The roof that covers your commercial building is as protected as it gets. It’s important to maintain it well and fix any problems as soon as possible.
Controlling the outside factors that influence your commercial roof can make it last longer. Below are four common factors that can affect the longevity of a commercial roofing system:
- The weather
Every weather condition can have an impact on a roof. Extreme cold or relentless sunlight can cause a commercial roof to crack and shrink. Rain and snow can also infiltrate roof cracks, causing mold and rot. High winds can often rip roof tiles and entire sections off buildings.
Weather conditions can affect more than the roof. Many commercial buildings have important equipment stored on their roofs. These include HVAC systems and cables. Cables and piping can become damaged quickly if water pools on the roof or snow builds up. Investing in roof … Read More