15 Mar

Commercial Roofing: The Benefits of a Flat Roof System

Categories: Commercial Roofing

flat roofing system Of all the various roof types for commercial buildings, one of the most controversial and often requested is the flat roof system. We commonly use flat roofing on large buildings and outbuildings. Commercial customers often choose a flat roof, not for their looks, but for the practical benefits the material provides.

Flat Roof Benefits

Business owners considering flat roofing for their commercial property should factor in the advantages. For a flat roof, benefits include:

  • Cost-Effective – A flat roof system is cost-effective, both in the type and amount of material being used. You can utilize every square foot of a commercial facility.
  • Strong – Flat roof is extremely durable. Flat roofing systems are designed to hold up against water, snow, rain runoff, and even high winds.
  • Energy-Efficient – Considering the energy-efficiency of a roof is vital to a business. A flat roof system prevents heat loss during the winter and keeps in fresh air during the summer.
  • Easy to Repair – Finally, a flat roof is incredibly easy to fix. There is minimal grade or pitch to the roof, which makes it relatively easy to navigate. Repairs can be completely safely, without the chance of a slip and fall accident.

Consider a Flat Roof

While a flat roof may not be the most attractive option for commercial buildings, they get the job done well. The advantages of having a flat roof, as presented above, are quite worthwhile for any business owner seeking a long-term, viable option. When making your roofing decision, consider speaking with a professional contractor for their expert opinion.

Businesses looking to replace their current roof or build a whole new facility should consider a flat roof.

Contact Us

Are you interested in a flat roof for your business? Contact Peak Roofing & Construction at (972) 335-7325 (Dallas/Ft. Worth) or 281-290-7325 (Houston). In fact, we would be happy to assist you today.

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.

3 responses to “Commercial Roofing: The Benefits of a Flat Roof System”

  1. Todd Stauffer says:

    I didn’t know that a flat roof was designed to help hold against snow and even high winds. My wife and I have always wanted to build our own house, but we want it to last. We’ll have to contact a roofer to see if we could build a house with a flat roof.

  2. Sherry Gajos says:

    My cousin is looking to redo the roof on his office building and is wondering if a flat roof would be more cost-effective. I like what you said about how the material and type utilize every square foot of a commercial facility in that way. Thank you for the information about how flat roofs are extremely durable and can stand up against water, snow, rain run-off, and even high winds.

  3. Gerty Gift says:

    I liked what you said about a flat roof preventing heat loss and keeping in fresh air. My friend is looking into different types of roofs for her business, but hasn’t decided on one yet. I think that this would be a good option for her so that it can be energy efficient and comfortable for her and her employees.

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