Guest User
4/22/2013
What are the benefits and drawbacks of reroofing a large storage warehouse with metal or single ply over an existing FM Standing seam metal roof system that is worn out. This would be for a 600+ square roof that currently has a trapezoidal panel with fiberglass insulation.
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7/2/2013
How long did the previously standing seam roof last and what is failing on it now? I would always prefer a well installed metal roof over singly ply for the longevity alone. Well engineered metal should lap single ply in terms of how long it will last.
Bob Ketchem
Professional Solution. Serious Craftsmanship
7/22/2014
It depends on your requirements. But metal roofing will be far better option than Single ply roofing. Metal roofing survives many years without any large maintenance and its insurance also helps in repairing and maintenance. There is also some different types of warranties offered by Roofing Companies.
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7/27/2014
+1 I would always recommend metal over single ply if it is an option.
Guest User
7/9/2017
"single ply" what??? You say you recommend metal over "single ply"? What does single ply mean??? Single plywood? Single 3 tab shingles? Single what,.... is what I'm asking, as I'm still trying to learn. Thank you so much for your replies! :-)
Todd Miller
Classic Products, Inc.
7/9/2017
"Single Ply" is being used to generically refer to various types of membrane roofs that are sometimes used on lower pitch (i.e. "flat") roofs.

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