Because college campuses house hundreds if not thousands of students, it’s extremely important that they take any and all precautions to ensure the health and safety of these students. This includes performing regular industrial roof maintenance — and there’s no better time to do this than during the summer.
The Importance of Regular Industrial Roof Maintenance
Keeping your dorm roofs in good condition should be near the top of your list of priorities. Regular maintenance can help to lengthen the lifespan of your roofs, as well as help, prevent major problems from developing. The last thing you’ll want to do is to have to do major repairs or have a roof replaced while students are living in the dorms.
This can be extremely costly because not only will you have to pay for roof repairs or replacement, but you’ll have to temporarily relocate the students living in the dorm. They are not going to be able to study or do their homework while work is being done on their roof, after all.
Additionally, roof maintenance can help prevent damage to the student’s possessions, including electronic equipment, which can be a serious safety hazard.
All of this is without mentioning that damage done to the roof can leave it structurally unsound, thereby threatening the safety of the students living in the dorm. The last thing you’ll want to do is risk their safety without knowing it. By scheduling a regular inspection of the roof, you can ensure that the dorms are safe to live in and make repairs when necessary to help keep the dorms safe.
Summer Industrial Roof Maintenance
Most students move back home for summer vacation. Although schools often offer summer courses, students who take these courses are generally living off campus. Because the dorms are empty during this time of the year, it’s the perfect time to have maintenance done to the dormitory roofs. This will also give you the chance to have repairs made where necessary without disrupting the day-to-day study habits of your students.
Because nobody is living in the dorms during the summer, it’s easier to miss potential problems, such as leaks, which will only grow worse the longer they go unaddressed. It’s why scheduling industrial roof maintenance in the summer is a good idea.
To schedule industrial roof maintenance at your school, be sure to contact us at Jewett Roofing Company in St. Louis today.