11 Apr

Basics of Commercial Roofing Construction

Categories: Commercial Roofing

commercial roofing construction basicsCommercial roofing can be very complex and differs from client to client. At Peak Roofing & Construction, we always want to ensure that each client is adequately informed about commercial roof construction prior to installation. When you call us, we will sit down with you and explain the process from start to finish and answer any questions or concerns you may have. Below are a few basic things that are important to know about commercial roofing construction.

Commercial Roofing vs. Residential Roofing

Commercial roofing installation is very different from its residential counterpart. The most notable difference between the two is size. There are some commercial roofing projects that are measured in acres! Due to the scale of commercial roofing, there are special considerations that need to be taken into account. The larger the roof, the more concern there is for proper water drainage.

Slope Matters

When you are choosing commercial roofing, the slope of your roof may be the most important consideration. The most common flat commercial roof is arranged in three distinct layers. The bottom layer is built to manage water drainage and prevent damage. The second layer is to prevent punctures from penetrating the roof, and the outermost top layer protects the roof from weather damage and general wear and tear from the elements. When you have a commercial flat roof, water drainage is crucial in keeping your roof in tip-top shape. The steeper the slope of the roof, the less you have to worry about water drainage. When you are looking for a new roof for your commercial property, keep slope in mind as an important aspect of your decision.

If you have questions about commercial roof construction, contact Peak Roofing & Construction at (972) 335-7325. One of our highly qualified roofing contractors would be happy to assist you.

Jeff Riss

Jeff Riss

Jeff has 20 years of sales experience, a love of roofing, and a strong entrepreneurial spirit. He leads Peak Roofing & Construction’s team but also is known for getting his hands (and knees) dirty on a job site. His passion for customer service, integrity, and quality craftsmanship drives his success. Peak Roofing & Construction is a family-owned, locally-operated business focused on doing things the right way. His deep understanding of roofing, gutters, windows, fences and exterior painting provide a strong foundation for running the business and serving his customers.
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