Ever wondered why flat roofs are more commonly seen on commercial properties than on houses? The reason behind this practice is pretty straightforward: it’s the most sensible choice for commercial property owners. Several aspects come into play as to why residential roofs are better with a steep-slope roof style while commercial buildings do better with a flat roof design.
Pitched-style roofing works for residential properties because they are commonly low-standing buildings, and that design allows for snow and rain to fall more easily into the gutters. To have a similar design on a relatively wider and taller structure would result in an overly high-angled slope. It would also mean that rain and snow will have more room to gain momentum and potentially become hazardous to people and cars below.
Our expert roofers protect your employees and keep your customers happy with our reliable and sturdy low-slope or flat roofs. We provide your structure with top=notch protection, whatever your business size, so you are less likely to spend a lot over the life of your roofing system.
Aside from safety, it’s also common for commercial properties to go for flat roofing because the space it creates can be utilized for many other things.
Air conditioning for wide establishments call for bigger units and to put them inside the building means using up valuable space and possibly causing a racket. Having a flat roof creates space for bulky air conditioning units. The extra space can also be used for water tanks, solar panels and other similar structures.
Call Elite Roofing Solutions for your roof repair and installation needs. You can reach us at (855) 588-6610 to schedule a free, no-obligation inspection on low-slope or flat roof. We are open Monday to Friday, and we serve residents in Spring, TX, and other locations.