Common Sources of Commercial Roofing Leaks

October 10, 2013

Damage caused by other trades.

Burns during welding, punctures or cuts from removing HVAC panels, or screws and nails being dropped and walked on are just a few examples of the possible destruction. By contacting D. C. Taylor Co. before or during other trade work, we can provide temporary protection to prevent damage. We can also inspect roof areas after modifications have been completed.

Deteriorated air handling ductwork.

By encapsulating this ductwork with single-ply membrane products, we have been successful in maintaining watertight integrity instead of replacing existing systems, which not only adds costs to the customer, but has the potential to affect operations and to impact indoor air quality.

Storm or weather-related damage.

During high winds, rooftop unit hoods, cracked skylights, debris, and obsolete equipment is forced from its location and pushed across the roof surface causing damage. By implementing routine general preventive maintenance, these loose and/or damaged rooftop items can be identified and secured, or replaced to prevent them from becoming airborne.

Poor craftsmanship or incomplete installations.

Especially in low-bid reroof proposals, quality is often sacrificed. The manufacturer and contractor should perform in-progress installation inspections to ensure that compatible materials and correct application rates were used. A thorough final inspection can provide assurance that any deficiencies have been identified and repaired. D. C. Taylor Co. installers are trained and certified in the roof systems we propose. We can recommend a system that matches your needs and requirements.

For more information about commercial roofing services & repairs, contact D. C. Taylor Co.

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