Getting the Most from Your Commercial Roofing Investment
The literal roof over your company’s head is one of the most critical components of your business’ structure. Commercial roofing is a serious and costly investment and should be treated as such. Freeman Roofing has the knowledge and expertise to ensure your job is completed on time and correctly. Owner, James “Jimmy” Freeman began his company as a family business in 1976 and has worked many years on commercial structures. He and his skilled staff have tackled countless commercial roofing projects along the Gulf Coast. Freeman Roofing has established a reputation for excellent craftsmanship and dependability, and work with only the best materials and manufacturers.
Freeman Roofing offers a variety of commercial roofing services and systems. Our experts can help you determine the best option for your business.
- These roofing materials are referred to as elastomeric (EPDM) or thermoplastic systems.
- Thermoplastic materials (TPO and PVC) are usually reinforced plastic polymers formed or changed in shape when heat is applied. Hot air equipment ensures seams are tightly welded together.
- Thermoset (EPDM) materials, consist of synthetic rubber compounds which may or may not be reinforced. They will not change shape after heat application and their seams are set with tape or adhesive.
- Both thermoset and thermoplastic materials are cost-effective options.
- They are also UV and weather resistant and lightweight.
- Referred to as “rubber roof”, it is a synthetic rubber roofing membrane used commonly in low-slope buildings.
- Comes in a variety of widths and two thicknesses.
- If properly maintained, can last up to 30 years.
- Resistant to UV rays.
- Reflections aids with cutting heating costs in winter and cooling costs in summer.
Modified Bitumen/Built-Up Roofs (BUR)
- Known as “tar and gravel” roofs, they have been in use for 100 plus years.
- Created by adding polymer to asphalt so temperature limits can be extended increasing the asphalt’s pliability.
Liquid Applied Roofing
- A waterproof membrane constructed in place with resin and reinforced polyester applied by roller or sprayed commonly in two separate coats.
- Suitable for all roof types.
- Eliminates the need for a roof tear off as liquid is applied over an existing roof.
- Seamless application greatly reducing risks of water intrusion.
- Minimal disturbance/inconvenience during construction.
- A monolithic, fully adhered fluid applied to the roofing membrane.
- Elasticity slows for stretching and returning to original shape undamaged.
- The coating becomes the top layer, taking the initial impact of sunlight and weather conditions.
- Cost-effective / utility rebates / tax incentives.
- Long term sustainable roof design.
- Very durable and widely used system.
- Performs well in extreme weather due to multiple layers of protection.
- Made up of 3 components: Bitumen, Ply sheets and layers of roofing felts.
- Coatings add extra layers of protection from premature aging and helps keep heating and cooling costs down.
- Roofing materials suitable for roofs with a 3.12 or greater slope.
- Lightweight yet still able to withstand high winds and extreme temperatures.
- Usually made of recyclable materials.
- May be eligible to receive a credit from LEED.
- Visually appealing and extremely durable.
- Resistant to fire and high winds.
- Comes in a variety of designs.
- Can last up to 50 years.
Freeman Roofing can find the right system to meet your commercial roofing needs. A sound roof is critical to the integrity of your company’s building and livelihood. Our decades of experience have allowed us to service a multitude of businesses with the quality craftsmanship our customers have come to expect. Do not trust the roof over your head to just anyone. Call the licensed/insured experts at Freeman Roofing today for your no-obligation free estimate.