Hot Asphalt Roofing Service, Orange County CA

Hot Asphalt Roofing Services in the Orange County, CA Area

Hot Asphalt Roofing is a durable, cost effective type of roof that has been in use for well over 100 years! It’s a great choice for many homes and businesses in Orange County. When you are ready for a new hot asphalt roof, give the experts a call at Horizon Roofing. Here’s a few good things to know about this popular choice of roofing

What Is Hot Asphalt Roofing?

The methods of applying hot asphalt have changed through the years. Even though the basic principle has remained the same for a long time new materials have been added to the mix to make it more durable and watertight.

Asphalt itself is created from petroleum. It’s melted down right on sight where it’s going to be installed. The hot asphalt is then laid down on the roof in layers. In between, a special type of felt is added for extra strength and durability. There are a few layers like this, then the top layer is often made of gravel. This provides excellent protection from both the sun and foot traffic.

Some hot asphalt roofs use other materials in the top, or “flood” coat such as modified bitumen or reflective coatings. We can customize the exact composition of the layers to meet your needs and budget.

Asphalt roofing is a great choice for many homes and businesses. To find out if it’s right for you contact Horizon today. We can explain the benefits and if it will work well with your structure and location.

What Are Some Of The Benefits Of Hot Asphalt Roofing?

There’s a reason that hot asphalt has been a favorite for homes, businesses and commercial buildings in the Orange County area for a century. Here are just a few reasons you might want to choose hot asphalt from Horizon Roofing.

Lower Cost, Higher Value

Compared to other types of roofing, hot asphalt comes at a lower cost. That lower cost doesn’t mean lower quality or lifespan though.

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Flat Hot Asphalt Cap Sheet Roof for Flat Roof


The multiple layers of asphalt, felt, gravel and other materials make an extremely strong barrier to sun, wind, rain, hail, snow and just about anything else mother nature can throw at it! Here in Orange County we don’t need to worry about snow, and hail is pretty rare. However, our abundant sunshine is gorgeous to live in, but really tough on roofing material, which is why hot asphalt remains a popular choice.

Lower Heating And Cooling Costs

All that beautiful sunshine and warm weather we have here in Orange County means some pretty hot days, especially in the summer. The reflective properties of the gravel installed on top of the hot asphalt can help keep attics and interiors much cooler. This means you’ll save money on electricity bills, which is helpful as energy costs rise in places like southern california.

Hot Asphalt Water Repellent Cap Sheet - Solar Tube
Santa Ana Hot Asphalt Commercial Flat

Can Be Installed Almost Anywhere

Some types of roofing like clay or concrete tiles are very heavy, meaning that the structure underneath will need to be reinforced before installation can take place. Asphalt is not especially heavy, which cuts down on installation costs, and means it can be installed on just about any type of roof.

Typically, hot asphalt is installed on roofs that are flat, or have a low slope. Contact us for an estimate and we can let you know if hot asphalt will work on your structure.

Horizon Is Your Orange County Hot Asphalt Expert

At Horizon, we pride ourselves on our dedication to getting every roofing job done right. When we give you an estimate, we’ll make sure you have a complete understanding of all the options available, helping you make the best decision for your home or office building.

We’ll go through the budget with you, so you know exactly what’s included. When it comes time for installation, you can count on our experienced crews for their promptness and professionalism from day one until the job is complete.

We’ll ensure that all scrap materials are removed, and that your property is left in the same condition it was in before we started.

The first step is to contact us by giving us a call, sending us an email, or using our convenient online form below. We’ll answer all the questions you have, and set up a time for a detailed on-site estimate.