Commercial Flat Roof Repairs
What to do with those tired old buildings with flat roofs that have seen many repairs is a question many owners face. Often places such as schools or other commercial buildings with flat roofs which require repairs progressively get worse. When this happens, the unfortunate side effect is the damage to the internal structure. Flat roofs, in my opinion, are just a low-quality solution to building that reduces the building costs.
Yes, you get the building and space it creates but eventually all flat roofs leak. If we put some thought to it, there is another way, not only for new builds but also those roofs that are in the wrong way.
Over-cladding the roof with a seamless low pitch sheet also adds other benefits at the same time, for instance, adding extra insulation to make the building more thermally efficient as well as adding an independent guttering system to remove water away from the building instead of allowing it to run down the sides.
Our low-cost solution is, by the way, the best way to add years of trouble-free roofing “without leak” to your flat roof building.
The reason we are covering this subject is purely due to the fact, so many companies have incurred so many added unnecessary costs. Now the thing is I’ve seen some right dumb jobs in my time when companies are trying to cure that elusive gutter leak. As I have worked with many companies in my time, it is shocking that this still happens when all that is required is proper training. The worst part about it is that the cosmetic repairs are bound to fail in time while leaving the owner of the building with a potentially large repair bill prematurely. The problem occurs when contractors use the wrong order, the wrong tools and do not consider where the extra sealant is required.
So how can you be assured that the gutters are installed correctly? Well clients should check for repairs at the joints this is especially important with valley gutters as these will permanently hold water due to being run in level.
Fitting gutters is not rocket science but it does have a format and an order in which they are tightened, the using the right tools will ensure the quality and accuracy in which the gutters are put together will eliminate potential leaks.