Are you planning to install a flat roof? There are many advantages of this roofing system. For instance, both installation and maintenance costs of these roofs are very affordable. You won’t need to spend a fortune on the roof installation.
But it is important for you to know about these three things before you start the flat roof installation.
- Have slopes: Contrary to popular belief that the flat roofs do not have a slope at all, these roofs are designed with a small slope. It is hard to notice the slope by a naked eye. This low gradient slope can be 0.25 inches per foot and it is provided in order to stop the accumulation of rainwater on the roof.
- Diverse type of roofs: The flat roofs are constructed using various materials and this makes each roof unique.Some of the most popular materials that are used in roofing are- EPDM Rubber, thermoplastic PVC, asphalt, and Bitumen. These materials vary in the pricing. Asphalt and Bitumen roofs are the expensive ones in the list provided.
- Easily Customizable: As the flat roofs do not have a deep slope, you can use them for various things. You can install solar panels or even get your air conditions fixed at the roof top. If you are creative, you can use these roof tops to have for laying out in the sun or to create a pristine garden.
There are wide varieties of options to unleash the creative side of yours and decorate flat roofs.
These are some of the things that you have to know before getting the flat roofs installed. For more information and help with the installation of flat roofs, get in touch with Four Seasons Roofing Company, today!