FAQs About Commercial Roofing

You may think that all roofs are essentially the same. This is far from the truth. Commercial roofs are much more complex than the traditional residential roof. They can be made from asphalt shingles, TPO, metal, EDPM rubber, and more. The complexity of all these potential roofing systems leaves property owners with many questions regarding their roofs. We are here to answer some of the most common questions that people have about commercial roofing. They include:

What is Duro-Last roofing?

Duro-Last roofing is a PVC roofing membrane that is durable and custom fit to your commercial property. Dura-Last also offers metal and KEE membrane roofs, but they are best known for their PVC roofing materials.


How much will my new roof cost?

The prices of roofing materials fluctuate regularly. This makes it difficult to give an exact price. Several factors impact the cost of a new roof including:

  • The size of the roof
  • Type of roofing materials used
  • Condition of the existing roof
  • Roof access
  • Type of warranty


How long will my roof last?

The age of your roof will depend on several factors including the quality of the installation, the materials used, how often maintenance is performed, and the local climate. In general, TPO lasts 15-20 years, EPDM lasts 20-25 years, and metal roofs last 30-45 years.

Can a roof leak be patched?

Roof leaks can lead to extensive damage. They allow water to get into your home which can lead to mold growth, rot, and water damage. If you have a roof leak, you will need it repaired quickly. Thankfully, most roof leaks can be easily repaired.


What are some signs that show I need a roof replacement?

All signs that indicate you need a roof replacement are not always obvious. Most people realize there is a problem after a leak has formed or shingles are missing. However, many signs that indicate you need a new roof and they’re not always obvious. They include: blistering, old age, damaged flashings, musty odors, and clogged draining system.