Roofing Ideas 2021: Ideas for Flat Roof Residences

If you're looking for something modern, subtle, but exceptionally appealing, flat-roof residences are the best choice for your property. Any homeowner looking to buy flat-roofed-residences or build one from the ground will want to maximize everything the property has to offer. Flat-roofed properties can introduce something unique and different from conventional homes. Here are some examples

A Functioning Attic Room

Without high slopes, your attic is free to use as an extra room for anything in particular. As long as you build its foundations with solid support structures, it can function as an additional bedroom or storage area. Some homeowners use it as their exercise or entertainment zone too.

Rooftop Gardening

The low slope of your roof can make for great gardening spaces. Rooftop gardening makes your roof look beautiful while having a significant function: protect the roofing material against heavy rain, snow, and UV rays. Furthermore, it improves your interior's insulation thanks to plants absorbing sunlight and heat from the outside.

Alternative Energy Sources

Solar panels are an enormous pain for most high-slope properties. Reliable roofers in Littleton, CO, have to anchor the heavy and hefty panels properly to prevent them from falling and secure them against any strong winds. With flat roofs, roofers can easily install your new alternative energy sources, from solar panels to small wind turbines.

If you're wondering which roofing materials work best for your new flat roof, J. Smucker Contracting has an excellent selection you'll want to use. Read more about it here.

High-Performing Commercial Roofing Material Types

When analyzing the different commercial roofing material types, you’ll want to know about the lifespan, the bottom line price, and the ease of maintenance of each of your options. We break down the most popular and best commercial roof materials that you should consider when replacing your business’s roof.

PVC Roofing

For many projects, PVC roofing is our preferred choice as the best flat roof material on the market. PVC roofing is somewhat more expensive than other single-ply commercial roofing materials, however it offers a wide range of benefits for the price. First, the reinforced membrane makes PVC roofs resistant to impact damage and the cracking which normally shortens the lifespan of single-ply roofs. PVC roofing is one of the best flat roof materials because it is low maintenance with a long lifespan. At J. Smucker Contracting, we offer a 20-year warranty on new PVC roofing we install. In addition, just like TPO roofing, PVC is a reflective white color which is useful as it dramatically lowers the business’s energy bills.

Metal Roofing

A commercial standing seam metal roof is the ideal choice for a building with a roof slope greater than 2 inches. Metal is different from most other commercial roofing material types for a few reasons. Due to the expert installation process and the nature of the material, metal is the most expensive roof type to have installed. However, metal roofing has the longest lifespan, lasting between 20 and 30 years. Metal is an extremely durable material and is immune to cracks that affect single-ply roofs. However, metal roofs can be susceptible to leaks around the seams and roof edges. (Continued)

If you've yet to find a dependable roofer for all your needs, you can always count on us at Roper Roofing. With our experience, we guarantee you will always get the best results. Contact us today to learn more about our services!


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