Are you a business owner looking to repair and revitalize your aging commercial roof? Deciding on the best flat roof type or materials for your business can be challenging, particularly with a marketplace crowded with so many different options. It’s vital that you do your research and you find the best flat roof materials for your needs and your budget.

But don’t panic, you don’t have to make a decision this big alone. Silver Creek Commercial Roofing can help—we’re a commercial-only roofer specializing in roof coatings and total roof replacement right here in Auburn, KY.

In this blog post, we’re going to cover three of the best flat roofing systems available to you and their advantages and disadvantages so that you can make a more informed decision for your commercial roof.

Types of Flat Roofs

There are many types of flat roof systems for commercial buildings, made from a lot of different materials, but let’s take a look specifically at the three varieties that Silver Creek Commercial Roofing offers:

Rubber Roof Membrane Coating

Membrane coatings, also known as elastomeric coatings, are applied directly to your existing EPDM rubber roof giving it leak-free protection for years and years. Rubber roof membrane coatings also help your commercial roof stand stronger against UV sunlight, harsh weather, and even foot traffic.

The Advantages

  • Leak-proof durability
  • Reduced energy bills
  • Guaranteed protection

Are you undecided on whether a rubber roof membrane is right for your roof? Need some additional expert advice? Please contact us! We’d love to share our wealth of roofing knowledge with you.

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Spray Foam Roofing

A polyurethane spray foam (SPF) roofing system is an excellent solution for flat and low-slope commercial roofs, both in restoration applications or as an original building material. If your roof is experiencing leaking or other age-related problems, consider SPF roofing.

The Advantages

Polyurethane foam spray roofing systems have numerous advantages:

  • Fully leak-proof
  • SPF roofing’s insulative properties will help cut energy costs
  • SPF provides wind resistance without the need for exposed fasteners, battens, or ballasts
  • Long-lasting! Has a lifespan of up to 50 years
  • Easily renewable

If you’re unsure if SPF roofing is the right roofing material for your flat roof, please reach out to us! We’re happy to discuss your specific roofing needs.

Curious how we apply SPF to a commercial roof? Take a look at our SPF application video!

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Single-Ply Membrane Roofing

Single-ply membrane roofing is typically made from PVC material that comes in rolls. It has become increasingly popular in recent years because it is durable and relatively easy to install, making it affordable even on large commercial buildings.

The Advantages

Single-ply roofing delivers a long list of benefits:

  • It’s non-flammable, lightweight, and requires little maintenance when installed
  • It’s highly energy-efficient and affordable, too
  • Plus, when you trust the pros at SCC Roofing to expertly install your new single-ply roofing, you get an unbeatable warranty

Wondering whether your building requires the additional protection single-ply membrane roofing provides? Ask us! We’re happy to discuss your specific roofing needs.

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So Which Flat Roofing Material is the Best?

Generally speaking, any of the three flat roofing materials we’ve discussed above are proven, effective roofing systems. However, not all commercial roofing environments are the same. It’s best to have an experienced roofing contractor such as Silver Creek Commercial Roofing determine which material will work best for your unique needs and application.

Contact Silver Creek Commercial Roofing Today

When it comes to flat roofing systems, you can trust the professional commercial roofing contractors of Silver Creek Commercial Roofing. Here in the Auburn, KY region, and the Nashville, TN surrounding areas, our family-owned business helps building owners with expert commercial roofing restoration services.

Utilizing dependable, real-world-tested solutions from Conklin Roofing Systems, we’re able to provide cost-effective flat roofing systems that solve energy-efficiency and many other common commercial roofing issues.

Contact us today to schedule an on-site inspection to evaluate your existing roof. We specialize in restoring aging roofing systems to extend their longevity and stop leaks. Let’s get your roofing problems resolved!

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