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Modified Bitumen Roofing

Benefits of Modified Bitumen Roofing

As one of the most commonly used roofing systems for businesses, Modified Bitumen Roofing is known for its strength and durability. Many businesses consider it to be a great option for their flat or slightly sloped roofs. Here’s why:

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01 Waterproof

With multiple layers of roofing and sealant, Modified Bitumen can withstand harsh weather conditions, making it a great choice to protect your business.

02 Tear-Resistant

Due to its flexibility, each layer can expand and contract so that it doesn’t tear. It can also withstand people walking and working on the roof without losing the integrity of the structure.

03 Easy to Maintain & Install

Many reasons why business owners appreciate Modified Bitumen is because of the minimal maintenance. If something does tear, it is easy for professional roofers to fix.

04 Time Tested

The raw materials in Bitumen have been used for about a hundred years, making it a roofing system that businesses trust. 

How it works

What Is Modified Bitumen Roofing?

Over the last fifty years, exerts have modified the roofing system to be a multi-layered membrane form. The membranes are applied by rolls either by heat, cold, or sometimes mechanically.

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Types of Modified Bitumen Membranes


Atactic Polypropylene Membranes is known as plastic asphalt and is a great option for those living in hot temperatures and looking for a ‘cooling’ effect.


Styrene Butadiene Styrene is known as an elastic asphalt and is best for businesses in extreme temperature fluctuations or harsh weather conditions.

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