In Greater Asheville, North Carolina, where the stunning landscapes are adorned with rolling hills and charming homes, residential roofing varies from traditional steep-slope roofs to the unique challenges posed by low-slope roofing. In this guide, we’ll explore the nuances of residential low-slope roofing, with a focus on both large and small applications that cater to Asheville’s diverse architectural styles and topography.


Understanding Residential Low-Slope Roofing:

Residential low-slope roofing in Asheville can be divided into two primary categories: larger flat-roofed applications, such as residential condominium complexes, row homes, and townhouses, and smaller projects, like residential porch and garage transitions where the roof slope undergoes a dramatic change within the same structure.


Large Residential Low-Slope Roofing Projects:

For extensive residential low-slope roofing projects in Asheville, Hendersonville Brevard and our other charming towns nearby, CertainTeed offers a range of products and systems to meet the specific needs of homeowners. These options include:

BUR (Built-Up Roofing) Systems: Built-Up Roofing systems provide a tried-and-true solution for low-slope roofs. They consist of multiple layers of asphalt and reinforcing fabric, offering excellent durability and waterproofing.

APP Modified Bitumen Systems: APP (Atactic Polypropylene) Modified Bitumen systems offer enhanced flexibility and weather resistance, making them a suitable choice for low-slope roofs in Asheville’s variable climate.

SBS Modified Bitumen Systems: SBS (Styrene-Butadiene-Styrene) Modified Bitumen systems are known for their exceptional flexibility and ability to withstand temperature fluctuations. These systems can be enhanced with CertainTeed’s CoolStar surfaces, which meet Energy Star requirements and contribute to energy efficiency in Greater Asheville homes.


Small Residential Low-Slope Roofing Projects:

For smaller-scale residential low-slope roofing projects, such as transitions between steep-slope roofs and low-slope areas like garages and porches, CertainTeed offers an excellent solution with their Flintlastic SA self-adhering SBS modified bitumen roofing system. This system combines ease of application with clean installation practices, ensuring a hassle-free roofing experience for Greater Asheville homeowners. Additionally, Flintlastic SA products feature granulated surfaces with color options that coordinate seamlessly with CertainTeed shingles, providing a complete and visually appealing solution for roof designs that transition from steep to low slope.

In the Greater Asheville area, where architectural diversity and varying topography are part of the city’s charm, residential low-slope roofing solutions play a pivotal role in maintaining the integrity and aesthetic appeal of homes. Whether you’re undertaking a large roofing project for a residential complex or a smaller transition area like a garage or porch, CertainTeed offers a range of products and systems designed to meet the unique demands of low-slope roofing in our enchanting mountainous North Carolina cities.

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