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3 Quick Facts About Roof Maintenance

Proactively maintained roofs last an average of 8 more years than reactively maintained roofs.
  • Your roof is a HUGE investment and you should protect that investment!
  • Proactively manage your roof with annual or biannual inspections and maintenance, just like you would the other assets in your business (i.e. technology or machinery).
  • Don’t wait until you have a major incident on your roof.
Annual roof maintenance cost only 1% to 3% of the cost of a commercial roof replacement.
  • We know that saving money is a priority when it comes to running your business.
  • Maintenance pays for itself by saving on
  • Unscheduled roof repairs
  • Damaged roof
  • Deteriorated roof deck
  • and the small cost of the interruption or distraction from your business
Building owners and facility managers who inspected and repaired their roofs routinely were able to identify potential problems before they happened. As a result, they spent an average of only 14¢ per square foot annually for maintenance. On the other hand, owners and managers who reacted to problems spent an average of 25¢ per square foot annually.
  • With a proactive maintenance plan, its all about identifying minor issues before they become major.
  • Keep the investment over your head working so it protects the one below!
How can you proactively maintain?
Schedule a fall and spring inspection. We have maintenance and inspection programs that are designed to help your roof last longer.
You can learn more about our maintenance programs at

Spring Inspection Season!

Spring inspections are important to roof maintenance. Having inspections of the roof of your building twice a year can have significant benefits. Benefits can include, an increase the life expectancy of your roof, save you the high cost of roof replacement, Protect your assets from costly damage and Allow you to plan and budget for future costs.

If you have never had a roof inspection, it might seem foreign or confusing on why it would be needed. CEI wants to give you a snapshot of exactly what your commercial roof inspection will look like.


1) Protect assets

2) Maintain a safe working environment

3) Detect deficiencies early


1) To determine if the roof system is performing as intended

2) Identify signs of weakness

3) Identify needed repairs

4) Develop a maintenance work plan to correct deficient conditions

Our detailed CEI Roof Management Reports include the following:
• An aerial image of the facility with each section outlined and identified
• Photos of the overall layout of the roof, giving you the roof side vantage point
• Test core samples to verify the composition of the sub-layers of the roof system
• Inspection of the roof system and it’s components
• Inspection of interior finishes (ceilings and walls) for signs of moisture infiltration
• Photos of deficiencies found with their location plotted on the aerial image, classified as either
emergency or remedial in nature
• A recommended course of action for each deficiency with a related cost
• Condition summary for each section of roofing with a grade classification
• Repairs vs. Replacement budget matrix


To schedule a spring inspection with CEI Michigan, LLC call:


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