Roof failure is not something any commercial building owner wants to happen, especially while an important operation is currently in progress. There are many kinds of roof failure or signs of damage, including water leaks and poor ventilation. In order to prevent these, commercial properties have to invest in preventive maintenance. Routine or seasonal inspections and repairs will protect the investment, extend the service life of the roof and keep the roof at peak performance.
So, it’s important to avoid the below issues.
Exposure to Severe Weather
It is particularly important to inspect for roof damage after a heavy rain or snowstorm. Your roof can be compromised by fallen branches of overhanging trees, downed electrical wires and missing or broken shingles. If not fixed immediately, your home may experience persistent water issues, such as leaking ceilings and winter ice damming.
Pooling water is, perhaps, the most notorious reason for biological growth. It can lead to patches of green algae and vegetation on the surface of the roof. Environmental debris and other organic litter will further prevent proper drainage of water, which means more structural issues and a guaranteed roof replacement in the near future.
Neglecting Regular Maintenance
Neglecting to fix small problems will only cause you bigger roofing disasters. For example, stale air in the attic means there is poor ventilation. If you deliberately skip the issue, pesky moisture-related problems like mold and mildew growth will start to appear. These seemingly small issues will stack on top of each other until your roof structure fails.
Bradford Xteriors offers beautiful and efficient ways to transform the exterior of your home. From your roof repair to siding replacement needs, our dedicated team has you covered. Give us a call at (614) 483-6215, or fill out our convenient contact form to get started with a no-obligation consultation. We serve residential and commercial clients in and around Columbus, OH.