Flat Roofs provide broad horizontal lines to reflect natural landscape lines. These roofing systems can be found predominantly throughout most cities and the West. The flat roof systems are often seen on institutional buildings and residential living buildings.
The most important feature to different styles of Flat Roofs is waterproofing.
As water tends to pool along the roof surface, it is important to view the different systems of roofing available to understand the differences to best suit your style and size of home.
Types of Flat Roofs
Asphalt Built Up Roof
Design Roofing offers the Built-Up System of Roofing for an attractive and cost-effective way to improve your home. A sandwich of water-resistant asphalt creates a lasting roof with a minimal chance of having a leak. The Built-Up Roofing system is a smart choice for residents looking for an efficient solution for their home’s flat roof.
- Fire Retardant
- Home Investment
A lighter, more reflective type of roof, modified bitumen is a compact choice to Built-Up Systems of Roofing. It is the signature of design buildings and institutions, offering reliability and strength. Modified Bitumen Flat Roofs can be modified with various materials and surfaces for the benefits of:
Cool Roof System
They Cool Roof System implements hydrostatic pressure to form a waterproof seal. We utilize products that exceed industry and Miami-Dade Code standards. Hydro Stop for flat roofs is essentially a cooling system for roofs, offering 78% sunlight reflection.
Hydro Stop is a waterproofing method that is environmentally-friendly by reducing Air Pollution.
This waterproof coating radiates 90% stored energy away as well – truly keeping your roof cool!
- Reduces Energy Costs
- Strengthens Roof Durability
What to Expect: Roof Inspection
The National Roofing Contractors Association/Asphalt Roofing Manufacturers Association (NRCA/ARMA) recommends residents of the flat roofing system to engage in a Maintenance Program that includes periodical inspections.
Design Roofing offers routine Roof Inspections to our clients of South Florida.
This includes visual and digital photo documentation of observations, including: Roofing, Waterproofing, and other Exterior Components.