TPO roofs are made of Thermoplastic Polyolefin which is a blend of polypropylene and ethylene propylene polymers encapsulating a reinforcing sheet of polyester membrane. It is used to create durable yet lightweight and energy efficient roofing system. It it a heat-reflective and energy efficient roofing system with exceptional resistance to ultraviolet, ozone, chemical exposure and are algae-resistant.
TPO membrane is modified with UV absorbing agents, flame retardants and other substances designed to produce unique properties. These single ply membranes offer superior resistance to UV damage. The elements and chemical damage and are especially popular for commercial roofing systems.
TPO membranes are single-ply roof membranes constructed from ethylene propylene rubber. They are designed to combine the durability of EPDM rubber with the proven performance of hot-air weldable seams. It is highly resistant to tears and punctures are highly flexible allowing for building movement. TPO membranes are available in several thicknesses and my be installed fully-adhered, mechanically-attached or ballasted. Fully-adhered means that the roof is “glued” to the substrate. The glue creates a chemical bond with the membrane. Ballasted simply means the membrane is loose laid over the top of the roof, sealed at all penetrations and around the perimeter. Ballast rock or pavers are put on it to hold it in place. Mechanically-attached membranes are fixed in place using special screw-type fasteners.
There are a variety of TPO roofing systems. Whether you need a complete flat roofing system or just TPO roofing repair, it takes a TPO trained roofer with specialized equipment to properly install. You need a specially trained TPO roofing contractor that is qualified to install the TPO system you choose. Properly installed TPO roof systems have service lives ranging from about 10 to 20 years.
TPO Roofing is Energy Star rated and an EPA approved cool roofing system. Cool roofing systems are also known as green roofing and can saving you a lot of money on cooling bills.
If you would like TPO roofing installed on your building, Standard Roofing is fully qualified to get the job done right. It is a family owned and locally operated Houston roofing company that provides commercial roofing, residential roofing and all types of roof repair and replacement.
Standard Roofing & Sheet Metal, Inc has over 35 years combined experience in the roofing business serving commercial and residential clients in the Houston area. We offer warranty and insurance for all services provided. CALL US Today! (713) 690-1477