As commercial roofers in Northeast Ohio for more than 35 years, we at Roberts Roofing typically blog about flat roof repairs and replacements, commercial roofing systems, safety, annual inspections and…well, you get the idea. This time, however, we want to discuss what is at the heart of our longevity, and what we want our customers to rely on for decades to come—our top-quality professionals.
There is no question that commercial roof replacement is a significant capital cost for building owners. Once you decide to make the investment, it is helpful to understand the various factors that will affect commercial roof costs. The following 5 factors should be understood by building owners and managers before making a decision.
Ballasted commercial roof systems have been around since the 1970s. Many new roofing systems have come along since these loose-laid systems were introduced, so it’s easy to dismiss ballast as an outdated roofing system. Nothing could be further from the truth.
When you own a commercial or industrial building, you have to weigh many factors to keep your building in good working order. When it comes time to replace your flat roof, the color of the membrane that protects your building might not be on the top of your mind, but maybe it should be.