LOW-SLOPE ROOFING SYSTEMS in Columbus and Mount Vernon, Ohio
EPDM (Ethylene Propylene Diene Monomer) - A rubber roofing membrane technology, EPDM roofing systems are based on a high-performance synthetic rubber compound that provides outstanding weathering characteristics in climates worldwide from office buildings and distribution warehouses to hospitals and schools. EPDM works well on flat areas.
TPO (Thermoplastic Plyolefin) - TPO roofing membranes are a single ply thermoplastic roofing system used on commercial buildings and low slope roofing applications. TPO membranes combine polypropylene (plastic) and ethylene-propylene (rubber) to create a stable membrane that can last over 30 years. One of the main advantages of TPO roofing is it’s heat reflective and energy efficient properties. This is mainly due to its stark white color, however many manufactures have realized the need to implement new colors and are offering tan and gray reflective color options. TPO can be installed to basically any scale with some of the worlds largest building utilizing TPO roofing systems – it comes in strips typically 8ft 10ft and 12ft wide that are heat welded on site. Another advantage to TPO roofing is price, TPO is often one of the most economical options for a large low slope roofing area. Another distinct advantage to TPO membranes is the simplicity of repairs – You simply cut out the effected region and weld a new piece in place. Meshes well with shingle roofs.
In recent years roof coatings have become a very cost-effective alternative to full roof replacement. Large commercial buildings can add as much as 10 to 15 years to the life of the existing roof. This translates to a significant yearly capital improvement savings. If you have a commercial flat roof that is in need of repair our roof coating services may be a great option for you.
Best products for coating include: Metal roofing, TPO and EPDM membranes, but other materials may be coated as well. Manufacturer warranties will vary based on application.