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Tips For Maintaining Your Commercial Roof

Commercial roofing is essential to any business, as it protects your property, employees, and customers. Maintaining your commercial roof is vital to ensure it lasts as long as possible and protects your investment. 

Here are some tips to help you maintain your commercial roof.

1. Choose The Right Roofing Material

The first step in maintaining your commercial roof is the choice of roofing material.

The type of roofing material you choose can significantly impact the longevity of your commercial roof. Some popular commercial roofing materials include metal, asphalt, and TPO. 

Each material has its own advantages and disadvantages, so it's important to consider factors such as durability, cost, and energy efficiency before making a decision.

2. Regular Inspections

Regular inspections are essential to ensure your commercial roof remains in good condition. 

You should schedule these yearly—or even twice a year—with a professional roofing contractor to identify any issues before they become major problems. This can include checking for leaks, cracks, or damage caused by severe weather. And here in Utah, because it snows so much, it's important to schedule these inspections before winter as a preventative measure.

3. Keep The Roof Clean

Debris, leaves, and other foreign objects can accumulate on your commercial roof and cause damage if not removed regularly. You should schedule regular cleaning of your commercial roof to prevent any blockages that could lead to water damage.

4. Inspect Roof Seals

The seals on your commercial roof can deteriorate over time, leading to leaks. 

It's important that you inspect the seals on your roof regularly and replace them if necessary. This can prevent water from seeping into your building and causing damage to your property.

5. Invest In Proper Insulation

Proper insulation can help reduce energy costs and prolong the life of your commercial roof. In addition, adequate insulation helps regulate the temperature of your building, reducing the strain on your HVAC system and your roof.

6. Hire A Professional Roofing Contractor

Hiring a professional roofing contractor to install, repair, and maintain your commercial roof is essential. They have the knowledge and experience to ensure your roof is installed correctly and can identify any issues before they become major problems.

At Rick Bangerter Roofing, our family-owned and operated business has serviced local Utah communities for over 40 years. We take pride in offering fair and honest prices, as well as getting the job done right.

Contact us today if you'd like further tips on maintaining your commercial roof. We're here for "your every 'shingle' need!"