When it comes to the commercial and industrial buildings, then the roofing of these buildings is usually low slope or flat. And when it comes to the roofing system of the flat roofing, then it is very different from the residential roofing systems. The materials and the types of roofing systems for flat roofing is way too different from any other type of roofing system and you can’t use and install them on flat roofing. However, it is very important to maintain the flat roofing to increase the longevity of the roofing of the building. If installed and maintained properly, then a flat roofing system is one of the most long-lasting roofing systems amongst all. Another major factor that depends on the lifespan of the flat roofing is the selection of the right roofing membrane system for different types of flat roofs.

When it comes to the type of roofing material for flat roofs, then Roll Roofing is considered to be the best option for flat roofing. There are various reasons behind this such as the roofing material, the type of roofing membrane, the installation process etc. And because of all these things Roll Roofing is known to be one of the best solutions for flat roofing. However, there are various types of Roll Roofing as well. Let’s look at them too and discuss the benefits and specialty of each type of roofing membrane system.


Built Up Roofing is also known as BUR, it is one of the most common roofing materials used for flat roofs and low slope roofs. This roofing system is made up of multiple layers of bitumen and fabric, where one layer is of bitumen and other is of fabric. Built Up Roofing can only be used for the flat roofing system.


TPO stands for Thermoplastic Polyolefin, it is one of the types of Roll Roofing. TPO roofing is a single ply roofing membrane and considered to be one of the fastest growing roofing membranes for flat roofing systems in the market nowadays. TPO Roofing is also made up only for flat or low slope roofing.


EPDM stands for Ethylene Propylene Diene Monomer, it is also one of the roofing membrane systems for flat roofing or low slope roofing. EPDM Roofing is black in color, which is considered to be the only disadvantage of EPDM Roofing. Other than that, it is considered to be one of the most cost efficient, long lasting and durable roofing systems of Roll Roofing.


PVC Roofing is also a single ply roofing membrane which is only used for the commercial and industrial roofing, especially for flat and low slope roofing systems. PVC stands for Polyvinyl Chloride and it is made up of synthetic plastic polymer.

Roll Roofing is the roofing system which is made up of the same roofing materials of asphalt shingles, it is only in the roll form. It is like installing the rolls of asphalt shingles. However, it is recommended to install only on the flat or low slope roofing systems. Regular maintenance of Roll Roofing is very important for improving the lifespan of the roofing system.

Naples Roofing is one of the leading roofing systems in the USA. We have an experience of more than 40 years in terms of providing all the services especially for commercial and industrial roofing. If you are also planning to install Roll Roofing for your flat roofing system of commercial buildings, then Naples Roofing would be your perfect roofing contractors. For more details about the services provided by Naples Roofing, visit http://naples-roofing.com

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Naples Roofing is a full-service commercial, industrial and residential roofing company. Repairs services, Rubber roofing, Roof coating, leaking roof, Roll roofing, Green roof etc.

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