Innovations

2018 Innovations in the Roofing Industry

The construction industry is constantly developing and evolving and so is the roofing industry within it. The most important innovations that are probably here to stay for years come in the field of smart devices that are increasingly used to improve energy-efficiency and to reduce the time needed to accomplish a roofing project and the related costs as well. Here are a few of these amazing innovations:

- Wearable technology – smart devices that can be worn by people working high up on roofs makes job sites safer and work more efficient.

- Drones – aerial photography and videography are becoming increasingly widespread, used by many roofers to identify roof problems without anyone having to step on severely damaged or dangerous roofs.

- Innovative manufacturing technologies – computer-controlled systems are more and more widespread in production plants that manufacture roofing materials, which leads to consistent high quality and the possibility to execute more complex designs.

- Easy to apply materials that offer superior roof protection – there are lots of innovative, labor-saving roof-protection materials and accessories that prolong the lifespan of the roof and are very easy to install as well, such as self-adhering roofing membranes that protect the roof against water damage and ice build-ups and are applied in one quick and easy step. The quality metal roofing San Antonio companies install are some of the most durable roofing products, there are also asphalt shingles that have been improved and will last for years.