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Commercial Roof Drain Issues In Phoenix
YES! There is a drain under all that water.Every year in the United States commercial building are extensively damaged or destroyed by the affects of rooftop ponding water. One large ponding area on a roof can easily weigh more than an F-250 pickup.
Many times property owners will experience a leak and understandably think it is the roof and call a roofing contractor.... And often get a proposal for a new roof. Many times the problem may not be from the roof itself, but from clogged roof drains. After storms and over the years, a building痴 roof drain can become clogged with debris causing the water to overflow and leak into the building. If the drain becomes plugged, it may cause water to back up and flow over the drain flashing and into the building itself. From there it may leak down the walls or into ceilings. Regular maintenance of the roof drains is necessary to prevent a leaky roof.
If you experience a leak, you can call a professional, commercial roofer or plumber to find out where the leak is coming from. If it appears to be the roof drain, a plumber might be the one to clean out the drain and make sure it is working properly. Not all drain problems are as easy as cleaning them out. If the drain is old, it might mean you will need to replace it to permanently stop the leaking. Although this is uncommon, it can happen. An experienced plumber would be able to tell you if the drain is just clogged or in need of replacement.
Roof Inspections In Phoenix
Annual roof inspections can save Phoenix area property owners money by catching a problem like a clogged roof drain early.
Installing a Roof Drain Filter is used to avoid clogged drains and expensive water damage by keeping leaves and large debris away from roof drains. The economical, easy-to-install Roof Drain Filter holds drain-clogging litter, wind blown leaves and other debris away from the drain strainer but allows high water flow.
Drain Filters For Phoenix Roofing Systems
A Roof Drain Filter installs in minutes using common hand tools, cable ties, roofing adhesive or wire and needs minimal upkeep. Easily maintain by sweeping the top and sides to remove built up sediment and debris. Roof Drain Filter is available in 3 sizes, in pads or rolls to fit any size drain. Ideal for commercial roof applications.
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