Why your roof could be bad for your business
Woodstock Roofing - Expert roofing operating in Oxfordshire, Warwickshire, Gloucestershire 01608 644 644

Last Edited: 24/Jun/2016

If you're running a business, you'll be aware that 'time is money', and any disruptions to the smooth operations of your enterprise could easily result in downtime and a loss of income. Many companies get their machinery and equipment regularly serviced so they remain in good working order, but keeping an eye on the state of your building, including your roof, is just as important.

If you've noticed a roof slate or tile has come loose, or other minor roof repairs need inspecting, it's better to call in a roofing contractor sooner rather than later, before the situation gets any worse. You may have other work priorities jostling for your attention, but if roof problems escalate, they could end up causing severe disruption to your business. Serious roof problems may pose a health and safety hazard to staff, and you may need to keep employees at home until problems have been rectified. Water leaking into the building from a damaged roof may be dangerous if it comes into contact with any electrical equipment, and if your roof isn't fully secured, you also run the risk of unwanted intruders gaining entry to your premises. Your insurance company may not be too happy to settle any claim you make, if it's clear the structure of your building compromised its security. 

Whether you're looking for a roofing company in Oxfordshire, Warwickshire or Gloucestershire, a commercial roofing contractor can sort out all your roof repairs, before they turn into major problems. This means less disruption to your daily work activities.

But, there are other valid reasons your roof could be bad for your business. If it is not properly secured, or insulated, or is showing signs of age, your roof may be inefficient at maintaining the desired inside temperature. Your roof may be letting out heat during winter, and failing to keep the building cool during a hot summer, which may put extra demands on your energy usage and your wallet. Getting a new roof installed from a reputable, local commercial roofing company could prove the best investment you make for your business.