Navigating the Horizon with Built-Up Roofing (BUR)

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At Centennial Roofing, our goal is to equip you with the knowledge to make informed choices for your business. Built-Up Roofing (BUR) stands as a reliable and durable option, constructed with layers of asphalt and reinforcing materials. Though it is a solid choice for roofing, there are of course pros and cons that need to be taken into consideration.

The Pros:

~ Durability: BUR boasts a proven track record, often lasting 20-30 years when properly maintained.

~Waterproofing: Multiple layers offer robust protection better against leaks and water intrusion.

~Thermal Performance: Enhanced insulation helps regulate indoor temperatures and lowers energy costs.

The Cons:

~Weight: Consideration is needed for the structural capacity of the building due to the increased weight of the roof.

~Installation Complexity: Professional installation is crucial, potentially leading to higher upfront costs due to the higher need of skill for installation.

Understanding the strengths and considerations of BUR is the first step in choosing the right roofing solution for your commercial property. Centennial Roofing is here to answer all your questions and help you find the best solution for all your roofing needs.

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