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roofing systems have come along since these loose-laid systems were introduced, so it’s easy to dismiss ballast as an outdated roofing system.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.
With everything else a business owner has to worry about, it’s easy to understand how annual maintenance of their commercial roof can fall by the wayside. However, the failure to find and correct minor roof defects and deterioration in their earliest stages is the greatest cause of roof damage. Whether you are making repairs or need to replace part or all of your roof, now is a great time to implement a maintenance plan for the entire year.
Let’s face it, it is often challenging to compare quotes for any job you contract out. This is especially true when it comes to comparing quotes for commercial roofing repairs or replacement. Roberts Roofing recommends the following 8 tips to help you evaluate and compare quotes.