Getting a new commercial roof is not easy and that is why many building owner or managers prefer to postpone such a project and opt for making repairs and hope for the best. Not that there is something wrong with making repairs; it is just that, in some cases, repairs may not be efficient anymore and they will end up being more expensive, in the long run, than replacing the roof altogether.
So, repairs are good as long as they solve the problem of your commercial roof. But if they only put a temporary Band-Aid on the problem, it is time to consider a roof replacement.
Commercial roofing Colorado Springs CO technicians substantiate that other signs indicating that your commercial building needs a new roof include the age of the existing roof and high energy consumption that does not reflect into a better thermal comfort.
Depending on what they are made from, commercial roofing systems can be more or less durable. The average lifespan is 20-25 years. A roof that gets close to the end of its lifespan needs to be replaced soon, because you do not have to expect too much from it anymore, except from problems and discomfort.
As for energy efficiency, a new roof will ensure better insulating properties, so it will get you better thermal comfort and lower energy bills.