At one time or another, every single business owner with a commercial building will eventually be faced with the problem of a leaky roof. This is not a problem that is easy to manage either. Due to the design of the traditional metal roof system and most other types of roofing, they are simply prone to leak over time.
Where Do the Leaks Spring Up?
You may be wondering if there are any specific areas of a commercial roof that are prone to leaking. The simple answer is yes. The more elaborate answer is found below. You will find roof leaks commonly show up in these places:
- air conditioning units
- access hatches
As you can see, there is not one square foot of roofing that is not susceptible to leaks. Once one leak is repaired, it is very likely that another leak will show up somewhere else. It quickly becomes a constant battle that just never seems to stop. If you happen to live in an area of the United States that endures a very wet climate or an annual rainy season, then you may already be facing the challenges associated with your commercial roof.
What Can You Do About It?
There are a few things that can be done about the leaks. You could just put buckets on the floor to catch all the leaks, but that would be a little counter-productive and will cost you more down the road to repair the roof and water damage. You have two other options that will work.
The Expensive Route
The more expensive option would be to replace the entire roof. This can be very costly, and it is only a temporary solution. In a few years, you will wind up facing the same battle again. If you have money to burn, then this might not be a bad idea. Most business owners don’t have money to burn. They are looking for a way to make money with their business, not spend it. That leaves one other choice to fix the constant leaky roof.
The Cost Effective Route
There is a cost effective alternative to replacing the entire roof system. The Conklin roof coatings we install add a protective layer to your existing roof. The roof coatings cover every possibility of leaks. There will be no place for water to get through, and the roof coating is guaranteed to protect everything underneath it for up to 18 years with a non-prorated warranty! With one of Conklin’s roof restoration systems, you can finally say goodbye to costly roof leaks!Ian Myers