As a commercial building owner looking to set up a new office complex or make renovations to the roof of an existing commercial building, you need to know the different types of commercial roofing available, as well as their strengths and applications. With the right roofing specialist on your side, this will enable you to make the right decision for your particular needs. There are many things to consider when choosing a commercial roof system such as initial cost, the total cost of ownership, product durability and more. Below are some common types of commercial roofing materials.
Thermoplastic (TPO) Roofs
Thermoplastic roofs are among the most popular and fastest growing commercial roofing systems. They are made entirely of durable material with low-temperature flexibility and a high-temperature tolerance. They are resistant to UV light, chemicals, fire and high winds. They have a lifespan of 20 plus years.
EPDM is made with superior materials that ensure that the roof is durable and versatile. This makes it one of the longest lasting commercial roofing systems available. It is easier to install, maintain and repair than the majority of other roofing systems. This roof system can be installed in summer and the fall and spring months.
Metal roofing has become one of the most popular commercial roofing systems. It’s made with different materials such as corrugated galvanized steel, aggregates of zinc, aluminum with silicon coated steel, metal tile sheets, stainless steel and stone coated steel among others. Since various metals can rust when exposed to the air and humidity, a special coating is applied on their surfaces to protect them. Metal roofing surpasses all roofing when it comes to total cost of ownership.
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