Flat Roofs in Coquitlam
When it comes to choosing a roofing system for your home or business in Coquitlam, consult with the flat roof specialists at Gelinas Roofing Ltd. for certified and reliable flat roofing expertise and a complete line of licensed roofing services.
Our single ply roofing systems come in a range of advanced technology roofing materials that include:
EPDM – For maximum protection that requires minimal roof maintenance, Gelinas Roofing Ltd. provides flat rubber roofing , or EDPM rubber roofing installed in a single ply membrane that is exceptionally resistant to extreme weather fluctuations, flexible, and provides extended roof life expectancy.
Modified Bitumen – A multi layered flat roofing option, modified bitumen consists of a base layer that is mechanically fastened to the substrate with bars or plates and then sealed with permanent adhesive that is then covered with a granule layer for ultimate protection and energy efficiency.
PVC - one of the most popular flat roofing materials, PVC single ply roof membranes are made of up of a single layer of thermoplastic materials with seams that are heat welded for a waterproof bond that offers superior strength and durability. Mechanically fastened to the roof deck or fully adhered with heavy duty adhesives, Gelinas Roofing Ltd. provides long term labor and product warranties for commercial or residential flat roof installations in Coquitlam.
TPO – Enjoying a surge in popularity in the last few decades, TPO flat roof systems are lauded for their energy efficiency and offer the benefits of both PVC and EPDM roofing materials combined in one flat roof system. A chemical bond of rubber, ethylene, and propylene and various stabilizing agents, welded TPO flat roofing offers the cost effectiveness of rubber, along with the durability of PVC membranes.
Built-Up Flat Roofing - Gelinas Roofing Ltd. installs BUR roofing in 4-ply systems that combine alternating layers of asphalt, coal, star and adhesives with a heavy duty gravel combination as its top surface. With an ability to withstand heavy foot traffic and serious impacts, consult with our Coquitlam roofing specialists to find out if customized built-up roofing is viable for your home or business.
Average life expectancy of flat roofing materials:
- EPDM – 20 -35 years
- Modified Bitumen – 10 to 20 years
- PVC – 15 to 30 years
- TPO – 7 to 20 years
- Built-Up Roof – 15 to 20 years
Flat Roof Installation
The general perception is that flat roofing requires less material and is less labor intensive than pitched roof installations though many factors must be taken into account including location, specific building characteristics, and budget limitations. Selecting the most suitable flat roofing materials for your Coquitlam property involves careful consideration of a range of factors that include aesthetic as well as practical requirements. Location, regional climate and the condition of your existing roof to determine whether complete roof restoration or modification I necessary. Gelinas Roofing Ltd. provides thorough client consultation and a visual inspection of your existing roof system in Coquitlam and our certified expert are available to discuss each option and help you choose a flat roof system based on your budget and particular needs.