Even though most commercial roofing systems are created to provide your building with long-term performance, many can still develop problems during their lifespan. With improper installation, less than stellar design, or poor maintenance all can have a negative impact on your roof. When looking to fix a damaged commercial roof, there are four choices: replace, recover, repair, or recoat.
Some problems on a roof can be minor and easily repaired, so they don’t warrant the expense of a replacement.
Not all damaged roofs need replacing. If the roof is fundamentally sound and has good installation, the most effective solution is to re-cover. In many cases, if a roof has only one membrane you can put another on top. However, keep in mind that a roof can only be re-covered once.
Sometimes a roof isn’t a good candidate for a re-cover if the damage is too extensive. If a roof has been re-covered once before, you need to replace it.
Many commercial roofs can be coated to extend their life.
No matter which solution you choose, or if you need help making the decision, Chaffee Roofing can be your partner in the repair or replacement of your commercial roof.