Commercial Roofing Guide

Climate and Weather in Colorado Puts Unique Demands on Your Roof

7 Summits Roofing offers a full range of roofing options for residential roofing needs and commercial roofing projects. We understand that the climate and weather in Colorado put unique demands on your roof.

Suppose you need a brand new roof on your commercial building or maintenance on your existing commercial building’s roof. If so, we’ll help you choose suitable materials and techniques to ensure your commercial-grade roof is up to standards for the Pikes Peak region. Contact our roofing experts for an estimate and a detailed inspection that can help you complete your commercial roofing projects.

We know which types of roofs will stand up to the extreme and unusual weather that Colorado can see over a year. 7 Summits Roofing has more than 20 years of Colorado commercial roofing experience.

That experience makes us your area experts who specialize in commercial roof systems. At the start of each commercial roof project, we inspect the current condition for water entry points and hidden roof damage. We’ll determine if your roof can be repaired, along with its potential remaining life expectancy from our inspection.

Commercial Roofing Projects

  • Bank Roofing
  • Church Roofing
  • Office Complex Roofing
  • Restaurant Roofing
  • School Roofing
  • Warehouse Roofing

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Commercial Roofing Guide

If we determine that your roof can be repaired then we will provide an accurate estimate and time frame for the repairs. If we determine that your commercial roof requires a replacement then we will review roofing options to determine the best solution, time frame and roofing systems and materials to best suit your needs and budget.

7 Summits Roofing works with our Colorado commercial roofing clients on projects from small roofing repairs to installing a completely new roof. Call us at 719-432-8619 to find out how we can help you with:

  • Roof Repairs
  • Hail Storm Damage Repairs Covered by Insurance
  • Roof Restoration
  • Roof Resurfacing
  • Roof Replacement
  • New Roof Installation

Commercial Roofing Services in Colorado

Do you know the age of your commercial building’s roof? You could have a type of roof on your commercial building that is using older types of materials and roofing systems that can be replaced by better materials and installations methods. If you haven’t had your commercial roof inspected in a number of years than the roofing team at 7 Summits Roofing company can help. Our team of professional roofers will be able to determine the best plan of action to get your roof in tip top shape. 7 Summits Roofing company offers a number of systems to replace and repair commercial roofs. If you think your commercial roof has potential problems of any sort, then contact 7 Summits Roofing company in Colorado for high quality repairs, maintenance and the most durable roofing materials available for commercial grade roofs.

5 Best Types of Commercial Roofing Systems

EPDM roofing is a durable and versatile choice. EPDM is one of the longest lasting types of commercial roofs available. It is easy to install, offers low cost maintenance and repairs.

 Metal commercial roofing systems use metals such as steel, aluminum and zinc. Metal roofs are considered a superior choice for commercial buildings due to their overall durability. Warehouses, barns, hotels and churches often choose metal roofs for their commercial building roofs not only for its strength, durability and longevity but also for its aesthetic qualities which can enhance basic building structures and made them more visually appealing.

TPO roofing systems are gaining fast popularity due to the durable materials used in this type of commercial roofing system. The durable materials offer low-temperature flexibility and high-temperature tolerance. These commercial roofing systems provide a high level of resilience to ultraviolet, ozone, and chemical exposure. TPO roofs are known to have a life expectancy of 20+ years while offering resistance to fire, punctures, and high winds. Commercial roofing contractors prefer to install Thermoplastic Olefin or TPO. TPO combines the benefits of flexibility and toughness to create a superior commercial roofing choice.

Shingles, asphalt, and other types are still among the top choices for commercial roofing. Like residential roofing, asphalt shingles are among the best options for commercial roofing. Smaller commercial buildings, apartment complexes, and other commercial structures choose asphalt shingles because they offer good quality at a reasonable price. Ease of installation means asphalt shingle roofs can be installed very quickly. If you need a quick commercial roof replacement, then shingles are an option you will want to consider.

Hydrostop Elastomeric Coatings are among the highest-quality roofing and waterproofing systems available. HydroStop Premium Coat is a flexible, U.V. resistant, and elastomeric material. All of these qualities can benefit commercial roofs by adding durability and longevity despite the sometimes harsh weather conditions that Colorado can see throughout the course of the year. The HydroStop Premium Coat is one of the highest quality roofing and waterproofing systems available. The compound is fully reinforced with a tough non-woven polyester fabric designed for all roofing and flashing applications. Roof coatings are the fastest way to seal a leaky commercial roof and lower energy costs dramatically. Suppose you have seen leaks or had high utility bills. In that case, this commercial roofing application could be your roof and budget’s saving grace.

Commercial Roofing Project Management

7 Summits Roofing has been managing commercial roofing projects for over twenty years. We use three determining factors to get started on commercial roofing projects. Our project construction manager meets with all building owners to evaluate the building requirements and to determine the best commercial roofing systems for your particular building type. We will meet with you to discuss your needs, budget and to inspect the type of your commercial building’s roof. Finally, we will make a professional assessment and provide an estimate before starting any work.

Experienced and Qualified

A qualified Commercial Roofing company like 7 Summits Roofing is licensed, insured and bonded for the expert work that is needed to properly install and repair a commercial grade roof. Professional commercial roofers are able to advise building owners of the best ways to restore and maintain a roof that may only needs some repairs. If you are looking at a full commercial building roof replacement then you need the expert advice of professionals to select the correct materials, roof coatings and other retrofits involved in the full replacement of your facility’s roof.

Seven Summits Roofing is an expert at taking into account your building’s architecture, height, layout, geographic location and area weather in order to select the right commercial roofing materials and systems that will give your roof and building the best lifespan. Seven Summits Roofing company can guide you through the process and help you design a roof that you will be proud of and happy with for many years to come.

When you choose the professional commercial roofing services of Seven Summits Roofing you can trust and be assured that manufacturer certification is behind our roofs and we offer a warranties that ensure our work meets and even exceeds industry standards. We do it right the first time.

Using the professional commercial roofing services of Seven Summits roofing company in Colorado will give you the peace of mind that a reputable, highly referred and professional team has you and your roof’s best interest at heart. We demand that our commercial roofing installations, repairs and replacements stand up to a standard of excellence.

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Choose 7 Summits for Commercial Roofing

We have the knowledge and expertise to complete roofing jobs for multiple commercial structures such as multi-family apartments as well as condominiums, churches, banks and many other commercial type facilities.  If you are a commercial building owner in need of help to figure out the technicalities of your roof then reach out to us.

We can assist you in choosing your best options. We understand that building customer relationships is crucial. “We try to really understand our customers and best meet their needs.” We will look at your existing roof conditions, the local weather factors, and any additional concerns or issues related to your commercial building’s roof so that we can present you with the best plan for replacing or repairing the roof on your building.

Commercial Roof Types

Very common but highly leak prone, is the flat roof. Flat roofing is common because it’s used to cover large areas using less material.

Made of metal, steel, aluminum and zinc; metal roofing has been the choice for buildings for years. Warehouses, Barns, Hotels and Churches use this.

Asphalt shingles are one of the top choices for commercial roofing – just like residential roofing. Smaller commercial buildings, apartment complexes, and other commercial structures choose asphalt shingles because they offer good quality at a good price. Ease of installation means asphalt shingle roofs can be installed very quickly.

The HydroStop PremiumCoat is one of the highest quality roofing and waterproofing systems available. This flexible, U.V. resistant elastomeric compound is fully reinforced with a tough nonwoven polyester fabric designed for all roofing and flashing applications. Roof coatings are the fastest way to seal a leaky commercial roof and lower energy costs dramatically.

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Commercial Structure Insurance Claims

Our staff will work with your insurance company to get your roof repaired quickly. We make the insurance claim process smooth and hassle free. You can have the peace of mind you deserve.

Colorado receives a lot of severe weather each year,  which can damage your roof. Many businesses get hail damage each year, so it’s important to have your roof inspected for hail damage. You must file insurance claims in a timely manner, so don’t leave it until the last minute to have us inspect your roof. We deal with all roof types, so please don’t hesitate to schedule a free inspection. Should you decide to use our roofing services, we’ll help you from start to finish, including filing paperwork for your insurance claim.

We have people on staff with years of experience dealing with insurance companies so we can get you the most for your insurance dollar. Let us simplify your commercial business improvement project, schedule an estimate today!

We use materials from the top manufacturers in the USA. Some of the brands we use are:

How to Choose a Commercial Roofing Company

It’s always a good idea to fully pre-qualify and research before you select a commercial roofing contractor. This extra legwork in the beginning can often save you difficulties later.

Call the company and verify their permanent address, telephone number, tax identification number and, where required, a business license. A professional roofing contractor always has this information readily available.

Look for a company with a proven track record that readily offers client references and a list of completed projects.

It’s a good idea to have direct contact with the person who will be working as the site supervisor before you select a company.  This is your main contact person so you need make sure you have confidence the commercial roofing  project will be supervised appropriately and quality control and safety procedures are established.

It’s perfectly acceptable, even expected, for potential customers to ask a roofing contractor for both local references and a list of professional memberships and associations.

Don’t forget to verify if a roofing contractor has general liability insurance coverage and worker’s compensation insurance.  Make sure you see copies of insurance certificates. Double check that the effective dates extend through the duration of the commercial roofing project.

Many states require that roofing contractors be licensed; some states have specific licensing requirements. In addition, some contractors are able to obtain bonding from surety companies, while others are not. Check to see if a prospective roofing contractor is properly licensed and/or bonded. Your state’s department of professional regulation or licensing board will have this information.

Insist on a written proposal and examine it for complete descriptions of the work and specifications. Be sure the proposal includes the approximate starting and completion dates, payment procedures, and any additional issues such as landscape damage prevention and debris cleanup.

There are two basic categories of roofing warranties: the contractor’s warranty, which covers workmanship, and the manufacturer’s warranty, which covers (as a minimum) materials. Be sure that your contractor offers a warranty for commercial roofing that covers workmanship. A manufacturer’s warranty alone will not protect you if the roof is improperly installed. Carefully read and understand any roofing warranty offered and watch for provisions that would void it.

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Commercial Roofs Colorado

For over six decades, the experienced roofers at 7 Summits Roofing have gained the trust and loyalty of many new clients. We enjoy a large percentage of referrals and repeat business because of our commitment to quality and trustworthiness. You can count on our Commercial Roof Contractors Colorado to provide you with excellent quality and customer service.

We are devoted to quality, and nothing will compromise our standards!

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