Category Archives: TPO Roofing

TPO Roofing’s Pros and Cons: Is It the Right Choice for Your Building?

Deciding on the type of commercial roof for your building matters—whether you’re building a new commercial property or replacing the roof on an existing building. You want to make sure you have the best type of roofing material for the business being conducted inside. One type of roofing material to consider is thermoplastic polyolefin (TPO), which—like all types of roofing—comes with its share of benefits and disadvantages.

When weighing TPO roofing’s pros and cons, it’s essential to ensure you’re getting your information from a trusted roofing contractor. For over 60 years, Heidler Roofing has been helping business owners like you repair and replace the roofs on their commercial buildings. We understand that your roof is a sizeable investment that you want to last for years and protect the contents of your building from things like water damage, weather, and insect infestation.

In today’s blog post, we will examine the advantages and disadvantages of TPO roofing systems and whether they’re suitable for your business. If you decide that TPO is the best option for your commercial property—or even decide on another type of roofing we offer—the roofing professionals at Heidler Roofing can provide you with a an estimate on your roofing installation, repair, or replacement.

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How EPDM Roofing is Different from TPO & PVC

Here at Heidler Roofing, one of our primary goals in business is making sure commercial buildings throughout the Mid-Atlantic region have the best and most protective roofing systems. If you’ve been following along with our recent Ultimate Guide to Commercial Roofing blog post series, we hope that’s obvious by now!

With so many choices on the market today, does the color matter? The answer is yes. Your commercial roof’s color absolutely matters—and not just for aesthetic reasons. The material it’s constructed from makes a huge difference in its performance capabilities, and the color is closely related to the material when you’re talking about single-ply membrane systems.

So, what are the differences between the most popular types of single-ply materials for new installations and replacement applications?

Today’s post compares single-ply thermoset materials like EPDM, which is typically black, and thermoplastic materials—TPO & PVC—which tend to be white. Which should you choose? We’ll help you consider that question, too.

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