Fact: Your Flat Roof Repair Needs Will Not Take Care of Themselves – Get Help!
Commercial Roofing in Metro Atlanta and throughout the great State of Georgia is different than it is anywhere else in the South. For one, they obviously call it HOTlanta for a reason: the hot Georgia sun has direct access to most commercial roofs in and out of the city. We are also prone to more abrupt and violent weather changes than many other populated areas in the nation. If your commercial roofing materials were poorly installed, haven’t been properly maintained, or just have too much old-fashioned wear and tear, you could have more leaks and exposures than you’d like to admit.
Common Flat Roof Repair Situations, and the Risks of Doing Nothing to Fix Them
Depending on the severity of your roof repair needs, as well as the investment you’re looking to make in your property, there are a lot of great options for Flat Roof Repair. Some of the most common flat roof and commercial roofing problems we run across involve items like roof leaks, edge and crease gaps, buckled membranes, cracks or alligatoring in your roofing material, or even bigger problems like insufficient angle sloping. If you or someone else isn’t regularly inspecting your roof, and taking the necessary steps to remedy your repair needs, you could be leaving yourself open for thousands and thousands of dollars in roof replacement costs, exterior replacement costs, interior replacement costs, or even the cost of replacing lost or damaged inventory inside your commercial building. With or without insurance, your negligence could result in untold losses for you or your business.
What Are the Best Solutions for Flat Roof Repair? Should I DIY or Call the Pros?
These are great questions! Depending on the complexity, severity, and proximity of your flat roof repair needs, there may be some quick-fix solutions that could save you time and money, but only if you’re pretty handy with the repairs, and you aren’t afraid of heights. But like many skilled physical occupations, there are definite risks involved in trying to handle something yourself, without at least consulting with a professional. Many commercial roofing contractors offer FREE inspections, including Safeguard Roofing Group. So if they’re willing to offer hassle-free, no-obligation inspections and roof repair assessments, it makes sense to take them up on their offer.
If you choose to have a professional have a look, your Flat Roof Repair expert might recommend a few different things for your Commercial Roofing needs, based totally on your unique situation:
- Patch Holes with Roof Cement and Fiber Mesh
- Install a Liquid Rubber Waterproofing
- Fix Leaks with Liquid Acrylic Waterproofing
- Apply a Polyester Fabric Asphalt Emulsion
- Use Fiberglass Roof Mesh and Sealant
- Reseal Edges with Liquid Roofing Products
- Patch with Flat Roof Overlay Boards
- Flashing Cement and Fiberglass Membrane
- Install new Flat Metal Roofing Sheets
- Reseal with a Bitumen Primer
- Patch and Cover with Reflective Material
- Call Safeguard Roofing or other Professionals