3 COMMON ROOFING ISSUES FOR COMMERCIAL PROPERTIES
1. Pools on rooftops The water can find a way into the building and deteriorate other building materials, cosmetically and structurally.
2. Ponding The physical weight of the water can cause issues an area of water 20′ by 20’ and 1” deep weighs 2,000 pounds! This ponding can potentially result is structural failure. The water accelerates the aging process through chemical leeching and increased UV radiation exposure.
3. Non-maintenance wear and tear Leaf and other organic litter is a very common occurrence that can clog drains and even generate soil conditions that can sprout unexpected foliage and even trees, the roots of which can penetrate the roof membrane.