Residential Roofing & Commercial Roofing
ARCM Roofing Inc. has been an industry leader in commercial and industrial roofing offering innovation, effective solutions for all roofing types regardless of size. As residential roofing contractor in Denver Colorado, ARCM Roofing Inc. aims to provide quality, transparent service from design to completion using quality materials, expert craftsmanship, efficient communication and innovative, energy-efficient options. ARCM offers a variety of residential roofing options (flat and steep) including commercial metal roofing, commercial steep roofing, custom residential, commercial roof repairs and commercial re-roofing for office retail, hospital, churches and so much more. ARCM Roofing Inc. works a variety of materials including EPDM, TPO, PVC, ballasted, tile, shingle, slate, copper, and other metals. ARCM Roofing Inc. is trained to install custom shingles, metal, metal shingles, clay tiles, slate and thatch. From exotic materials to custom fabrication, ARCM Roofing Inc.assists custom residential clients with new construction, solving snow load problems, and updating exterior building appearances.
Residential & Commercial Roofing Repairs
ARCM Roofing Inc. handles all emergency repair needs 24/7 regardless of size, day, or time. ARCM Roofing repair expertise includes roof inspections, preventative roof maintenance, leak investigation and repair, small projects and tenant finish. As an Authorized Installer and Approved Applicator, we are able to install a wide range of roof systems.
When the life of your commercial roofing system has expired and is beyond traditional commercial roof repairs, commercial re-roofing services, such as recover and replacement, are terrific options to make your roofing system more efficient and minimize costly repairs down the road. The roofing experts at ARCM Roofing Inc. provide analysis, planning and budgeting for all commercial re-roofing services that always meet manufacturer specifications and building code requirements.
ARCM Roofing commercial steep roofing division can handle any pitch or degree of difficulty and install a variety of products including shingles, tiles, and slate. From budgeting and design all the way to installation, our experienced staff can meet all your steep roofing needs.
With a material lifetime of 50 years or more, the popularity of commercial metal roofing continues to grow. ARCM Roofing inc. offers wide variety of colors and finishes including galvanized, galvalume, pre-finished steel, pre-finished aluminum, copper, zinc, stainless steel, and rusting steel. With in-house design and fabrication, ARCM Roofing Inc. can provide a customized product and reduced lead times.
City of Littleton Colorado Building Codes
ARCM Roofing Contractor 303-306-8334
In order to serve the City of Littleton, Colorado citizens and roofing contractors, the following summarizes the most frequently asked questions regarding roofing requirements.
The City of Littleton requires a permit for all new roof coverings and roofing repairs exceeding 100 square feet (1 roofing square) of roofing material.
A pre-roof inspection is required after the roof covering is removed and the new underlayment is installed. Finish materials cannot be installed.
To schedule inspections call the inspection line 303-795-3738. The inspection will be scheduled for the next available day. If the roof cannot be accessed with a single 9-foot ladder, one is required to be provided.
Reference chapters 8 and 9 of The International Residential Code (IRC), chapters 12 and 15 of The International Building Code (IBC), chapter 4 of The International Energy Conservation Code, and the amendments to the International Codes that apply to the insulation, roof venting and roof coverings of buildings.
Commercial Buildings shall have the minimum insulation required. Insulation above roof decking shall be a continuous R25. Insulation in an attic or closed cavity shall be an R38.
Enclosed attics and enclosed rafter spaces where a ceiling is directly applied to the underside of the rafter shall have cross ventilation. The minimum net free ventilating area shall be 1/150 square feet of the area of the vented space.
Drip Edge Metal
Drip edge shall be provided at eaves and gable ends of roofs. Drip edge shall extend a minimum of 0.25 inch below the roof sheathing and extend up the roof deck a minimum 2 inches onto the roof decking.
Ice barrier shall be used in lieu of normal underlayment and extend from the lowest edge of all roof surfaces to a point at least 24 inches inside of the building envelope.
Most neoprene plumbing vent flashings will have to be replaced due to deformities caused by exposure to the elements.
Rusted and/or damaged flashing, attic vents, furnace to fireplace vents are required to be replaced.
Flashing used for open valleys shall be a minimum 24-inches wide, 26-gage galvanized steel.
Flashing and counter flashings are required where the roof meets a vertical surface. Counter flashing may be omitted if the top edge of the wall flashing is covered with an approved exterior siding material.
Mineral-surfaced roll roofing
Mineral surfaced roll roofing is NOT allowed for single family, duplexes or townhomes.
Minimum #1 grade required.
Asphalt shingles shall comply with ASTM D 225 or ASTM D 3462 or ASTM D 3161 or ASTM D 7158 for wind resistance.
A minimum roof pitch of 2 units vertical to 12 units horizontal is required.
Roof slopes 2 units vertical in 12 units horizontal (2:12) to 4 units vertical in 12 units horizontal (4:12), double underlayment is required. Underlayment shall conform to ASTM D 226 Type I, commonly known as No. 15 asphalt felt.
Asphalt shingles shall be fastened to solidly sheathed roof decks. Solid sheathing is required if there are gaps ¼ inch or greater in the spaced decking.
Installation as per manufacture’s high wind application is required.
Mansard or High-Slope
Shingles are required to be fastened per manufacture’s installation instructions.