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Know Your Roof: TPO (Single Ply Membrane)

Know Your Roof: TPO (Single Ply Membrane)

Brief Summary - TPO stands for Thermoplastic Polyolefin. It is a type of single ply roofing membrane. These kind of membranes have a lower cost compared to traditional B.U.R. TPO systems make sense for buildings with high turn over like some restaurants because they...

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Know Your Roof: EPDM (Single Ply Membrane)

Know Your Roof: EPDM (Single Ply Membrane)

Brief Summary - EPDM stands for Ethylene Propylene Diene Monomers. It is a type of single ply roofing membrane. These kind of membranes have a lower cost compared to traditional B.U.R. EPDM systems make sense for buildings with high acid and/or alkali exhaust because...

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Know Your Roof: Built Up Roof (B.U.R.)

Know Your Roof: Built Up Roof (B.U.R.)

B.U.R. “The Cadillac of Roof Systems”. Brief Summary - B.U.R. is an acronym for Built up Roofs “The Cadillac of Roof Systems”.  If you have an older, low rise commercial or industrial building in Toronto. Most likely you have a B.U.R. system installed on your...

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