WHAT IS A LOW SLOPE?
A roof is considered a low slope if over the course of 12 inches the roof rises under 2 inches.
Types of Low Slope Roofing
In roofing there are two types, a Steep Slope and a Low Slope. Low Slopes are very common on commercial buildings with modern designs. A Flat or Low Sloped Roof can have many advantages. The first of which being that it is more water resistant than a higher sloped roof. It has to be. Steeper roofs allow water to trickle down the slope and into gutters. A more flat roofing system has a full area membrane that is water tight.