BRIFE DESCRIPTION
COST
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LIFE SPAN

BUR is the most popular material used on low-slope roofs. It is composed of several layers of bitumen asphalt infused into fiberglass mats and is finished up with an aggregate layer or coating. It is one of the oldest and most reliable ways of installing a new roof.

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25+ years

EPDM (Ethylene Propylene Diene Monometer) has been in use on roofs in the USA since the 1960's and is one of th emost common types o flow-slope roofing materials. This is because it is relatively inexpensive, simple to install, and fairly clean to work with when compared to conventional built-up roofs.

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15-20 years

TPO (Thermoplastic Polyolefin) is a single-ply membrane. It is designed to combine the durability of EPDM rubber with the proven performance of hot-air weldable seams. It has been tested as having excellent resistance to ozone, algae-resistant, environmentally friendly, and safe to install.

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15-20 years

Modified Bitumen (MB) is asphalt that has added modifiers to give it plastic or rubber-like properties. The most common type of modifiers being used are APP (Atactic Polypropylene) and SBS (Styrene Butadiene Styrene).

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25+ years

As an addition to other roof systems, Tapered Roof Insulation is a time tested method with a dual purpose: to drain and insulate dead-level roof decks. Tapered Roof Insulation is a proven value-engineered system used throughout the country to increase life spans of all roof types.

Minimal additional cost

Varies by roof type

Varies by roof type

Rn Roofing, one of the Twin Cities metro's premier roofing specialist, is here to assist you in ensuring that your investment is professionaly maintained and protected to the highest possible standards.

Per your budget, our experts can handle ice and snow removal from the entire roof, or targeted clearing to manage ice dams.