You have many materials to choose from when it’s time to replace your flat roof. In today’s post, the residential roofing experts at Royal Roofing Construction discuss the benefits of one of the most popular flat roof materials, polyvinyl chloride (PVC).
What Is PVC?
PVC is one of the most widely produced synthetic plastic polymer materials. It’s a type of plastic that can be processed into a wide range of products, including modular roofing systems. PVC is popular for its affordability as well as its durability. It can be used on residential and commercial roofs that are flat or have a low slope.
Why Is PVC a Good Material for Flat Roofs?
The PVC roof membrane is recyclable, making it an eco-friendly choice. PVC trim is made from 100 percent recycled material, which means post-consumer membranes are always returned and recycled back into new membranes. The membranes are also weldable throughout their lifespan, so it’s sustainable while retaining its thermoplasticity. If you’re thinking of hiring roofers to install new solar panels, then this material can fully facilitate such modifications.
Aside from PVC being recyclable and sustainable, it’s also quite durable, with the expected lifespan of PVC roofing around 20 years–and that’s with barely any maintenance needed. PVC roofing is also really lightweight compared to other flat roof materials.
When you need a contractor you can trust to repair or replace your roof and gutters, turn to Royal Roofing Construction. Call us today at (714) 680-0015 to get started. You can also fill out our online request form. We serve clients in Santa Ana, CA, and nearby areas.