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Commercial Roof Maintenance that Prevents Problems

Roof repairs are no laughing matter. And depending on the degree of repairs, they can get in the way of your business operations and productivity. So, how do you avoid potential headaches? By connecting with GSM Roofing for preventive commercial roof maintenance, you save your business money in the long run.

We will extend the life of your roofing assets, and we’ll also help keep your operation up and running while controlling capital expenses — so you can budget for the future. Our team can use our extensive knowledge surrounding all types of roofs to put together a commercial roof maintenance program just for you.

Our Commercial Roof Maintenance Plan

These are just some things that come with the Exceptional Roof Protection Program from GSM Roofing. With this plan, you will enjoy:

Depending on the situation, our professional roofers will go up onto the roof for the inspection. In other cases, they will use drone technology to inspect the roof and take photos. Either way, you can expect full documentation and an explanation of everything they find.

As an Exceptional Roof Protection Plan customer, you will experience top-notch customer service, open communication with our roofing team, expert workmanship, and much more. And if you’ve purchased our commercial roof maintenance plan, but we don’t come out within two business days to repair the leak – there’s no charge to you. Contact us to enroll today!

The Importance of Preventative Roof Maintenance

It’s common to only consider reaching out to a roofing contractor once your business’ roof begins to leak. Your roof tends to be overlooked, quietly fulfilling its role without demanding attention — until it unexpectedly begins to dump water on your business’s valuable assets. The truth is, once one leak appears, others are usually right behind it.

The best way to avoid surprise roof leaks is to invest in regular maintenance for your commercial roof. A maintained roof will last longer, and you’ll also be far less likely to experience surprise leaks that interrupt your operations, damage your building and its contents, and cause unnecessary headaches.

With our commercial maintenance service plan, you’ll never have to wonder if today will be the day that your roof leaks.

How a Maintained Roof Saves You Money

If you’re feeling reluctant to start a maintenance program, we understand. It can feel like one more expense that your business doesn’t need. However, it’s essential to know how an affordable, predictable, regular investment today can help you avoid an unexpected catastrophic expense later.

Regular maintenance for your commercial roof will save money by helping you to:

  • Extend the life of your roof, so you can put off roof replacement
  • Repair active leaks before they can damage structures and assets
  • Identify potential areas where leaks may occur for lower roof repair costs
  • Keep costs under control by being proactive with roof inspections

Are you ready to lower overall expenses and have more control over your budget with commercial roofing preventive maintenance? Get in touch with us, and we’ll discuss it!

Experience Maintaining Various Types of Commercial Roofs

Serving businesses in eastern Pennsylvania, New Jersey, Delaware, and Maryland – we can maintain all kinds of commercial roofs, including flat, pitched, and historical roofs. Our maintenance programs are tailored to suit different roofing materials including: metal, single-ply, shingle, slate, tile, and cedar.

Businesses That We’ve Provided Preventative Roof Maintenance For

Phoenixville Hospital

Phoenixville Hospital

50 Buildings in Bethlehem, PA

Dirty Gutters on Roof

Fall and Winter Roof Maintenance Services

Fall and winter weather can wreak havoc on a roof. But you can be prepared with commercial roof maintenance services by GSM Roofing.

Given the challenging weather conditions in the states we service (such as Pennsylvania, New Jersey, Delaware, and Maryland) it becomes crucial to address potential roof problems before the leaves pile up and the freeze-thaw of the winter months sets in. GSM Roofing offers a standard roof inspection along with our fall and winter roof preparation service. It’s a safe, affordable alternative to doing the work yourself.

When visiting your site, we ensure every OSHA standard and roofing manufacturer detail is followed. We also use a comprehensive checklist for our commercial roof preventive maintenance inspection. We even include a free roof snow removal evaluation with our service.

Ready to talk about fall and winter preparation? We’re prepared to put you on our schedule, along with other customers who have chosen to extend the lives of their roofs, maintain the safety of their structure, and save money on repairs and replacement.

Preventative Maintenance FAQ

Are there any Additional Charges for Repairs Outside the Preventive Maintenance Scope?

Yes, but customers of the GSM Exceptional Roof Protection Plan will receive a reduced labor rate for leak repairs or other Time and Material projects. All costs will be discussed with the customer prior to performing repairs.

How does GSM Roofing’s Commercial Roof Maintenance Plan Differ from other Maintenance Plans?

Customers of the GSM Exceptional Roof Protection Plan receive a Guaranteed Leak Response. GSM will acknowledge new leak requests within one business hour of initial communication. GSM will arrive onsite within two business days, or the repair will be completed at no cost. Customers of the GSM Exceptional Roof Protection Plan will receive a reduced labor rate for leak repairs or other T&M projects.

Can the Maintenance Plan be Customized to Suit Our Specific Needs?

Yes, the number of visits or roofs serviced can be tailored to the building’s or owner’s needs.

How often Should Commercial Roofs Undergo Preventive Maintenance?

The frequency of maintenance depends on factors like roof age, local weather conditions, and the type of roofing material. Generally, semi-annual inspections are recommended, especially before winter.

What Types of Issues can Commercial Roof Preventive Maintenance Address?

Our preventive maintenance program covers various issues such as cracked skylights, deteriorating flashing, fan grease falling onto the roof, HVAC oil spills, issues with incompatible roofing materials, and storm damage caused by tree branches.

What are the Financial Benefits of Choosing a Commercial Roof Maintenance Plan?

Routine maintenance, according to the National Roofing Contractors Association (NRCA) and the American Institute of Plant Engineers Association for Facilities Engineers (AIPE/AFE), has the potential to extend the lifespan of a commercial roof significantly, ranging from 30% to 100%. According to Roofing Contractor Magazine, proactively maintained roofs exhibit an average lifespan of 21 years, contrasting with the 13 years observed for reactively maintained roofs.

Can Preventive Maintenance Help with Insurance Claims for Commercial Roof Damage?

Yes, maintaining a record of regular preventive maintenance can strengthen insurance claims by demonstrating proactive efforts to preserve the roof’s integrity and prevent damage.

If there are any other questions you have, please don’t hesitate to contact us.

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Thank you and GSM Roofing your services! The area is enthused by GSM Roofing's professionalism and hard work!

Kind Regards,


Eric Sanders Field Contract Administrator June 28, 2022