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Making The Right Choice For Roofing

03/02/2023 By Team Off
There are many roofing products available in the market. Everyone has its own advantages and disadvantages. The warehouse roof is the main aspect of the entire warehouse. Roofing protects your project and equipment from thunder, dust, sun, rain, and another disaster. So it is necessary that your choice of roof be strong and durable to meet the uncertain weather of our days.
Thus, choosing the roofing product for your residential or warehouse is a responsible job. It is important that the roof reduces the risk of water infiltration and protects your assets from water leaks. Always choose those roofing materials that can be repaired in less time and less cost.

Here are some of the roofing products highly selected for your procurement decision:

Metal Roofing

Metal roofing are the finest and most expensive materials. Some metal roofs will last 90-100 years or more. Metal roofing material requires less maintenance but their cost is higher than other materials.
  1. Aluminum Roofing
  2. There are many reasons for using Aluminum for residential or warehouse roofing. Some excellent properties of Aluminum are;
    • Rustless material – It does not rust even when it is in direct contact with water, which leads to its durability.
    • Light-weight – Aluminum is a light-weight but strong material. The Aluminum roofing sheet is lighter than other roofing materials.
    • Easy to Install – Aluminum roofing sheets are easy to install. This can save you time, money, and energy.
    • Long-lasting: – This is a long-lasting solution that can last upwards of about 60-70 years.
    • Environment Friendliness – Aluminum Environment Friendliness does not cause any harm by using it. Aluminum material has greater recyclability rates.
    • Heat Reflector – The Aluminum material is a good heat reflector. Which keeps the temperature of the warehouse low by reflecting the heat of the sun.

  3. Zinc Roofing
  4. It has many qualities along with beauty. Zinc roofing material is famous for low maintenance and adds beauty to your home. Zinc material has been used for roofing for over 150 years as warehouse roofing materials.

    • Eco-friendly roofing: Like Aluminum material, zinc is also environmentally friendly. Zinc material can be completely recycled without losing quality or suffering degradation. Roofs made of zinc last for about 100 years.
    • Attractive Look to Roofs: By the way, there is a lot of roofing material available in the market. Which will give you a good looking roof. But gin zinc material gives you a great attractive look.
    • Easily Shaped Install: It is really very easy to install on roofs. Because it is very light. It is also easy to transport. Zinc can be easily folded into unique shapes for a beautiful and unique roofline.
    • Ability to Self-Repair: Scratches and corrosion are repaired by zinc itself over time. This is a unique and amazing feature that zinc roofing provides.

  5. Steel Roofing
  6. Steel material is also very famous for roofing. Which is very much used by roof constructors.

    • Good High Strength: Steel Roofing has a high strength to weight ratio which means it has high strength per unit mass.
    • Good Flexibility: Steel material is very flexible due to which it remains in severe blind and storms. Steel can mold it into any shape, without changing its properties.
    • Very Durable: Steel is a very durable material. A well-built steel roofing can last up to 30-40 years or more if maintained well.

  7. Built-Up Roofing
  8. Built-Up Roofing is also known as BUR. It is mostly used for low-slope projects. This is the alternative roofing system to asphalt roofing. It consists of multiple layers of asphalt.
    The built-up roof has three parts:
    • Bitumen material
    • Ply sheet
    • And surfacing materials.

    • Multiple layers of protection
    • Good Thermal Performance
    • Fire and Uplift Resistance

  9. Composite Roof
  10. Fiberglass, paper products, and asphalt mixers are used to make composite roofing materials. Composite shingles are fire resistant and moisture resistant. It does not crack, split, peel, or warp. It is a more durable material.
    Some composites are environmentally friendly while some are not. Some composites are made from material plastics and hemp fibers. Which are not environmentally friendly at all.
    • Repairs – The composite roofing sheet comes in small pieces. If composite shingles damage occurs, only those shingles need to be replaced.
    • Availability – This market is easily available in different materials, sizes, and colors.
    • Durability – It is good durable roofing material. Experts say that it can withstand for 30 to 50 years.

    Companies keep manufacturing various kinds of roofing products to suit the tastes of consumers and industries. That is the reason procurement managers must request for quote before procurement.

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