Choosing A CAT Response Partner: What You Need To Know

The right strategic partnerships are a powerful tool for effective catastrophe preparedness. As Donan supports our clients’ response to Hurricanes Harvey and Irma, we’re aligning our priorities with theirs: quick response, accurate answers, and compassionate service that recognizes the significance of the catastrophic event in insureds’ lives and the importance of getting claims resolved quickly. Here’s what you need to …

Commercial Roofing: An Advanced Discussion on Wind & Hail

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By Christopher M. Scallion, P.E. Forensic Engineer, DONAN   Commonly called “flat roofs,” most commercial buildings are actually clad with roof systems that provide about 1/8 to 1/4 inch per foot of positive drainage.  These roof systems are constructed differently than most steep-slope roof coverings and are typically watertight rather than water-shedding assemblies. The most common commercial roof coverings are single-ply membranes, …