Signs of a Compromised Commercial Roofing System

Thursday, February 6th, 2020 by Michael Fortenberry

It’s easy to overlook your commercial roofing system until you notice water stains on your interior walls and ceiling. Preventing further damage through prompt repairs helps ensure continuous operations inside your business establishment.

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Local commercial and residential roofing company Fortenberry Roofing Co. takes a look at the clear signs of a compromised roofing system that you need to be aware of.

Roof Blisters

Commercial roofs are usually flat or low-sloped. They may have unique advantages, but they still require the same upkeep given to their residential counterparts. Since the surface isn’t as visible from afar, detecting damage on flat roofs would require getting up the top of your property. Checking for blisters, for instance, must be done up close. These are raised areas where the roof loses adhesion and are usually filled up with air or water. Serious damage may occur if these are not addressed right away.

Roof Tears

A small tear on the commercial roof surface can grow bigger if left exposed to the elements. It allows water into your property’s interior, which can pose a threat to your roof’s structural integrity. Contact a reputable roofer to assess the damage and determine whether a complete roof replacement or repair would be the best course of action.

Damaged Flashings

Flashings are the metal strips found in areas vulnerable to water intrusion, including the point where the roof membrane and the top of the building meet. Conducting a thorough inspection can help identify missing or damaged flashings. Repairing or replacing these integral parts of the commercial roof helps prevent leaks and ensure the roof’s health and performance.

Fortenberry Roofing Co. is the leading commercial and residential roofing contractor to turn to for your needs. When you work with us, you can rest assured that your commercial roof is installed with the best materials and workmanship. We can also be relied upon when it comes to inspections and routine maintenance, allowing you to focus on your business and the bottom line. Call us today at 1-806-385-6761 or fill out our contact form to request a free, no-obligation quote. We serve businesses in Littlefield and Hereford, TX.

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