As a commercial developer, you need to take steps to ensure your buildings are well-protected from the elements. As such, working with a commercial roofing contractor to waterproof the roof will provide the occupants with numerous benefits. Here's a closer look at why this investment is worthwhile.

Why You Should Protect a Commercial Roofing System With Waterproofing

1. Protection Against Leaks

Waterproofing solutions are applied in liquid form to roofs and repel water once they harden and dry. A water leak can damage your roofing system, as well as the property's interior. If leaks penetrate the top layers of the roof and make their way into the structures below, it could result in significant problems like wood rot. 

If leaks aren't identified and repaired quickly, they can also enter the building. In addition to decreasing indoor air quality and ruining fixtures due to mold growth, the excess moisture can also damage equipment and appliances. 

2.  Enhanced Energy Efficiency

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A waterproof coating can also result in decreased utility costs. In addition to repelling water, coatings also keep out heat and ultraviolet (UV) rays. This allows the HVAC system to work more efficiently since it won't have to run as often to keep the building cool, lowering utility bills. An energy-efficient building also keeps humidity levels manageable, preventing any sensitive electronic equipment from being damaged. 

3. Decreased Repair & Replacement Costs

Preventive maintenance extends the life span of a commercial roofing system. The longer the materials last, the more time will elapse before a full replacement is necessary. Investing in professional waterproofing services now can save the building owner money on future roofing costs. 


If you need a commercial roofing contractor to apply waterproofing measures for your development project, contact Pro-Crete Systems of Florida in Largo. With over three decades of experience, they'll reliably install PMMA liquid waterproofing systems to protect the roof and the rest of the building. Learn more about their services or request an estimate today by calling (727) 526-8090.