When to Use Emergency Roof Repair Services
Finding emergency roof repair is something that you don’t want to face in a stressful situation. You want to do your research and get the most dependable and experienced certified professional. Knickerbocker Roofing has a dedicated service division on call 24/7 for commercial, industrial, and institutional emergencies. We will do everything we can to prevent further damage until it is safe to do permanent repairs.
Our emergency roof repairs can save you time, money, and headaches. When your expensive equipment, furniture, and other assets are at risk, you need to move fast. Delaying calling for emergency leak roof repair could mean the difference in small repairs and a total loss. Roof damage is not something that gets better with time but instead becomes more destructive.
Common situations and instances where emergency roof repair services are needed include:
- Damage from sudden impact
- New and existing leaks
- Roof penetrations for HVAC equipment, utilities, cable, etc.
- Storm and other weather-related damage
Benefits of Emergency Roof Repair Services
The advantages of our Chicago roofing services for your commercial property include the following.
Prevent Additional Structural Damage
All roofs can eventually leak if they are left without maintenance, but buildings with flat roofs are at particular risk during rainy or stormy seasons since they tend to hold water. When your roof leaks, the priority is to prevent any additional structural damage. Your most financially valuable asset is your real property. Failing to take stopgap measures could lead to structural damage that could potentially shut down your business until it can be permanently repaired.
Prevent Potential Fire Hazards
Water is insidious. It can quietly flow across ceilings and run down walls, damaging everything in its path. While you may expect to see signs immediately after hail or a severe storm, it could take days or weeks to discover the full extent of the destruction. Unfortunately, as electrical equipment comes into contact with water, your risk of fire increases, as well.
Keeping your roof well-maintained increases safety. It not only safeguards your structural integrity, but it keeps workers safe. Often, commercial buildings have equipment on the rooftop. You want to make sure that anyone who walks on your roof, whether to inspect it or work on HVAC equipment, is provided safe access.
Improved Energy Efficiency
With time, everything deteriorates. It is no different for your roof and the insulation beneath it. If your building is older or it’s been a while since it was inspected, you may have noticed your energy bills going up. When the coating is worn down or old insulation is insufficient, meaning your HVAC system may be working overtime to try and cool the building. Maintaining or replacing an old roof and insulation can save you money over time.