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Why Are Flat Roofs Common on Larger Commercial Buildings?

Look at any urban area with a concentration of commercial properties and warehouses and you’ll likely notice that a lot of them have flat roofs rather than pitched roofs. Why are flat roofs more common on larger commercial buildings when pitched roofs have more aesthetic appeal? The reasons are cost, feasibility, and durability.

While the term “flat roof” does apply to many large commercial buildings, they are slightly sloped. Commercial roofing is also called low-slope or low-pitch roofing.

Read further to learn how flat roofs are used on larger commercial buildings and reach out to our professional roofing contractors for commercial roof repair and restoration in Northwestern Pennsylvania, Northeastern Ohio, Southwestern New York, and the surrounding areas.

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