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From the main structure down to the smallest details, building a commercial facility can be costly. If you’re looking for some savings without sacrificing quality, consider built-up roofing (BUR) for your roof.

Built-up roofing has remained a strong favorite among business owners in the area. As we have been installing high-quality commercial roofing in Ottawa for years, we understand its benefits. Learn about its timeless benefits in this Commercial Roofing Series entry by Century Roofing and Siding Ltd.

What is Built-up Roofing?

Built-up roofing is a flat-roof system produced with three or more layers of fiberglass membrane. These membranes are coated with hot asphalt. In addition, it also has a top layer of mineral blends or gravel as a protective shield from weather, mechanical damage, and UV rays. Compared with other commercial roofing alternatives, built-up roofing is more durable and economical.

What are its Benefits?

Performance: Built-up roofing protects your facility with several layers of protection. With three or more layers, you reduce the risks of leakage and other forms of roof damage. It also has incredible thermal performance on top of uplift and fire resistance.

Built-up roofs are suitable for different types of roof decks. It is adaptable for most flashing detail and penetration configuration. If you’re expecting lots of foot traffic in your building, built-up roofing from Century Roofing and Siding Ltd. can withstand more than the average volume.

Maintenance: Enjoy minimal maintenance when you choose built-up roofing. In the event of roof damage, it’s also easy to repair this system. Expect low upkeep and repair costs with a healthy built-up roof for your facility.

Price: One of the most attractive features of built-up roofing is its cost-effectiveness. As one of the top roofing options, it is unbeatable when it comes to providing the most value for your money! Century Roofing and Siding Ltd. also offers several Ottawa flat roofing options, so you’re sure to find one that fits both your budget and needs. We also offer EPDM Single-Ply membrane, PVC/TPO Single-Ply membrane, and metal roofing. No matter your commercial roofing needs, you’ll find your perfect match with Century Roofing and Siding Ltd.

Strong, reliable, and long-lasting, built-up roofing deserves its more than 100 years’ worth of excellent reputation. Call your Ottawa roofing experts today at (613) 738-1774 to know more about our range of roofing options.