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Warning: Aluminum Coatings & Metal Roofs

Aluminum is often a preferred roofing material for its lightweight, anti-corrosive, and thermal conductivity properties.  (Galvanized steel is also commonly used in roofing, however, it’s heavier and more expensive.)

You can easily find several aluminum roof coating products on the market that promise an easy, low-cost fix to roof problems. They’re likely sitting on the shelves of your local home improvement store ready for do-it-yourselfers to purchase and use.

When it comes to the integrity of your commercial roof, we want to warn building owners to keep a few things in mind before deciding to go that route.

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Commercial Metal Roofing Prices [Comparison Table Included]

If the metal roof on your business’ building is needing some extra care, you may be wondering if it’s time to do some repairs or if a full replacement is a better option. More importantly, how much could it cost for repairs or replacement? Let’s start with what prices you can expect.

The cost of metal roofing for commercial buildings can range anywhere from $4-$18 per square foot, depending on the type of metal. This includes both materials and labor.

The reason for the vast range in cost is that different types of metal cost more to produce. Also, the complexity of the project may require more hours of labor. Keep reading for a more detailed explanation.

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How Do I Choose the Best Commercial Roofer Near Me?

Finding out there’s a leak in your building’s flat roof or metal roofing is a daunting discovery. While we encourage all facility managers to conduct roof condition assessments regularly, we know it’s a task that sometimes gets pushed to the wayside. This year, especially, there were likely pandemic-related issues that took precedence.

So if your building’s roof is showing any of the signs of needed roof repair, don’t delay in finding a reputable commercial roofing company to check that task off your list.

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Commercial Roof Types [and Cost-effective Roof Systems]

Common commercial roofing types include tar and gravel (built-up roofing), PVC and TPO (thermoplastic), EPDM or thermoset roofing, metal roofing, modified bitumen roofing, green roofing systems.

Most commercial roofs are low-slope or flat.

When commercial roofs start to age or damage occurs that threatens their ability to protect the people and contents of your warehouse or other commercial property, roof membrane coatings may be your best option for repair and restoration.

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What to Expect During a Commercial Roof Inspection

Replacing the roof on a commercial building can be a huge expense. That’s why it’s so important to have a commercial roof consultant inspect your building’s roof to conduct a leak inspection and ensure all personnel, inventory, and equipment are sheltered properly.

If the roofing consultant discovers leaks or other roof damage, a roof restoration might be your best option. Roof restorations are money-saving options that can take care of leaks and other damage efficiently and effectively.

Now more than ever, with the strain of COVID-19 restrictions, capital spending limited, and the economy less stable, roof coatings an ideal solution to budgetary limitations.

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