A roof warranty is not unlike insurance; it protects your investment should you require extensive facility repairs. However, warranties have provisions; know what instances nullify and void a commercial roof warranty.
1. Roof Misuse
Some facilities treat the roof as an extra floor. Rooftop restaurants and bars, for example, are quite commonplace due to the expansive views they provide. The roof is not intended for this type of use. The constant foot traffic can lead to premature wear that the warranty does not cover. If you intend to use the roof this way, contact a roofer to explore roof fortification options.
2. Work on Rooftop Equipment
One of the reasons commercial roofs are flat is so it can accommodate bulky equipment, such as HVAC systems. HVAC technicians are not roofers and may unknowingly cause damage to the roof during repairs. Continue Reading →