Spray Polyurethane Foam is becoming quickly the most popular commercial cool roofing solution available today. It is an extremely versatile material, with regard to the substrate to which it can be adhered: wood, concrete, steel etc. Its versatility leds spray foam a major advantage over competing materials when it comes to roofing replacement or repairs
When it comes to installing a tapered roofing system SPF is also a superior roofing material, as installers can taper the roofing system with one material rather than involving several. Spray foam can be spray-applied also to cants and vertical wall terminators, making them integral components of the roofing system and minimizing expenses for supplemental materials.
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The benefits of Spray Foam Roofing
- Energy Efficiency
Spray foam roofs provide an insulating barrier for low slope and flat roofs for residential and commercial buildings. Roofs insulated with spray foam can reduce heat transfer and air leakage, thus saving energy used to cool and heat buildings and decreasing greenhouse gas emissions. Roofs installed with spray foam insulation, reflect the sun’s energy, that mitigates urban heat island effects and also reduces building temperatures. These spray foam roofs help to minimize the effects of climate change because they reduce energy use and certain emissions generated during energy production. They decrease the heat trapped in the atmosphere by reflecting more sunlight back into space.
- High R-Value
Higher density in Spray Foam insulation means a higher R-Value and increased strength, that is why density is important in terms of thermal resistance. Spray foam roofs have a high R-Value, which is the ability of an insulating material to resist heat flow. A standard spray foam roof can reduce energy costs up to 50 percent, which more than pays for the cost of installing a spray foam roof in a short period of time.
- Easy Installation
Spray foam with closed cell spray technology is easy to install and naturally conforms to whatever substrate on which it is applied. Spray foam insulation is applied in liquid format where the compound quickly expands up to thirty times in depth and density. An SPF roof within 4 hours of installation will have 90% of its final support strength.
Spray foam roofing systems are referred also as self-flashing because when properly installed, the durable foam conforms and adheres to a variety of shapes and substrates, forming a seamless, monolithic barrier. It reduces leakage due to coverage around seams, parapet walls, penetrations, vents, HVAC curves and skylights.
- Roof Repairs
Spray foam does not require a lot of repair in order to keep the roof in good working order. Simply there aren’t many things that damage the spray foam, it lasts a long time without repairs. But repairs are still occasionally needed, when they are easy to make.
The lifespan of a spray foam roofing can be as long as the coating protecting the SPF is properly maintained. The roof depending on the amount of coating installed should be cleaned, primed and of course recoated every 10 to 15 years. If this is done properly a quality spray foam roof can last 50 years or longer.
- Resisting Wind Uplift
Spray foam roofing delivers exceptional wind resistance because of the membrane-type coverings. Its natural bond to the roofing deck created high resistance against strong winds.
How Much Does a Spray Foam Roof Costs?
SPF roofing is an eco-friendly approach to roofing that can actually lower energy bills, it’s lightweight and durable, which means that it puts less wear, tear and stress on your home overall. As it is mentioned above SPF roofs are resistant to water damage and also prevent standing water, which in fact is an issue with other roofing types.
Many factors can affect the price of different commercial roofing foam projects. Starting from the location to the weather, to the material that has been chosen etc. For an average 21,000 sqft commercial roof, usually the cost is between $4,00 to $7,00 per sqft in materials and labor to install a typical spray foam roofing system. The above price range is for an SPF roof of average thickness and building structure. The thicker you make the foam layer, R-Value of your roof will be higher, the more the material insulates.
Commercial Spray Foam Roofing
For commercial buildings, a professionally insulated and sealed roof is an aesthetic choice for commercial properties. Spray foam roofing delivers a unique combination of benefits that no other roof system is capable of matching. The thing that makes this product or material ideal for filling low or sagging roof areas without costly reconstruction is that it molds to any shape and form and is strong.
As spray foam roofing is gaining popularity nowadays, you have to make sure to find a reputable contractor. Unlike traditional roofing, installing spray foam insulation in the roof requires knowledge of the chemicals, application techniques, etc. Eco Spray Insulation has the knowledge and the technical expertise and experience to properly insulate your roof with spray foam.
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By installing spray foam in your low sloped or flat roof home or commercial property, you will not only save enough money to pay the cost of your new roofing system but also you will extend the life of your roof as well. Spray foam roofing has a long life, it is renewable energy efficient, prevents moisture penetration and it produces very little waste.
Eco Spray Insulation team strives to provide the best quality products and the highest standard of expertise. For more information about Spray Foam Roofing Systems or to book your Free Estimate, please contact us today at: 1-416-860-6664 or by email at [email protected] and our Professional Team will be happy to assist you.