Most home and business owners opt for either shingle or metal roofing as their preferred roofing choice, but there is one other option that could be a good fit depending on your preferences: a flat roof. There are some distinct advantages of a flat roof for your property. Here are a few to consider:
- Durability – A flat roof is a durable roofing system that is water resistant and will hold up against adverse weather. With the proper planning and drainage system, a flat roof will last for many years without concerns of damage or wear and tear.
- Ease of Construction & Repair – Flat roof materials are cost-effective and easy to install. That means it is also very easy to repair a flat roof should any type of damage occur. Your roofing contractors won’t have any issue accessing roofing materials necessary for a flat roofing project.
- Easy to Clean – Flat roofing systems are easier to access than steepled roofing systems, meaning they are also easier to clean. Removing algae, mold, and other stains is as simple as pressure washing affected areas.
- Useful Space – Having a flat roof on your home or business means you have accessible and useful space added to your property. Whether you want to build a rooftop garden, have outdoor seating, or include some other outdoor feature, a flat roof makes it possible to utilize your outdoor space more effectively.
It’s important to note that sometimes flat roof materials don’t last as long as standard roofing, but it really depends on the type of materials you use for construction. For example, flat roofs made of concrete can easily last for decades without concern of replacement or repair.
At Race City Roofing, we are experts at installing roofing of all types and will be happy to discuss a flat roof solution for your home or business. Contact us today to get started!