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Types Commercial Roofs

There are a number of types of roofing materials that can be used on a commercial roof. There are pros and cons to each. These are the most common commercial roof types in the West Palm Beach and South Florida area.

3 Commercial Roof Types Used in Florida

Modified Bitumen (MBS)
Roofing

A modified bitumen membrane (MBS) roof is a system developed by combining the qualities of a Built-up-Roof (BUR) system within a multi-ply roof.

A modified bitumen membrane is composed primarily of polymer-modified bitumen reinforced with one or more plies of fabric such as polyester or fiberglass.

A layer of asphalt or gravel is can be applied to the top. This is often called "Torch Down Roofing".
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Flat Membrane Roofing
(TPO, EPDM, PVC)

Thermoplastic Polyolefin (TPO) roofs are the most popular commercial roofs in use today.

Ethylene Propylene Diene Terpolymer (EPDM) roofs are highly resilient and popular for low-slope roofs. They are being used less frequently lately for a variety of reasons.

PVC (polyvinyl chloride) roofs are the original heat-welded single-ply roofing systems that have been around for 50 years.
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Metal Panel Roofing

Metal roof systems can be considered the best overall choice for performance and durability.

Metal Roofing can be a very cost effective solution, as it will last a lifetimewhen properly installed. Metal Roofing Panels are very durable and require minimal maintenance.

Metal roofing systems can withstand hurricane winds exceeding 140 mph, when installed properly.
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Commercial Modified Bitumen (MBS) roofing Contractor

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Most built-up roofing is comprised of three parts: bitumen material, ply sheets, and one or more surfacing materials like gravel or asphalt. 

This type of roof uses asphalt modified with other agents that will enhance the asphalt properties. The two most common modifiers are atactic polypropylene (APP) and styrene butadiene styrene (SBS). SBS modifiers forms a polymer bond within the asphalt resulting in qualities similar to rubber and combats the effects of aging and weather.

The most common ways to set SBS sheets are cold-process adhesives or hot asphalt.

The most common application method of APP sheets is to use a torch to make the underside melt into the substrate to form a waterproof bond when cooled.

Modified Bitumen Torch Down Roofing
Good Value

Built-Up Roofing systems using a Modified Bitumen membrane are cheaper than other types of roofs.

Low Maintenance

MBS roofs don't require much in the way of maintenance. This can save you money over the life of the roof.

Long Lasting

MBS Roofing has an average life expectancy of 15-30 years. Some can last up to 40 years!

Fire Resistant

The top asphalt or aggregate layer provides a good measure of fire protection.

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Commercial Flat Membrane Roofing (TPO, EPDM, PVC) Contractor

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TPO – TPO is a great choice for the South Florida region due to its ability to reflect sun light. TPO systems are among the fastest growing commercial roofing products and have gained broad industry acceptance for their many performance and installation advantages. 

EPDM – Many existing commercial flat roofs within Palm Beach County and Broward County in South Florida utilize EPDM membranes.

Although we do not recommend EPDM for new installations, we are seasoned experts at commercial roof restoration and commercial roofing repairs of existing EPDM roofs on commercial buildings.

PVC – PVC Membranes are reinforced with polyester or glass-fiber mats or scrim. PVC sheets contain plasticizers and stabilizers, as well as other additives to impart flexibility and achieve other desired physical properties. PVC roofs are resistant to chemicals, oils, and grease which sets them apart from other single-ply roofing materials. 

Flat Membrane Roofing (TPO, EPDM, PVC)
Economical

When compared to their expected lifespan, these roofs are very economical.

Long Lifespan

Some TPO roof systems are warrantied for up to 35 years and often have an even longer lifespan.

Easy to Maintain

All of these single-ply roof types are easy to repair and maintain.

highly Reflective

TPO roof systems keep your building cooler in the summer months and decrease your utility bills.

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Commercial Metal Panel roofing Contractor

State Certified for Palm Beach County

Metal commercial roofs are insulating, attractive, and can be very durable. They’re made from a variety of metals – including galvanized steel (the most popular), aluminum, zinc, copper, and stainless steel. The metal roof panels are covered with a coating to protect against the sun, weather, and corrosion.

Properly designed and installed metal roofing systems can last up to 50 years. When combined with substrate insulation, they easily comply with today’s more stringent energy code requirements. 

No matter the size, scale, or shape of your metal roofing project, we utilize the finest materials and installation techniques. With over 20 different options for you to choose from, you are sure to find a color to compliment your structures appearance.

Commercial Metal Roof for Apartment in Palm Beach County
Adds Value

Metal roofing can last a lifetime if installed properly and add value and superior performance to your building.

40 Year Lifespan

Metal roofs provide superior performance and minimal maintenance with an expected lifespan of 40 years.

Durable & Strong

Metal Roofs are both durable and strong, providing reliable shelter during hurricane season here in Florida.

Hurricane Safe

Metal Roofing Systems have passed wind and uplift tests to 140 mph and lead in fire protection for homes and buildings.

3 Easy Steps To Your New Commercial Roof!

#1 - Get a Free Quote

Everything begins with you requesting a free roofing quote. Don't delay, start now!

Within 24 hours of your request we will send a roofing expert to look at your job and provide you with a detailed estimate.

#2 - We Schedule Your Job

After you review the detailed quote we will answer all your questions.

Once you give approval we schedule the job to begin as soon as we can.

We can typically install your new roof within 1-2 weeks.

#3 - We Complete Your Roof

Our expert roofing team will keep you informed every step of the way.

You will know when the job will start, end, and what to expect.

After your new roof is installed we will explain the warranty and how to care for your roof.
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Our Licenses Certifications

Florida Contractor

License # CC-C057955

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On the Palm Beach County Planning, Zoning, and Building Website

After arriving on the counties website choose company name and type in, "Hammerhead Roofing".

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Frequently Asked Questions

These are the most common commercial roofing questions we get asked. Hopefully they will answer your questions too. If not please contact us and we will personally answer your question. 

Any good reputable roofer will give a 5-10 year workmanship guarantee on new roofs, and up to 20 years manufacturer’s warranty.

Repairs are complicated to warrantee, it’s like trying to put a guarantee on a used tire, you just can’t. Usually repairs are good for up to 1 year.

You’ll know if the repair was done correctly after the first heavy downpour that comes. If the repaired area doesn’t leak, it likely will not again.

Probably the most important thing to know is that the underlayment is the most important part of a roof. Tile/Shingle/Metal will only be as good as the underlayment underneath. Make sure your roofer is using a great underlayment, and ask for optional upgrades.

We provide residential and commercial roofing services in your local South Florida area. Here are some of our areas served: Palm Beach County including West Palm Beach, Palm Beach Gardens, Boca Raton, Delray Beach, Boynton Beach, Juno Beach, Jupiter and Lake Worth Beach.  In Broward County we provide roofing services for Fort Lauderdale, Deerfield Beach, Hollywood, Pompano Beach, and Oakland Park. In Miami-Dade County we offer roofing contractor services in Miami, Hialeah, Miami Gardens, Miami Beach, Kendall, Homestead, and North Miami. If you don’t see your area county or city, don’t worry contact us and we will accommodate you. 

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