Earthquakes are one of the most devastating natural events and can cause severe damage to buildings and houses alike. While modern buildings are often constructed up to code and can withstand earthquakes, the same can’t be said for older properties.
Commercial roofs are usually made from more durable materials, and this is one of the reasons why many property owners often eschew roof inspections. Some even consider them unnecessary, unaware that even the toughest roofs can still experience weathering and damage.
Commercial roofs tend to have longer life spans and higher durability than their residential counterparts. However, they are still susceptible to roof punctures. In fact, commercial properties that use membranes are actually more prone to it.
The roof is crucial in preventing moisture from penetrating building interiors. During the winter months, roofs get subjected to high winds, sleet, snow and debris from trees. This can be tough on all roofs, especially on aging, dilapidated ones.
If there’s one aspect of commercial roofs that property owners need to look at more than others, it’s long-term performance. Who needs a roof that will only shield your property from the harsh elements for only a year or two? For it to be truly worth the money you spend, it has to give total […]