Most novice entrepreneurs think of roofing costs as a one-time expense. After spending on the installation of a brand-new roof, quite a few owners assume that there is no use in investing more dollars until the roof expires and a new one is needed. However, setting up a roof maintenance plan actually helps save cash in the long run.
- You can avoid structural damage. Exposure to weather elements can lead to leaks, and when left untreated, leaks can lead to rusted steel or rotted wood. These issues can compromise the integrity and performance of the roofing structure, requiring a costly fix. With a maintenance contract, qualified roofers will be able to catch small problems with the roof before they become worse.
- You can reduce hassle and liability. When water comes inside, the typical solution is to place buckets and pots to catch the drips. But the problem is containers block pathways, and in a retail setup, they pose an unnecessary obstacle to shoppers. Slippery surfaces also increase the risk of personal injuries. A commercial maintenance plan allows you to perform timely roof repair when needed, minimizing the hassle that comes with making emergency calls to a nearby roofer.
- There is more time between replacements. One of the most important benefits of a commercial roof maintenance plan is that it extends the lifespan of your roof. Without proper inspections and maintenance services from professionals, the expected lifetime of your roof can decline from 20 years to 10 to 15 years, especially if you live in an area with an extreme climate. If you are planning to occupy the establishment longer than that, the cost of replacing your roof at least five years early will swiftly add up.
You can count on Perkins All-Star Exteriors and Construction for commercial roofing and window installation services. Call us at (847) 261-8892 or (262) 228-6822 and get in touch with our certified team. You may also fill out our convenient online form to request a free, no-obligation quote.