Fall is the Best Time for Your Commercial Roof Replacement

Typically, people prefer to do their roofing projects during the summer, the warm season being the busiest period of the year for this type of work. However, we recommend that you plan the replacement of your roof after discussing with Interstate Roofing installation experts; in this way, you can choose a convenient time for both parties and avoid the peak season, when all roofing contractors are typically very crowded, which may result in delays or a rough and ready job.

From a technical point of view, there are no constraints limiting the installation of a new roof, so you can schedule this project during any season. Of course, snow, rains or storms may delay the installation, but that does not mean that such a work cannot be completed even under these circumstances.

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In many ways, autumn is a much better season than summer, for replacing your commercial roof. The weather is not so hot anymore, the roofers are not so busy, that holiday mood is gone and people are expected to be more productive in doing their jobs.

Installing a new commercial roof can last between a week and a month, depending on the complexity of the roof, the weather conditions and, above all, the professionalism of the roofing contractor. It is good to keep an eye on the progression of the project to ensure that things go according to the plan and that your business will be protected by a strong new roof before the start of the cold season.


How Long Does a Commercial Roof Replacement Take?

The replacement of a commercial roof can take any amount of time from a couple of days to over a month, depending on the features of the roof. While each roof is unique, commercial roofs are usually more complex than the roofing installed on residential buildings, therefore the replacement process is more complex as well – here are the principle factors that influence the installation of commercial roofing in Colorado Springs CO:

  • The type of roof to be removed – some roofs can be removed more easily, while others take longer, but whatever the type of the old roof, it will take a couple of days to rip off;
  • The type of the roof to be installed – some roof types, such as cold-sealed single-ply roofs can be installed faster than others;
  • The size of the roof – larger roofs take longer to be replaced than smaller ones;

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  • The slope angle – flat roofs need a shorter time to be replaced than roofs that slope in a steep angle;
  • Additional features – roof that have lots of additional features, such as chimneys and skylights take longer to remove and to install than roofs that are simple;
  • Documentation, quoting and contracting – most roofers take a couple of weeks to provide the requested quote and the roof replacement might also require you or your roofer to obtain permits, processes that also add to the completion time for your commercial roof replacement project.