The average lifespan of commercial roofs are around 15-20 years. It is important to regularly inspect, maintain and repair them from time to time for longevity of the roofing system. However if you are looking for an affordable commercial roofing solution which fits your budget and needs, the first step is to find an experienced contractor.
Commonly Used Commercial Roofs
Generally, they have a flat slope. Shingles are made out of wood, slate, clay and asphalt. Asphalt shingles remain the most cost-effective shingle options. However, they might require extensive maintenance on the long run.
Metal roofing has also been used extensively in commercial buildings. They are a reliable and an economical choice and are used increasingly due to their flexibility. They are made of copper, aluminum or steel and reflect sunlight and heat to insulate the building naturally.
The membrane system is also gaining popularity as they are lightweight, durable and reflect sunlight apart from being a cost-effective option.
Depending on the size and location of your commercial building, an experienced roofing contractor can suggest the best material. It helps to acquire multiple bids from various contractors so you can choose one with experience and one who offers services to suit your budget also. It is also important to hire a roofing contractor who will provide services without interfering with your business so you can continue operating your business. Also, choose a company which offers inspection services to save you thousands of dollars on unexpected problems. In most cases you can save a lot of money by delaying replacement. Regular inspection and maintenance and inspection will keep your roof in prime shape.
Learn more about smart commercial roofing solutions can save your business thousands of dollars a year. Roof Solutions LLC is the Southeast’s leader in installation and maintenance of commercial green roof systems.