The biggest and most obvious difference between managing roofing projects for residential buildings and commercial properties is scale. Facility managers can find keeping track of all the maintenance requirements, repair visits and any other roof-related work to be just a little overwhelming. Unfortunately, this could lead to large and potentially costly oversight.
However, there are ways to make commercial roofing projects more manageable. Here are a few of the best tips.
As with handling almost any other type of project, establishing a solid objective is the first step to success. Determine what you want to achieve from your roofing work right from the get-go. Are you looking to upgrade a flat roof, or are you simply looking to patch up certain damaged areas? Are you also looking for additional work, such as gutter installation, or are you focusing more on just the roof itself? Stick to your original objectives, and use this to decide on the next steps.
Working With Professionals
Finding a roofing company you can trust is like finding a barber for life. Once you’ve built a relationship with your roofer, they’ll be able to deliver whatever your project needs every time. Professional services can help you with local building codes to make sure your construction follows all recommendations and requirements to a T, but it does help to familiarize yourself with the most common ones as well.
Maintaining the Roof
Finally, once the dust settles from your roofing project, it’s time to manage its maintenance. Your local roofing company will often have maintenance programs that take the headache and stress out of the whole process. Talk to your contractor about these programs, and keep your roof in good shape for a much longer time.
At Kidd-Luukko Corporation, our professionals can help you with all your residential or commercial roofing projects from start to finish. Give us a call at (508) 799-9500, or fill out our contact form to schedule a consultation and request a free estimate today. We serve homeowners in Boston and Worcester, MA as well as Manchester, NH.