Prate Roofing has one of Chicagoland’s finest service and repair departments, just ask around to friends, neighbors, family, or coworkers! Prate Roofing understands that the many different roof systems out there require the right materials and labor procedures to properly and cost effectively stop leaks. Our specialized service department has technicians trained specifically in the type of roofing product you have. We will ask you when you call if you know what type of roof you have for that reason. Most of our individual service technicians have at least 25 years’ experience in roof service work.
No matter what your roof problem or leak might be, we will be able to assess the problem and provide you a detailed comprehensive, cost effective price to properly repair your leak. We service all types of shingle, cedar, slate and tile, synthetic, and flat roofs on residential, commercial, and industrial properties.
Our technicians have the knowledge and experience to inspect your existing commercial roofing and determine where it is leaking or failing. We follow the manufacturers guidelines in making repairs to your type of roof so that your warranty will stay valid. Our technicians have experience in repairing all types of commercial roofs including; modified bitumen, TPO, EPDM, PVC and roof coatings.
Roof maintenance is a key factor in achieving the years of service from your roof system that the manufacturer has intended.
Many customers ask “Why do I need roof maintenance?
My roof is new and I have a warranty!” The answer is : Yes you do have a warranty, but think about this for a moment. Buy any type of new car. You have a warranty, but, you must check and change the oil, brake fluid, cooling, liquids, rotate the tires, replace tires and do other things to achieve the miles the warranty covers. We at Prate Roofing will supply you with the warranty on the new roof from the manufacturer, and we offer you a maintenance program tailored to your roof system and budget. Minor issues arise yearly due to the building settling, winter damage, high wind damage, traffic on roofs and normal wear and tear. Proper maintenance of these minor issues will assure that your roof system will perform well for all the intended years.
Our program includes removal of any debris such as leaves, small branches, dirt, rocks, etc. that have accumulated. Cleaning gutters, downspouts, drains and the surrounding areas to make certain they allow water to flow off the roofing system. Minor repairs including touch-up caulking, resealing suspect mechanical and parameter base flashing and small patches, and all other necessary checks to ensure your roof performs well for the entire life of the system. We will provide you a report with each inspection and maintenance performed. We will also notify you of any major repairs we discover and provide you photos and a proposal for the cost of those repairs.
When a commercial roof system is beyond repair or restoration, we can provide you with a new commercial roofing system. We will provide you with the best option for your building and budget.
Depending on the condition, insulation and specifications of your existing roof, this can be done by a roof overlay or a complete tear off and new roof.