Technically they’re not flat but you’d never notice. These installations must have a pitch to assist drainage and prevent rainwater pooling on the surface, so all flat roofs are fitted at a minute angle. It’s only a few degrees, but that slight angle can save a lot of repair costs in the long run.
If you’re planning a house extension and can’t decide which roof style to choose, talk to us at Sheridan Roofing & Building Services Ltd. With over 35 years of experience in the roofing and construction industries in Kenilworth, Coventry, and Warwickshire, our roofing company is a leading name in flat roofs, rubber roofs, replacements, roof repairs, and conversions.
The following benefits may help you make your decision but, remember, we’re always on hand to offer advice:
What’s the first thing that comes to mind? Aesthetics? Budget? Or what style will suit your Kenilworth or Coventry home?
Typically the main part of your property will have a pitched roof, and extensions can include a complementary design if you prefer one. They allow for additional loft space and are, without doubt, aesthetically pleasing. But they are expensive and, if you’re thinking of replacing an older flat roof with a new pitched one, the structural integrity of the area in question may be affected by the additional weight of the tiles and fixtures.
Flat roofs, on the other hand, offer more flexibility and are perfect for house extensions and garden buildings. Our roofing company also installs them on dormer loft conversions, porches and garages.
Our team at Sheridan Roofing & Building Services will supply and fit this system for our domestic clients in Kenilworth, Coventry and the surrounding areas in a remarkably short time. In less than a day you can have your new roof in place with the additional drainage systems working perfectly.
By securing a horizontal base – usually OSB or plywood – to the ceiling joists, a platform is created onto which the roofing material is secured. This consists of three layers of bitumen (felt) each welded to each other to create a waterproof shield. These comprise of a vapour control layer, reinforced felt and a mineral-protected covering. Three layers are required for a home, as per current building regulations.
Torch-on felt, when installed properly, can last up to 25 years. It’s resistant to extreme weather conditions and the mineral coating protects it from UV rays. This allows your interior to remain cool during warmer weather.
Due to the heat source required for installing torch-on felt roofs, we suggest you call a professional roofing company to carry out the job. We’ve been installing these flat roofs for over 35 years and are highly efficient at what we do.
For any of the following services in Kenilworth, Coventry, and the surrounding areas, you need Sheridan Roofing & Building Services: