The Lifespan of a Commercial Roof


You may have been wondering how long your commercial roof will last, and the short answer is that typically a commercial or industrial roof will last 20-25 years. However, this time frame depends on a variety of factors. Some types of commercial roofs can last around 10 years on the shorter end, while others can last up to 50. Overall, the average lifespan of a roof will be  greatly affected by these factors:

  • Climate
  • Installation
  • System Type
  • Roof penetration
  • Routine Maintenance

It is important to have a team of experienced and educated roofers installing your roofing system, which in turn, will ensure your installation was performed correctly and to last. After the initial installation, routine maintenance also affects the longevity of your roof. To put it simply, if you don’t take good care of your roofing system, it will not last as long as you would like it to. It is imperative to ensure there is proper drainage, along with monitoring the developing of ponding. The team at Just Leaks can regularly inspect your roofing system to secure that your roofing system is in optimal condition. We can expertly inspect your commercial or industrial roof for any signs of current or impending damage.

Fortunately, there are make steps you can take to ensure the longevity of your commercial roof, and the team at Just Leaks would be happy to discuss with you what steps are necessary for your roofing system. We provide tailored, experienced, and reliable roof service to commercial and industrial companies throughout San Jose and the surrounding communities. To schedule an appointment for a free estimate, call Just Leaks at (408) 249-4646.

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