Flat Roofs Surrey
Flat roofs are great for sheds, garages or extensions and come in a wide range of different materials
Living in the UK means heavy rainfall is always going to be an unfortunate problem, but a flat roofs Surrey is specially designed to prevent weather damage.
With flat roofs Surrey you also don’t have to worry about loose tiles or peeling paintwork – in fact, there is hardly any maintenance required whatsoever.
You will however, need to decide on a suitable roofing material for your property.
Think carefully about the type of building you have (i.e. domestic or commercial?) and estimate how long you ideally want the roof to last before any repairs will be necessary, as cheaper options aren’t guaranteed to last forever.
You should also remember to budget carefully, and spend no more than is necessary – you don’t want to pay out for industrial strength felt if all you need to do is fix up an old garden shed, for instance.
Torch on Felt
Torch on Felt is a singly ply roofing system that is rolled onto the roof surface. The older systems require the material to be laid on the roof and then heated with a blowtorch. This is one of the more environmentally friendly flat roofs Surrey options as it reflects the sun and therefore cuts back on energy costs.
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EPDM is similar to PVC as both are single ply, but EPDM is a rubber compound rather than plastic. EPDM systems are very durable and have built a reputation around durability.
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Fibreglass, also known as Glass Reinforced Plastic (GRP), is a material manufactured out of a combination of various elements, but is primarily a fibre reinforced plastic resin that is intercut with fine fibres of glass for added strength and durability.
This makes it extremely versatile and great for sheds and garages as well as larger industrial warehouses. Fibreglass is quick and easy to lay and can last for well over 20 to 30 years – making it a very dependable option too.
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