What exactly is a singleply roof?
Traditionally, roofs are built using the BUR System (Built-up-roofing) method which is done by building multiple layers of asphalt and roofing materials. Singleply roofs on the other hand are one layer that can be installed on an already existing foundation.
three main types of single-ply roofs
There are a variety of materials that can be used on flat roofs, each with different performance and cost characteristics, when doing flat roof repair, it is important to work with a qualified commercial roof repair company likethat understands the ins and outs of making repairs that last.
is a type of black rubber roof and is excellent for UV retention due to the nature of the carbon black rubber that is used. They are also extremely resistant against strong winds.
Ballasted EPDM are like regular roofs only with the addition of a protective layer of ballasts or stones. Ballasted roofs allow for protection against fire,ail, UV exposure and destructive debris. These types of roofs are great for any building that could potentially be vandalized like schools, as well as any in areas with harsh weather where debris and the general elements could cause damage.
TPO is a singleply roof made from recycled rubber used on commercial roofs. Benefits of TPO roofs include:
- Reflective material lowers the cost of energy
- Little maintenance is required
hese roofs are usually white, which allows them to be highly reflective of the sun owever, offer other colors as well like the grey one above that currently constructing.
PVC is a recyclable fireresistant twolayered singleply roof in which the top layer is UV resistant and white, and the layer underneath is usually black or grey and has components that allow for easier welding. PVC roofs are incredibly resilient to oils and grease which a great choice for any building that contains exhausts on the roof like kitchens or factories.
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