At least not yet. Even if it seems like your commercial roofer is there on a regular basis performing repairs, maybe you’re working with the wrong commercial roofer. Sometimes like everything else, a second opinion is warranted. If you are being told it’s time to replace your commercial roofing but you know that it shouldn’t be at the end of its life, read this blog and call another commercial roofer.
Are They Repairing the Same Problem?
If the leak always seems to be in the same spot or the roofer keeps working in the same area, they might not be solving the problem. Some less experienced commercial roofers try to cover up the problem rather than get to the roof the problem and solvimg it. Don’t be afraid to ask them what they’re doing differently this time to stop the leak if it’s in the same area as the last repair.
Is Your Staff Inadvertently Damaging the Roof?
Does the staff think the roof is a place they can hang out at lunch? It shouldn’t be. Chairs and high heels can be especially damaging to your roof’s surface. Get the repairs completed and then stop non-essential visits to the roof and see if the problem is solved. If your maintenance staff is careless with their tools, they can also cause problems. Remind them about the roof’s surface and how to avoid damage.
Do Your Seams Need Re-Sealing?
If your roofing material has seams and you notice the seams are what you continue to repair, have your commercial roofer reseal your roof. You may find that resealing the seams and applying a commercial roof coating will prevent additional leaks and give your roof years of additional life.
Commercial roof coatings are a good solution to extend the life of your roof. Rather than repair or replace, talk to your commercial roofing company about their options for a roof coating. Make sure they make all necessary repairs prior to application. Once it’s on, you should find that you’ve virtually eliminated your roof leaks for years to come. And as an added bonus, because many coatings are reflective, you may even find your cooling costs are decreased with the addition of the coating.
Suncoast Roofing Solutions can provide you with expert roof repair and an evaluation to determine if a roof coating is right for your building. We’re happy to give you a second opinion about your roof replacement needs and fix what another commercial roofer did wrong. Call us today at (813) 283-2544 for your appointment.