Preparing Your Southern California Commercial Roof for El Niño Rainy Season

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Is Your Southern California Commercial Roofing System Ready for the El Niño Rainy Season?

Nothing can put your Los Angeles County or Southern California commercial roofing system to the test more than bad weather. El Niño is expected to be worse than usual this year, and can cause serious damage to your roof. Good planning and preparation can help keep your commercial property safe, as well as provide a wide range of benefits.

What is El Niño?

El Niño—the warm phase of the El Niño-La Niña climate pattern—changes global atmospheric circulation in known ways, giving us an idea of potential upcoming weather and climate patterns. A stronger El Niño means global temperature, rain, and other patterns are more likely to reflect the expected El Niño impacts. A climate cycle from the Pacific Ocean, theEl Nino cycle, begins when the warm water of the Western Pacific Ocean moves towards the South American coast.

When this occurs, it is known as an El Nino event. The change in water temperature causes tropical storms to move eastwards. Hurricanes in the Eastern Pacific US are more likely to occur during this time. There is also usually an increase in precipitation and colder temperatures all along the southern US. This event can last for up to a year.

While the rainy season in Southern California typically runs from November to April, with the heaviest rains falling in December, El Niño can cause the rainy season to start earlier or later than usual, and to bring heavier or lighter rains than normal.

It is important to get your commercial roofing inspection, maintenance, and roofing repairs done to protect your property from damage.

How to Prepare Your Commercial Roof for El Niño

Something as simple as a commercial roof inspection can keep your property, warehouse, or building safe from heavy rain. Even if you only have minor damage, it can become significant in bad weather. A thorough roof inspection can help property managers and building owners to be better prepared for El Nino and prevent the need for an emergency roof repair.

Don’t be caught off guard this year. Contact us at Stone Roofing Company at (800) 31-STONE (317-8663) for more information on how to keep your roof ready for the weather.


Here are some tips for getting your California commercial roofing inspected, maintained, and repaired:

  • Get your roof inspected by a qualified California roofing contractor at least once a year
  • Roof Repair – Hire an experienced Commercial Roofing Contractor to repair any damage to your roof as soon as possible
  • Inspect your roof after heavy rains or storms to look for any new damage
  • Keep your roof clean and free of debris
  • Seal your roof regularly to protect it from the elements

By following these tips, you can help to ensure that your commercial roof will last for many years to come.

Southern California Roofers in Top Demand with El Nino Preparation

If you are the owner of a commercial building, it is important to plan ahead to have your roof inspected and maintained to prepare for the rainy season. This will help to ensure that your roof is in good condition and that it is protecting your building from the elements. Don’t wait until it’s too late. Schedule your free, no-obligation roof inspection today!

Commercial Roofing Contractor Inspection

What to expect from a Professional Commercial Roof Inspection:

  • Analysis of general roof conditions with detailed written assessment
  • Analysis of the environmental conditions affecting the roof such as wind and the type of surrounding terrain
  • Recommendations based on observed roof conditions with photographs
  • Cost estimates for any recommended solutions


Click here to schedule your free, no-obligation commercial roofing inspection in Los Angeles County, Orange County, Riverside County, San Bernardino County, San Diego County or the Inland Empire

Benefits of Performing Annual Roofing Inspections in Los Angeles, Orange, San Bernardino, San Diego, Riverside Counties

  • To extend the life of your commercial roofing system, especially when rainier than usual weather is expected, regular maintenance can help to prevent small problems from becoming big ones, which can save you money in the long run.
  • To protect your building from water damage. A well-maintained roof will help to keep water out of your building, which can prevent mold and mildew growth, as well as damage to your interior.
  • To improve energy efficiency. A properly maintained roof can help to keep your building cooler in the summer and warmer in the winter, which can save you money on your energy bills.
  • To improve the appearance of your building. A clean, well-maintained roof can make your building look its best.
  • To comply with building codes. Many cities and municipalities have building codes that require commercial buildings to have their roofs inspected and maintained on a regular basis.
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