Commercial roof installation primarily helps to ensure watertight integrity of a building protecting the content inside. In addition to the recent green roofing system, which are innovative and environmentally friendly, there are different types of commercial roofing systems based on materials used to make and install them.
Choosing the Best Options for Your Commercial Roofing Project
If you’re a building owner, the key is to find the right roofing material for your specific project.
Metal Roofing is the most common commercial roof type due to its durability and the variety of options it has such as stainless steel, zinc, tin, metal tile sheets stone-coated steel and copper.
Modified Bitumen Roofing or mod-bit systems consist of layers of asphalt reinforced with roof fabrics, fiber glass, polyester mats, rubber or plastic ingredient for added tensile strength and stability.
Built-Up Roofing is made up of piles of bitumen and roofing felts to increase the durability. The felts are reinforced with glass-fiber mats or ply-sheets, and mixed with bitumen to form a protective membrane that has great tolerance and resistance to building stress.
Thermoset or EPDM Roof Membrane is a flexible, strong, durable and an easy to maintain type of commercial roofs. Compose of singly-ply rubber synthetic material or polymer called EPDM or Ethylene Propylene Diene Monomer.
Thermoplastic Commercial Roofs PVC and TPO roofs are made from polymers and are ideal for commercial roof installations for their excellent characteristics such as lightweight and UV-rays resistance.