And, according to Chubb claims statistics, the average cost of a commercial water damage loss is $89,000.
So, what can you do to prevent water damage from a roof leak?
Stop your roof from leaking in the first place by implementing a maintenance program where someone routinely walks your roof and checks for leaks or other issues.
At minimum, this should take place once a year, but ideally you should be inspecting your roof once in the spring and once in the fall.
Some of the main areas where roofs are going to start to leak are:
If you notice any issues, make sure to get them repaired right away.
Source: Chubb - Preventing Water Damage