Berwyn Industrial Roofing
Covering your Chicagoland business.
Industrial roofing has unique concerns that residential and commercial roofs don’t. In addition to taking a beating from the weather and supporting heavy objects like industrial ventilation systems, they also need to stand up to chemicals, exhausts, and residues produced through the manufacturing process.
Whether you need a new industrial roof or repair your current one, Walton Roofing is the team to turn to. Our Chicagoland industrial roofing service designs, installs, and maintains industrial roofs of all types.
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Types of Industrial Roofing
Whether you have a new build or want to replace your current roof, selecting the right materials is essential. There are many types of industrial roofing, all with their unique benefits and drawbacks. Some options available to you include:
Also called TPO for short, this is a single-ply membrane roofing. It blends ethylene, propylene, rubber, and fiberglass to create a durable industrial roof. It is known for its fire resistance, resistance to chemicals, and energy efficiency.
Short for ethylene propylene diene terpolymer, EPDM is a synthetic rubber roofing membrane that works best on low-slope industrial roofs. It is derived from oil and natural gas. It’s resistant to cold and fire, as well as UV rays and even acid.
While often associated with industrial roofing, metal is not as common of a material as it once was as more and more industrial roofs are flat. For buildings suited to metal roofing, it offers fire resistance, versatility, and high durability.
These roofs are extremely common in industrial buildings and are suited to roofs with a variety of slopes. The layers are solid when applied and are made up of solid petroleum (bitumen) mixed with materials like rubber and fiberglass. It comes in torch down and smooth options.