Commercial Roofing for Industrial Locations: A Balanced Approach

Warehouses, industrial worksites, and large commercial facilities have a lot to consider when it comes to roofing. The material must be strong enough to withstand harsh conditions, and it must be able to provide the most protection possible. In addition, the roof must be safe and free of the hazardous conditions that can sometimes develop …

Commercial Roofing Inspections: How Does Your Roof Hold Up?

You may think that as long as your roof isn’t leaking or showing obvious aesthetic damage, it is in great condition. However, commercial roofing problems don’t usually happen all at once – the vast majority of them develop slowly overtime. This means that small imperfections could be on your business’s roof right now. With the …

The Benefits of Holistic Commercial Roofing Service Providers

When it comes to your business, you don’t want to take shortcuts. In order to help make sure that your goods and services reach as many people as possible, you strive to keep your facility operating at optimal levels. This means that you have to be wise when it comes to your time and your …

Hire Commercial Roofing Services to Protect Your Business

You care deeply about the wellbeing of your business – it represents your hard work and is something you want to take care of. While many people will make changes to the facility where their commercial organization is located, not everyone takes all the precautions necessary. Strengthening the foundation and even installing security measures can …

10 Considerations When Installing Solar on a Commercial Roof

Solar cells can do a lot to decrease the costs of owning and operating commercial roofing in Perth. Thanks to the large amount of insolation the area has, it is ideal for the installation of photovoltaic cells for the purpose of energy generation. In order to fully utilize a solar array, there are a few …

Commercial Roof Maintenance: A Proactive Approach

Staying ahead of the curve is what owners of commercial roofing in Perth need to do if they are to get the full value of their roofing installation. One of the most innovative (and cost effective) ways of doing this is to go about it with a proactive (as opposed to a reactive) approach. What …

Commercial Roofing Maintenance and Repair

Commercial Roofing Maintenance and Repair

Commercial roofing maintenance is among one of the most important things that owners can do. Maintenance exists for the sole purpose of ensuring that an owner gets the most value he or she can out of his or her installation. It also allows an owner to prevent damage to his or her installation by taking …

Roofing and Building Services in Perth: Holistic Quality

There are many aspects of upkeep needed when it comes to keeping a building in proper order. Some may think that as long as a building is standing and utilities work often enough, that nothing more should be of concern. However, roofing and building services in Perth are becoming more popular by providing a cost …

Commercial Asbestos Removal in Perth: A Welcome Addition

When it comes to keeping up a building on both the exterior and interior, plenty of options are available. Given that most buildings must serve some sort of purpose related to residency, education, or commerce, keeping structures safe and stylish is a must. Plenty of companies offer a range of options from exterior renovations to …

Commercial Refurbishments: A Multi-Purpose Solution

There are several factors about a building that determine how valuable it is to any endeavor. The outside appearance is the first thing passing individuals see, and they often make their first judgment of the establishment based solely on the buildings aesthetic quality. Utilities are also important, as they provide convenience and comfort for the …

Building Services in Perth: A Complete Package

When it comes to setting up any type of establishment, there are several factors to consider. A good building has to have several traits and amenities in order to make it suitable for continual and safe use. Whether the location is being used for educational, recreational, or business purposes, it is important to make sure …

What Are The Advantages of Using a Roofing Company in Perth?

In terms of material possessions, few things are more precious that a person’s home. It provides a place of relaxation and comfort. It gives the individual a place to pursue personal endeavors or to raise a family. Since a home is such a precious and important place, individuals should naturally be concerned with keeping their …

Which Roof is the Right Type for You?

It is obviously of unrivalled importance that you have a strong roof over your building to protect you and your employees from the Perth weather. However, what you may not know is the sheer wealth of options available for those seeking a commercial roof. It is important that you choose a roof that is right …

Two Ways to Manage Asbestos in Your Perth Commercial Building

We hear a lot about why asbestos in the building is harmful and should be restricted or outright excised. However, what exactly is asbestos? Before undertaking an operation to repair or excise asbestos-containing materials in your commercial building, it is best to educate yourself on the nature of your foe. Asbestos is a naturally-occurring set …

Want to Spruce Up Your Commercial Roof? Try These Refurbishment Ideas

Like any other component of your building, your roof will require frequent updates and maintenance to make sure it continues to do its job. A roof full of cracks and made of old, weathered materials will cause more problems than it solves, and your wallet will surely feel the impact. The following are some commercial …

It Might Be Time: Signs Your Warehouse Needs Re-Cladding

Much like the humans that built them, buildings have a lifespan. While signs of chronic damage may not be immediately obvious on your warehouse, it is important to hold regular inspections and perform maintenance so that these small signs do not build up into a larger problem. Weather and time are a patient but devastating …

Your Cold Weather Commercial Roofing Checklist

One of the greatest challenges of commercial roofing is being prepared for any type of weather at any given moment. Because there is cooler weather coming to Perth, it’s important to ensure your roof is buttoned up and prepared for the drop in temperatures. Here are some items to put on your maintenance checklist before …

Why Commercial Asbestos Removal Is a Job for a Pro

Many commercial roofing companies elect to use asbestos for insulation. When installed correctly and left undisturbed, asbestos does not pose any risk for a commercial building. But, there are certain times when commercial asbestos removal is necessary in Perth. Because asbestos releases hazardous microfibers when moved around, building operators should trust a professional skilled at …

5 Tips to Select Right Insulation for Commercial Warehouses

Until recently, Perth building services did not have many options when outfitting their warehouses with roofing insulation. With recent scientific advances in plastics and other materials, there are now more options than ever to insulate a commercial warehouse. Commercial insulation is essential to having the highest level of comfort, safety, and energy efficiency at your …

5 Signs Your Warehouse Needs Recladding

The exterior of a building is its first line of defense against the elements. Rain, wind, and sunshine can cause commercial building exteriors to fade, crack, and warp. If left unchecked, any type of cladding can become vulnerable to structural damage. Cladding vulnerable to deterioration may include: ● Cement ● Plywood ● Plaster ● Stucco …

Emergency Response And Tie Down And Secure Services

Emergency response and tie down and secure procedures are part of the most important services that PRC Building Services offer. Businesses based in Western Australia are particularly at risk from the hazards of bad weather and extreme weather patterns, and cleaning up after events such as storms and even cyclones can be a costly and …

Lead Contamination In Warehouses

Most of us are well aware of the dangers of asbestos in commercial and industrial buildings. Lead contamination, however, is a less well-known but equally hazardous issue for companies and their employees. Workplace lead poisoning is known to be a serious health issue, causing a range of problems such as fatigue, nausea and vomiting and …

Renovating An Older Warehouse

If you’re planning to refurbish or renovate an older warehouse – anything built over 30 or 40 years ago – it is useful to note the range of repairs that may need to be made.  These older industrial buildings could be well made and built to last, often using whatever the latest materials were at …

3 Things To Consider When Planning A New Industrial Warehouse

While industrial buildings such as factories and warehouses are designed primarily to be functional, this does not mean that you shouldn’t spend time thinking about the other factors, such as design, when you’re planning a new building.  Good design does not have to be about the colour of the roof or the style of the …

Increasing Energy Efficiency For Warehouses

Even relatively small to medium warehouses and industrial sheds can cost a lot to run, from insurance and maintenance costs to security and energy expenses.  Older warehouses especially can seem like money pits, with excess energy bills and other high running costs coming from poorly maintained or damaged roofs, walls or faulty ventilation systems.  Warehouses …

A Guide To Re-Cladding Warehouses

Recladding your industrial shed or warehouse is a great and cost effective way to extend its lifespan.  There are some factors to consider when looking at hiring commercial roofers for this type of project, including the scope of work, whether you’ll be replacing “like for like” or upgrading or refurbishing the building, and whether your …

How can you Assist Companies in Emergency Situations?

How can you assist companies in emergency situations?   With emergency situations, we’ve had a couple of examples this year, we had a cyclone in the North West on the 1st of January. We had a couple of supervisors came in on the 1st of January after their … From their early night they went …

5 Tips To Extending The Life Of Your Roof

Getting the most out of the roof for your commercial building or industrial warehouse takes more than just inspecting it once in a while and hoping it’s ok.  Out of sight should not mean out of mind, and it is important to treat your roof as you would any vital piece of business equipment or …

The Syfonic Roof Drainage System For Commercial Roofing

In tropical climates such as parts of Australia, New Zealand and Asia extreme rain events are common, and they can take their toll on commercial and industrial buildings.  Without a well maintained specialised guttering and drainage system, buildings can become susceptible to flooding, water damage and general deterioration of the roof structure.   Industrial and commercial …

Emergency Roofing Services

Over the course of its lifetime it is likely that a commercial or industrial roof will experience damage or require repairs after a major weather incident. This is particularly true in the case of businesses located in Western Australia, which is well known for its hazardous and sometimes extreme weather patterns. A spate of bad …

Why Is Roof Ventilation Important?

When you’re thinking about replacing a commercial or industrial roof, you’ll probably want to know about practical matters such as the cost of the project, the time it will take, the type of roof you need, but you won’t always think about factors such as ventilation.  The way that the air circulates in, out and …

More than Just Roofing

Why are you offering building services on top of roof replacement and asbestos removal, and what other services does PRC Building Services provide? What we’ve found is that by offering the extra services of doing the refurbishment as part of the roofing work is that it reduces the client’s downtime. We’re able to combine all …

What Are Green Star Buildings?

The terms “Green Star buildings” and “Green Star projects” relate to the Australia-wide voluntary environmental rating system for buildings that was developed in 2002 by the Green Building Council of Australia (or GBCA).  The system, based on established ratings tools and practices from Britain and America, is designed to provide a total framework and certification …

No Interruption to Production

How do you keep a company’s factory or showroom or industry facility running while you’re replacing the roof? One of our strengths is to keep companies running while we were doing the refurbishment process. What it takes is, it’s a lot at the pre-start meetings with the client. It’s including all stakeholders. We do this …

A Guide To Guttering

Guttering and its accessories may not be the most exciting of products, but having the right guttering can make all the difference between an efficient and watertight building and one that will need substantial repairs and maybe even replacement after just a few years. Harsh climates, one-off storms and the natural weathering process over time …

When To Inspect Your Commercial Roof

You’d probably be amazed at level of punishment your commercial or industrial roof takes over the course of one year.  Especially in an unforgiving environment and climate such as found in Western Australia, roofs can be subjected to all kinds of wild weather, sun damage, wind and moisture.  It is recommended that property owners or …

What is Tricky About the Removal of Asbestos?

What is so tricky about removing asbestos?   The trick with removing asbestos is that … The Code of Practice requires a lot of processes to be put in place to get the end result that everybody desires, which is obviously no fibers left within the workplace. We follow the Code of Practices very stringently …

The Benefits Of Commercial Roofing Insulation

When looking at designing a replacement roof for a commercial or industrial building, roofing companies in Perth must not only ensure they match the client’s budget, aesthetics and specific requirements, but they must also satisfy the rules and regulations as set out in the National Construction Code of Australia for 2012.   One of the …

PRC Building Services – Who we Partner With

Dave, can you tell me about the clients that you typically deal with? We typically partner with upper end clients such as mining companies, your Telstra’s. Companies include your CSBP’s, Freemantle Ports, the Department of Housing and Works, Western Power, Rio Tinto, etc. in order to ensure that those difficult building issues or refurbishments are …

Common Perth Commercial Roofing Problems

Unless your commercial or industrial roof is brand new, no matter its size, material or shape, there is a good chance that you may require roof repairs in the near future.  This is because roofs not only take the full brunt of weather on a daily basis, but also can be damaged by a range …

Why Choose A Metal Roof For Your Workplace?

Why Choose A Metal Roof For Your Workplace? Thanks to its cost effectiveness, superior durability and ease of installation, metal or steel has become the standard material for new commercial and industrial roofs.  It is also the number one choice as a roof replacement solution for industrial and commercial buildings in Perth. Developed For Australian …

About PRC Building Services

Dave, can you please tell me more about PRC Building Services? At PRC Building Services we have been a roofing company over the years. We’ve become a building company which what we’ve mainly focused on is refurbishments, whether it be roofing or building.  We’ve been doing it for approximately 20 years.  Probably the last 5 …

Tips To Choosing A Commercial Roofing Company

Tips To Choosing A Commercial Roofing Company Whether you have an emergency roofing repair that needs to be carried out as soon as possible, or are considering totally replacing a roof or refurbishing a workspace, you want to know that your project will be completed on time, within budget, safely and with as minimal downtime …

5 Signs That Your Roof Needs Repairing or Replacing

5 Signs That Your Roof Needs Repairing or Replacing It’s sometimes easy to get lost in the day-to-day management of a business and even easier to forget about the ongoing maintenance of an actual workplace. While we might monitor and look after our equipment, tools, staff and internal work spaces, how often do we really …

The ABCs of Commercial Roofing

Whether you’re a property manager who needs to get a few roof repairs completed or a business owner who wants a total renovation of your workplace, it is important to understand exactly what the job will entail. Like all industries, commercial roofing has a whole language all of its own, including names for procedures and …