Commercial Roofing Systems

The commercial roofing is very important to the buildings, as it protects them from natural calamities like rain, hurricanes and also helps in cooling the interior during the summer. These roofs are very popular because of its numerous benefits. It provides an aesthetic appeal to the buildings. As these roofs are available in different colors, textures and styles, they add beauty to the buildings. Apart, from that it also enhances the resale value of the buildings and increases the life span of the building. Moreover it is the best option to substitute the traditional roofs.

 

Although, there is no dearth of companies offering this service but one needs to be very careful while choosing the right company for the job commercial roofing, as there are many companies who offer good services but afterwards there are many drawbacks. Some of the common problems faced by the owners of the buildings are leakages, which are due to poor installation, faulty shingles, which do not last long and also cedar shakes, which are also known as bad shingles. The Commercial Roofing also reduces heat by reducing the demand on air conditioners and pumps. The materials used in making the Commercial Roofing are copper and steel, which are fully pre-finished so that it is weather resistant and has a long warranty period.

 

Another commercial roof types is the metal roofing, which offers a number of advantages like it is rust proof and non-combustible. It can also withstand extreme temperatures and does not need additional insulation. However, one of the disadvantages of metal roofing is that it is quite expensive than other kinds of roofs.

 

As the name of it implies, the asphalt shingles single-ply roofing is one of the most commonly used commercial roofing types in construction today. As asphalt shingles are relatively more durable and long lasting compared to other types of materials, the asphalt shingles single-ply roofing provides an economical solution for both commercial and residential construction. The asphalt shingles, single-ply roofing has a wide range of application including flat roofs, complex building structures, or even precast concrete slabs.

 

The membrane roofing system provides commercial roofing systems with an extensive range of benefits. This system is not only highly durable and strong but also allows easy maintenance. This is the main reason why this system enjoys huge popularity among the consumers. These are manufactured with polyethylene fibers which are then filled with either concrete or rubber granules. It also features an integrated system of flashing between the fiber and the concrete or rubber granules. The roofing membranes also feature an integrated watertight seal and provide superior protection against hail, snow and rain.

 

The concrete, flat roofing option of the residential roofing system is commonly used to enhance the aesthetics of a residential property. However, it is not as durable as the asphalt shingles and needs periodic maintenance. The water that accumulates on the flat roof will eventually leak out exposing the wooden framework of the house. Thus, it is imperative for residential buildings to use the flat roofing option as it not only adds aesthetic value but also prevents the water to leak onto the surrounding property.