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Baton Rouge Roofer: What is Single Ply Roofing?

Posted by Robbie Chatelain on Mon, Nov 23, 2015 @ 09:00 AM

When it comes to your home you have several options when it comes to styling and aesthetics.  There are countless materials you can select from to meet your personal preferences.  In south Louisiana this is especially true when you consider all of the cultural and architectural influences that are a part of our state’s rich history.  One element of our homes and businesses that offers a variety of choices is the type of roof you choose for your structure.  Because we have so many different building styles and weather considerations here, there is a corresponding number of roofing options.  Today we are going to discuss the basics of a single ply roof.

What is a single ply roof?

A single ply roof system is used for low sloped areas of commercial and residential buildings.  They are designed to be installed in a single membrane.  They are typically glued or fastened directly over roofing insulation materials.  Single ply roofs often come in black or white and offer enhanced flexibility and UV protection. 

Pros of a single ply roof

  • Excellent performance in severe weather.
  • Wide variety of grades and materials to choose from.
  • Very reflective.
  • Easy to install and maintain.

These are just a few details about this type of roofing system.  If you are considering a new roof it is important to know all of the options out there for your home or business.  It is also important to trust your home to an experienced and skilled roofing company.  For over 50 years Cribbs Incorporated has been helping Baton Rouge home and business owners.  They always offer a free estimate on all of their work.  Click here for more information on new roofs.

A Guide To A New Roof