Want to know the key to a durable, long-lasting commercial roof? Regular maintenance. It is really that simple. All building structures require regular upkeep, and your roof is no different. Over time, weather has a significant impact on the materials that make up your roof and there’s no way to avoid roof replacement in the long run. However, a regular and comprehensive maintenance schedule can keep your roof in optimal condition and will ultimately reduce your roofing costs of the lifetime of your roof.
That’s right, roofing maintenance saves you money! At some point in the lifespan of a commercial roof, a building owner will have little choice but to replace the roof, but commercial roof restoration services are generally cheaper than replacement and with a well-maintained roof, restoration is often a suitable alternative.
What does commercial roof restoration involve? During your regular maintenance routines, your roofer will inspect all aspects of your commercial roof and identify areas of concern. Commercial roof restoration involves fixing the damaged areas of your roof as problems arise. Providing damaged elements are identified quickly so that damage is contained to a small area of your roof, commercial restoration of roofs is a highly effective solution that costs much less than replacement. However, the most crucial aspect of effective restoration is identifying problems early – which brings us back to that key to durability we’re really hammering (pun intended) home: regular maintenance.
Another benefit of commercial roof restoration is the speed of service. Roofing replacement is a major construction job, particularly on large commercial roofs. Not surprisingly, commercial roof replacement can take weeks to complete; however, commercial roof restoration work is much quicker which makes it a more attractive option for facilities owners or managers. A quick restoration ensures minimal impact on business operations, so you can maintain productivity while your roof is undergoing repairs. Of course, the effectiveness of commercial roof restoration relies on one key factor – adequate and regular maintenance. Are you sensing a theme here?
Given our focus on maintenance, it should be obvious that restoration of commercial roofs is considered a preventative approach. Indeed, you might even consider restoration as one aspect of regular maintenance. When your roofing inspection identifies roof damage, repairs are conducted thereby mitigating the risk of expanding damage. The care and attention to paid to your roof through preventative measures such as maintenance and related restoration will almost always extend the lifespan of your roof. Eventually, roof replacement is unavoidable, but many commercial roofing problems can be avoided through proper cleaning and care. As a side benefit, regular maintenance and commercial roof restoration will also reduce material waste so you can pat yourself on the back for protecting your investment and the environment at the same time.