Roofing Guide

When does a commercial roof need to be replaced? 

The first thing to consider when asking this question is, does it need to be replaced or repaired? There are certain telltale signs as to whether you need to replace a commercial roof needs to be replaced or not.

Here’s a list of things to look out for: 


If water seems to be pooling on the roof that means the design is probably not working in  your favor. It can lead to leaks and structural issues. Also note that just because the surface membrane of the roof looks ok, it does not mean that it is internally.

It’s a smart idea to take roof samples from different parts of the roof. This can help determine the type of roof, how many layers it has, and what type of system it currently has. If you find moisture on the outer roof membrane or the internal insulation your rough will likely need to be replaced. 

The Membrane 

On the roof’s membrane, it is important to check for signs of uplift and common problem areas, such as corners and seams. Certain building codes also require specific uplift factors and talking to your roofing company about them is important to avoid violations. 

So how long does a commercial roof last on average? 

Well, that is dependent on numerous factors, such as the material it’s made from, how timely repairs are made, and environmental factors. Yet if an estimated time were to be given on a well-constructed roof, it would be said to last for at least 10-15 years. Hiring Aastro for your commercial roof repair is necessary to know exactly how to solve your roof repair needs. 

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Call a Consultant

It is always a good idea to get your commercial roof inspected for damage by a professional commercial roofing contractor. Beyond just an inspection, if you even think there is damage, get it repaired immediately. Why not have the best company around do that for you?

Call Aastro Roofing at 561-409- 3280, we specialize in all things roofing. We will give you an assessment and help you throughout the process. We utilize both modern and time-tested roofing systems but also offer plenty of tips backed by years of solid experience to inform clients about the most practical roofing systems for a home or business. So reach out to us and we will help you get started.

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