As a commercial or residential property owner, you might have a few questions about flat roofing. Is flat roofing more expensive than a steeper pitched alternative? Is it harder to install? What about ongoing maintenance? Gloucester Roofers offer much of the needed information to make an informed decision when installing or replacing a flat roof. Flat roofing boasts many perks; it is aesthetically appealing and provides a building with more usable space. Furthermore, with advancements in waterproofing technology, installing or replacing a flat roof has become a viable cost-effective alternative.
Pros of Flat Roofing
With flat roofing systems, repairs are relatively of a simplistic nature and in some instances homeowners can easily repair minor damages themselves. Installing a flat roof system is much quicker and easier to install due to the fact that its less labour intensive, thus saving you time and money. Another beneficial aspect of flat roofing, is durability - the structures that form its basis can last for a very long time as it is capable of resisting elemental damage. And where space might be a serious issue, especially with commercial buildings, flat roofing can address these space issues, which is a great tangential benefit.
One of the buzzwords of the century - sustainability. Yes, indeed your flat roof system from installation, concept design and eventual recycling can prove to be a very sustainable choice. As a property owner or occupant, you can store water on your flat roof and employ it for irrigation purposes minimizing your monthly water bill and growing the vegetable garden you’ve always dreamt about. Another key sustainability factor of installing a flat roof system, is the plethora of construction materials one can choose from opposed to traditional sloped roofing systems.
How much does a flat roof cost?
Our flat roof systems are now available in a variety of materials to suit any need or budget. This is largely due to the fact that fewer materials are required when installing a flat roof system. Flat roofing systems are also easier to walk on making inspections shorter and easier, meaning you don’t have to spend exorbitant amounts of cash on repairs and maintenance. Go ahead, contact us for an installation assessment and we will be more than accommodating by providing you with a budget friendly quote.