Regular, preventive roof maintenance is just as – if not more – important for commercial buildings as it is for homes. Unfortunately, with everything a commercial property owner or facility manager has to keep track of on a daily basis, it’s surprisingly easy to overlook proper roof care. Commercial roofs often fall into the trap of “out of sight, out of mind”, which could lead to bigger and more serious problems, and expensive emergency repairs.
Thankfully, there are ways to keep your roof in good condition all year-round. Here are a few maintenance strategies you can employ to help you get the most out of your commercial roofing system.
Keeping track of all the scheduled inspections and checkups with your roofing contractor is, perhaps, one of the biggest challenges for many property managers. You can do away with all the hassle of remembering all the dates by simply signing up for a maintenance program with your local roofer. Most companies offer maintenance agreements that can notify you automatically when your next inspection is so you never miss out on any important appointments.
Roofing problems tend to become worse the longer they are neglected. This can lead to a number of problems for your building, including leaks and, in worst cases, a complete roofing failure. It’s important, therefore, to always address issues promptly before they get more serious. Luckily, many maintenance agreements also offer emergency repairs benefits you can take advantage of so don’t hesitate asking your local roofer about this feature.
Take Smart Action
Identify areas on your commercial flat roof that tend to need more roof repair than others. This could be the area around HVAC equipment that experience higher-than-normal foot traffic. Taking smart action means using strategies to keep these prone areas safe and protected from damage.
Keep your commercial roofing system in good shape by asking our professionals at 1-800-RITE-ROOF about our preventive maintenance agreements. Give us a call at (262) 373-3800, or fill out our contact form to schedule a consultation or to request a free estimate on roof repairs and installations today. We serve commercial and residential property owners in Milwaukee, WI, as well as other neighboring communities.