Saturday, 12 September 2015

Some Common Roofing Problems You'll Probably Encounter with Flat Roofs

Buildings in Surrey and Croydon have different roof types. While many have the traditional sloped roof, flat roofs are also rather common. If your home or another building you own has flat roofing, you should be aware of its differences with the conventional pitched roofs. For this article's purposes, the focus is on the maintenance. Flat roofs are less costly when it comes to initial price but they require closer attention, for example. Here are common problems you may encounter when you have a flat roof. Take note that these problems are not necessarily exclusive to flat roofs, just that flat roofs are more vulnerable to them.

Wednesday, 9 September 2015

Roofers Insight: The Advantages and Disadvantages of Pitched Roofs

Roofs come in different shapes and sizes. However, the most noticeable difference is the slope, dividing roof types generally into two: pitched and flat. With this one characteristic come major differences such as how the roof functions, how often you'll need roofers, and many more. Maintenance As to the maintenance of pitched roofs, specifically, there are both advantages and disadvantages to it. Because of the slope, it is more difficult to clean and inspect a pitched roof. Special equipment is needed to keep the people doing the task safe. Great Home also points out that out that, except for minor repairs, work on pitched roof almost always needs scaffolding.