FAQs - Bermuda style Island roofs

A modern Bermuda style roof is a design that features a low-pitched, hipped roof with a central ridge. The roofs sides are extended to form a deep overhang that provides shade and protection from the sun and rain. This design is similar to the traditional Bermuda roof, but with a more modern twist.

Bauhu homes that feature a modern style Bermuda roof use an elastomeric roof coating that is a type of roofing material made of synthetic rubber or thermoplastic elastomers. It is known for its flexibility and durability, and is often used in flat or low-sloped roofing applications. Elastomeric roofs are resistant to weathering, UV rays, and temperature changes, they also have a high reflectivity value which makes them a popular choice for residential buildings in tropical locations. They relatively easy to install and maintain, and are applied in a variety of thicknesses to suit the specific needs of the building. Overall, elastomeric roofs are a cost-effective, long-lasting solution for low-sloped roofs.

The modern Bermuda style roof is often used in tropical and coastal regions, and is known for its ability to withstand high winds, heavy rain, and extreme heat.

Additionally, the modern Bermuda style roof can be combined with elements such as skylights or solar panels to enhance natural light and energy efficiency. This type of roof is also popular for its aesthetic appeal and can add a unique, architectural interest to a building.