You’re a business owner focused on growing. You want to positively impact the community, too. And you’re concerned your building may need repairs or replacements that will affect your bottom line.
You probably know that roofs need to be inspected at least twice a year, but what you probably didn’t know is that allowing roofs to stay damaged can cost you tens-of-thousands in structural repairs.
At NexGen Roofing, we want you to know that your roofing needs can be met all in one place. Our expert team offers commercial PVC roofing services to you and all the other businesses in Denver. Don’t wait until it’s too late. Call NexGen Roofing today to book your appointment and get a free roof project estimate.
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.
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 skillset 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.
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 role in how long it will last for you.
First, PVC is slightly more flexible than your standards 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.
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:
Compared to TPO and EPDM, PVC roofing requires a smaller initial investment, and it lasts on average about the same as an EPDM roof. This means that for every 2 TPO roofs you will only need to invest in one PVC roof, which is a great deal if you’ve got a commercial or industrial roof to repair or replace.
PVC is one of the strongest flat roof materials on the market. It’s specifically manufactured to last decades and fend off tough weather conditions. Did you know that the American Society of Testing and Materials (ASTM) demands that flat roof materials have a minimum breaking strength requirement of 200 pounds per square inch? As a standard, PVC roofing breaking strength starts at 350 pounds per square inch. Talk about strong and durable!
As you read earlier, PVC can last up to 50 years, depending on the weather and climate that it must survive. Even in tough weather conditions, PVC roofing has been shown to last on average 25 years. The initial cost of PVC combined with its long lifespan is a clear sign on which material you ought to buy for your roof.
PVC roofing is resistant to wind, fire, and chemicals. So, no matter the conditions it does through, it will protect your business, workforce, and assets well.
Did you know that vinyl is one of the only building materials that can be fully recycled after use? PVC is vinyl, and it can be recycled once you replace your roof. This saves you time and money while you help protect the environment.
Whether you need a commercial roof inspection or a commercial roof replacement, NexGen Roofing is here to help. Our expert team can get you the estimate you need to make a buying decision. PVC roofs are great for flat roofs on commercial or industrial buildings. Call today to book you roof inspection appointment.