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How Durable Is The Roof On Your Commercial Property?

How Durable Is The Roof On Your Commercial Property?

Many commercial building owners are unaware of the fact that their commercial roof system is less durable than necessary and cannot withstand extremities. Neglecting this fact can result in further damage to your roof and can be very costly. Regular roof inspections can usually prevent costly emergency repairs. During a roof inspection we look for:Persistent leaksInexplicable moldFlashing pulling away or liftingA coating that has wornOpen seamsIf you notice any of the items above then i...

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Why Are Flat Roofs Common on Commercial Buildings?

Why Are Flat Roofs Common on Commercial Buildings?

There can be big differences in cost, material, and maintenance between flat roofs and sloped roofs. Why do some buildings have flat roofs while others have peaked roofs? As it turns out, flat roofs are particularly common on commercial buildings, and there’s a couple of interesting reasons for that.1. Cost-Effectiveness - A flat roof is cheaper to build and maintain than a sloped roof. A properly designed and maintained flat roof has a number of cost benefits as well, including redu...

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Common Issues With Flat Commercial Roofs

COMMON ISSUES WITH FLAT COMMERCIAL ROOFS

Flat commercial roofs are the standard for most commercial buildings for many reasons. Over time flat roofs can develop some common issues. Most of these problems are preventable if you use a qualified roofing contractor and have regular roof inspections.Roof Leaks and Moisture - Roof leaks commonly are caused by improperly installed flat roofs.Poor Roof Installation - Your roofing contractor should have experience installing flat roofs. An improperly installed flat roof can severely damage...

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