Many facility managers and building owners think that all roofers are created equally.  However this is not the case.  Commercial roofers require a certain skill set that residential roofers aren’t accustomed to and vice versa.  If you are looking for a contractor to repair or even replace the roof of your commercial building, be sure you choose a commercial roofing contractor and not one that works primarily on residential roofers.  Below are a few reasons why you should keep this in mind.

  1.  A residential roof can usually be completed by one or two individuals.  But a commercial roofing job needs the attention of a team of professionals.  The square footage of commercial roofs are typically much larger than residential roofing systems.
  2. Commercial roofs need to be handled with extra care.  Keep in mind that external components such as ventilations systems and smoke stacks and pipes are common with commercial roofs.  Working around these cut outs and making sure they are properly insulated is extremely important.
  3. Commercial roofers typically need more time when making repairs.  A commercial roof that needs to be repaired usually takes extra time because of the size.  A residential roof that needs repair can usually be done fairly quickly.

When you are ready to pull the trigger on repairing your commercial roof, make sure the one you do business with one that has the proper experience and industry knowledge.  B&L General Contractors has been in business since 1989 and has served a wide variety of commercial roofing needs in and around Atlanta.  Contact us today to learn more about us as a leading Atlanta commercial roofer.