5 Reasons Why You Should Invest in a TPO Roof
When it comes to commercial roofing solutions, TPO is hard to beat. It’s a single-ply membrane with the heat-resistance of EPDM and the heat weldability of PVC, but without the costs and drawbacks associated with those types of roofs. It performs very well on flat or low-slope commercial roofs, and the seams can be re-welded even years after installation. With its low maintenance demands and energy-efficient color options, it’s no wonder TPO is now the most-installed flat roof solution in the country. Springtree Restoration installs TPO for your low-slope or flat commercial roof anywhere in the Dallas-Fort Worth Metroplex. Here is some more information about this very resilient roofing type.
What is TPO Roofing?
An industry newcomer since the 1990’s, TPO (Thermoplastic Polyolefin) has proven to be a cost-effective alternative to PVC and other flat roofs. TPO is made of a single-play membrane that consists of three layers: the TPO polymer base; the reinforced fabric center; and the TPO compounded top layer. When applied correctly, the roof membrane is very efficient at keeping water out. It’s also a smooth surface that is easy to clean, maintain, and repair.
The Benefits of TPO Roofing
TPO has enjoyed a surge in popularity as a commercial roofing material. Business owners love it for its versatility, its ability to keep the building cool and dry, and the ease with which it can be maintained. The most cited benefits of investing in a TPO roof are:
- 1). It’s Affordable. TPO roofing was introduced to the market as an alternative to other flat roof systems. It has the same qualities as its competitors, but at a lower price point. A TPO roof installation typically costs hundreds of dollars less than a PVC roof of the same size.
- 2). It’s Eco-Friendly. TPO roofing is green in more ways than one. No plasticizers are used in its production, so it is considered to be an environmentally-friendly roofing option. It’s also easily integrated into green roof systems that use vegetation to battle heat absorption and provide habitats for birds and other wildlife. TPO can even be recycled.
- 3). It’s Energy-Efficient. When properly sealed, TPO roofing provides a good barrier against heat and cold, keeping your building more comfortable throughout the year. In hot climates like North Texas, you can get TPO roofing in white or very light gray to reflect the sun’s heat even more. You could enjoy energy savings during our hot Texas summers!
- 4). It’s Low-Maintenance. Unlike modified bitumen roofs, TPO roofing has a smooth surface after application, making it very easy to clean and care for. Cleaning usually requires nothing more than a good sweeping and a garden hose. You can maintain the roof by making spot repairs and having it inspected twice a year.
- 5). It’s Built to Last. TPO is mold-resistant, repels dirt build-up, and is very resistant to punctures and tearing. Because of its flexible structure, it moves along with the building to allow for thermal expansion and contraction. Its seams can be repaired long after installation to keep it waterproof. Because the top layer of the membrane is laminated, TPO roofs can be expected to last up to 20 years.
Call Springtree Restoration for TPO Roof Installation
Our talented roofers are waiting to put a TPO roof on top of your commercial building. All you have to do is give us a call! Springtree is known throughout the DFW Metroplex for our skill and dedication to providing the finest customer service. Our service area extends from Dallas to Arlington, Fort Worth, Denton, and beyond. Call us today to schedule a consultation!