"Do judge a roof by it's cover"
October 23, 2017
The roofs on commercial properties like yours take a beating from the weather extremes we experience here in the Midwest. This continual onslaught from the elements makes it vital to monitor your roof’s condition with frequent, in-depth inspections. When an inspection is performed by a knowledgeable and conscientious professional, it should evaluate all the components of your roof system, including the membrane, surfacing, substrate, insulation, flashings and metal terminations.
Having regular inspections performed by an experienced roofing contractor can help you manage your roofing asset to maximize your ROI in various ways: Inspections warn you about minor issues that need attention before they escalate into bigger problems, they let you identify and prioritize needed repairs, they alert you when preservation measures like a roof coating are beneficial, and they help you plan and budget for a future replacement.
To give your roof the best possible care and limit leaks and costly damage, detailed inspections should be done twice a year and on an as-need basis:
It takes training, skill and an experienced eye to properly assess all the different components of a commercial roof, so check credentials to help you choose a qualified roofer. Then, make sure that their inspection process includes all of the following:
To learn more about the comprehensive roofing inspections we offer St. Louis commercial property owners, contact us today at Jewett Roofing.