Domestic Flat Roofing Reading
Flat roofing systems for your home
Flat roofing systems have become a much more popular option for residential homes today and for auxiliary buildings as well. The science of flat roofing has advanced significantly in recent years with the development of ‘single ply’ technology. While traditional felt-based and liquid rubber roofs are susceptible to UV light and changes in temperature which lead to relatively short lives – usually around 10-15 years, a single ply flat roofing solution has none of these shortcomings, and will keep the elements at bay for up to 40 years.
Where are flat roofs used?
Domestic flat roofing is popular for areas throughout the home including garages, extensions, dormers and more. There are many homeowners that are choosing to utilise flat roof builds in brand-new building and construction projects as well. Choosing a flat roof from the first installation process can make your life easier as a homeowner.
As a group of skilled staff members, we work regularly using manufacturers like Renolit Alkorplan to provide high-quality plastic films for a variety of flat roofing products.
Why choose a flat roof?
A domestic flat roof can come with some massive benefits when it comes to the visual appeal. Flat roofs are a much more modern choice for homes and they are known as being some of the most efficient roofing products. Flat roofs are appealing because they require less maintenance and materials can often be far more versatile as well as more durable.
There’s plenty of choice when it comes to the style that you might want for your flat roofing system as well. No matter what look you might want for your home, a flat roof can create something that will match the aesthetic you have always wanted.
20 year warranty on materials
One of the largest advantages to your roof that can come with the help of a flat roofing material is the advantage of a material warranty. Many flat roof companies offer a 20 year plus warranty and guarantee on their flat roofing systems. A number of flat roofing systems also have lifespans in excess of 40 years. With some of the best quality materials and bespoke metal constructions, a flat roofing system can last for generations in your home.
The cost benefits of a flat roof
Flat roofs often come with a lower materials cost and they’re much cheaper to maintain over time. Most flat roofs just require help with cleaning from time to time as well as some materials replacement after several decades. Added cost benefits could also be included if the homeowner was willing to install solar panels as part of their flat roof design.
With the added space available on the rooftop of variety of installations and outdoor customisation can be made on your home, giving you more usable square footage across your property.
Advantages of a flat roof
A flat roof adds a number of functionality improvements for your home including easier access, zero need for a sloped ceiling, and more. There are even many homeowners that would choose to install plants and other decor on top of their flat roof materials. This can provide a number of improvements for your home with an easier access to roofing systems over time.
A major advantage of a single ply roofing solution is that all edges and details on your roof are finished with membrane coated aluminium. Because we form these metal edges in our own workshop, we can tailor bespoke trims to exactly match the contours of even the most complex roof, providing strong and highly robust edging that will never crack, split or erode.
Our full service installation
From the initial contact stage right through to job completion, we will always ensure our client is given the best possible care. Where possible, we always like to meet our clients to explain and demonstrate our roofing system and installation methods in detail. We provide samples of all of our product systems and valuable brochure information, given the client a good insight into the system we will be providing.