Residential Flat Roofing

PVC Flat Roofing Services

Flat and low-slowed roofs are prone to leaks. This makes selecting the right roof material essential. A flat roof means it’s harder to divert water off the roof. As a result, most flat roofing materials don’t last very long. PVC roofing is the exception.

What is PVC Roofing?

A PVC roof is a type of single-ply roof membrane.  It is a durable roofing membrane that is ideal for a residential flat or low-sloped roofs. The PVC membrane is heat welded, single-ply thermoplastic roofing membrane.

PVC Roof Installation Cost

Like most residential construction projects, a PVC roof installation cost will vary. The cost of your new flat roofing membrane will depend on a few factors. This includes, the quality of your roofing material, the size of the roof and your roof’s current condition. 

PVC membranes are more expensive than other single-ply roof material. But, there are numerous benefits that make PVC worth the money.

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Installation of a PVC Membrane

Installing a PVC roof membrane on a flat roof is always faster on a new build.PVC is one of the best residential flat roof options for homes in Westchester. Flat roofs and sloped roofs can benefit from PVC.

The PVC membrane, also known as PVC single ply membrane, comes in prefabricated rolls. The PVC membrane is rolled out over the flat roof and kept in place using a variety of techniques. The preferred, heat welding at the seams.

The biggest disadvantage of a PVC flat roof is that it cannot be laid over asphalt. Often flat residential roofs when first installed use a tar and gravel mix that can sometimes contain asphalt. 

Benefits of PVC Roofs

Flat Roof Installation

PVC single-ply roof membranes are a wonderful option for any flat or low-sloped roof. Working with PVC is not difficult, but you have to know what you are doing. 

While the installation process for a PVC membrane is fairly straight forward, the preparation can be tricky. Always hire an experienced roofing contractor that can prove their expertise.