Commercial Roofing Services
Don’t let roofing problems drain your Charlotte NC or Greenville/Spartanburg SC business’s budget through endless repairs, or subject your building and equipment to moisture damage. At Steele Restoration, we offer affordable commercial roofing solutions to fix your roof right or provide a quality replacement that lasts for years.
The Benefits of a Healthy Roof for Your Business
The health of the roof of your commercial building helps determine how well protected you are from:
- Blowing debris
- Energy loss
Keeping your building and equipment protected from water damage and lowering your heating or cooling costs are all benefits of maintaining a quality roof. It also helps protect the value of your property by giving it better curb appeal.
When Should I Get Commercial Roof Repairs?
If your roofing system is still fairly new and you begin to experience problems, a roofing repair might be all you need to set things back to normal. Signs that you need roof repairs include:
- Missing roofing material
- Sagging roof
- Obvious storm damage
When should I consider commercial roof replacement?
A roof repair is not always the best route to go. A repair might seem like a cheaper way to handle a problem, it could end up a situation that leads to numerous repairs. If your commercial roof is aging, replacement might be a more prudent and cost-conservative choice. Frequent repairs, and repairs that cost as much as a replacement system, are also good reasons to give serious thought to a total replacement.
What type of roof is best for my business?
The selection of roofing systems available for commercial buildings is numerous. You can choose from a standard flat roof or a rubber system. You can also choose from materials like asphalt shingle, metal sheet, metal tile, tiles, and more. A few factors that will help you make the right choice are:
- Ongoing maintenance concerns
- Building design
- Available warranty
Commercial roofing systems differ from the types of roofs installed on homes. A commercial roof is usually much larger and flatter. Commercial buildings may also have rooftop heating and cooling systems, and the roof needs to support them.
How Long Should It Last?
Even if two buildings have the same roofing material, they may not have the same lifespan. A large restaurant or food production facility that releases grease or hot steam may have a shorter roofing lifespan than a warehouse that has the same material. Climate, exposure to sunlight, exposure to pollution, and weather are also important factors. In general, single-ply roofing systems last for 15 to 30 years, while metal roofs can last between 30 and 50 years.
What is a Roof Made Of?
A commercial roof can be made from TPO and PVC, which are single-ply membrane systems. EPDM is another membrane system. They are used for flat commercial rooftops. Metal is another roofing option for businesses. Steel and aluminum are both cost-effective options. They are often coated with zinc oxide or ceramic paint for longevity, durability, and resistance to weathering. Built-up roofing is made of multiple layers of felt or fabric and tar or rubber polymers that cure into a semi-membrane.
What to Do If Your Is Leaking
If your commercial roof has a leak, you need to arrange for a prompt inspection. Even a small roof leak can allow significant amounts of water to get into your building. Once water gets inside, it can damage the building’s structure, electrical and mechanical systems. Pooling water could be dangerous to your employees and customers. It could also damage your equipment, supplies and inventory. A new roofing installation is a wise investment for your business.
Contact us today, your local Charlotte NC, and Greenville/Spartanburg SC commercial roofing contractor, and find out more about our commercial roofing services today! We’re licensed and insured, and ready to handle all your commercial roofing repair and replacement needs throughout the Charlotte NC, and Greenville/Spartanburg SC area.