Roofing Force® has experienced and certified specialist crews for all of types of flat roof installations. Flat roofing is a common, time-tested and practical roofing solution for many homes, businesses, roof transitions, observation decks, and when building heights conflict with municipal codes.
Traditional flat roofing materials typically have a shorter life expectancy than roofing materials used on pitched roof slopes. Thus, in many situations, it might be beneficial to use more expensive and state-of-the-art flat roofing materials. The experts at Roofing Force will help you choose the best solution for your particular needs. Information regarding different flat roofing solutions are listed below:
Modified Membrane and Bitumen Rubber Roofing (EPDM):
These are modern flat roofing materials which are designed to replace traditional hot asphalt and gravel embedded roofs. These materials weather well and resist the damaging effects of pooling water. With a variety of use applications and acceptable methods of installation, these new materials are a good solution for most roofing needs.
PVC and TPO Roofing Membranes:
These materials are most commonly PVC (Polyvinyl Chloride) vinyl membranes or TPO (Thermoplastic Olefin) membranes. The material is applied by using of hot air heat welding, chemical bonding with use of solvent adhesives or any combination of the two. These are the most expensive flat roofing systems and are engineered to last for many years. PVC and TPO roofing materials are easily repaired by heating or chemically bonding a repair patch.
Commercial Poly-Urethane and other poly based products offer quick application and improved insulation. The benefits of these systems often outweigh any additional costs. Proper preparation is of the roof area is critical, but the application process is quick. The material is very durable and, depending on application thickness, can offer exceptional thermal insulation properties.