Top 5 Culprits of roofing leaks in commercial buildings
Sitting in the entryway of the Advertising firm's office in Downtown Seattle, John felt a light sprinkle hit his hand as he was checking his email.
"Maybe it was just in my mind" he said to himself as he brushed the feeling off as accident. Then cam another drip....and another.....John looked to the ceiling to find one of the ceiling tiles with a ring of moisture.
There were strong winds and rain in the prior week but today was sunny and not a cloud in the sky. It was obvious to John that something wasn't right so he contacted his building's maintenance manager and asked him to take a look.
The maintenance manager knew the water was coming from the roof , and that it was probably one of the 5 problems that normally cause water damages in commercial roofs.
DAMAGED PERIMETER FLASHING
OPEN ROOF PENETRATIONS
ROOFING MEMBRANE DAMAGE
AGE OF THE ROOFING SYSTEM
PONDING WATER OR CLOGGED DRAINAGE
Once the source was identified the work began to clean up the damaged building materials that the leak had caused. Trying to do this while still keeping the office running meant calling SERVPRO to help mitigate the damage.
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