The Atlantic Hurricane Season ended on November 30, 2020. For the most part, Houston and surrounding areas dodged plenty of bullets this year. Named storm after named storm popped up, but they pretty well steered clear of here. We might not be so lucky in 2021, though. Only time will tell if the upcoming season will be as busy as the last and if tropical storms or hurricanes will pound Texas.
Citizens should keep their fingers crossed and hope for the best. However, they should also be prepared for heavy winds and rains. There might not be much they can do about street flooding. After all, it seems like every time you turn around, our roads are flooded. However, folks can take action to ensure their commercial roofs are up to the task of handling storms.
They can hire roofing contractors to inspect them and make repairs as needed. If total roof replacements are better fits, the professionals can handle those too. Let us now take a look at some questions you might have.
When Should A Commercial Roof Be Inspected?
It is recommended that commercial roofs get inspected twice a year, once after winter and once after summer. We get it; wintertime has just begun, but it can pay off to start planning now. When this season comes to a close, Texas residents should be ready to call in their respective roofers. They will give their commercial roofs thorough exams and provide them with condition reports.
The coverings will be A-okay and ready to take on whatever Mother Nature throws their way with any luck. But, if not, the technicians will get them that way. Don't wait until leaks develop or your roof blows off in a storm. Instead, schedule an after winter inspection.
Should You Clean And Inspect The Commercial Roof Yourself?
The answer to this question is probably not. Nobody is saying that you aren't talented enough or don't have the skills to clean and inspect the roof yourself. However, getting up there could be dangerous, and we would hate to see you get hurt. If a person doesn't know what to look for, they could miss something like balding shingles, deteriorating metal, or an elastic membrane separating. Then, their roof won't be ready to tackle incoming storms. Hence, it is best to leave things up to the professionals.
Whom Should You Call For Roof Inspections, Repairs, And Replacements?
There are loads of commercial roofing contractors in Houston. Not all of them are created equal, though. Our team brings over 45 years of combined experience to each job site. We are IICRC Certified, available 24/7, and have an A+ BBB rating. Customers get to talk to a real person whenever they call, day or night. We are also fully licensed and insured. Whatever you need, our organization has it covered. Don't hesitate to contact Gulf Tex Roofing and Services for all of your commercial roofing needs.