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Metal Retrofitting: Bring New Life to Your Existing Commercial Roof

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    The harsh winters and variable weather patterns of the Upper Peninsula can take a toll on any commercial roof. If your existing metal roof is showing signs of age, leaks, or decreased energy efficiency, you might be dreading the disruption and expense of a complete tear-off and replacement. But there’s good news: metal roof retrofitting could be the perfect solution to revitalize your roof without the major overhaul.

    What is Metal Roof Retrofitting?

    Metal roof retrofitting is a cost-effective and efficient process that involves installing a new roofing system directly over your existing metal roof. This eliminates the need for tear-off, reducing labor costs, material waste, and business downtime. The result? A rejuvenated roof that performs like new, with improved energy efficiency and a longer lifespan.

    Why Choose Metal Roof Retrofitting?

    • Cost Savings: Retrofitting is typically far less expensive than a full roof replacement.
    • Minimal Disruption: The installation process is faster and less intrusive to your daily operations.
    • Improved Performance: Retrofitting can address leaks, energy loss, and other issues.
    • Enhanced Durability: A new roofing system can extend the life of your roof by decades and avoids sending old roofing materials to landfills.

    Duro-Last Metal Retrofit: The Great Lakes Roofing Solution

    At Great Lakes Roofing, we’re proud to offer the Duro-Last Metal Retrofit System. Duro-Last is a leading manufacturer of PVC single-ply roofing membranes, known for their durability, longevity, and exceptional performance in demanding climates.

    Why Duro-Last for Your Metal Retrofit?

    • Proven Durability: Duro-Last membranes are resistant to punctures, tears, UV damage, and extreme temperatures.
    • Seamless Protection: The Duro-Last system is custom-fabricated to your roof’s exact dimensions, minimizing seams and potential leak points.
    • Energy Efficiency: The white Duro-Last membrane reflects sunlight, reducing cooling costs and improving energy efficiency.
    • Warranty: Duro-Last offers industry-leading warranties, giving you peace of mind in your investment.
    • Local Expertise: As a certified Duro-Last contractor, Great Lakes Roofing has the experience and knowledge to install your metal retrofit flawlessly.

    The Metal Roof Retrofit Process with Great Lakes Roofing

    1. Inspection: We start with a thorough inspection of your existing roof to assess its condition and suitability for retrofitting.
    2. Custom Fabrication: Duro-Last custom fabricates your new roofing membrane to fit your roof perfectly.
    3. Installation: We quickly and efficiently install the Duro-Last membrane directly over your existing metal roof, ensuring a secure and watertight seal and minimal disruptions to your business.
    4. Final Inspection: We conduct a final inspection to ensure the quality of the installation and your satisfaction.

    Is Metal Roof Retrofitting Right for You?

    If your commercial roof is showing its age but the structure is sound, a Retrofit might be a smart and practical solution. Contact Great Lakes Roofing today for a free consultation and estimate. We’ll help you determine if a Duro-Last metal Retrofit is the right choice to breathe new life into your roof and protect your business for years to come.Don’t let an aging roof hold your business back. With a metal roof Retrofit, you can enhance your building’s performance, reduce energy costs, and enjoy the peace of mind that comes with a durable and long-lasting roof. Call us today for a free quote!