If you are installing a new roof on your home, there are many things to consider. One of these things is using spray polyurethane foam (SPF). Spray polyurethane foam is sprayed onto the roof as a liquid. The liquid then expands and turns into foam. This creates a layer across your existing roof. This can be done on an existing roof or a new roof during installation. Below are some benefits of choosing to do this for your roof.
Easy to Install
It is not difficult for a roofing contractor to install SPF on a roof. This is because once the liquid is placed on the roof, it quickly turns into foam. The liquid is also easy to apply and does not take a long time. All of this means you will have to pay less in labor charges as the roofing contractor will not be there as long.
SPF can be sprayed onto any type of roof, even if the roof is oddly shaped. It can also be used with any shingles, such as asphalt, wood, metal, or concrete.
SPF creates a barrier on the roof which protects it from moisture, air, and the sun. If there are any type of leaks on the roof, even very small ones, cold or warm air can get inside the attic. SPF insulates your roof and covers these leaks so air will not get inside. If cold or warm air gets inside the attic, this air can then leak into your home causing your energy bills to be higher.
This also protects your roof from moisture. This is especially beneficial if you live in an area that gets a lot of snow and ice.
Easy to Maintain
An SPF roof is easier to maintain when compared to a standard roof. The only thing you need to do is to have a roofing contractor inspect the roof twice per year, once after the last frost, and then again when fall starts. Doing this will ensure your roof will last you for many years.
If you have a lot of hail, an ice storm, etc. you should have a roofing contractor come out to make sure there is no damage to the SPF roof. If there is any damage, a new coat of SPF can be applied without having to remove the current SPF that is on the roof.
Contact a roofing company like Everest Systems. The employees there can tell you much more about SPF roofs.Share
6 August 2021
Have you ever thought about how many products you use every day that were created in factories? Although people are usually pretty quick to underestimate just how powerful the industrial market is, the fact of the matter is that most things would be pretty different if people didn't work all day to create products from raw materials. I wanted to spread the word about industrial topics, because the fact of the matter is that industrial equipment has changed our world. I am completely focused on helping other people to appreciate industrial topics, because it really is important for the functionality of our world. Learn more here.