The money spent on a roof maintenance plan is a good, eco-friendly investment and will save you money in the long run.In the winter months, temperatures can reach minus 15 degrees, with winds that will split you in half. During the summer months, scorching temperatures above 30 degrees Celsius can be achieved. 

Industrial roofs in Chicago via are at the forefront, bearing the brunt of these extreme temperature changes, but are rarely inspected or even considered until major leaks occur. 

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By extending the life of your existing roof, you save money and help the environment by reducing the pollutants released from hot asphalt and adhesives during back coating and limiting emissions from material production and transport. 

Most old roofing materials are not recyclable, so this also helps reduce landfill pollution. To get the most out of your roof, you can perform an annual roof inspection to find and eliminate potential problems and perform preventive maintenance.

One of the most important components of your roofing system is to maintain good drainage at all times. With a flat roof, the strainer and drainage cover must be cleaned regularly without obstructions such as leaves or ice. 

If water does not drain properly, it can reach unrealistic heights and flow into the building through connectors. Also, pools will form on the roof which will eventually damage the roof skin causing leaks and leading to premature repair or replacement. These are just a few of the steps you can take to extend the life of your roof and reduce your carbon footprint.