This is one of the biggest dangers we see regarding freezing temperatures.
Nashville, TN (PRWEB) February 27, 2014
In light of the recent extreme weather conditions in Middle Tennessee, Tim Leeper Roofing lends a few tips to commercial property owners to ensure their roofs are holding up to the challenge of the Polar Vortex.
The value a commercial roof provides a business is indispensable. It is designed to protect and defend an operation from natural hazards and keep productivity up in even the most extreme situations. However, it is the commercial property owner’s job to ensure that the roof is regularly inspected and maintained. After a harsh freeze, call Tim Leeper Roofing to get the best care for your commercial roof.
Another important tip is to stay off the roof in freezing conditions. High winds and ice could seriously injure individuals, even those that are skilled in roofing or construction fields. If there is an emergency, call a professional to determine if it is safe to repair or if a temporary fix can be installed until the weather lightens up.
One thing business owners can do themselves is ensure that water drainage systems are functioning properly. “This is one of the biggest dangers we see regarding freezing temperatures,” says Tim Leeper’s commercial roofing advisor. “If the roof has moisture in it and it freezes, it will create problems on the roof.”
Middle Tennessee has experienced extreme differentiating temperatures so far this year. It is important to be aware with how your roof is functioning and to go ahead and put a call in to Tim Leeper Roofing if you suspect any issues. Also remember that annual maintenance and inspections will help you avoid this risks of long-term damage that may not be covered by your insurance company.
Locally owned and operated, Tim Leeper Roofing has served the Nashville area’s roofing needs for nearly 10 years. For more information visit http://www.timleeperroofing.com.