How to Prepare Your Business for a Commercial Re-Roofing

Two men work on a commercial roof as the sun setsBeginning a commercial re-roofing project can seem like a daunting task, especially when you’re trying to keep your business running smoothly. But, with proper preparation, re-roofing can enhance your property’s value, functionality, and aesthetics with minimal disruption. Here’s how you can prepare your business for a seamless re-roofing experience:

Conduct a Thorough Roof Assessment

Before you initiate the re-roofing process, it’s critical to understand the state of your existing roof. A roof assessment from a professional firm should look into the age, current condition, and any potential issues that might affect the re-roofing project. Identifying these factors early can prevent unexpected complications and ensure that the project stays within budget and on schedule.

Prepare Your Employees and Clients

Communication is key. Keep your employees informed about the re-roofing schedule and any changes that might affect their daily routines. If necessary, consider temporary arrangements like remote work or adjusted hours to minimize disruptions.

Additionally, inform your clients and customers well in advance. Assure them that it’s business as usual and remind them that any minor inconvenience is aimed at serving them better. Utilize signage and social media updates to keep everyone in the loop.

Secure the Interior and Exterior Premises

Re-roofing can sometimes involve vibrations and minor debris falling. To mitigate risks:

  • Secure fragile items: Safeguard sensitive equipment, glassware, and artwork by either relocating the items or providing additional padding.
  • Clear the perimeter: Ensure the area around your building is clear of vehicles, landscaping elements, or outdoor furniture that could be damaged.
  • Safety and Accessibility: Maintain clear access for contractors and ensure safety signage is visible to avoid accidents.

Of course, the most important step is to partner with the right roofing company – Walker Design and Construction. With more than 30 years of experience, we know that commercial re-roofing is more than just a construction project – it’s an investment in your business’s future. Specializing in roofs, design-build contracting, and more, we understand the nuances of ensuring a smooth re-roofing process while keeping your business functional. Call us today at 561-247-7477  to learn more about how we can help with your commercial re-roofing project.