Fixing these leaks as they occur is a waste of money because the roof is old and obviously it needs to be replaced
I work in a construction office in the downtown area of my town. This company has been in business since 1984 and they have been in the same location since it opened its doors. I began working for this company about 10 years ago and I must admit, besides a few minor upgrades nothing has really changed with the building. Unfortunately, the building is pretty old and it’s beginning to deteriorate. For instance, the roof began leaking in certain spots a few years ago, and the owners have worked with the roofing contractor to fix the leaks as they occurred. But the entire roof needs to be replaced, but I assume that it’s an expensive cost that the owners do not want to cover. I assume insurance would cover the cost of a damaged roof, but I am not sure how that works when it comes to commercial spaces. Either way, the leaks have gotten worse over the years. Recently, I had to switch my office because I discovered a leak after we had some heavy rainfall. My IT guy didn’t want to risk my equipment getting water damaged, so he suggested that I switch offices until the owners could get the roof fixed. The commercial roofing company came in and were there for a few hours and they were able to fix the leak over my office area. However, a couple weeks later, there was another leak inside our small conference room. Fixing these leaks as they occur is a waste of money because the roof is old and obviously it needs to be replaced. But it doesn’t seem like the owners are willing to do that.