Types of Commercial Roofing Systems Popular in TorontoHere at Royal Roofing Inc., we offer you the most popular commercial roofing system types for industrial properties in Toronto that include but aren’t limited to:
- Ethylene Propylene Diene Terpolymer (EPDM). One of the most popular types of commercial roofing systems that are highly resistant to the damage from the elements is affordable durable and requires little maintenance. The material is sustainable it’s good for businesses that want to reduce their carbon footprint but cannot install a green roof. There are three types of EPDM roofing systems:
- Mechanically attached systems.
- Ballasted systems.
- Fully adhered systems.
These commercial roofing systems include two types of polymers thermoplastic polyolefin (TPO) and polyvinyl chloride (PVC) that are highly weather-resistant and offer an extremely high degree of UV protection.
- Mechanically attached.
- Fully adhered.
- Modified bitumen.
This type of commercial roofing is made from asphalt reinforced with fiberglass or polyester. It’s highly flexible and resistant to physical damage so it’s a good choice for areas with lots of foot traffic.
- Styrene Butadiene Styrene (SBS)
- Atactic Polypropylene Polymer (APP).
- Built-up roofs (BUR). BUR is a complex commercial roofing system that consists of mats felts and piles of fabrics that are glued together with specialized materials. It’s one of the best types of roofing for extreme weather conditions as it offers an extremely high degree of protection from punctures and other physical damage. The layers of roofing materials are covered with gravel and weather-resistant roof coatings.
- Coated. There are a variety of roof coatings available so we will definitely help you find the perfect one for your exact type of commercial roof in Toronto. Coating solutions are the best option for renovations and commercial roof repair as they can extend the life of your roofing greatly.
- Metal. These systems are losing popularity but they are a good choice for those who are looking for a sustainable weather-resistant commercial roof that can be designed creatively as there are dozens of color options available.
- Green and sustainable roofs. These types of commercial roofing systems will help reduce energy costs and boost the business environmental profile. There is a vast number of options available from covering your roof with solar panels to create a completely green roof planted with flowers and grass.