Flat Roofing Styles and Techniques

Flat roofing, although with some designs may be part of a house, is generally considered an option for industrial and commercial buildings. There are reasons a flat roof is more practical in some situations, and there are reasons for designing a situation to accommodate a flat roof system. Once it has been determined to use a flat roof design, there are specific nuances as to why you may choose one system over another to assure your roof provides the best value and continued usefulness you need to provide to the building and the space underneath the roof.

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The Life of a Flat Roof

If you own a building with a flat roof, you probably have questions about how the roofing system works, and why it is different than a traditional pitched roof. If you work in such a building, you may have questions about it as well, whether as a function of your job duties or simply out of curiosity. A flat roof does function differently than a pitched roof, but maintains the same overall goal of protecting the inside of the building from the weather and elements. The life of a typical flat roof is fairly consistent and predictable, according to where you live and assuming it was installed and maintained by a reputable local contractor.

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Why Choose a Duro-Last Roofer?

Much like other areas of construction, roofing has benefited from advances in technology. One advancement in roofing that helps both roofing contractors and businesses is Duro-Last roofing. Duro-Last roofs are prefabricated roofs made of PVC resins, stabilizers, flame retardants, and UV absorbents. Duro-Last offers multiple benefits, compared to many modern roofing systems.

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What to Look for in a Commercial Roof Repair Contractor

Although many contractors are proficient in both commercial and residential building and repair projects, there are nuances to be aware of when hiring someone to work on a commercial building. This is particularly true with roofing contractors. Flat roofs are a completely different system than a typical house roof and require specialized knowledge and experience both to install and maintain. Knowing what to look for during an inspection and being aware of common problems is what a commercial roofer knows how to do differently than a residential contractor who usually works with shingled pitched roofs.

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The Rubber Roof Defined in Layman's Terms

A flat roof, whether on a house or a commercial building, can be an efficient roof design alone or as a smaller section of roof. The flat roof requires a different layout than the traditional shingled pitched roof because it doesn’t force the water off as quickly and needs a more durable waterproofing system. The rubber roof is the common solution for its durability and ease of installation.

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Save Repair Costs with Seasonal Roof Inspections

How often do you go up on your roof and look around, check it out, and see how it all goes together and if there are any problems? If you’re like most people, the answer is, “never.” It’s a roof, designed to be on top of your building in the weather and last forever under normal use. And that’s the key, there is no such thing as “normal use” for a roof. Winds and storms can’t be predicted. This is why it is so important to have your roof inspected regularly and prevent more expensive repairs by fixing a problem quickly.

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What to Expect for Your Annual Roof Inspection

The roof is arguably the most important part of your building, as it provides the layer of protection against the weather. If the roof goes bad, further damage is bound to follow. Because you don’t view the roof on a daily basis, it often goes forgotten until more extensive problems arise. It’s important to have the roof inspected regularly by a specialist to catch a problem before it causes a more expensive repair job than necessary.

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The Benefits of Roof Replacement

Many people repairing their roofs think roof replacement is an expensive option. In fact, roof repairs seem economical and quicker than roof replacement when you consider everything, but when you take a deeper look, you may find it beneficial to replace your roof in the following scenarios. 

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Find the Right Duro-Last Products To Meet Your Needs

Duro-Last is a single-ply roofing system that allows customization to suit the needs of today's commercial buildings. Its unique design cuts down on mistakes made during the installation process since it is pre-fabricated to the exacting needs of the building. A Plus Roofing is Minneapolis' premier roofing company and is a Duro-Last contractor that services areas within 30 miles of South Minneapolis. They offer a complete line of Duro-Last products including:

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Top 3 Differences Between Residential And Commercial Roofing

Though there often seems to be little difference between a residential and commercial roof -- after all, a roof is a roof, right? -- there are some critical ways in which the two vary. Finding a knowledgeable roofing contractor who deals effectively with the one you need is necessary to ensure that you have the materials and design for your Minneapolis/St. Paul home or Twin Cities business. The following are just a few of the differences between the two.

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