Vinyl is used widely in construction because of its versatility, durability and cost-effectiveness. In fact, today, about 70% of the material is used in building and construction applications. Vinyl siding, for instance, has been one of the most popular siding materials for both new construction or exterior home remodeling projects.
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According to roof repair and replacement professionals, you have an abundance of choices when it comes to single-ply commercial roofing membranes, especially if you’re looking for an energy efficient material. The best of these materials are Thermoplastic Olefin (TPO) and EPDM roofing. In fact, you may even find it difficult to choose between these two due to their various advantages.
In this post, BSR reveals the pros of TPO and EPDM single-ply roofing membranes.
TPO is one of the most popular single-ply roofing material options for both residential and commercial building owners. One of the reasons for this is due to their relatively low cost as TPO roofs only cost $5 to $7 per square feet when installing. They’re also incredibly resistant against bacteria, debris, algae, and dirt and its flexibility allows it to withstand punctures, tears, and impact damage better compared to most roofing materials.
In terms of installation, meanwhile, exterior services providers claim that TPO is easier and simpler to install due to their fewer seams, which can help you save a significant amount on labor costs. It can also help you save on your monthly energy bills as TPO roofs can produce monumental savings on your cooling costs due to its cool roof capabilities.
Like TPO membranes, EPDM’s cost is also relatively low, making it a viable option for low-sloped roofing systems. Compared to TPO, however, EPDM membranes are much more fire resistant and can even slow down the progress of the frames due to its material. Apart from that, this material is also incredibly durable if properly installed with its ability to last 20 years or longer as new manufacturing formulas allow it to be impervious to radiation and damage from UV rays.
If you’re looking to save on your energy bills, on the other hand, this is also a good material to use as like TPO, it can reflect the sun’s rays and reduce the load on your cooling systems. The material is also 100% recyclable, making it one of the most eco-friendly commercial roofing materials on the market.
Need a roof repair expert to do some work on your roof? Look no further than BSR. When it comes to residential and commercial roofing projects, we are your number one service provider and we won’t let you down! Give us a call at (607) 722-7221 or fill out our contact form to get a FREE estimate. We serve homeowners in Vestal, Binghamton, and other nearby areas in NY.
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