If you’re thinking about getting a flat roof for your commercial property, you need to consider the type of facility you own and how it can be maintained. You’ll also need to work with a trusted professional who’ll not only install your flat roofing system properly but also take care of the regular maintenance checks. This is to ensure that your flat roof stays in top condition throughout its expected lifespan.
To understand what you need to consider for your flat roof, Frame Restoration Roofing and Construction explains what you need to know:
If you want your flat roof replacement to last for many years, you’ll need to figure out how you can regularly maintain it. While this can be done by yourself or with your staff, it’s still important to have a professional roofing contractor conduct a detailed inspection at least once a year. This is also required by most roofing warranties. A professional inspection and maintenance check is also recommended if your property has recently survived a severe storm event and has sustained roof damages.
Type of Facility
Different flat roofing systems are made for specific types of facilities. What you’ll need depends on the facility you have on your commercial property. A manufacturing facility has a different type of roofing system required compared to a warehouse that’s used for storing products. A different flat roofing system is also used for office or retail buildings that prioritizes comfort for the tenants.
Type of Flat Roofing System
- Modified Bitumen Systems – These are also known as “mod bit” systems. They’re factory-fabricated layers of asphalt that are “modified” using a rubber or plastic ingredient which increases their flexibility. They’re also combined with a type of reinforcement material for more strength and stability.
- Single-Ply Roofing Systems – Known as TPO, PVC and EPDM, they’re easier to apply compared to asphalt-based roofing systems. Single-Ply roofing systems are recommended for office buildings, warehouses or other structures that normally don’t have roof traffic.
- Asphalt-Based Roofing Systems – They’ve been available for more than 100 years due to their reliability and durability. Despite their thick and messy application, they can last for over 50 years! Of course, regular care and maintenance are still needed.
If you need a reliable contractor for your roofing project, Frame Restoration Roofing and Construction is the name to trust. For more information, contact us today at (469) 346-8544 or you can fill out our online contact form!