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What are the Main Causes of a Commercial Roof Leak?

The commercial flat roofing experts at A-Plus Roofing will talk about when leaks happen to commercial flat roofs. We will discuss some of the main causes of a commercial roof leak and how we can help troubleshoot and repair your roof. 

How a Commercial Membrane Roof Stacks Up to Gravel and Tar

Modern roofing systems have come a long way over the last century or so. For many years, the most prominent roofing system used for commercial buildings was the BUR or built-up roofing system. Sometimes known as tar and gravel roofs, these systems became popular as the many applications of crude oil came into widespread usage. But these roofing options have gradually been replaced over the years with far more sophisticated flat roof solutions.

What are the Main Differences between Commercial and Residential Roofing?

William Shakespeare once said, “A rose by any other name would smell as sweet.” A rose is a rose, but are all roofs the same? At its most basic, a roof’s job is to protect a building from the elements no matter what the purpose of the building beneath it. That’s why you might be surprised to learn that there are actually a few key differences between a commercial and a residential roof.

Preparing Your Flat Roof for the Summer

If your business is located in the Twin Cities, your commercial flat roof takes a beating over the winter months. It’s important to address any roof repair issues right away after a long Minnesota winter. After all, a leaky commercial flat roof can end up damaging the product inside your facility, costing you upwards of thousands of dollars. It can also make your business look very unprofessional if a client sees a leaky roof when they visit your facility.

Should You Repair Or Replace Your Flat Roof?

Although it doesn’t incorporate a pitch to allow the elements to roll off, the flat roof is proven as an efficient method of covering commercial buildings with the first layer of protection against the weather. The flat roof has some advantages over a pitched roof, notably the ease of access for inspections and repair work. They also tend to be less expensive to replace, for the aspects of both the materials and labor.

Flat Roof: 4 Reasons Regular Maintenance Is Crucial

Flat roofs are popular on commercial buildings; however, they can come with a host of problems. Luckily, these can easily be avoided with proper maintenance. Here are four reasons that you may want to consider routine maintenance, which will keep your roof in tip-top condition and avoid many repairs.

Winter Is Unforgiving To Damaged Commercial Roofs

Financially the cost of a repair will be a lot more friendly on your budget than a full roof replacement. However if you do not front the repairs now, you will likely have no choice but to replace the entire roof sooner than you may think.

Commercial Flat Roof Inspections

Commercial flat roof inspections are a necessity. You want to make sure your flat roof has as long of a life as possible, so having it regularly inspected is beneficial to you and your wallet. Here are a few things we look at when we come out for an inspection.

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