Torch On Roofing
Torch-On roofing is popular roofing system that is typically used on low or flat roofs
These roofs are very durable, require low maintenance and generally have a lifecycle of 20-25 years. Mountain West Roofing partners with the best torch-on roofing manufacturers to provide the best products to suit your needs.
What is Torch On Roofing?
A torch-on roof consists of two layers of modified bitumen membrane that are approximately 3-4 mm. thick. The base layer is mechanically secured with plates or attached to the substrate with adhesive. The cap layer is similarly composed, but it has a granulated surface to provide protection from the elements.
The top surface of the base layer and the bottom surface of the cap layer have a thermos-fusible surface, which means that they can be thermally merged together (often done by melting the layers with a propane torch)— hence the term “torch-on roofing”.
Benefits of Torch On Roofing
- The major advantage of torch-on roofing is its durability. Its durability will help to keep maintenance costs low throughout the lifecycle of the roof.
- The roof is water proof, which means it keeps moisture from invading the interior of the home.
- The fact that the roof seals in heat, while also preventing moisture from entering the home, can help to reduce energy usage.
- Suitable for both residential and commercial roofing projects.
A roof that is lightweight, resistant to harsh weather, and able to withstand impact is an asset for any property. Contact Mountain West Roofing today to inquire about our torch-on roofing solutions.
Our roofing specialists know that you want your new residential roof to be durable as well as beautiful. With our expertise and quality roofing products we provide, you can rest assured that your roofing project will be all you hoped for – and more!
We are proud to be recognized as one of the top roofing contractors in the Lower Mainland and Fraser Valley. Our roofing experts offer commercial and industrial roofing solutions that are completed on time and on budget.
Multi Family and Strata Roofing
You need a roofing company with the expertise to steer large-scale projects. We have tremendous expertise in working with multi-family and strata roofing services.
Roof Repair and Maintenance
Common roofing issues can be avoided with consistent checkups and maintenance. Stopping leaks and repairing broken or missing shingles can preserve the life of your roof, which can help reduce the need for a full-on roof replacement.