What are Single Ply Flat Roofing Systems, and Why Should You Get One for Your Home in Norwich, Norfolk?
Single ply flat roofing systems consist of sheets of thermoset or thermoplastic materials that are manufactured in a factory. Single ply flat roofing is, for the most part, used on buildings that have low slopes.
Single ply flat roofing in Norwich, Norfolk is installed using numerous various methods such as fully adhered single ply flat roofing, ballasted single ply flat roofing, or one that involves mechanically fastening to an approved roof membrane.
Single ply flat roofing has only one layer, as the name suggests, while other roofing systems, such as modified bitumen roofs or built up roofs have multiple layers. While single ply flat roofing systems are not as strong as built up roofs (BURs), there are several benefits to be had from installing them.
Single ply flat roofs are lightweight and very affordable. This makes them ideal cool roofing systems. It doesn’t take much effort to have a single ply flat roofing installed either, as they don’t require the use of heating techniques such as application of hot asphalt during the installation.
Single ply flat roofing is very easy to maintain, and for the most part, homeowners can take care of the roofing maintenance themselves. If any repairs are required, it can be easily done by a flat roofing professional. Cleaning these roofs is very easy and can be done by anyone.
Single ply flat roofing uses materials of a consistent product quality that are factory made, and fully compliant with the strict quality controls that are required of them, which is unlike the materials used in built up roofs (BURs).
Since single ply flat roofing is so lightweight, it offers a great deal of flexibility, which means it can be used with most modern building designs.
However, it is important to hire experienced flat roofing professionals such as the Norwich, Norfolk based Meadway Roofing while installing single ply flat roofing. This is important because Meadway Roofing takes care only to use the best material for the single ply roofing installation, such as Armourplan, which is a polyester-reinforced PVC membrane.
Armourplan works for a wide range of roofing applications that include refurbishment, new build as well as more specialist installations such as simulated metal roofs. Armourplan has been around for over 30 years now and is popular throughout the UK among single ply flat roofing installers.
The Armourplan benefits include
- Superb mechanical properties and great product performance
- Strong UV resistance, that lasts a long time
- A Simple, efficient and safe installation
- A strong seam welding quality
- A perfect, aesthetically pleasing finish
- Availability of a full range of fixings and accessories
- Armourplan products can only be installed by an IKO trained and licensed contractor, such as Meadway Roofing.
Do get in touch with Meadway Roofing, based in Norwich, Norfolk today. Meadway Roofing has been in business for over 17 years, and offers flat roof repairs and single ply flat roofing installation of the highest quality. Meadway Roofing does single ply flat roofing for both residential and commercial enterprises and has been well regarded by customers in Norfolk, Norway for their reliability, professionalism and outstanding service.
Both small and large projects are undertaken by Meadway Roofing with equal enthusiasm and professionalism. Meadway Roofing offers free advice and written consultation, without any obligation from your side so do get in touch to find out more.