Flat Roofing System Its Types and Benefits
Benefits of Flat Roofs • Flat Roofing system is cost efficient in the term of initial installation and maintenance. • A flat roof lasts longer as compared to other types of roofing systems.
Benefits of Flat Roofs • It is highly resistant to heat, noise and fire. • It is easier to repair if you have solar finish or it can be completely safely without any harm or accident.
Types of Roofing Systems 1. Build Up Roofing (BUR) BUR systems are built with layering of bitumen and ply sheets. These are placed in alternate layering to create membrane. In these roofing types, asphalt and cold tar is used.
2. Roofing Single Ply Membranes In this two types of membranes used – Thermoset and Thermoplastic. EDPM - Also known as Ethylene Propylene Diene Monomer. It is a thermoset rubber membrane used for low slope flat roofs. TPO and PVC -These are thermoplastic used as low cost materials for commercial flat roofs.
3. Polymer Modified Bitumen These roofing materials offer high resistance again strutting, cracking and aging of a roof. It also helps in reducing roof installation cost. These are some of the most common Flat Roofing types that are widely used in Arizona Homes.