You may need help with commercial roofing. It can seem overwhelming.

Sometimes it can be difficult to deal with both local and state building regulations. Understanding your specific needs, which options are most practical, and knowing whether you are dealing with an experienced and qualified roofing technician is just too much.

Old Time Roofing has been so helpful and created a reference guide to help our readers understand the most common types of roofing materials that are used today for commercial buildings.

Going green

It is not only responsible but also cost-effective. This applies to both energy savings and government incentives.

BUR : Built-Up Roof

Layer upon layer of your chosen material. This is often used when specific thicknesses or other layering requirements are met.


Particularly effective in different weather conditions and seasons are light-weight materials.


This is a standard that’s still used frequently in commercial roofing projects.


Installation is simple and long-lasting durability.

Modified Bitumen

This is a great choice for buildings that have a lot of foot traffic.

Old Time Roofing has the expertise and knowledge to help you choose the right type of roofing service for your home. You can contact us today. We are happy to help you with any of your roofing requirements.

This post was written by Ted Williams! Ted is the owner of A Old Time Roofing which is the premier Pinellas County Commercial Roofing company! Ted is a Master Elite Weather Stopper GAF Roofing Contractor, a double award winner of Best Steep-Slope Contractor from GAF and achiever of Master Elite Consumer Protection Excellence from GAF. He has been serving the Pinellas County area since 1978.  Old Time Roofing has a tradition of quality workmanship, servicing residential and commercial properties.

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