A solid roof over your head is an old expression for security and there’s a multitude of different materials to use on a roof.
What is Flat Roofing?
Flat roofing is needed when your roof has very little or no slope. If you use traditional roofing materials on a flat roof you can have leaks and premature failure of the roof.
What Materials to Consider When You Have a Flat Roof?
In the past, some of the materials available was EPDM Rubber or pebble/tar. These materials were often not the most attractive. There are now some new materials and options. When your roof is flat or low sloped, Thermoplastic Olefin or TPO as it’s commonly called is a great choice.
Why Choose Thermoplastic Olefin or TPO for a Flat Roof
1. It’s versatile, tough and does the job keeping you dry for decades.
Most flat roofs fail first along seams, corners and penetrations. Unlike rubber roofs which have glued seams that ultimately give out, TPO seams are heat welded together forming one continuous membrane. TPO doesn’t degrade with UV from the sun or shrink like rubber, modified bitumen or the old heavy tar and gravel roofs.
2. TPO is economical.
At about the same price as other commonly installed flat roof materials, one pays about half the price per year of protection simply because a well done TPO roof will last so much longer. TPO is available in reflective white to reduce cooling costs during spring, summer and fall.
Flat Roof Replacement Near Me
Riba Construction installs TPO! Protect the flat roof on your home or front portico with a tough commercial-grade TPO roof. Heat-welded seams and engineered flashings and details make this a tough enduring product. We use all major brands and suppliers of flat roof materials including Mule-Hide, GAF, Firestone and more!
At RIBA Construction, LLC, we are a Class A licensed contractor for residential and commercial building construction with years of expertise working on projects including the following:
- Roofing repairs and replacement
- Windows and doors
- Residential/commercial construction
- And more!
If you are interested in working with us, please call (703)721-4420 to schedule your free consultation today.