Commercial roof maintenance can sometimes pass you by as a business owner. With all the other areas for you to focus on, it’s easy to trust that while your roof is still standing, everything is fine. While roofing itself is not a complicated job, neglecting roof maintenance can make things a bit more difficult to manage. If you’ve got a projection for your commercial space, you should also have a maintenance plan for your roofing.
When Is Commercial Roof Maintenance Required?
There are key warning signs that the roofing of your commercial space needs some attention.
- Flashing gaps: spaces between flashing strips will expand and contract due to the changing weather conditions. They will impact the integrity of your roof during strong wind and rain seasons.
- Ponding: this refers to the standing of excess water. Cracks, mold growth, leaks, and a weakening support structure will destroy your roof.
- Bubbling: too much moisture and heat will cause materials to move away from the surface of the roof, essentially making their function redundant. Leaks are more likely to develop and there will be little protection from strong winds.
The problem with this is that if the cracks start to show (figuratively), then you’ve left it too long. Roofing maintenance should be taking place on a set basis. At AABCO Roofing, we recommend that inspections should take place at least twice a year to ensure that everything is still intact. This gives roofers a good idea of the state of the structure and gives us a chance to get ahead of any potential problems.
In severe weather periods between June and October, the Florida area is subjected to strong winds and heavy rainfall.
Commercial roofing can become a costly project for your business, and even more so when routine maintenance does not take place. This can affect insurance costs, energy consumption, the health and safety of your employees as well as immediate expenses. Roofing maintenance decreases your overall liability and can save you money. Small issues can be repaired relatively easily, and when done right it will save you from any serious costs down the line.
Since we fully believe that your roof is an investment, you want to extend the lifespan of this investment. There will be no need for serious roof replacements that could end up costing more than you are able to spend at a given time.
Choosing The Right Roofers For Commercial Roof Maintenance
Taking care of your commercial space requires a body of professional expertise, and this is no different when it comes to your roof. You’ll want to hire a qualified, licensed team that understands the needs of your commercial space.
There is no room to cut corners and save costs on limiting the amounts of repairs and maintenance that takes place. Your roof should remain in the best condition all year-round. One of the better options is to develop a maintenance plan with your roofing company.
A good maintenance plan includes periodic maintenance, and more particularly prior to hurricane season so that your building is not put at risk when weather conditions change. After the hurricane season has passed, it’s important to have your roof inspected for any structural damage that may have occurred.
Inspections are thorough and will include metal components and other accessories, pipes, drains, flashings, adjacent walls, rooftop equipment like ventilators, and any other parts of the roofs system that form an essential part of the integrity of the structure. Identifying leaks or potential leaks include inspecting metal edging and other areas leaks are likely to develop.
Commercial Roofing Experts In Pompano Beach
Protecting your business should receive more attention, no matter the circumstances. AABCO Roofing handles roofing needs from site inspections, replacements, reroofing, general wear, and tear and repairs. We offer exceptional quality materials, experienced and professional contractors with a passion for roofing and years to show for it.
If your commercial space needs roof maintenance, give us a call. We’re ready to take on your project and getting your roof in its best shape, for the sake of your business and your employees! Call us today at 954-426-8500.