Whether you’re redesigning or renovating a high school gymnasium, or building a new structure from scratch, there are a lot of things to consider. Most importantly, you need to remember that a high school gym is so much more than just a place for sporting events; it’s a place for communities to gather. From the […]
About Tom Ning
Tom has always been interested in design and architecture, he would tell you it is his job as well as his passion. With more than 20 years of experience, Tom serves as a project architect on a wide variety of projects here at Schmidt Associates. He learns from each project he works on, whether that be new technical skills or how to better collaborate as a team within the office. No matter the size or significance of the project, Tom is proud when he is able to meet Owners’ specific needs and expectations.
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Low-slope roofs have 3 main options: Built-up Single-ply membrane Monolithic sprayed foam To begin with, built-up roofs can be of two basic types and have a fabulous reputation at Schmidt Associates. Built-up roofs can be composed of coal tar or asphalt and the asphalt can be hot applied or cold adhesive applied. Coal tar roofs […]
There are 4 main material options for steep-slope roofs: shingles, slate, clay tile, and metal. The most commonly used material is shingles, which has an average useful life of 20 years. Shingles can come in traditional asphalt form, as well as in rubber or steel. Slate and clay tile, while beautiful, are the most expensive […]
The Basics Let’s take it from the top. Roofs fall into 2 main categories: steep-slope and low-slope. Believe it or not, there is no such thing as a flat roof. Steep-slope roofs can be covered with shingles, slate, or metal, and low-slope roofs have the options of built-up, single-ply membrane, or monolithic sprayed foam. Pros […]