Destin Roofing Inc. can repair and install many types of flat roofing systems. Our team of trained, experienced and qualified installers has years of experience with both residential and commercial flat roofs. If you’re considering a flat roof installation in Destin or the surrounding areas, be sure to check out some of the most common flat roof systems and their uses.

Built-Up Roofing

Built-up roofing is a very common and inexpensive flat roofing system. It has been used for over a century as an affordable roofing system and can be found on a lot of older buildings. You will recognize it as the roofing system that consists of hot tar and gravel. Overall, Built-Up roofing has a great look and can handle heavy foot traffic in addition to multiple structures on the roof.

Modified Bitumen

Modified Bitumen is not very scuff-resistant and should not be used for roofs that will have foot traffic. Modified bitumen is a single ply roofing system consisting of asphalt combined with rubber or plastic. This type of roofing system reflects sunlight, making it very energy efficient. Modified bitumen has been around for several decades, and has proven itself to be a reliable roofing method. This style of roofing can be installed quickly and efficiently.

Single Ply

Single ply roofing is a good, modern choice for patio and decks on the roof of homes. This modern roofing system that has replaced built-up roofing and modified bitumen. Single ply roofing is made of materials that are more reflective, water resistant and scuff resistant than the older roofing systems. It can be installed quickly and generally receives long warranties for EPDM and lifetime warranties for PVC.


Coatings are a seamless solution for protecting your roof from leaks. They can be applied on top of various types roofing systems to give them an additional layer of security from water. Coatings can be combined with single ply roofing to ensure that the commercial building’s roof will not leak water when it rains or snows. Additionally, this same method can also be applied to the patio and decks on the roof for residential buildings.

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