Flat Roof in Fanwood NJ 07023

Locally Owned & Operated

HOME PROS ROOFING

Looking for the right Roofing company for your home or property? Since 1980 we have been providing Roofing services to the Fanwood area.

(844) 359-2189

(Fanwood NJ 07023) –

Roofs are generally one of three different classifications: pitched, low-pitch, or flat. Of the three different roof types, a flat roof doesn’t make much sense architecturally because it inherently will not shed rain or snow. Isn’t keeping the elements off the structure a roof’s main job? Flat roofs can indeed keep a building dry, but in a different way than pitched roofs which have gravity on their side.

The first thing to understand when considering Choose an EPDM ... Fanwood NJ 07023 a flat roofing system is the different options out there for flat roofs. There are three main flat roofing systems: built up roofs, modified bitumen, and membrane roofs.

Built Up Roofs

This is the traditional tar and gravel roof that many think of when envisioning a commercial flat roof. Basically layers of waterproof material are built up with layers of hot tar in between. On top of the built up layers is layer a rock or Fanwood NJ 07023 stone. Traditionally these built up roofs were made of layers of tar paper but newer materials such as fiberglass membranes have become available increasing roof life.

Built Up Advantages

  • Less expensive than bitumen or membrane roofs
  • Attractive to look at
  • The gravel or stone top layer is an excellent fire retardant

Built Up Disadvantages

  • Very heavy
  • May require structural reinforcement to carry the excessive weight
  • High odor and can be very messy to install
  • Finding Best Ways to Do Flat Roof Repair Fanwood NJ 07023 leaks is difficult
  • Gravel can run off roof system and clog drainage and gutters

Modified Bitumen Roofs

These roofs are system of a single ply rolled roof impregnated by a mineral-based topcoat as a wear surface. Originally a torch-down system installed by heating the adhesive, there are now also peel-and-stick torch less systems which are safer and easier to install.

Modified Bitumen Advantages

  • Moderate in price, typically between built up and membrane systems
  • Mineral wear coats Fanwood NJ 07023 can be light in color reducing energy costs by reflecting sunlight
  • Peel-and-stick varieties offer a do-it-yourself option for homeowners
  • Lightweight

Modified Bitumen Disadvantages

  • The torch-down installation process is a fire hazard
  • Less wear resistant than membrane systems

Membrane

Also referred to as rubber roofs, EPDM (short for ethylene propylene diene monomer) roofs are a true rubber roof. The membrane is very durable and resists both tearing and sunlight damage. Installation has many options including glue Fanwood NJ 07023 down, ballasted with stone, and anchoring with fasteners.

Membrane Advantages

  • Lightweight
  • Easily repaired or patched
  • Scuff and tear resistant
  • Easy to install, even for homeowners

Membrane Disadvantages

  • Vulnerable to punctures
  • Standard EPDM is black and absorbs heat
  • Energy efficient light coatings can cost extra

Understanding the three types of flat roof systems is the first step in choosing the right roof for your building. Consulting with a knowledgeable flat roofing contractor professional should be your Fanwood NJ 07023 next step. Using these tips to understand the different options for a flat roof will help you better understand the recommendations by your roofer.

Video: How to waterproof the field of a flat or low slooped roof - Liquid Rubber

Video: Roll Roofing A Small Flat Roof with Greg Zanis

Video: Slope roof Or Flat Roof?

Video: Part 1 How to Install a Fibreglass Roof - GRP timber decking

Video: Fibreglass Cold Cure Resin How to Fibreglass a Small Flat Roof.wmv

Video: Flat roof framing and ventilation

Business Results 1 - 10 of 41

Pro-Tech Roofing
3 Reviews
Roofing, Snow Removal, Gutter Services
Phone:
215 Dukes Pkwy, Manville, NJ 08835

Bestway Roofing & Paving
3 Reviews
Roofing, Masonry/Concrete, Snow Removal
Phone:
Staten Island, NY 10312

Michael J Harris
0 Reviews
Roofing, Chimney Sweeps, Waterproofing
Phone:
645 New Point Rd, Elizabeth, NJ 07206

New Jersey Roofing Specialists
5 Reviews
Roofing, Gutter Services, Siding
Phone:
148 Summer St, Orange, NJ 07050

Exterior Roofing Solutions
5 Reviews
Roofing
Phone:
732 Elm St, Kearny, NJ 07032

Premium Roofing
1 Reviews
Roofing
Phone:
630 3D Ave, Elizabeth, NJ 07202

Penyak Roofing
10 Reviews
Roofing, Gutter Services, Lighting Fixtures & Equipment
Phone:
3571 Kennedy Rd, South Plainfield, NJ 07080

Advanced Commercial Roofing
1 Reviews
Roofing
Phone:
Elizabeth, NJ 07201

Alpine Roofing
0 Reviews
Roofing, Chimney Sweeps, Gutter Services
Phone:
376 Quimby Ave, Bernardsville, NJ 07924

MNT Roofing & Siding
4 Reviews
Roofing, Windows Installation
Phone:
Totowa, NJ 07512

Business Results 1 - 10 of 14

Deegan Roofing, Siding And Gutter Company



Deegan Gutter, Roofing and Siding Company



Champion Roofing Inc



Powell's Roofing & Siding



flat roof specialist



Joseph David Roofing



P&S Associates..Roof and Flat Roofs



Flat Roof Solutions-Commercial & Industrial



Pfister Roofing



Deegan Roofing and Siding Company



GET A QUOTE NOW

For quality workmanship and service for your residential and commercial Roofing needs, choose a company with over 38 years of service in the Fanwood area.

Highly Rated

Integrity, quality workmanship and attention to detail have made us one of the most reliable Roofing companies in Fanwood.

Quality Service

We focus on making the process as least disruptive as possible to our clients

Affordable Prices

We work hard to keep our costs low and transfer these efficiency savings on to our customers

100% New Jersey Licensed Experts

We can complete any size project  in a timely manner, without skipping any steps  or cutting any corners.

GET A QUOTE NOW

(844) 359-2189