Commercial roof repair to an modified bitumen roof

M. Gottfried, Inc. has been performing commercial roof repair work in Southern Connecticut and Westchester County New York since 1946. We are known for our quality work and attention to detail. Years of experience installing, replacing and repairing roofing systems have given us insight into what causes roof leaks, how to repair them and how to prevent them from occurring.

A Commercial Roof Repair Contractor

David Lederman talks about M. Gottfried, Inc.’s roof repair services

Our facility is located in Fairfield County and our employees live throughout Southern Connecticut. This enables us to service our customers in a timely fashion. Being part of the communities we work in means we go that extra step to give our clients – our neighbors – the extra care and attention. We want to minimize the downtime, damage and inconvenience roof leaks or roof issues can cause, and keep our clients up and running.

Find out more about M. Gottfried, Inc.→

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… I would like to take this opportunity to express my thanks and appreciation for a superb job done by your crews”

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Start us on your roof repair work – call 203-323-8173 or  Click here to email us 

We Perform Repairs On All Types of Commercial Roofs 

roof maintenance repair in Stamford, CT - open EPDM lap causing leak
Open lap found in EPDM roof found to be
causing a leak

Flat roof repair - open lap in EPDM repair- after
Cleaned and trimmed sealed and overlaid
section of open lap to stop leak and
repair other potential issues

There are many different roofing systems and materials on the market today. Properly repairing a commercial roof system involves knowing the right products so that the repair is compatible with your existing roof’s material and will maintain the existing roof warranty.

We have years of experience installing, repairing and maintaining the most widely-used roofing systems. Some of the roofing systems we specialize in are EPDM, TPO, PVC, built-up, and Modified Bitumen roofing systems.

We are licensed by most of the major roofing manufacturers, including Carlisle, JM, Firestone, GAF, Soprema, Tremco, Fibertite, Garland, etc. We ensure that the proper materials for your system are used and applied following the manufacturer’s instructions.

See a list of our licenses, certificate and manufacturers→

Improper materials used for patching may be less expensive – but eventually, they will fail and possibly lead to the leak reoccurring and cause more damage.

M. Gottfried, Inc.’s repair service experts quickly identify the source of a problem and know which materials to use, making us the preferred choice of many property owners throughout the region. We are happy to provide quotes for individual roof repairs, or come out and perform the work on a time and material basis.

We understand that a roof leak can create many problems for an owner, regardless of the size of the property.  Individual property owners, office and industrial parks, medical facilities, school systems, towns, and cities use our services. They value our ability to find and repair their problem quickly and correctly.

Call to schedule a service  203-323-8173   or    Click here to contact us by email 

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… your quote to service the roof at — is accepted…you have done a great job maintaining the roof  for the building Owner…”

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We Repair Your Flat Roof and Stop The Leaks

Found hole in a flat EPDM roof - needs a repair
Found hole in EPDM roof

EPDM membrane pulled away from the wall
EPDM membrane pulled away from the
wall allowing water to enter the building

 

Opening in penetration pocket on a flat roof needs repair
Penetration pocket filler shrunk
and caused a gap between
the filler and side

Broken expansion joint and base flashing on a graveled BUR
Broken expansion joint and
holes in base flashing on a
Built-up-roof

We are often asked ” what causes a flat roof to leak”

As seen in the pictures above, many things can be causing your roof leaks.

These are some of the most common causes of flat roof leaks.  Our skilled roofing technicians are able to recognize these common roof leak causes as well as being able to track down those difficult-to-find leaks.

We can find and repair roof leaks in single ply roofs, built-up-roofs, modified bitumen roofs, metal roofs, etc.

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Stop those flat roof leaks today, call us at: 203-323-8173

or click here to send us an email with your information

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We perform repairs on metal flashing, edging and metal roofs

Roof maintenance on this building in Stamford CT includes caulking metal flashing at window and shelf below metal panels
Metal flashing needs caulking
at window and shelf below
metal panel to stop a leak

holes in copper flashing can cause leaks
Holes in copper flashing may be
causing leaks

Our knowledge of commercial roof repair not only involves understanding how your flat roof works but also how the architectural sheet metal work, the perimeter edge systems and sloped metal roofing, connects and interacts with it.  Leaks can originate in the metal trim, edging, counterflashing, or metal roofs. Water can then travel down and appear to come from under the flat roof.

Our thorough inspections will not only concentrate on the flat roof, but will also look at the metal details to see if they are in need of repair.

 M. Gottfried, Inc. has a full architectural sheet metal shop, and can fabricate custom copper, aluminum, galvanized steel and stainless metal flashings and roofs.

Find out more about our architectural sheet metal work→ 

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… Thank you for being such a good company. I received the below message from the client. I knew you were a good company. Now my client knows.

“Roof inspector will be out around 9:30-10 to walk the roof again. The roofing vendor you picked is one of his favorites! He said they do great work.””

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Get Us Started With Your Commercial Roof Repair Project

Roof repair - EPDM Roof
To start the roof repair process give us a call or send us an email. Once contacted we will:

Hire M. Gottfried Inc. to perform your commercial roof repairs

M. Gottfried, Inc. can be hired to perform your roof repair in a few different ways..

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Call us at: 203-323-8173

or click here to send us an email with your information

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FAQs About M. Gottfried and Our Commercial Flat Roof Repair Services

We’re sure you have many questions about M. Gottfried, Inc., the roof repair process, and what to expect. Below are some of the most commonly asked questions.

My flat roof leaks, do I have to replace it?

No, lots of time we can repair leaks and your roof can last for many more years. M. Gottfried, Inc. can come to your property, inspect the roof for leaks, provide a proposal for the roof repairs. We can also evaluate your roof and determine a roof maintenance plan to keep your roof at peak performance, or, if the roof is at the end of its life span, develop a proposal for a new roof.

Do you work with general contractors?

Yes, depending on the project, we work with general contractors, construction managers, roof consultants, architects, or directly with a building owner.  

Do you do water tests?

Yes. Depending on where the leaks are appearing, what we see in our inspection, if the leak is difficult to find or only shows in certain rains, then it may be necessary to perform a water test to track down the source of the leak. Sometimes, after repairing difficult leaks, or if the owner requests it, we can water test after the repair to make sure the leak was found and has stopped.

Do you carry insurance?

Yes, we are fully insured and carry general liability, workers compensation, Auto, as well as other forms and types of insurance.

Are you licensed?

Yes, we have a State of Connecticut Major Contractors license, State of Connecticut Home Improvement license, and are prequalified with the state of Connecticut for major projects. 

What other licenses or certificates do you have?

We are certified by the State of Connecticut as a SBE, or Small Business Enterprise, and we have are a CERC, Certified Environmentally Responsible Contractor

See a list of our State licenses, roofing organizations and approved manufacturers→

My building/project not only has a flat roof, but also a sloped roof. Can you repair that too?

Yes, in additional to flat roofs, we also do slate, shingle and metal sloped roofs.

I have a house with a commercial style flat roof. Will you work on it?

Yes, we will bring the same quality and attention to detail that we do on our commercial projects to your residential flat roof.

I have a large property with multiple leaking areas.  Can I break the repairs up into sections?

Yes, we can break repair work up into roof sections,  but keep in mind that sections not repaired will still leak won’t have their deficiencies repaired.

Can I fix my own leaky roof?

Going up on any roof is dangerous. Our personnel are trained in and have proper equipment for roofing safety, fall protection material handling, etc., They are also trained on the various roofing systems and what material to use for each system. Roof work should be performed by licensed, insured, professional roofing contractors.

Can you throw a tarp on my flat roof to temporarily stop it from leaking?

Tarps may (if properly installed) temporarily help on sloped roofs where they can go over the top and cover the leaking item, but on a flat roof laying a tarp on the flat surface does not accomplish anything. Water can get under the sides of the tarp, flow under it and get to the leak source. Tarps laid on a roof can also block roof drains and cause water to buildup. This adds weight to the roof. Also putting a tarp over a vent or hot pipe may cause venting and other problems.

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Make M. Gottfried, Inc. your professional flat roof repair contractor for your valuable property.

M. Gottfried, Inc. is the resource you can count on and trust to repair, maintain and keep your buildings roofing system in peak performance  throughout its warranty period, on into the waning years of its expected life.

Have more questions? Give us a call at  203-323-8173 or Contact us  and we’ll answer your questions right away.

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M. Gottfried, Inc.        89 Research Drive        Stamford, CT 06906