R&R Commercial Roofing Case Study #2

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1. The Inspection

The existing roof surface was modified bitumen. There were signs of typical wear and tear, including water marks and natural debris. While the surface displayed signs of age, it was not damaged to the point of replacement.

2. The Recommendation

Reinforce the existing bitumen roof with Genflex TPO Membrane, to extend the life of the roof structure. In most situations, it is not recommended to install a new system on top of an existing roof.

However, this specific property had not had a significant amount of repairs in the past. The condition of the this particular roof made it an exception, allowing the recommendation of reinforcing the roof versus replacing.

1. The Inspection

The existing roof surface was modified bitumen. There were signs of typical wear and tear, including water marks and natural debris. While the surface displayed signs of age, it was not damaged to the point of replacement.

2. The Recommendation

Reinforce the existing bitumen roof with Genflex TPO Membrane, to extend the life of the roof structure. In most situations, it is not recommended to install a new system on top of an existing roof.

However, this specific property had not had a significant amount of repairs in the past. The condition of the this particular roof made it an exception, allowing the recommendation of reinforcing the roof versus replacing.

3. Scope of Work

The key to reinforcing a roof with Genflex TPO Membrane is both the integrity of the existing roof surface, in this case modified bitumen, and preparing the surface with a thorough cleaning. Proper attention to the cleaning of the surface, allows the application of the Genflex TPO Membrane to work with the existing roof system.

4. Integrity of Work

The Genflex TPO Membrane added the protection this roof needed to extend its life and maximize the financial investment into the commercial property. 

TPO Membrane was the perfect material for several reasons: the white color reflects the sun for maximum energy efficiency, the lightweight material allows it to be used on top of the existing roof, it can be fastened and or adhered to the existing roof, it resists corrosion and breakdown, it is not prone to algae growth, it down not need to pressure washed, and the heat welded seams avoid leaks.

3. Scope of Work

The key to reinforcing a roof with Genflex TPO Membrane is both the integrity of the existing roof surface, in this case modified bitumen, and preparing the surface with a thorough cleaning. Proper attention to the cleaning of the surface, allows the application of the Genflex TPO Membrane to work with the existing roof system.

4. Integrity of Work

The Genflex TPO Membrane added the protection this roof needed to extend its life and maximize the financial investment into the commercial property. 

TPO Membrane was the perfect material for several reasons: the white color reflects the sun for maximum energy efficiency, the lightweight material allows it to be used on top of the existing roof, it can be fastened and or adhered to the existing roof, it resists corrosion and breakdown, it is not prone to algae growth, it down not need to pressure washed, and the heat welded seams avoid leaks.

5. Project Completion

The installation of the Genflex TPO Membrane took a total of 10 days. Upon completion, our team leader performed a final inspection to ensure there were no weak spots and overall quality of the work performed.

6. Roof Repair versus Roof Replacement

Adding a roofing system on top of an existing roof is not possible in all situations. However, the condition of this particular rooftop, and the materials used for the existing rooftop, made a recommendation of replacement a viable option.

In this case, our commercial roofing team was able to extend the life of the existing roof, saving the customer from a full roof replacement.

5. Project Completion

The installation of the Genflex TPO Membrane took a total of 10 days. Upon completion, our team leader performed a final inspection to ensure there were no weak spots and overall quality of the work performed.

6. Roof Repair versus Roof Replacement

Adding a roofing system on top of an existing roof is not possible in all situations. However, the condition of this particular rooftop, and the materials used for the existing rooftop, made a recommendation of replacement a viable option.

In this case, our commercial roofing team was able to extend the life of the existing roof, saving the customer from a full roof replacement.

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