Commercial flat roofs are especially vulnerable leaks due to their low slope. Water tends to pool on flat surfaces, increasing the risk of leaks. Compounding the problem is flat roofing systems’ increased exposure to ultraviolet (UV) rays. Over time, UV rays can slowly break down the roof membrane, causing cracks and leaks to form. Flat […]
The flashing is perhaps the most important roof component you have never heard of – or at least do not think of first. It is not as exciting as the main covering material for its purpose is more utilitarian than aesthetic in nature. Nevertheless, it deserves as much attention as the rest of the roof.