The Dangers of Water Damaged Roofs

aerial view of large hotel buildingWhen your business headquarters resides in the sunny state of Florida, it’s important to keep your structure fully protected against the tropical weather that can wreak havoc on the state during the summertime. Water damage can be extremely detrimental to a building and if not taken care of, it can become extremely hazardous for both the employees and important data contained within the business.

Below are just some of the issues that a damaged or rotting roof and present:

  • Mold and Mildew: Mold and mildew growth can become extremely dangerous to your employee’s health, especially if left unattended. Once mold appears, it can easily spread throughout the structure. Though not all types of mold are toxic, even the non-toxic can damage the framework of your structure and severely impact the health of visitors.
  • Fire Hazards: Water damage and leaks can create extremely dangerous situations, especially when electrical wiring is involved. If water is leaking directly onto electrical wiring it can cause a shortage, which could potentially result in a dangerous fire.
  • Compromised Structure: The longer you wait to have water damage repaired in your home, the more time it has to completely compromise your structure. The constant exposure to dripping water and harsh elements can break down your framing and foundation, resulting in costly repairs.

If you’re in need of commercial roof repair in Florida, Shield Coatings & Weatherproofing is here to help. Give us a call today at (813) 247-5421 to inquire about all of our waterproofing services.