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3 Proven Ways to Extend the Life of Your Commercial Roof

Your commercial property deserves a roofing system that can keep it safe and damage-free from the elements all year round. That’s why you should take proactive measures to ensure your roof stays in tip-top shape. The task isn’t as daunting as you may expect.

Getting a new roof may eventually be the right call, but until then, here are some handy tips on how you can prolong the life and performance of your commercial roofing system.

1. Clean the roof regularly. Dirt and debris tend to accumulate on the roof surface over time. When overlooked, this encourages the growth of mold, moss and algae, which not only causes unsightly stains on the roof, but weakens its surface material as well. Simply clearing away the pileup of debris can already make a big difference to longevity of your commercial roof. But make sure to avoid using a scraper or pressure washer for the cleanup – this only causes further damage to the system.

2. Schedule an annual roof inspection. The best way to keep your commercial roof in good shape is to prevent any issue from touching it in the first place. For this reason, you should consider signing up for a comprehensive roof maintenance service. The premier roof replacement company, Bay Valley Contractors, can help you with this. We offer maintenance packages that include regular inspections and minor repairs. If you’re a new owner, you can also turn to us for a multipoint roof checkup and maintenance service on an as-needed basis. 

3. Restrict access to the roof. Unless absolutely necessary, you should try to limit the access to your commercial roof. That’s because the system can only take so much foot traffic before it starts taking damage. Not only that, having many people come and go to the rooftop means you’ll need to clear away cigarette butts, drink cans and other waste material they may leave out in the area – debris that can possibly damage your commercial roof. 

Aside from high-quality home remodeling, Bay Valley Contractors also offers expert commercial roofing services. With our comprehensive roof maintenance packages, we’ll help you get the most out of your commercial roofing’s service life and performance. Call us today at (925) 705-7889, or fill out this contact form to schedule your roof evaluation. We proudly serve Concord, CA, plus Contra Costa, Alameda, and Solano counties.

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