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Optimize Your Building’s Roof with Low Slope Roofing Solutions

Optimize Your Building’s Roof with Low Slope Roofing Solutions

In the world of commercial property management and architectural design, choosing the right roofing system is critical. Low slope roofing, renowned for its practicality and efficiency, stands out as a premier choice for commercial buildings. This type of roofing not only maximizes the usable space but also offers significant advantages in terms of water drainage and overall building maintenance.

Advantages of Low Slope Roofs for Commercial Properties

Low slope roofs are characterized by their minimal pitch, which makes them almost flat but with just enough slope to allow water drainage. This subtle inclination is crucial in preventing water accumulation, which is a common issue with completely flat roofs. For large commercial properties, the benefits of low slope roofing are manifold:

1. Enhanced Space Utilization

The minimal pitch of low slope roofs frees up space that can be utilized for various purposes such as HVAC systems, solar panels, or even green roofs.

2. Cost Efficiency

These roofs require fewer materials than pitched roofs, which can lead to lower construction and maintenance costs.

3. Simplified Installation

With less dramatic architectural features, low slope roofs are generally quicker and easier to install, reducing labor costs and construction time.

Innovative Solutions for Effective Water Drainage and Space Utilization

To address the unique challenges posed by low slope roofing, such as water pooling and leakage, it is imperative to focus on quality installation and appropriate material selection. The key lies in using materials that offer robust water resistance and durability:

Built-Up Roofing (BUR)

This traditional hot-tar-and-gravel roofing is known for its reliability in waterproofing.

Single-Ply Membranes

such as TPO (thermoplastic polyolefin) and EPDM (ethylene propylene diene monomer), are lightweight, cost-effective solutions that provide excellent water resistance and are easy to install.

Modified Bitumen

This asphalt-based roofing is enhanced with rubber or plastic polymers for improved flexibility and durability under temperature fluctuations.

Each of these materials comes with distinct advantages, making them suitable for different climatic conditions and building requirements.

Case Studies: Real-World Effectiveness

The practical applications of low slope roofing systems can be best understood through real-world examples. 

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Shari Wesemann Osborn
Shari Wesemann Osborn
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Dakota Sims and his crew at Osage Ridge Roofing & Construction repaired our hail damaged roofs at Silver Manor Senior Citizens Housing of East Lynne.
Rozu444
Rozu444
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I needed someone to come out and give me a gutter estimate as my gutters were in very poor condition, these guys came out the same day to give me an estimate! The customer service experience was fantastic through the whole process. Happy to say, I love my new gutters!!
Wendy Lester
Wendy Lester
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Excellent company, professional, efficient, reasonably priced, phenomenal craftsmanship. I now have a gorgeous new roof, gutters, siding and sun porch. Looking forward to working with your team in the future.
Jonathan Novack
Jonathan Novack
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Kyle was super easy to work with, I had storm damage to my roof and called Recrafted. Kyle come over checked it out and then took care of everything all we really had to do was pick out the new roof color. If i had any questions or concerns he would get back to me right away.
Matthew Derby
Matthew Derby
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"I recently had the pleasure of doing business with ReCrafted Roofing Company, and I must say, it was an exceptional experience from start to finish. From the moment I walked in the door, I was greeted by a friendly and knowledgeable staff who were eager to assist me. The product or service I received exceeded my expectations in every way. It was of the highest quality, and it's clear that ReCrafted Roofing Company takes great pride in their work. Not only did they meet my needs, but they went above and beyond to ensure I was completely satisfied. What truly stood out to me was the level of customer service I received. The team at ReCrafted Roofing Company was responsive and attentive, answering all my questions promptly and thoroughly. They made me feel valued as a customer, and that goes a long way in my book. I also appreciate the transparency and integrity that ReCrafted Roofing Company displayed throughout the entire process. There were no hidden fees or surprises, and they delivered exactly what they promised.
Overall, I couldn't be happier with my experience with ReCrafted Roofing Company. I highly recommend them to anyone in need of [product or service]. They have earned my trust and my business for years to come. Thank you, ReCrafted Roofing Company, for setting the standard for excellence in your industry!"
X2 wheezy X2
X2 wheezy X2
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These guys have the best people working for them! I had been having issues with another roofing company and gave these guys a call! They ended up getting my roof approved through the insurance. Mark was incredibly reliable through the whole process! I would highly recommend them to anyone going through the insurance process!
Steven Franceschini
Steven Franceschini
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I rescently had the pleasure of working with the team at Re-Crafted and I must say that from start to finish, the process was seemless, smooth and effortless. From the first shingle pulled to the last shingle layed, it was all done in under a day and my roof looks amazing. Clean up was fast and easy as well.
I couldn't be more happy with the quality of work and the professionalism under which the entire process was done. Kyle and his team are top notch.
Alex Skinner
Alex Skinner
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I have had to pleasure of working alongside this company for a few years now. ReCrafted Roofing values themselves on doing quality work, exceeding customer expectations and making sure their customer come first. This starts at the top with their owner and is shown throughout the company. Great company and I would highly recommend!
Carrie Okroi
Carrie Okroi
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I would like to publicly thank Kyle for his compassion towards seeing my son clearing our roof of debris from the recent storm and with no hesitation or obligation, stopped and took the bull by the horns to clear off our roof. What a stand up guy! We just appreciate him being a great human being and helping out his fellow man and not expecting anything in return. We are having him give us some estimates on some other work we need done. Thank you Kyle.
Devinn DeLira
Devinn DeLira
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Kyle and his team are amazing. They handle everything for you and never leave a detail out. This company will have your back and make sure you get exactly what you want. Their work was very time efficient and everyone was a pleasure to talk to. Highly recommend.
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Getting Started with Your Roofing Project

To initiate a roofing project or to assess the suitability of low slope roofing for your building, Recrafted Roofing offers comprehensive consultations. Our team of experts will evaluate your specific needs, considering factors like building size, geographic location, and budget, to recommend the most appropriate roofing solution.

Low Slope Roofing FAQs

Low slope roofs provide significant cost savings, efficient water drainage, and easier maintenance, making them ideal for commercial properties.
Proper installation and the right choice of materials, coupled with strategic design considerations like tapered insulation systems, ensure effective water drainage.
Materials like TPO, EPDM, and modified bitumen are excellent choices for their water-resistant properties and durability.
Yes, in many cases, low slope roofing can be installed over an existing roof, which can provide cost savings and less disruption during installation.
Regular inspections and maintenance are essential to ensure the longevity of low slope roofs, though they are generally easier to maintain than high-pitched roofs.

The choice of a low slope roof offers not just a practical roofing solution but a strategic advantage in the management of commercial properties. With the right materials and expert installation, these roofs can provide decades of reliability and performance. To learn more about how low slope roofing can benefit your property, contact Recrafted Roofing today for a professional assessment.

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