Flat roofs are a common sight and popular choice for house extensions throughout Newport and the entire United Kingdom. They are also a cost effective and efficient solution for many businesses and commercial buildings. The installation of a new flat roof will often also cost significantly less than a more traditional pitched roof design. It can also provide significant protection from the elements of our South Wales climate. Building extensions for an additional family space, garden offices, mobile homes and many other buildings can all benefit from a quality flat roofing provision to protect against the rain and snow.
Flat Roofing Design and Installation
There have been many technological advances in flat roofing design during the past few years. The days of simply brushing a bucket of bitumen over the roof space and rolling a layer of felt on top are long gone! Nowadays the materials used are far more advanced, and are far more durable to the effects of the elements. We always recommend using only the best quality materials, we know that this will provide you and your building with the required protection from Mother Nature for many years to come. Using the finest of technologically advanced materials is always the best option for a long term and cost effective flat roof.
How long will my Flat Roof last?
The typical lifespan of a flat roof is anywhere between 10 and 15 years, naturally the life of your flat roof will depend on the extremes of weather that it has to endure. Extreme heat, rain and wind will all produce negative effects to its wellbeing. Pooling patches of water are also not good! Fortunately modern day advances have considerably increased life expectancy of all flat roofs. Despite the name “flat roof” it is also possible to build in a slight pitch which will allow for water to drain away with greater ease.
How much does a Flat Roof cost?
As with all building projects the cost will vary depending on the size of the job and the materials chosen. Choosing the finest materials are likely to provide you with a flat roof that will last many more years than a cheaper option. Faults and water leaks are also far less likely to develop, thus providing you with a far more cost effective roofing installation that will last for many years. Our team of expert roofing advisors will always be happy to provide you with a full and detailed no obligation quote, whenever you are considering a new flat roof installation.
Will my Flat Roof be fully waterproof?
Waterproofing and the prevention of any water leaks is always a top priority! The application of liquid plastic to the outer layer of your new flat roof will provide for a durable and long lasting waterproofing solution. The addition and securing of small scale gravel will also protect the outer layer from damage from the suns rays and extend the longevity of your flat roofs waterproofing. If you are considering a new flat roof we can provide you with a range of fantastic options.