Commercial roofing often takes a direct hit due to storms that may include hail, rain, wind, ice and snow. Do you have an action plan in mind in case storm damage happens to your roof? If there’s a small repair needed, it’s best to get it taken care of quickly before it turns into a bigger problem.
Roofs deteriorate often and any sign of a problem should be looked into immediately. Ideally, when putting on a new roof, you want the best– because the best will last long and weather the storms well.
There are times when you might need the services of a professional roofing contractor… here are some of those instances:
Dampness in the Building
Few supervisors or building owners take the time to investigate their building’s roof routinely, but one of the telltale signs alerting them to a problem is when they notice dampness inside their building. When people start to see indications of water entering the structure, such as stains on ceiling tiles or drywall that shouldn’t be there, then it’s time for a professional to check and see exactly what’s going on. If there’s the smell of mildew in the air or puddles are found on the floor where they shouldn’t be, that’s also a reason to call a professional in to investigate.
Harm to Flashings
Flashings are the frameworks around the edge of your rooftop, pipes, stacks, rakes, and the smokestack. They are, in a way, sealing off areas between items, as if they were borders. Sometimes, though, they get damaged or deteriorate, and then splits, gaps and holes can appear. When this happens, rooftop flashing substitution may be needed.
Creases with Gaps
It can be quite imposing to check rooftop creases, so it’s a smart idea to get this potentially dangerous job done by hiring a Roofing Service Expert. Since rooftop creases are defenseless pieces of your framework, a hole or tear in a crease can ruin the waterproof boundary that exists between your rooftop and the inside of your structure. In the event that a breakdown is imminent, you may require a replacement rooftop.
Your building’s structure ought to have sufficient protection that causes it to maintain a consistent temperature inside. In the winter, heat remains inside and, in the mid year, the cool air from the A/C won’t spill through the splits. Your rooftop plays a role in this protection, so a spike in your energy bill could be a sign that you have a rooftop issue– perhaps poor insulation.
Rooftop Warping, Drooping and Dipping
When you visually check your rooftop, any indications of warping, drooping and/or dipping could imply that some damage is happening underneath. Perhaps there’s a problem with the foam or film under the roof. Dampness can cause these issues. If you fix problems quickly, you should be okay, but if you neglect issues you might end up needing a full replacement. Commercial rooftops are made to tolerate their very own weight. However, on the off chance that there is a noteworthy change in your rooftops level (for example, plunging and drooping) then this isn’t something to overlook. Dampness (water, ice, snow) could gather on the rooftop, and become caught inside the underneath layer(s) leading to further warping, drooping or dipping.
If your business needs roof repairs or a new commercial rooftop, ARKO COMPANIES can help. Get in touch with ARKO COMPANIES today to plan an appraisal of your commercial rooftop.