What is TPO Roofing?

Flat or low-slope roofs are mostly found on commercial buildings, but have seen some growth recently in residential construction due to their contemporary aesthetic, energy efficient properties, and cost-effectiveness. If you are a commercial property owner or manager, or a residential homeowner drawn to flat roof designs, or simply researching cost effective energy efficient roof options, TPO Roofing is worth considering.

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Understanding Built-Up Roofing Systems

Flat or low-slope roofs come with a different set of needs and considerations than higher pitched roofs. This common roof type for commercial or multi-story buildings has limited run-off qualities when compared to sloped roofing, which makes waterproof protection a priority. The most common type of flat roof construction methods used to be the built-up roof, often referred to as BUR.

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Modified Bitumen Roofing Explained

Whether you are a commercial property owner, a facility manager, a roofing contractor, or an architect looking for low-slope roofing solutions, learning the ins and outs of modified bitumen roofing is to your advantage. This versatile, durable and affordable roofing product can provide the flat or low-slope roofing option that is right for your upcoming project.

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What are the different flat roofing material types?

Modern flat roofs have become very popular in recent years due to their sleek design. Several kinds of flat roof types exist, from thermoplastic membranes, rubber membranes, built up roofing, liquid-applied roofing, and green roofing. Selecting the right roofing materials for your home is what greatly determines the performance, durability, and longevity of flat roofs.

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The Pros and Cons of a Flat Roof (Low Slope Roofs)

Maybe you are looking to build or renovate your home and have noticed a trend in flat roof designs. Or maybe you are looking at commercial property construction, where flat roofs are often standard. Either way, there are some advantages to flat or low slope roofs that make it an attractive option. But, like most construction design choices, flat roofs have disadvantages too. Let’s take a look at flat roof pros and flat roof cons to fully understand the ins and outs of this construction design option.

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What’s Low Slope Roof and What Roofing Material Is the Right Fit

In this article, we’ll explore the difference between a low slope roof and a flat roof, what types of materials you should use for a low slope roof, how to properly install one with the help of experts, and what could likely cause premature low slope roof decay. With this knowledge, you should have all the information you need to decide whether a low slope roof will work for your home or business. 

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Winter Roof Installation: What You Need to Know

When you need work done on your roof, you need to fix it—no matter what time of year. But many of us don’t think about the winter as a time for roof work. That’s seen as a summer job, first and foremost. And it is true that most of the time, installing a new roof will happen in the warmer months. But summer, spring, or early fall are not the only times your roof can get damaged and are not the only seasons you can get roofing work done.

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