If your roof is more than 20 years old, shows signs of buckling, or you can see daylight through your roof boards, it's probably time to plan a new roof installation as soon as the opportunity arises. The first step in having your roof replaced is finding a reliable contractor to work with throughout the process. Here are a few things to think about when consulting with various contractors and deciding which one you want to hire:
If you own a commercial building, one of the best things you can do is keep up with the maintenance of its roof. This includes having it inspected on a regular basis. Some commercial roofing experts recommend getting this done twice a year, in the spring and the fall. Experts agree that during the inspection, it can be a good idea to get a moisture survey done.
The Importance of a Moisture Survey
If you've got a flat roof on your home, that can be a promising spot to put a hot tub. However, that's a big job and to ensure it's done correctly, you may need to consult with several different professionals. Here's an overview of the investigation and installation process for a rooftop hot tub.
1. Consult With a Structural Engineer
Before fully committing to putting a hot tub on your roof, you should consult with a structural engineer.