The importance of a durable commercial roof

Luckily, we live in a world where most of us can benefit from a roof over our head on a daily basis. When the weather outside is not particularly appealing, retreating to the indoors allows us to seek some comfort, knowing that we’re protected from the outdoor elements. Not only do strong walls offer us this, but a robust and sturdy roof does, too.

Our commercial roofing company here at NWIR are on hand to provide you with the assistance you need to install, maintain, and repair your roof for the long term. So, if you’re wondering why you should opt for the best roofing solution around, read on and we’ll explain all in this blog!

Maintaining the safety of those underneath

First and foremost, the main purpose of a roof is to provide protection for those inside a building. Whether this is from the sweltering sun, the blistering cold, or torrential rain, having a secure roof over your head ensures that you’re safe from the elements.

A poorly-made roof that is prone to damage can risk the safety of those inside the building. For example, a leakage could result in flooding and a weakening of the material, which could lead to the roof falling down at any moment. An inadequate roof could leave your building out of action for an extended period as commercial roofing contractors, such as the team at NWIR, perform the relevant repair work.

Keeps equipment free of damage

Not only does it keep people safe, but a well-made roof also provides protection for potentially expensive and important equipment. For example, imagine if a Google server room roof had a leak? It could lead to masses of data being damaged or lost, just like that!

This also ties into the previous point, as any water damage or overheating to electricals can also put the safety of those around them at risk. Damaged equipment could catch fire, or worse, explode. It’s important that you keep the condition of your roof the best it can be.

A secure place to operate

Certain points of a roof, especially in a larger commercial property, may require access. If you have permission and feel comfortable accessing the roof for whichever reason, you should ensure that you take the relevant precautions to maintain your safety whilst you’re up there. A strong roof will be able to take your body weight comfortably, but it’s important not to get complacent when it comes to safety.

You should always wear appropriate footwear, with plenty of grip, especially if it has been raining. You should always look to grab onto a secure service if it is windy, due to the open element of your roof. This is alongside making no fast or sudden movements that could cause you to lose balance, and not standing near the edge if possible.

A safe investment

Finally, a well-made roof ensures that you can keep the running costs of your building down. After all, no one wants to fork out unnecessary amounts of money repairing damages to their roof, or even replacing it altogether.

When you work with the team here at NWIR, we can provide you with a resilient roof that will stand tall in the face of the predictably unpredictable British weather. By making use of our talent and industry experience, you’re able to benefit from a durable roof that is affordably priced in comparison to our competitors.

Should you require a roof that you can be confident in going forward, contact our commercial roofing contractors today to find out how you can benefit from our services.

Speak to our team

At NWIR, we’re your go-to team regarding anything commercial roofing. From initial design to installation, maintenance and repair, our experts are on hand to assist with any issues or enquiries you have. Our commercial roofing company has many years of industry experience, and we’re ready to offer our expertise in creating the very best durable roofing solution for you!

To speak to us today, give us a call on 0800 046 1500 or drop us an email at You can also fill out our online enquiry form and we will get back to you as soon as possible.