FLAT ROOF SYSTEMS

John T. Morgan Roofing specializes in the installation, maintenance and repair of commercial and industrial low slope roofs. Our focus has and always will be on the customer with our goal being to provide a high quality roofing system while staying within budget.


EPDM

EPDM Roof Roanoke, VA

EPDM Roof

Roanoke, VA

Commonly known as rubber roofing membrane, EPDM is one of the most popular single-ply membranes on the market. Its ability to help reduce energy costs make it an optimal solution in many areas of Southwest Virginia. EPDM can be installed either fully adhered, mechanically attached or ballasted with the seams sealed with a specially formulated tape.

  • Seam tape advancements have reduced warranty claims related to seams by 60%-80%
  • Sheet thickness commonly varies from 45 mil to 135 mil
  • Warranties typically range from 15 years to 30 years 

TPO Roof Roanoke, VA

TPO Roof

Roanoke, VA

TPO

Thermoplastic membranes are the fastest growing segment of single-ply membranes. Typically, TPO is white and highly reflective. It also commonly comes in tan and gray. The fast growth is largely due to the benefits of reduced energy costs in warm, southern climates that need to cool their buildings most of the year. Seams of TPO are heat-welded together. 

  • Sheet thickness commonly varies from 45 mil to 135 mil
  • Warranties typically range from 15 years to 30 years
  • Installed fully adhered, mechanically attached or induction welded (Rhinobond/Invisaweld)  

PVC Roof System Photo: Carlisle SynTec

PVC Roof System

Photo: Carlisle SynTec

PVC

Polyvinyl Chloride membranes are usually white and highly reflective. It may also be found in gray or tan. In addition, PVC seams are heat-welded together. One of the most popular attributes of PVC is its resistance to chemicals and grease. This makes it a very popular roofing system for restaurants and manufacturing facilities. 

  • Sheet thickness commonly varies from 45 mil to 135 mil
  • Warranties typically range from 15 years to 30 years
  • Installed fully adhered, mechanically attached or induction welded (Rhinobond/Invisaweld) 

Garden Roof Salem, VA

Garden Roof

Salem, VA

Garden Roofs

Generally, any type of garden or patio area located on a roof. There are systems available that provide waterproof roof gardens or patios along with a watertight warranty. Some benefits include reduced noise infiltration, storm water runoff management as well as a usable roof top space to enjoy.


Coatings

In most cases, we do not recommend installing a coating system over an existing low slope roof. The majority of roof coatings can break down in ponding water situations which is usually not covered under the warranty. 

  • Warranties typically range from 10 to 15 years