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Commercial Roofing in Vancouver - The Advantages of an Inverted Roof

March 20th, 2017 | in Commerical Roofing
Vancouver sees plenty of rain and snow, and your commercial roof needs to be able to handle all the weather the Pacific Northwest throws at it. For a reliable waterproof roof an inverted roof is a great option. The main difference between an inverted roof and a conventional roof is- the thermal insulating material is applied over the waterproofing layer in an inverted roof rather than under it as with a conventional roof. There are still many more advantages to an inverted roof that are directly related to this difference. If you’re considering putting a new roof on your business, consider these advantages of an inverted roof before you start looking into commercial roofing in Vancouver.

Benefits of an Inverted Roof

  • UV rays are what cause asphalt to age, but with the position of the waterproofing layer in an inverted roof, this material is protected from the harmful rays of the sun.
  • The waterproof layer is also protected from the fluctuation of temperatures in Vancouver, which will prevent roofing materials to expand.
  • If the waterproofing layer were to fail, locating and fixing the problem is easier and far less expensive than with a conventional roof.
  • When it comes to an inverted roof, the makers have thought of everything. If you decide you want to add a second floor to your commercial business in Vancouver, the thermal insulation is as easy to remove as it was to install.
  • To maintain, an inverted roof costs less than a conventional roof. In fact, you can expect to spend about 1% of the total inverted roof investment on maintenance compared to 5% for a conventional roof.

Laurentian Roofing Has Your Commercial Roofing Needs Covered

As experts when it comes to commercial roofing in Vancouver, Laurentian Roofing has installed any inverted roofs. For commercial businesses looking for a new roof for their property, we offer quality work at an affordable price. To learn more about inverted roofing, call us today and our friendly team of roofing experts will be happy to answer all your questions and set up a time to do a free, no obligation estimate. Feel free to browse our site to see past examples of projects and learn what our customers have to say about our quality commercial roofing service in Vancouver.


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