and contract. Daily and seasonal temperature changes are the main cause.

  • Sun exposure - Sunlight heats up roof surfaces, causing expansion. Shaded areas remain cooler and will contract.

  • Roof color - Dark roofs absorb more heat than lighter colored roofs. This increases expansion and contraction.

  • Roof materials - Different materials like metal, TPO, PVC, EPDM, Modified Bitumen, etc. expand and contract at different rates.

Manufacturers of roofing materials design their materials with normal expansion and contraction in mind. It is a known result from the environmental impact on commercial roof systems. Even with perfectly designed roofing materials, expansion and contraction over time can still cause leaks in roof system and damage to the installed roof membrane.

Let's explore some ways that you can manage expansion and contraction within your commercial roof system. First, use roofing materials that are compatible. This allows for movement by including expansion joints, and providing proper slopes and drainage. Second, ensure your roof is properly installed and that roof components are tightly fastened but not restricted. Your roofing contractor should follow all manufacturer's specifications during installation. Third, regularly maintain your roof system. Annual or semi-annual maintenance inspections will catch signs of distress like puckering or wrinkling. Follow up with regular maintenance with repairing at the first sign of the problem and not waiting for the problem to become a major repair. Lastly, roof coatings (those that are solar reflective in nature) can be applied to your existing roof system to reduce the drastic temperature fluctuations of your roof system.

Roof expansion and contraction is going to happen. Some factors that contribute to roof expansion and contraction are out of our control. However, picking a lighter roof color and using quality and compatible materials help your roof system keep it's integrity as it experiences movement. KCCR understands the importance of properly installing commercial/industrial (low slope) roof systems that will last and exceed their expected lifespans. We take expansion and contraction into consideration when helping you with commercial and industrial roof repairs, replacements, and retro-fit systems. KCCR can also look after your roof as it ages and catch signs of premature failure, detachment, or leaks due to movement with our roofing maintenance program.

KCCR specializes in flexible, solar reflective coatings for owners that are concerned about the color of their roof system increasing the expansion and contraction of their current roof system. We can provide multiple options to retro-fit (no tear off) your roof system to aid in the management of your roofs natural movement. We are always available to discuss any questions or concerns you have regarding your current roof system. Feel free to call us at (816) 530-0188 or email Chris Alexander at [email protected].

8 Reasons

This EPDM roof system was not only installed incorrectly, it was not maintained throughout its lifespan. Years of expansion and contraction have caused the EPDM roof membrane to pull away from the walls. The previously repaired coping metal also shows expansion and contraction from the cracking of the inappropriate repair material used.

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Kansas City Commercial Roofing is licensed, fully bonded, insured, and Kansas Roofing Association Certified. For over 31 years we have provided the greater Kansas City metropolitan area and beyond with repair services and new commercial and industrial roof systems.

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Kansas City Commercial Roofing is licensed, fully bonded, insured, and Kansas Roofing Association Certified. For over 31 years, we have provided the greater Kansas City metropolitan area and beyond with repair services and new commercial and industrial roof systems.

© 2023 Kansas City Commercial Roofing. All Rights Reserved | Privacy Policy
| Terms and Conditions | Sitemap