Sue, a homeowner in Texas, was notified of a leak coming from her terrace by the neighbor below her unit. Wanting to know the best way to repair her terrace and avoid future leaks, Sue turned to the experts for advice, asking:
What is the best way to fix my terrace deck? My terrace is also a roof for the resident below me in my building and they have a leak and are saying it’s from my terrace. Thank you!
Below is what our roofing expert Brad Beldon from Beldon Roofing Company had to say in response:
Thanks for reaching out to us. Terrace roofs are indeed a challenge for roofers as there is no simple answer. With that being said, we have used both single ply and SBS solutions on terrace roofs. SBS is a commercial grade product and is available in multiple colors.
As for single ply, these come in a variety of colors as well. The most common color in single ply is white. Single ply primarily comes in TPO and PVC versions. EPDM is also available, but not commonly used in Texas. Although TPO and PVC have different chemical makeups, they both hold up well in Texas. The SBS option provides the most durable option should you expect foot traffic on top of the roof. With either option, preventive roof maintenance is the key to a long-term solution.
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Go Roof Tune Up™ is comprised of certified roofing professionals and expert craftsmen with a senior management team of a combined 140 years of roofing experience. With this experience and continuing education for all team members we are convinced that roof maintenance is the best way to ensure the longevity of a roof and that by far most roofs can be repaired rather than replaced. Go Roof Tune Up™ is the premier provider of roofing services including repair, maintenance and replacement. We currently offer services in a number of States and the list is growing regularly. We work with homeowners, real estate professionals, property managers and home investors. Because of our extensive roof repair experience, Go Roof Tune Up™ can confidently offer you an exclusive 5 years no Leaks Limited Warranty- on your ENTIRE ROOF!
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