Classification of Commercial Roofing Types

When meeting new clients, we come to learn about a few common requirements. Most people are inquisitive about commercial roofing. People really want to know about the different types to assist with their decision making. Everyone wants to get the most out of their money, yet it be functional. For years, commercial roofing in Dallas has had the supreme ability to construct the best roofing solutions so far.

Here are some of the different types of roofing.

Single-Ply Membrane Roofing

This roofing option has stood the test of time and proven its ability, making it now a popular choice for commercial and industrial purposes. It has rubber and other synthetic sheets that are stabilized and fastened together or chemically adhered to the insulation to create a layer of protection for the commercial property. While looking at the advantages of this roofing type, we cannot ignore its proven track record, thus, it holds the top position when it comes to the customer’s choice. Its fire resistance properties and components used during its manufacture, make it fire resistant.

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Metal Roofing

This is one of the oldest roofing solutions out there and uses corrugated galvanized steel, though other materials like aluminum also can be used. Metal roofing is light in weight and can be put over an existing roof coat. It is waterproof, rust proof and has UV protection properties.

While considering the advantages of this commercial roofing type in Dallas, you can easily see it has long lasting abilities, stability, wide array of designs, energy efficiency and fire resistance qualities.

Shingle Roofing

Initially, this roofing type was only for residential purposes like a home, gradually however, it has made its place in the commercial sector. Shingles can be made of different materials, for example, wood, plastic, composite material like asphalt, ceramic or plastic etc.

There are two main types of shingles, asphalt and architectural. Asphalt shingles are the most common ones and last for 30 years. Architectural shingles have multiple layers, are heavier, durable and have weatherproofing capabilities. Irrespective of the type, shingles are durable and easy to repair.

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SPF Roofing

This is an environmentally-friendly and economical option for flat and commercial roofing. Spray Polyurethane Foam (SPF), starts as a liquid to be sprayed on a roof. Later it expands and creates a solid material layer over the existing roof.

This roofing option is energy efficient. It creates a thermal, air and moisture barrier and provides the highest R-value per inch. This is extremely durable, does not crack or split, therefore, always the first choice for commercial roofing in Dallas. It has a seamless appearance and does not have any joints, which is why it is safe from leaks. SPF is environment-friendly as well, the materials used here like low in Ozone Depleting Potential (ODP), Volatile Organic Compounds (VOCs), Chlorofluorocarbons (CFCs), Global Warming Potential (GWP).

Built-Up Roofing

This roofing system is often referred to as a ‘tar and gravel’ roof. It is installed by alternating layers of asphalt or tar and fabric on the roof. You can determine the number of layers or piles installed. The final layer is made of stone or gravel. While looking at the advantages of this, we have to mention durability, UV resistance power and low maintenance.

You can come to Preferred Roofing to install any sort of commercial roofing in Dallas. We will help you to install a sustainable and industry standard roofing solution, that will be long lasting, with little maintenance.