Single-Ply Membrane Roofing
If you are currently doing research into the various options of roofing for your business, you’re probably already aware of Single-Ply Membrane roofing. That’s because it’s a fantastic option for commercial businesses, including manufacturing facilities and industrial buildings, which are exactly the kind of buildings that require the best roofing.
Single-Ply membranes are sheets of rubber and other materials that can be installed through a variety of methods and provides excellent protection for your building. Single-Ply Membrane is installed by affixing it to roof through ballasting, chemicals, or mechanical fasteners.
Single-Ply Membrane Roofing is fairly well-known and comes in a range of different types to fit any need or budget.
Two common types of Single-Ply Membrane roofs that we offer include TPO and EPDM
TPO (thermoplastic polyolefin) roofing if known for being lightweight, versatile, and durable in a wide variety of climates.
TPO roofing systems are comprised of a single layer of synthetics with reinforcing scrim and are typically used to cover flat roofs.
Some features of TPO Roofing system include the following:
- It is mechanically attached
- Its seams are fused with hot air guns
- It is not ballasted
- It comes in a variety of colors, including gray, tan, and specialty colors
EPDM Single Ply Rubber Roofing offers high performance, has superior weather resistance through a wide range of midwest temperatures and conditions, all while demonstrating excellent ozone resistance.
EPDM is an elastomeric roofing sheet ideal for either new roofs or re-roofing over a variety of common midwestern roof types and insulation materials.
Some features of EPDM Roofing systems include the following:
- It is chemically adhered
- Its seams are fused with seam tape
- It comes in a black color
- It can be ballasted
TPO and EPDM are two types of Single-Ply membrane roofing systems to consider when thinking about commercial roofing.