Leaks, storm damage and natural wear and tear on a commercial roof are a hassle for any business owner. When dealing with commercial roof damage, it’s important to consider several options to select a solution that best fits your budget and the needs of your roof. Here are 4 options that will help you decide the best course of action when caring for your roof:
Preventative measures make a difference! If you’re looking for a simple way to save energy and extend the life of your roof at a lower cost, coating can increase its strength and durability.
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If most of your roof is fairly new, in good shape and the insulation remains intact, repairs on the small portion that was damaged are a cost-effective solution.
If your insulation is still in good condition but the membrane of the roof is no longer doing its job, consider re-covering. Just make sure your roof has not already been recovered in the past and make sure to ask about getting an extended warranty!
Unfortunately, if 25% or more of your roof is damaged, it’s most likely time to replace it. Other reasons to replace a roof are wet and ineffective insulation or a desire to incorporate new energy saving technologies.