Recently, the do-it-yourself (DIY) phenomenon has taken over many industries. People are becoming more self-reliant and attempting DIY ideas and projects. Although many DIY projects are successful, there are some projects you should leave to the professionals. Industrial roofing is one of those projects. You may have considered climbing a ladder and working on the roof. However, this is severely dangerous and almost never performed properly. With the popularity of Internet websites and how-to-roof videos, many unsuccessful attempts at industrial roofing have ended in severe injury and more damage. Here are three reasons why you should hire an industrial roofing contractor.
If you have never roofed a residential building, let alone a commercial building, you should not attempt to fix, repair, or replace industrial roofing. There are many contractors that offer industrial roofing in Perth. These contractors are trained, insured, and specialised in industrial roofing. They know how to find the source of leaks, assess for damages, and advise you on the best method to repair your roof. They have the safety equipment and gear to perform repairs and roof replacements. They may even have shoes that increase their grip on the roof. It is very dangerous being inexperienced while on top of a roof. You will put yourself in danger and at risk of serious injury.
- Code Enforcement
Do you know the current code enforcement regulations? Are you aware of how these regulations apply to your building? Roofing is a layered process. Some items such as drip edge, flashing, ice and water shield, and fascia are subject to code enforcement inspections. If you repair the top layer of your roof without repairing, for example, the drip edge, you will have wasted your time. You may be told you have to remove all of your work, upgrade your building to code, and then replace all the materials. An industrial roofing contractor is well-versed and knowledgeable in current coding restrictions. They will ensure your building is up to code and meets all the requirements.
- Quality of Work
Roofing contractors guarantee their work. If you need a repair, they may not be able to warranty the entire roof, but they will ensure the leaking or current damages are fixed. A DIY roofing project will never match the quality of work performed by a certified roofer. Roofers have years of experience combined with certifications and training.