Avoid These Common Commercial Roofing Mistakes

When your commercial roof is facing repairs it is likely that it could be tempting for you to repair or replace your commercial roof yourself or hire a contractor that’s willing to go lower than others. Whether you’re facing a minor leak or you need a complete replacement on your roof, there are some key reasons to avoid hiring a roofing contractor with less experience to handle roofing with your commercial building. Here are some of the top common mistakes that can happen with commercial roof installations!

Installing Materials in an Unsafe Manner

There are mandatory safety steps for installing any type of roofing. Working with a commercial roofing contractor is one of the best ways to stay safe in the environment and reduce the chance for injury. A failure to follow safe practices on a roofing site could leave you liable and reducing your risk for injury on the job site means using the best equipment and safe practices.

Improper Materials

To get the longest lifespan of your commercial roof you need to be using the best new roofing materials on the market. An improper selection of materials can reduce the quality of your commercial roofing repairs and a chance that the substrate on your roof could get heavily damaged in the future. Only the right type of materials will give you the best waterproof seal and this means choosing materials that work best from your roofing contractor.

An Unprofessional Insulation Technique

Choosing the lowest quote on a roofing job can often put you at risk for getting a commercial roof that is installed improperly. Work on a specialized commercial roof needs to be done with professional installation support and a quality of care. When you’re seeking a quote for your commercial roofing project, contact our professionals today for more information.

This post was written by Ted Williams! Ted is the owner of A Old Time Roofing which is the premier Pinellas County roofing contractor! Ted is a Master Elite Weather Stopper GAF Roofing Contractor, a double award winner of Best Steep-Slope Contractor from GAF and achiever of Master Elite Consumer Protection Excellence from GAF. He has been serving the Pinellas County area since 1978. A Old Time Roofing has been a tradition in quality workmanship, servicing residential and commercial properties.

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