What is foam roofing?
Foam roofing, also known as spray polyurethane foam (SPF) roofing, is made from a mixture of polyurethane or polyisocyanurate foam and a hardening agent. It is a type of flat or low-sloped roofing system. The foam is sprayed onto the roof in a liquid form and expands to create a seamless layer of insulation and protection.
What are the benefits of foam roofs?
Foam roofing is a popular choice for commercial and industrial buildings because it offers a number of benefits. Some of the main benefits of foam roofing include:
- Energy efficiency: Foam roofs provide efficient insulation, which can help to reduce energy costs by keeping your home or business cooler in the summer and warmer in the winter.
- Durability: Foam roofs are resistant to UV radiation, extreme temperatures, and weathering, which means it can last for many years with minimal maintenance.
- Waterproofing: Foam roofs create a seamless membrane that is resistant to water infiltration. This can help to prevent leaks and damage to the building.
- Lightweight: Foam roofs are much lighter than other roofing materials, which can help to reduce the load on the building’s structure.
- Easy to install: Installation is quick and easy which can help to reduce labor costs and construction time.
- Environmentally friendly: This is an environmentally friendly choice that is recyclable and made from recycled materials. It also has a low impact on the environment during the installation process because it does not generate any waste or pollutants.
Are foam roofs expensive?
The cost of a foam roof system can vary depending on a number of factors, including the size of the roof, the complexity of the installation, the quality of the materials used, and the location of the building or home
In general, foam roofs tend to be more expensive upfront compared to other types of flat or low-sloped roofing systems. However, it offers long-term cost savings due to its durability, energy efficiency, and low maintenance requirements.
Call us today for a free roof inspection to get an accurate quote for your roof.
How much does it cost to foam a flat roof?
The cost of foam for a flat roof can also vary widely depending on a number of factors. Installing a roof on a flat or low-sloped surface can be more challenging than installing a roof on a pitched surface due to the lack of slope.
Flat roofs require the use of specialized materials and techniques to ensure that they are properly sealed and waterproofed. This can include the use of specialized membranes.
To get an accurate estimate for foam on your flat roof contact us today for a free roof inspection.
What kind of longevity does a foam roof have?
So how long do foam roofs last? On their own, generally 15 to 20 years. But with a highly effective spray foam and proper maintenance, it can be closer to 30, 40, or even 50 years.
Foam roofs are very durable and resistant to UV radiation, extreme temperatures, and weathering, which helps to extend its lifespan. It is also resistant to the growth of mold and algae, which can further improve its longevity.
Proper installation and maintenance are key to maximizing the lifespan of a foam roof. Any repairs or maintenance should be carried out promptly to help ensure the longevity of the roof.
Find out if a foam roof repair or all-new installation is right for you with a free roof inspection—get in touch with a friendly Fiddler today.
Residential and commercial foam roofs
Foam roofs can be a suitable option for both residential and commercial roofing applications. It is a durable, energy-efficient, and low-maintenance roofing solution that is resistant to extreme weather conditions and has a long lifespan.
Foam roofs are also a popular choice for commercial and industrial buildings due to its durability and ability to withstand the heavy traffic and other wear and tear that these types of buildings can experience. It is also easy to maintain and repair saving your company money in the long run.
To get started on your home or business’ foam roof call our Fiddler Roofing experts for a free roof inspection and quote today!
How Fiddler Roofing is changing the foam roof game
Foam roofs have gotten a bad rap through the years because of low-quality materials, poor installation, and contractors who cut corners. But Fiddler Roofing is changing this perception of New Mexico foam roofs.
The good news is that foam roofs can be restored to provide a very trustworthy roofing system. Using thermography (infrared scoping) and moisture meters, our expert roofers are able to determine if there are any areas of the roof that have been saturated with water. Those areas are then removed and restored.
Don’t just have your roof re-coated thinking that will solve the problem. It will actually just seal in the moisture causing serious damage.
Getting a foam roof from Fiddler Roofing is a fantastic choice for energy-conscious New Mexicans. We only use the best-closed cell foam roofing materials for a durable roof that will not absorb water or quickly degrade in the harsh New Mexico sun. The dry roof then has a liquid applied high solids membrane installed to complete the restoration giving you a very high tech, secure roofing system.