How do You Maintain Your Commercial Roof?


Your roof is one of the most expensive repairs or replacement jobs you can have performed at a single point in time. As a result, you are are well served to carefully consider how you can achieve the maximimum life of your roof. Eagle Rivet Roof Service Corporation specializes in helping property owners and businesses receive top performance for the entire life of their roof system. Appropriately timed preventative maintenance performed by roofing experts along the way can lead to a considerably longer life for your roof system.

Roof Condition Analysis Report

yale-hospital-clinic-roofThe best thing you can do to make sure your commercial roofing CT lasts the maximum period of time is to have your roof inspected regularly. In fact, a free Roof Condition Analysis (RCA) report, performed by Eagle Rivet, can help you make sure your roofing system is in great shape.

Our highly trained professionals will perform a 15-point visual roof inspection, which includes:

  • Roof measurements
  • Photographs of immediate roof damage
  • Potential issues that could cause more damage in the future
  • Infrared tools for roofing analysis

Signs of a Roof in Need of Service

Perhaps you haven’t had the time to call out a professional to inspect your commercial roofing CT. However, there are some actions you can take in order to recognize whether or not any significant problems exist right now. Here are some signs that your commercial flat roof may be in need of some immediate attention:


  • If you have a shingle roof, a large amount of granules washing away signifies deterioration, which could mean the roof is near the end of its life
  • Water stains on the inside of your building are an indication you need roof leak repair in CT immediately – the problem could be much worse than you have observed
  • For metal roofs, rust and loss of protective coating means the material is becoming old an ineffective
  • Loose, cracked, broken, and missing roof tiles can pave the way for major leaks

What You can do to Extend the Life of Your Roof

In addition to recognizing the signs of an aging/deteriorating roof, there are some actions you can take in order to keep your roof in good condition. Here are a few simple things you can do:

  • Ensuring proper ventilation, which reduces heat and increases the life of roofing materials
  • Trim trees, as excessive shade can increase moisture retention and branches can rub against and damage the roof
  • Promoting proper drainage by keeping gutters, valleys, and downspouts clear

Follow These Tips to Keep your Roof in Good Repair

By following these tips, you can save your business good money. When you do need the advice or services of a professional then don’t hesitate to contact Eagle Rivet. Eagle Rivet Roofing has the solution to all of your roofing needs and to request a free Roof Condition Analysis contact us today!

Eagle Rivet Roof Service – Roofing Partners You Can Trust

Our skilled roofing contractors are fully licensed and insured. Our company has years of working with all of the major metal roofing manufacturers, like: Carlisle SynTec, GAF-Elk, Firestone, Met-Tile, Classic Metal Roofing, and more.

Review our Roofing References page for more information about many of these manufacturers and the relationship we’ve forged with them.

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