Q: When is it ok to re-roof instead of tearing off an existing commercial roof?
A: In some instances, a roof tear-off is required. According to law, commercial buildings cannot have more than two roofing layers, as they can put extra weight and stress on the building’s structure. If the roofing is saturated or otherwise damaged, it will also need to be removed for safety.
Q: How do I know if my business needs a new roof?
A: Our expert team and Tennessee Roofing and Construction can come perform a roof inspection at your business to assess the quality of your commercial roof. Indicators that your roof needs repairs or replacement are leaks, mold, or other obvious signs of damage.
Q: How much will a new commercial roof cost?
A: The cost of your new commercial roof will be determined by factors such as roof size, condition of existing roofing system, accessibility of roof, insulation choice, other roofing material choices, and type of warranty desired.
Q: How do I know what type of roofing is best for my business?
A: Our expert team at Tennessee Roofing and Construction will work closely with you to determine the best type of roofing for your facility, factoring in elements such as climate, energy usage, and other facility needs.
Q: What do I do if my commercial roof has a leak?
A: If your commercial roof has a leak, contact our team for help. We will provide rapid response and ensure repairs are handled in a timely and cost effective manner.
Q: How long can I expect my commercial roofing system to last?
A: You can expect your commercial roofing system to last anywhere from 10 to 40 years, depending on materials used. Of course, proper maintenance will help to extend the life of your roof.
Q: How important is it to have your roof cleaned?
A: It’s very important to maintain your roofing system, and ensure it stays clean and free of debris. Leaves, moss, and debris– if left on your roofing system– can allow moisture to seep in and cause damage over time to the materials that make up your roof. Roof inspections and cleanings can ensure this doesn’t occur and lead to leaks and other issues.
Q: How long will it take to service my roof?
A: Every roof is different, and every roofing project is different. When you work with our team at TRC, you can expect a bid that will include a projected timeline for repairs or roof installations. We will assess your unique project, and draw up a budget, and share with you our reasonable forecast.
Q: How important is roof maintenance?
A: Roof maintenance is critical for extending the life of your roofing system. Regular preventative maintenance and cleaning will help ensure its long-term performance, while helping you to detect and address any potential issues early.
Q: What does a roof inspection entail?
A: During a roof inspection, our expert team will pay acute attention to flashings, roof penetrations, and distress areas, such as blisters, cracks, and curling, inspecting for any leaks or other issues as well.
Q: Why is it important to hire a licensed roofing contractor?
A: It’s important to work with a licensed contractor for your roofing project because they have certifications and training that renders them able to do the best possible work. They have taken courses and passed exams on the proper techniques for roof installation that result in a quality job.
Q: How often should I have my commercial roof inspected?
A: When it comes to protecting the longevity of your commercial roof, you should consider having it inspected twice per year, at the onset of the fall and spring seasons to ensure your roof is in good shape to handle potentially extreme weather conditions without issues.