Commercial Roof Hatches

The commercial roof hatches from Standard Roofing are made from state-of-the-art materials and are designed to withstand the test of time. If you believe that your commercial building should have a roof hatch, make sure to contact the experts. We can make sure that your roof hatch can serve as a passageway yet it can also be secure to guarantee your safety within the building.

What is a Commercial Roof Hatch?

A roof hatch is a passageway that leads directly to your roof space It can usually be accessed by a ladder that leads through a small opening to the roof. This is common in business establishments and its purpose is to provide easy access to the roof space from the inside of the building. This accessibility is for checking the condition of the roof and for maintenance purposes. Other reasons for a roof hatch could include a safe exit or passageway when disaster strikes, or for installing insulation.

Types of Roof Hatches

There are various models of commercial roof hatches available on the market. One of them is the Enhanced Performance Roof Hatch, which improves the energy efficiency of your building. There is also the Equipment Access Hatch, which makes installing and removing large pieces of equipment from a building more convenient.

Another type is the Ladder Access Roof Hatch which, aside from ladder access, is frequently used for the removal or installation of small pieces of equipment in a building. And lastly there is the Service Stair Access Roof Hatch which allows easier movement for maintenance personnel and their tools/equipment from a full-size stairway.

Safety and Building Code Requirements

Before you start constructing or renovating part of, or even an entire building, you should strictly adhere to the safety and building code requirements. It is a set of rules and regulations that focus on the standards of the building and the materials used. Their main purposes include:

  • Safety
  • Welfare and security of everyone
  • Health protection

This set of requirements not only cover the construction of the building but the occupancy and maintenance as well. This also includes proper security and makes sure the parts of the building are durable and able to protect the people within and around it. Make sure to find out if your construction products have passed the standards of the safety and building code requirements. Standard Roofing products have passed the standards set out by the safety and building code.

Custom Design

Roof hatches can be customized. This would rely on the type of roofing you have. Nowadays, with the rise of interior design, some customized and modern roof hatches even extend to staircases, making them look decorative and pleasing to the eye. So what are you waiting for? Call Standard Roofing at (601) 373-5500 and get the roof hatch you need today!