Commercial Roof Maintenance & Roof Repair Perth
Perth’s Specialists in Roof Repairs
Commercial roof maintenance is something that all owners should be aware of. If a roof fails, particularly on a commercial building rather than residential, it could mean severe ongoing problems for that business or occupiers of that building, if not rectified promptly.
With heavy storms and flooding apparent in Perth every year – roof repair, fixing roof leaks and having a qualified roof plumber in Perth, has never been more important. Even though your roof is built to last, it will still be subject to wear and tear over time. Roof inspections and maintenance is a key part of ensuring that you don’t encounter roof leaks and other damages.
Having a regularly scheduled inspection (ideally once a year) and planned required roof maintenance, is an excellent way of ensuring that commercial roofing issues are rectified before they escalate to extensive irreparable damage.
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Why is my roof leaking?
When too much water enters your building, there can be costly and ongoing problems if not repaired promptly. There are multiple reasons why you may have a leak in your roof and need to find a roof plumber in Perth. Cracked flashings, broken shingles (shingles are a type of roof covering), poor initial installation and condensation is apparent in areas of the property – are all common reasons as to why you are experiencing roof leaks. This applies to both residential and commercial roofing.
Depending on the amount of water and the level of damage caused by your roof leak or leaks, you may be able to see:
Damp patches in your ceiling
Damp patches often are obvious and are a different colour to the ceiling colour. Most extensive damp patches also have a wet damp smell.
Sagging in parts of your roof
When a roof begins to sag, this is a very common sign of moisture build-up and roof repairs are required. If left untreated, this can lead to more costly ongoing problems.
Warped roof beams
Like with roof sagging, warped roof beams are a common indicator of moisture build up. Warped roof beams, can be costly depending on the level of damage.
The level of damages to a roof varies greatly on the cause of the damage and the scope of the repairs needed. There can also be multiple areas that are experiencing damage.
Holes in your roof
Holes are the most tell-tail sign of water ingress. Without these being repaired promptly, the holes will only get grow and the damage become more extensive.
Moss can be hard to see as it could be visible on the roof rather than inside the structure. However, moss can also be present within the structure, depending on the location of roof leak.
HOW BUSS’ ROOF PLUMBERS HELP WITH YOUR ROOF REPAIRS
Along with the damages listed above from roof leaks, you may also need to seek roof repairs when you have damaged roof tiles, damage to a metal or colorbond roof, deterioration and damage or blockages to your gutters and downpipes. To avoid the need for roof repairs, it is advisable to ensure that you have routine roof maintenance.
Your roof is constantly exposed to all weather conditions. The combination of heavy rainfall, hail, flooding, natural elements and even the sun can cause extensive damage. Therefore, roof maintenance is crucial to ensure the longevity of your roof.
Roof maintenance is a preventative method to ensure that you don’t run the risk of getting roof leaks and other damages resulting in the need for roof repairs. Not maintaining your roof could result in not only what is already listed above but also:
Damage to the building
Increased risks of fire
You may think that you are able to do some of these repairs yourself. However, it is strongly advised to hire a professional roof plumber. Not only is it dangerous to do but when you hire a professional roof plumber in Perth, you ensure that you’re getting the results you want. It is not uncommon for things to be overlooked or ignored due to accessibility issues from a non-roof plumbing specialist.