TPO Roofing Installations & Repairs in PlanoReliability Starts At The Top!
Long-Lasting Material for Your Commercial Building
At Texas Star Roofing, we offer TPO roofing, which is one of the most common types of thermoplastic membranes. It is composed of polypropylene and ethylene propylene polymers reinforced with polyester. TPO roofs are flame-retardant and UV-resistant. Sheets are typically 6 to 12 feet wide; however, unlike their PVC counterparts, they come in thicknesses as great as 100 mils.
TPO roofing membranes are generally white, with a standard membrane application, ballasting, mechanical attachment, or full adherence. Seams are heat-welded or hot air-compressed. Surfacing is unnecessary except in certain cases.
TPO Roofing Problems
Many TPO roofing problems stem from the material’s increasing popularity. New manufacturers are trying to take advantage of the blossoming market. That said, a good rule of thumb is to consider membranes from a reputable manufacturer with at least a decade of experience producing quality membranes.
TPO is also an energy-efficient choice. However, to meet Energy Star requirements, the manufacturer must meet the three-year compliance minimum.
The Benefits of Installing TPO
A quality TPO flat roof needs to be able to withstand 275 degrees Fahrenheit without displaying signs of stress or cracking. Choosing a membrane with a thicker top layer is advisable. The thickness of the top layer is referred to as the thickness over the scrim. Other considerations are whether you want to go with standard white or custom colors, which are less common but certainly available.
In addition to how durable and customizable they are, TPO roofs are also beneficial because:
- They are inexpensive: TPO roofing can cost between $2-4 per square foot for installation and materials.
- They are long-lasting: These roofs can have a lifespan of up to 20 years depending on the initial material quality and upkeep. This is why it is best to have a certified, experienced professional perform your TPO flat roof installations to ensure you get the best use and longevity out of it.
Texas Star Roofing expertly installs TPO roofing. We have experience with mechanically fastened systems as well as those that are fully adhered. We can install it over your existing roof or do a complete tear off and install new ISO insulation board. We do new construction projects as well.