When it comes down to determining the true cost of a roof, the real value of the warranty needs to be assessed. With the vast amount of warranties offered, it’s easy to choose one that might not be the best fit for your roofing structure, system or budget. So how do you weed out the other options to find the best warranty for your facility? By answering the following questions, you’ll be one step closer to finding the proper warranty to fit your roofing needs.
Winter is coming which means you will want to do a few basic maintenance tasks in order to keep your commercial roof safe and leak-free during the cold weather months. The cycle of going through very hot summers and cold winters is especially hard on a commercial roofing system. As a result, it is recommended that roofing systems are inspected twice a year, generally in the fall and again in the spring.
When it comes to purchasing a roofing membrane, you need to approach the decision with a long-term focus. Will the specific membrane be able to last for the duration of your stay in the building and successfully protect your assets? Often times, we see building owners get caught up with the price of the roof, without understanding the hefty investment this membrane is designed to protect. The chart below details what a typical roof costs before you add a membrane (without labor costs):