Although many contractors are proficient in both commercial and residential building and repair projects, there are nuances to be aware of when hiring someone to work on a commercial building. This is particularly true with roofing contractors. Flat roofs are a completely different system than a typical house roof and require specialized knowledge and experience both to install and maintain. Knowing what to look for during an inspection and being aware of common problems is what a commercial roofer knows how to do differently than a residential contractor who usually works with shingled pitched roofs.

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