19 Jun The Importance of Commercial Roofing Maintenance
Maximizing the life of your roof is one of the smartest investments any business owner can make as roof repairs and replacement jobs can be some of the most expensive maintenance bills that building owners may incur. If you have not had your roof checked in a while, have the experts at Eagle Rivet inspect and repair your commercial roof to prevent future damage and extend its life.
The best thing you can do to make sure your commercial roof in Boston lasts is to have it inspected regularly. A roof condition analysis report is recommended since there are a number of issues that can compromise the structural integrity of a roof. From cracks rust to loss of protective coatings to loose, cracked, and missing tiles there are a number of things that the trained professionals at Eagle Rivet take not of. Additionally each roof condition analysis includes roof measurements, photographs of roof damage, and use of infrared tools and find potential issues that may cause future roof damage.
Ignoring the signs of roof damage will deteriorate your roof overtime. You want to do everything you can to extend the life of your roof. In addition to recognizing the signs of an aging/ deteriorating roof, there are some actions you can take in order to keep your roof in good condition. Here are a few simple things you can do:
- Ensure proper ventilation, reducing heat and increasing the life of roofing materials.
- Trim trees as excessive shade can cause moisture to be retained and close proximity branches can damage roofing materials.
- Promote good drainage by keeping gutter systems free and clear of obstructions.
To prevent more costly repairs in the future or total commercial roof replacement, it is best to have your roof looked at frequently. Once a year can help to maintain the health of your roof and will prevent further issues like rotting, leaks, holes in ceilings, and spikes in energy costs. A healthy roof will only extend its life and prevent future repairs, so contact Eagle Rivet today to have your roof in its best shape yet!