Architectural Roofing For Commercial And Residential Building.
When construction your home or business space ensuring that you have the best quality of roofing is important. The function of a roof is to protect you and your assets from destruction by animals and weather conditions such as rain, sun or wind. Roofing refers to the covering of a building and the framing or structure which supports that covering. Different types of roofs that can be construction to cover a building include EPDM roofing, flat roofs, green roofs, modified bitumen, traditional asphalt, tar and gravel, tile roofing and white membrane roofing systems.
The material of the roof, the type of construction and the durability of the roof should be the general considerations for the purchase of the roof. Traditionally, people used materials such as banana leaves, wheaten straw or sea grass for roofing while in the contemporary construction laminated glass, copper and aluminium sheeting are the most common types of roofing materials.
Basically, a roof for both residential and commercial construction is for the protection but there are other purposes that may cause the roofing designs in the two types of construction to vary. The difference in the design can be explained by the difference in the size of the building and the slope of the roof. The size, load bearing capacity and crew of the commercial roofing is usually large as compared to that of residential roofing. The differences in the other functions of commercial and residential roofing make the roofing to vary. A residential roof should be able to accommodate minor protrusions like chimneys and sunlight while a commercial roof should allow for systems, smoke stacks, pipes, roof entrances and mechanical needs. A roofer should have specialized knowledge and skills to be able to handle commercial roofing because it is difficult when compared to residential roofing.
Cedar shakes and slakes are some of the architectural roofing shingles which provide quality roofing for both residential and commercial roofing. One of the advantage of architectural roofing is the ease of installation hence less time is needed to install the roof.
The roofing contractor that one hires should be reliable. Different roofing companies offers maintenance and installation roofing services for the residential buildings and commercial building. Hiring a professional roofer for architectural roofing is important to ensure that the roofing for your building is appropriate because they have a lot of experience and skills in roof installation.
A good roofing contractor should have a wide range of experience in handling all types of roofing related problems, proof that they can install quality roofing, affordable cost of installation, their knowledge on the latest trends in the roofing materials and styles, insurance and bonding as well as the warranty on material flaws or mishaps in the installation.