Commercial Roofing FAQ
Get answers to some of the most frequently asked commercial roofing questions in Chicagoland.
Our experienced project managers will first identify key attributes of the existing roof such as type, age, repair history and last date of a field inspection with report. This will give you a quick assessment of your roof’s condition. Next, we’ll look for interior damage. Water stains, mold and the underside of the deck for deterioration, dry rot or rusted steel deck and cracks in concrete decks are potential indicators of severe roof damage. Many times these problems can be solved with repair instead of replacement but there comes a time when repair is not the most cost effective option. We will walk you through the pros and cons of repair versus replacement and provide highly detailed written estimates for each of these options.
There’s no simple answer to this question. From EDPM to PVC to Metal and more, there are many factors including business type, structure and budget that will help us answer this more pointedly. Our team is experienced and certified with each type of roofing system including EDPM, TPO, Modified Bitumen, Metal, PVC and Asphalt. After a thorough inspection and needs assesment we can help you decide which works best for your property.
That’s a resounding “Yes”! We have a virtual allstar team of experienced certified roofing technicians qualified to repair all commercial and industrial roofing systems including, EDPM, TPO, Metal, PVC, Modified Bitumen, and Asphalt.
The longevity of your commercial roof system is dependent on many factors, Weather conditions, roof type, how often regular maintenance is performed, and a host of other variables will all play a part. We can ballpark it for you with the guide below.
There are averages for common roof systems:
- PVC: 20 – 25 Years
- TPO: 15 – 25 Years
- EPDM: 25 – 35 Years
- Metal: 30 – 45 Years
- Built-Up: 15 – 25 Years
There’s obviously many factors that will determine the cost of your new commercial roofing system in the Chicagoland market. Square footage, material, existing roof condition and on and on. We have put together this information below to serve as a rough guide for your research purposes.
Cost of Metal Roof Installation in Chicago, Illinois
Cost of Flat Roof Installation in Chicago, Illinois
$362.50 per 100 sq.ft (hot asphalt built-up bitumen or BUR, no existing roof tear off) (Range: $250.00 – $475.00)
$350.00 per 100 sq.ft (PVC single ply, no existing roof tear off) (Range: $450.00 – $7000.00)
$365.00 per 100 sq.ft (EPDM Rubber, no existing roof tear off) (Range: $370.00 – $680.00)
$387.50 per 100 sq.ft (TPO single ply, no existing roof tear off) (Range: $350.00 – $650.00)