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Commercial and Industrial Roofing Insights and Knowledge

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Repair, Restore, Replace: Your Guide to Commercial Roof Care

Water is one of the most destructive forces in nature. When water finds its way into your commercial space, you could find yourself with a lot of damaged products and materials on your hands.

Caring for your commercial roof properly is one of the easiest things that you can do to ensure that moisture damage doesn't come from your roof in the future. Business owners tend to think that their only option for a leaky roof is a complete replacement of the roofing system. This is simply not true.

Learn more about your options before making the decision to invest in a costly roof replacement for your commercial space.

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Why Maintaining A Commercial Roof Is Important

Commercial roofs should be inspected twice yearly — in the spring and the fall. During an inspection, a roofer looks for signs that your roof is in need of repairs and recommends routine maintenance, like cleanings.

As a commercial building owner, you may wonder if you really need to have your roof inspected and maintained, or if it is something that just wastes time and money. The following are a few of the reasons why maintaining a commercial roof is so important.

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What To Do About Hail Damage On Your Business's Roof

In the Midwest, spring is a very active season. From tornado threats to hail storms, adverse weather is not an unheard-of occurrence in the area. Do you know what to do when your business's roof is damaged?

Some knowledge on how to handle hail damage now can ensure you're better prepared if the inevitable occurs. Learn what you can do to protect your business. 

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Replacing Your Commercial Roof With A TPO Roofing System

Many commercial roofs feature a flat design. This lack of a measurable slope makes the type of roofing materials used to cover a commercial roof critical in controlling moisture. If you are looking to replace your commercial roof, you should consider the installation of a membrane roofing system.

TPO is an acronym used in the roofing industry to refer to a unique type of roofing membrane made from Thermoplastic Polyolefin. TPO roofing is installed in a single layer, which helps to increase the water resistance of your commercial roof.

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Infrared Moisture Scans: Stop Roof Leaks In Their Tracks With Early Detection

The unthinkable happened while working in the office on a rainy day — drops of water started landing on your desk. For any business owner, the discovery of a roof leak is not an experience deemed as a pleasant one.

However, it's also not a situation you can disregard and wish away. A roof leak demands your immediate attention and an infrared moisture scan may be just the solution you need.

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5 Reasons You Should Replace Your Roof

A roof is long-lasting and highly durable, but it is not invincible. Exposure to the elements and age will cause a roof to decline over the years and present the need for replacement. Don't make the mistake of putting off a roof replacement simply because you think you can't afford the repairs.

The reality is that you can't afford to avoid replacing a failing roof. This post discusses some of the budget-busting expenses that come along with a failure to repair a damaged roof.

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3 Areas Of Your Commercial Roof To Focus On Repairing

It’s important to do continuous repairs to your commercial roof. Continuous repairs and inspections improve the safety of your roof.

In addition, maintenance and repairs to your commercial roof can be written off as a business expense, if they cost less than $2,500 per invoice, and subsequently can be taken off your taxes at the end of the year.

Of course, when you replace your roof, you can't claim the entire amount all at once, and instead, you claim the depreciation amount each year over the lifespan of an average roof. It's in your best interest to keep your roof safe by having it routinely inspected and repaired. 

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Advantages Of Hiring Professionals For Commercial Roofing 

When you own your own business, it's important that you take the proper steps to make sure your facilities all benefit from thorough upkeep. However, many business owners may attempt to simplify that process by making use of their own labor force for tasks that might be better off delegated to those with experience in the industry.

If you're facing the prospect of handling a commercial facility that's in need of a new roof, you might think that your employees will be able to handle laying some material and then sealing it. Unfortunately, this might be a simplistic view that requires a larger investment to correct than you may have saved in the first place.

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When To Replace Your Commercial Roofing 

You need to be certain your commercial roofing always remains in good shape. Keep an eye on it, so you know when it is time to get a replacement.

When there is damage to your industrial or commercial roof and when it is old are the two key factors to knowing when to replace your roofing.

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Bartch Roofing Company

13575 Northwest Industrial Drive
Bridgeton, MO 63044 

Phone: 314-895-4200
Fax: 314-895-4230

Business Hours:
Monday-Friday, 7 a.m.-5 p.m.

Missouri service areas:

City of St. Louis, County of St. Louis, Crawford County, Franklin County, Gasconade County, Jefferson County, Lincoln County, Marion County, Monroe County, Montgomery County, Pike County, Ralls County, St. Charles County, St. Francois County, Ste. Genevieve County, Shelby County, Warren County, Washington County, Audrain County, Boone County, Phelps County, Pulaski County, Osage County, Miller County, Maries County, and Cole County.

Illinois service areas:

Bond County, Calhoun County, Clinton County, Greene County, Jersey County, Southern Half of Macoupin County, Madison County, Monroe County, Southern Half of Pike County, Randolph County, St. Clair County, and Washington County.