Flat Roofing

Bringman Roofing are the flat roofing professionals to turn to when it’s time to install, replace or repair your flat roof. Flat Roofing or Low Slope Roofing is commonly used in residential applications when adding an addition to your home like a lanai or 3 season room. For these applications it just looks better than trying to blend roof pitches. For commercial applications it is practical as it allows easier installation and the ability to “hide” HVAC systems. Regardless of whether you need a new flat roof, or an existing flat roof replaced or repaired, Bringman Roofing is the professional roofer people in Sarasota and Manatee counties have turned to for over 46 years.

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Do You Have Problems with Leaks on Your Flat Roof?

Contact Bringman Roofing for Flat Roofing Repair


We are all aware living in Florida of the damage that can occur from hurricanes and tropical storms. However, it doesn’t take a natural disaster to produce a leak in your flat roof. If your roof is leaking, contact us immediately. Leaking roofs do not fix themselves and will not get better over time. Leaking roofs are a hazard to your family, employees, tenants, guests, residents, patients, or customers. In a short period of time, leaks can destroy insulation, damage ceilings and walls, produce mold, rot framing and sheathing and impact productivity and a business’s bottom line.

Types of Flat Roofing

There are basically 3 types of flat roofing and Bringman Roofing can help you make the right choice based on your specific needs.


TPO Membrane or Single-Ply

This is one of the most popular types of “flat roof” and offers a longer life expectancy than other types of flat roofing. They Consist of a single ply of either rubber or plastic formulations that are very durable. The seams of the material are heat welded together forming a watertight bond. Another advantage of TPO membrane or single-ply roofs is that they are very energy efficient. With an assortment of colors to choose from those with more reflective qualities will repel heat and save on energy costs.


Modified Bitumen Roofing

In an effort to find a lighter alternative to built-up roofing, modified bitumen roofing or (MBR) was developed in the early “60’s”. Installing a modified bitumen roof comes without a lot of the mess associated with installing built-up roofing. These roofs consist of a flexible asphalt like material with a mineral top coating that is in rolled sheet form roughly 3 feet wide and up to 36 feet in length. These are installed over a base sheet membrane material that provides insulation and helps prevent leaking. As the sheets are rolled out their backside is heated, a process referred to as torch-down, which melds the material to the base. There are also versions of the rolled sheets that use a peel and stick adhesive to adhere to the base membrane.


Built-up Roofing (BUR)

Built-up roofing has been in use for many years and prior to the introduction of membrane roofing was the most common type of flat roof. Built-up roofing gets its name from the fact the roof consists of many layers. The bottom layer can consist of one or more layers of insulation board which helps provide support to the remaining layers. Multiple layers of tar or asphalt are then placed on the insulation board, alternating with layers of roofing felt. These layers are then topped off with a layer of gravel. The result is a thick, strong roof that is ideal for commercial usage but rarely used in residential construction.

Specializing in Flat Roofing Installation and Repair 

Bringman Roofing has been the flat roofing contractor of choice for homeowners, business owners, property managers, general managers and general contractors throughout Sarasota and Manatee counties since 1974. Our projects have included:

  • Apartment Complexes
  • Banks
  • Convention Facilities
  • Education Facilities
  • Government Buildings
  • High Rise Buildings
  • High Rise Condominiums
  • Hotels/Resorts
  • Medical/Clinical Facilities
  • Office Buildings
  • Residential Properties
  • Restaurants/Hospitality
  • Retail Facilities
  • Supermarkets & Shopping Centers
  • Warehouses & Self Storage

Why Choose Bringman Roofing for Your Flat Roofing Needs?

Having served Sarasota and Manatee counties for 46 years, we’ve learned a thing or two about taking care of our valued clients. We understand your home or business is your most valued possession and your roof is its first line of defense against Florida’s sometime severe weather and heat. Whether you have a leaky roof that needs a simple repair, you require a major roof repair, a re-roof or total roof replacement, Bringman Roofing has the experience to help you choose the perfect flat roofing solution at an affordable price. We stand behind our slogan on every job big or small. QUALITY – SERVICE – TRUST the Bringman way. Call or contact the professionals at Bringman Roofing to schedule your consultation or estimate.

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Started work early in the day after 3 unavoidable weather delays. Excellent work to repair the top of a three story flat roof on Anna Maria where we have very severe conditions.

Joseph R.

What Sets Us Apart From the Others


Established in 1974


Over 45 Years of Experience


100% Customer Satisfaction


Disaster Emergency Relief


2 Year Workmanship Warranty*


We Focus on Making It Easy to Do Business With Us

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Locate Us

1111 29th Avenue West
Bradenton, FL 34205


Areas We Service Include

Manatee County

Anna Maria Island, Bayshore Gardens, Bradenton, Bradenton Beach, Bradenton East, Cortez, Ellenton, Holmes Beach, Lakewood Ranch, Longboat Key, Oneco,  Palmetto, Palma Sola, Parrish, Samoset, Snead Island, South Bradenton, Memphis, West Bradenton, Whitfield

Sarasota County

Bee Ridge, Englewood, Fruitville, Gulf Gate Estates, Kensington Park, Laurel, Lido Key, Myakka, Nokomis, North Port, North Sarasota, Osprey, Plantation, Sarasota, Sarasota Springs, Siesta Key, South Sarasota, South Venice, St Armands Key, Tallevast, The Meadows, University Park, Vamo, Venice