We all know that flat roofs offer incredible value for money and outstanding durability. From good old traditional bituminous felt that’s been around since flat roofing was first thought to be a good idea to the very latest in single ply PVC technology, they’ll have been straightforward and inexpensive to install. They’ll keep your beautiful kitchen extension, watertight and protected for decades.
Repair Today – Save Tomorrow
They are also simple to maintain requiring little more than a glance over a couple of times a year to make sure everything is tickety boo. But unfortunately even the most eagle-eyed of us may not be able to identify the ever so subtle tell-tale signs of the onset of early blistering or the tiny cracks or tears that you can bet the family farm on will eventually turn into something much bigger and a whole lot costlier.
Rain Go Away
Rain may have got into the irritating habit of not draining away as effectively as the original roof design intended. This pooling is caused if the covering membrane has begun to sag a little between the joists of the roof deck. Again this is not an easy complication to spot as you need to check the roof every two days to see if water has decided to form its own little rooftop duck pond. If precipitation is of a persistent nature, or it’s chucking it down cats and dogs fashion like the meteorologists like to say, it’s going to be impossible to recognize anyway.
Mould & Damp
The first sign that your roof is not quite as watertight as it used to be are one or two ugly damp spots developing on the ceiling. You might try to convince yourself that it’s some malevolent trick of the light, but ignore these symptoms at your peril as you have already sprung a leak somewhere.
You need to do something quickly, ideally getting in touch with Flat Roof Repair Dublin or you’ll soon be flinging open every cupboard in search of pots and pans to contain the inevitable drips. These drips if left to their own devices will to get larger and more frequent until the ceiling itself gives up the will to live with inevitable consequences. Early leak detection is therefore vital if you want to keep maintenance costs down and avoid expensive repairs.
We Can Help
Try not to be too tempted in walloping on some waterproofing compound from the local home improvement store over the perceived root cause of the problem as pin-pointing the precise location of a leak on a flat roof is notoriously difficult. Even though these products can do an adequate temporary job and you’ve generously plastered it where you think the leak is, this is probably nowhere near the actual defected or damaged part of the roofing membrane.
We Have You Covered
So if you’re the proud owner of a flat roof it would be a truly excellent idea to add us to your ‘Useful Contacts’ list.We’re a brilliant bunch of people and our teams of specialist roofers all have a sensitive nose for sniffing out roofing troubles along some pretty useful kit when it comes to leak detection. Their eyes may be bloodshot but they are experienced and highly qualified at identifying every conceivable problem from cleverly concealed cracks to the slightest of sags.
No Job To Small
Whatever size or type of repair you need it will be subject to a full site survey that will also assess your roof’s overall condition. We will carry out all repairs and remedial work quicker than Speedy Gonzales and more efficiently than your ophthalmic surgeon using the most advanced products available. Our affordable professional roof repair service will help ensure that your flat roof sees out its full anticipated lifespan. So keep us with your contacts as you never know when you’ll need us most.