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How Long Does Commercial Roofing Take?

As timeframes for commercial roofing projects vary widely, property owners need to understand that each one entails its own set of challenges and variables. A frequent question from property owners is, "How long does commercial roofing take?" This question can have significant ramifications on business operations. As a result, property owners must have an in-depth knowledge of what to expect before engaging roofing contractors for such significant undertakings. Milledge Roofing Company offers comprehensive answers in this article that should help property owners better anticipate when engaging roofing contractors on such significant undertakings.

Initial Evaluation

The initial step of the commercial roofing process begins with an evaluation. Contractors should assess the current condition of the roof to establish its scope of work. This phase entails inspecting it thoroughly, inspecting any damaged areas, assessing damage sustained from storms or extreme temperatures, and formulating plans for repair or complete replacement as soon as possible. Depending on its size and design complexity, this evaluation phase could take anywhere between one day and several days, depending on its scope and scale - depending on size/complexity level and budget constraints, etc.

Project Planning

After conducting their assessment, roofing companies will create a project plan that details a timeline, materials needed, and workforce needed. Planning is the cornerstone of timeline creation: depending on its complexity, it could take weeks to plan simple roofing replacement jobs at small commercial properties or months for large-scale projects to be effectively planned.

Permits

Before beginning their roofing contracts, roofing contractors must secure all required permits from local authorities. While permit acquisition time varies according to location and the workload of permitting offices, typically taking several days up to several weeks, any delays could delay the start date of actual roofing works.

Material Acquisition and Delivery

Once materials for a roofing project have been acquired, material delivery becomes the next phase. A standard roof repair needs readily available items that can be obtained quickly. In contrast, more extensive roof replacement projects might involve ordering specific items that depend on availability or delivery schedules. This process may take between one day to several weeks for full roof replacement projects.

Actual Roof Work

Most people picture an actual roofing work performed by the roofing company when considering how long a project might last. This phase includes taking down and disposing of an old roof, making necessary repairs, installing the new system, and making any small roof repairs within one day. At the same time, complete replacement projects on large commercial properties might last weeks or even months due to factors like roofing system choice, weather conditions, height/accessibility of building structure, as well as any harmful materials like asbestos that need to be addressed first.

Shingle Replacement

Timeframes vary when undertaking projects related to shingle replacement. A commercial building with simple roofing structures could see this task completed relatively quickly; smaller jobs might only take several days a week for completion, while large structures with complex systems will likely extend project duration considerably longer.

Weather and Unforeseen Delays

The environment is integral in commercial roofing project scheduling and progression, particularly in regions of frequent rain, snowfall, or extreme temperatures. Contractors may need to adapt their work to climate conditions when operating near water bodies such as rainforests. Unanticipated issues arising during work, such as finding additional damage during installation or experiencing delays with material delivery, could further set back timelines.

Final Inspection and Cleanup

Once roof repair or replacement work has been completed, a final inspection must take place to make certain it satisfies regulatory standards as well as meets the quality benchmarks of your chosen roofing company. Once passed with flying colors, cleanup begins - which could take anywhere between one day to several, depending on its scale and scope.

At every point in the project process, communication between a property owner and roofing contractors is critical for its successful execution. Regular updates provide insights into project progress and any updates in timeframe estimation or issues that might arise, potentially helping avoid unnecessary delays in delivering a completed roof system.

Milledge Roofing Company

Commercial roofing projects vary considerably in duration. A simple roof repair takes several days, while replacing an entire building takes many months. Key factors affecting its length include project size and complexity, materials utilized, need for special equipment, and conditions under which contractors must operate. Milledge Roofing Company can answer these questions after assessing your circumstances and property.

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Trusted Local and Quick Roofing

100% Satisfied! I highly recommend this company.  Mike is very kind, extremely knowledgeable, and professional. I called several companies and Mike/Milledge Roofing responded the quickest, answered all my questions, and also had the most reasonable price.  I am very pleased with the repairs done to my roof today.  Impressive company!*****

Rhonda Ottosen,
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My wife and I just bought a house and noticed that the roof needed to be fixed. Everyone that I talked to recommended this company and now I can see why. Mike is super friendly, quick to respond, and the quality of work is amazing! He and his team came out, quoted us, and had the new roof on within the week. We are very pleased with him and recommend them to anyone with roofing needs!

Jacob Gooch,
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I highly recommend Milledge Roofing and can't say enough about how professional, knowledgeable and caring they are.  Bret and Mike went above and beyond to make sure my family will stay safe.  They fixed what needed to be fixed and didn't try to sell me on anything and have proven to be a very trustworthy company.

Casey Hoorelbeke,
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They did a great job on our roof and the process was painless. Seth cash was very polite and helpful while helping me deal with my insurance claim and was always quick to respond when I had any questions. The roofers did a perfect job and there was no trash left or any damage to my plants. I would highly recommend them!

Betty Campbell,