What’s the Best Roof for my Commercial Building?

With nearly two decades of experience installing high-quality and long-lasting commercial roofs, Best Contracting is known for our quality workmanship and strong work ethic.  We mainly service the Susquehanna Valley and Southeast regions of Pennsylvania, as well as some areas of Maryland, New Jersey and Delaware.  When it comes to commercial roofs, there are several options to consider. 

Let Best Contracting help you break down the positives and negatives of three commercial roof contenders that we offer our customers:

Commercial Asphalt Roofing

Asphalt roofs are one of the most cost-effective commercial roofing options.  This type of roofing offers multiple layers of protection and is very versatile.  There have been many improvements made to asphalt roofs in recent years, including the addition of polymers to add stretch and strength.  Not only are they eye-appealing and affordable, but commercial asphalt roofs are also trusted to perform exceptionally well against extreme weather conditions.  Such roofs can last up to 50 years (depending on manufacturing, specifications, etc.) and offer a natural-look to your business that other commercial roofing materials are missing.  The main disadvantage of commercial asphalt roofing is that it can only be applied in three pitch roof angle of 3/12 and above. If your commercial roof is flat, it’s not a good fit.

Commercial EPDM Rubber Roofing

EPDM stands for Ethylene Propylene Diene Monomer.  It is a multipurpose rubber roofing material that is generally used in buildings with flat roofs or low-slopes.  EPDM rubber roofing material offers long-term benefits, such as extreme flexibility, ability to withstand harsh weather conditions and sudden wind uplifts.  It comes in a variety of colors, with black or white being the most common.  White EPDM rubber roofs can reflect UV rays, reducing energy costs for your business.  This roofing material is fire-resistant and eco-friendly.  The biggest disadvantage of EPDM rubber roofing is the unsightly appearance compared to other roofing options.

Commercial Metal Roofing

Metal roofing can be used on a number of commercial buildings with a pitched roof: school buildings, warehouses, healthcare offices, technology centers, corporate offices and retail shops.  Not only does commercial metal roofing material come in a number of colors to match the look and feel of your business, it also can prolong the life of your building.  This low-maintenance commercial roofing material is long-lasting and extremely durable.  A major disadvantage of this type of commercial roof is the higher up-front costs involved.

Why Choose Best Contracting for your Commercial Roofing Needs?

Best Contracting uses a “New Roof, No Mess” process, which ensures the tidy and easy removal of your old commercial roof while the replacement roof is being installed.  This portable roof trailer makes clean up simple and efficient.  Your property will stay clean and professional looking during the entire replacement roof process.  Since all of the old roof debris goes into the raised container instead of onto the ground, this “New Roof, No Mess” process also reduces the risk of property damage for your business.

Our professional project management skills and strong communication with our customers will keep your commercial roofing project on schedule and on budget. 

Best Contracting is a fully insured contractor that holds several trusted roofing industry certifications to prove our expertise in the commercial roofing world.  If you feel a new commercial roof is in your business’ near future, contact the best roofing company in all of Lancaster County at (717) 283-4524 or via our website today.  We look forward to helping you select the best roofing materials for your place of business!

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