Norfolk VA Flat Roofer Repairs, Replacement and Installs
VA Flat Roofers of Norfolk provides services for flat and low slope roofs of all types. Services we provide throughout this strategic military and transportation port city are flat roofing membrane repair, replacement and new installs. We know how important it is that every part of your roofing system is working, which is why we offer inspections, maintain drains and gutters as well, and only use high quality and appropriately rated vapor barriers and inuslation boards.
Our clients are commercial property owners of all types. Whether you own a manufacturing, hospitality, import and export, medical or retail facility, we can help with your roofing needs. We have been working exclusively with commercial clients throughout Virginia for many years. Our wide client base gives us superior understanding of specific needs and building codes for each industry. No matter your business or service you will not get a hurried or unskilled repair, installation, or inspection job from VA Flat Roofers in Norfolk, VA.
Free Pro Flat Roof Inspections in Norfolk, VA
Periodic maintenance and visual inspections of a flat roof are necessary because unlike a pitched roof, the roof is not visible until you go up and take a look. A professional roofer like us can provide the necessary biannual and post-storm roof inspections for commercial property owners. We provide a full report and know how to catch problem areas before they become a large issue. We check the entire roof’s surface, paying particular attention to deterioration of seals, flashings on all roof vents, ponding water, blisters or cracking membranes, debris, mold or mildew buildup and clogged drains.
There are so many types of flat roofing choices available today that it can be hard for a client to know which is best for your situation. No worries! VA Flat Roofers of Norfolk explains the positives and constraints of each roofing system which is very helpful to clients trying to wade through so much information. We gladly offer free advice – just contact us for a consultation.
Norfolk Single Ply Membrane Roofing Contractors
Many modern low-slope roofs use a single-ply membrane roofing system. TPO, PVC, and EPDM (rubber) are all single-ply membranes. If you are considering any of these roofs, give our roofing contractors a call for a free consultation and estimate. Each roofing system has its benefits, and also can be customized for your particular situation. For instance, some TPO roofs have greater hail resistance, and EPDM roofs can come in black or white to help save on either heating or cooling costs.
TPO Flat Roofing Benefits
TPO (Thermoplastic Polyolefin) Roofing is a flexible single membrane with heat-welded seams. Highly resistant to UV damage and resistant to degrading from chemical and grease exposure. TPO was developed as a less expensive alternative to the PVC roofing membrane that predates it. It has quickly become a favored commercial roofing system because it’s affordable, has secure seams, is highly reflective, and resistant to fire. It’s attached to the rooftop by one of 3 methods – fully adhered, mechanically attached, or with ballast.
EPDM Flat Roofing Benefits
EPDM Roofing is a flexible, durable synthetic rubber roofing material. EPDM stands for Ethylene Propylene Diene Terpolymer. EPDM is less susceptible to becoming brittle over time from UV rays than other roofing systems and can be modified easily when changes are made to the roof, such as installation of additional skylights.
PVC Flat Roofing Benefits
PVC and reinforced PVC-KEE roofing membranes are great for a variety of commercial properties. PVC (polyvinyl chloride) membranes are usually white, with heat-welded seams, much like TPO roofs. These roofs are extremely fire-resistant.
Other Commercial Roofing Systems VA Flat Roofers Offers
VA Flat Roofers also works on low-slope metal roofs, built-up roofing (BUR), and modified bitumen roofs. To extend the life of roofs, we also offer roof coatings. Whether you have a commercial building, industrial facility, or historic home, give our roofing company a call to get a free estimate on our superior roof services!
Thorough Inspections for Commercial Roofs
Leaks on a commercial roof are for the most part easily repaired. We encourage property owners to quickly contact our roofers to stop leaks before damage gets worse. For example, debris blown on the roof may have penetrated the single ply membrane, water removal drains may be blocked and vent and pipe flashings may need sealing. Elusive leaks need an experienced commercial roofer for the often-lengthy search. For example, layers of waterproof membrane may need to be peeled back to find a split or puncture, drain pipes sometimes needs disassembly to be cleared and critters could have chewed their way through weak areas of the roof – anywhere you have a vent or cable penetrating the roof. Extensive, careful inspections of an ailing flat roof is critical to correctly providing valuable advice to potential clients.
VA Flat Roofers of Norfolk inspectors follow a complex checklist in their rooof assessments. Some are common points of deterioration, environmental equipment in need of repair, debris removal, safety concerns and mold remediation. We are determined to promote a cost-effective long-lasting repair to the fault in the roof or if repair is not advised a budget friendly replacement. Inadequate repairs made by inexperienced or careless flat roofers can lead to further future costs to fix the previous repair.
Roof Replacement Experts
Replacing a roof often leads to complications of having to replace parts of the roofing deck or underlayment and most roofers expect some of this and build it into the cost. Occasionally, a great portion of the roof deck needs replacement, but most often an experienced flat roofer will suspect it and warn the customer. Because of the complexity and overwhelming nature of replacing a flat roof, you are much better off finding an expert flat roofer than suffering through someone else’s learning curve. Don’t overpay for Flat Roofing services – compare estimates & quality of customer service and we are certain you’ll find VA Flat Roofers of Norfolk is a frontrunner in competitive pricing.
About where we work – beautiful Norfolk, VA
Norfolk Shipyard in Virginia
Norfolk is a city on the Chesapeake Bay in Southwestern Virginia, home to the world-famous Naval Station Norfolk, the largest US Navy Base in the World. It is the second most populous city in Virginia.
The Natural Harbor has a long history as a strategic military and transportation hub which greatly influenced the one of NATO’s two Strategic Command Headquarters. The City is bordered by several bodies of water, and enriched by many miles of riverfront and bayfront property, and many beaches on the Chesapeake Bay. Transportation is served by an extensive network of interstate highways, tunnels, bridges, and the only 3 bridge-tunnel complexes in the USA.
There over 100 Neighborhoods in the city – some are Ingleside, Grandy Village, Broad Creek, Lamberts Point, Coleman Place and Downtown Norfolk. Healthcare , retail, and military instutions are the major employees in the area. The city draws visitors and locals to the busy inlets and bays making Norfolk’s financial well-being centered on sea faring industries.
Elizabeth River is a deep channel course with many natural harbors protected from storms that led to the development of Norfolk on the east bank and Portsmouth on the west. Though the shipyards are named Norfolk, they are located in Portsmouth and have never been in Norfolk’s city boundaries. However, the cities are very close and share a common navel history bond and commerce. The Norfolk Naval Shipyard started out as Gosport Shipyard sometime before 1761 as a private business run Andrew Sprowle to repair seafaring ships. Sprowle’s lands were seized by Virginia during the Revolutionary war because he was a Loyalist. Virginia sold some of the properties but they did retain the shipyard boundaries and expanded them. The Federal government brought the shipyard which consisted of 16 acres in 1801 now it encompasses 819 acres.