A building's roof protects it, the contents within it, and the people who live or work inside as well. When in good shape, the coverings keep pets, humans, and belongings dry. They also stop wind, hail, and snow from getting indoors and wreaking havoc. Commercial roofs only last for so long, and eventually, they have to be replaced. That is inevitable, but there is something you can do to stave off a total roof replacement for a while.
What? Is the suspense killing you? Well, that shows we are keeping you on your toes. Anyway, it is time to get back to the topic at hand. You can schedule annual, semi-annual, or more frequent preventative maintenance services with commercial roofing contractors. You know, like us. There are many different reasons why people should go this route, and we will discuss three of them right here.
- Preventative Maintenance Prolongs A Roof's Life
It is estimated that property owners who use professional preventative maintenance roofing services extend their roofs' lives. By how many years varies, but the increase is typically between 10 and 20-percent. Commercial roofers inspect, remove debris, low-pressure clean, and perform repairs during these visits. They give membranes, shingles, metal panels, or other roofing materials the attention they need to stay leak-free and strong.
- Preventative Maintenance Finds Small Problems
The commercial roofs in Houston take beatings. They say if you don't like the weather there, blink, and it will change. The point is that coverings must withstand heat, freezing temperatures, high winds, hail, and more. However, these conditions are rough on roofs, and they can damage them or cause leaks to develop. The issues are sometimes small and hard to spot when they are just starting out.
That's okay, though, because our team has the experience and know-how to locate even the smallest of problems. Then, they apply fixes as needed and prevent tiny dilemmas from becoming significantly worst. Don't let the title of this section fool you. Commercial roofers can also find large roofing issues from the get-go during preventative maintenance visits.
3. Our Preventative Maintenance Program Allows You To Stay On The Ground
Some commercial building owners are incredibly hands-on. They don't mind getting down and dirty working on various projects. There isn't necessarily anything wrong with that, but getting on a roof can be dangerous. For starters, if a ladder is required to reach the top of a structure, it could shift, or the person might miss a step, only to find themselves injured on the ground.
Additionally, a wrong step while up on the roof can do just as much if not more damage. So, don't risk your health or well-being. We have the safety equipment and experience needed to tackle even the tallest roofs without incident. These are only some of the reasons why people should hire commercial roofers for preventative maintenance, but there are many more. Contact Gulf Tex Roofing and Services to schedule an appointment and discover what the fuss is about yourself.