A good commercial roofing contractor stays busy, visiting commercial properties all over Fort Lauderdale and surrounding areas. That local commercial roofing contractor meets a lot of facilities managers, some of whom hold onto what we would call roofing myths. Two common commercial roofing myths are that a properly installed roof is expensive, and such a roof can go without maintenance.
What the Free Thinker in 1719 said, “Time is money,” is still true 299 years later. For the South Florida property manager struggling to keep a building and budget intact, time spent on flat roof maintenance can seem a waste. Yet with the right roof maintenance plan, investment of time and money through regular upkeep can prevent flat roof leaks.
You may not have X-Ray glasses, but you can tell a lot about your building’s roof from inside your own building. An interior inspection is just one simple step you can take to extend the life of your flat or low-slope roof. Try all these actions to get the longest lifespan out of your Oakland Park company’s roof.
You are a terrific property manager. You did so many things correctly in 2017, does your building maintenance program even have room for improvement? Of course, it does — or should we say, roof for improvement. For 2018, resolve to provide better roof maintenance using these three tips. (more…)
Your building maintenance staff can probably handle minor roof maintenance and repair chores. Where do you draw the firm line between in-house roof maintenance and bringing in a local roofer? (more…)