In the art of designing low slope membrane roofing systems, the industry has been bogged down by troublesome details that require frequent repair. The most egregious of these are metal roof edge details.
Most building owners think about their roof only when there's a problem—usually a leak. By that time, water has already caused damage to valuable merchandise, slowed production, and/or caused a slip-and-fall accident. Once the damage is done, all the building owner can do is call a roofing contractor and get the roof repaired.
Though no roof is maintenance free, taking these four steps can reduce life-cycle costs.
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Those of us with maintenance and operational responsibilities are being asked to do more, to hold costs down, and to plug along as best we can.
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Reliably repair leaking roofs with an injectable waterproofing membrane.
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