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Choosing When to Replace Your Roof


The decision to replace your roof is never an easy one. If you decide that you need a new roof, it will require a significant amount of time, money, and effort. In most cases, you can’t just decide in a board meeting that you want a new roof, call a contractor, and have a crew on your roof the next day. Choosing to replace your roof means you’ll have architect meetings, proposals, bid drafts, pre-bid meetings, and many other steps. The key to making this often-difficult process as easy as possible is partnering with a great contractor. If you partner with a great contractor, they will help streamline the process and guide you along the way. They have the experience and they should use it to help you. But, even with a great commercial roofing contractor, you still have to decide that you want to replace your roof. How do you need if it’s time?

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Eventually, it will become necessary to replace your roof.

Replace Your Roof If Repairs are Getting Out of Hand

Do you find yourself spending lots of time and money making repairs to your roof? Does it seem like you are constantly patching, but never truly fixing the problem? You may just have a roof that is old and deteriorating that needs to be replaced. There are many situations where it is no longer an effective use of time or money to repair your roof. If it will be leaking again in 1-2 weeks, do you need to spend several hours repairing it today? Your roof may simply be at the end of its life rendering repairs no longer worthwhile. If you feel that your roof might be at the end of its life, give us a call. We’ll inspect your roof and let you know what we think you should do. If repairs seem to be a lost cause, it might be time to replace your roof.

Structural Concerns Can Be Cause to Replace Your Roof

Does your roof raise concerns among you and others in your organization that it may no longer be safe? Obviously, safety is first priority of building operation and management. If you feel that your roof has lost its structural integrity and may now be a safety hazard for those in and around it, it’s certainly time to replace your roof. Again, you should have your roof inspected by a professional before making the decision to replace it, but if you feel your roof is unsafe you need to act quickly. A roof replacement may be required to keep your building safe.


Replacing the roof on your building can be time-consuming. But if you’re struggling to keep up with all the repairs your roof needs or if you feel that your building is in danger, you need to consider moving forward with a roof replacement. If you don’t know where to start, give us a call and we can help.

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