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Single Ply Roofing Systems

Armour Roofing Co. has done a lot of commercial roofing in Omaha, and we are often asked to break down the different single ply roofing system options. It’s an important question, and there are several key differences to take into account. These roofing systems have become an increasingly popular choice for flat roof commercial business owners in recent years, and they fall into three main types, EPDM, TPO, and PVC.   EPDM Systems  EPDM (Ethylene Propylene Diene Monomer) is an elastic, synthetic rubber roofing membrane. An EPDM roof kit can be fabricated off-site with penetrations pre-installed or welds will be installed onsite. EPDM is most always black in color and has been used for about 60 years for commercial roofing. The black color retains heat from sunlight (a positive or negative…

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Seam Reinforced Coating Systems for Commercial Roofs

When you’re thinking about roof repair in Omaha for your commercial roof, a seam reinforced coating system is worth considering. A seam reinforced coating system involves multiple layers of liquid applied roof coatings. The system results in huge cost savings compared to a traditional roof replacement.  It’s completely seamless and comes with a 10-year leak free warranty. Seam reinforced coating systems can be applied to most single-ply roofing systems including EPDM (rubber) membranes, TPO membranes, and PVC membranes. Seam Reinforced Coating System Benefits There’s a number of benefits that come with seam reinforced coating systems. Most of them are related to cost, energy, and longevity – all the things you’re looking for in a good commercial roof. Affordable – On average, expect to pay 75% of a traditional roof replacement.Water-Tight…

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Is Your Commercial Roof Prepared for Winter?

Omaha isn’t known for having mild winters. Winter in Omaha is best described as snowy, freezing, dry, and windy – three conditions that take a toll on your commercial roof. You can’t avoid winter, but you can be prepared. As a commercial roofing business in Omaha, we get a lot of calls when the snow starts melting on roofs. The freezing and thawing cycles put a lot of stress on roofs and set the stage for leaks and seam issues. The best maintenance is preventative maintenance, and Armour Roof Co. can help you prepare your Omaha commercial roof before winter hits. Get Your Roof Inspected Preventative maintenance starts with a routine roof inspection. Hiring a roofing professional to check out your roof will let you know where you stand before…

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Silicone Roof Coating Systems – What you Need to Know

If you’re a commercial building owner in Omaha and have been considering commercial roofing services, you may have come across the popular silicone roof system. Silicone roofing systems are gaining popularity for a lot of reasons, the main two being their resistance to UV and water deterioration. Silicone has been developed over many decades for many different applications.  Most silicone roof products today are a strong, UV resistant, moisture curing, non-chalking, environmentally friendly product. Silicone Roof Coating Installation Ease of installation is one of the big strengths when it comes to silicone roof coating restoration for your commercial roof in Omaha. If your roof is old, leaking, losing energy, getting too hot, a silicone restoration can give your roof new and long lasting life. The process is quick, easy, and…

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What is a Metal Roof Restoration?

When you’re in need of metal commercial roofing in Omaha, you have options to consider. One of your options is a metal roof coating or restoration system. If your commercial building has a metal roof, this is a great option for several reasons. This post highlights what you get with a metal roof restoration, and why you want to consider it if you’re looking for some new metal roofing in Omaha. Benefits of a Metal Roof Restoration The greatest benefits are cost and durability. A metal roof restoration is as good, or better than a traditional replacement. It’s is not a patch system, it’s a completely new roofing system that lasts long and protects your building.  A metal roof restoration cost at least 50% less on average than a traditional…

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Commercial Roof Storm Damage

Commercial buildings, often referred to as “flat roofs,” receive a beating when it comes to wind and hail storms. Commercial roofing in Omaha primarily deals with the aftermath of these two types of storm damage. Most commercial buildings provide 1/8 to ¼ inch per foot of drainage. These roof systems are designed to be watertight more so than water-shedding. These systems achieve their water tight design by using roof coverings that are typically single-ply membranes, multi-ply asphalt systems, or metal panels. The most common single-ply membranes include TPO (thermoplastic polyolefin), PVC (polyvinyl chloride), and EPDM (ethylene propylene diene monomer). We’re going to take a look at how wind and hail damage can effect these common commercial roof systems. Wind Damage Severe wind affects all of the the commercial roofs systems…