Modified Bitumen

Modified bitumen is one of the most common low-slope roofing systems for commercial buildings.

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Modified Bitumen Roofing

Businesses in St. Louis commonly use modified bitumen as the roofing material for their commercial buildings because it offers advantages like easy installation, as well as durability — thus increasing the roof’s longevity.

Modified Bitumen (Torch Down)

Modified bitumen is a single-ply rolled out roof that is installed with heat to activate the adhesive. Because it is heated, it is installed with great care due to fire risk, which means the building must be unoccupied during installation. It is applied in overlapping rolls creating large seamless areas, but it is not as durable to walk on as other types of roofing materials.

Torch Down is Nearly Immune to Environmental Damage

  • Sunlight
  • Rain
  • Hail
  • Snow
  • Ice
  • High winds
  • Fires

Modified Bitumen (Peel and Stick)

Modified bitumen roofing is a single-ply roof that is ideal for roofs that are difficult to waterproof. Peel-and-stick roll roofing provides a faster installation time and can be installed while the building is occupied.

Benefits of Peel and Stick Roofing

  • Deflects heat
  • Can reduce the cost of air conditioning
  • No direct flame needed, allowing a safer and easier installation

Call South Side Roofing Contractors First

Some manufacturers promote their roof solutions as DIY and provide clear instructions on how to apply the material. We do not recommend any roofing installation as a DIY project, even if manufacturers promote it. Correct roof installation requires professional skill to ensure you are not left with leaks, punctures, or other problems.

Roofing should be left to experienced professionals. Minor mistakes lead to big problems. At South Side Roofing, we have been in the roofing business for a century, and we are fully certified and insured. Our team is efficient, professional, and respects your business and your time. For a beautiful new roof, you can trust us to install it correctly.

Contact the St. Louis Roofing Experts

At South Side Roofing, you get reliable roof repairs that won’t break the bank. Our team is fully insured and certified to perform nothing but the highest quality of roof services — contact us for a consultation!