We’re debunking the 5 most common myths about commercial roofing. Take a look!
Myth #1: Preventative roof maintenance is not really necessary.
This is a common misconception that many people have. Preventative maintenance is one of the best things you can do for your roof! It is essential to extending the life of your roof and repairing any damage or leaks. Plus it is often a requirement of your roof’s warranty.
Myth #2: The more insulation you have on your roof, the better.
Insulation is expensive. Energy studies can be done to assist you in the payback period associated with varying amounts of insulation.
Myth #3: Working on your roof will disrupt business operations.
A proper commercial roofing contractor will make every effort to ensure that your regular business operations are not affected. Safety plans and a comprehensive strategy to address your roof helps allow for your business and employees to operate normally without worry.
Myth #4: All commercial roofs are the same.
There are a variety of commercial roofing systems, each with different benefits. It’s important to take the time to find a roofing system that works best for your location, your building and your budget.
Myth #5: Anyone can install or repair a commercial roof.
Commercial roofing systems are unique in that they are almost always flat. Flat roofing systems are more complex to install and take an experienced crew to properly maintain them. To ensure that your roof is properly installed or repaired, it’s important to always seek a commercial-only roofing contractor.
Now that you know the facts, you’ll be better prepared should you have any roofing needs in the future!