Commercial PVC Roofing

What Is PVC Roofing?

Polyvinyl Chloride (PVC) is a single-ply roofing material commonly used on commercial roofs across the nation. As a synthetic plastic polymer, PVC is the third most-produced in the country. It’s best used for low-slope or flat roofs on commercial or industrial buildings. Of course, Kapella Roofing can perform all types of roofing systems so if PVC is not your preferred roofing system, then let us know and we can give you a variety of excellent membranes that you can choose from.

How Much Does Commercial PVC Roofing Cost?

When you get estimates for PVC roofs, you will find that it generally costs between $4 and $9 per square foot. Depending on your roof, the slope, the labor, and the necessary skill set to install, the price can vary. While this price may seem a little high, PVC tends to cost less than EPDM roofing and perform just as well over time. To get an accurate estimate, give Kapella Roofing a calltoday and we will be out within 24 hours, depending on the weather, to give you a free assessment and estimate.

What's The Difference Between PVC and TPO Roofing?

First, PVC is slightly more flexible than your standard TPO. Due to its rigid nature, TPO does tend to last longer than PVC. For some commercial or industrial business owners, TPO is the best option. However, many of the same people decide to go with PVC for a variety of reasons. Those are mentioned below.

How Long Will PVC Roofing Last?

There are many variables that come into play to determine a roof’s lifespan, but PVC lasts between 10-50 years. On average, you will see a PVC roof last somewhere around 25 years. The weather, climate, and upkeep of the roof all play a huge role in how long it will last on your building. This is why it is crucial to be proactive on your roofing system so that you can get the most for your money and make the roof last as long as possible.

 

The Benefits Of Commercial PVC Roofing

You may be doing some in-depth research on flat roof materials, including PVC, TPO, and EPDM, but you ought to know the benefits of PVC before you make your decision, Here they are:

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Do you have damage to other outdoor fixtures such as soft metals, air conditioning units, gutters, coping caps and/or counter flashings or HVAC units?

Do you notice torn or missing roof material?

Do you have damage due to age? This might include: visible separation of field sheets, granule loss exposing underlying roofing ply sheets, loose welds, separation of laps, or loss of adhesion.

Do you see coffee stains in your ceilings or have leaks when it rains?

Are you noticing puddles or standing water on your roof?

Are you noticing debris piling up or preventing water from engaging the drainage system?

Do you notice blistering or cracking of the roofs surface?

If you answered yes to any of these questions, it’s time to book your free inspection! You can call us directly at 303-619-7640 or you can: