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How to avoid common pitfalls with your flat roof

Even as a leading roofing materials manufacturer, we have to admit that ‘flat’ roofs are not always attractive and can be troublesome. However, a water-tight flat roof is an absolute essential for peace of mind.

You may think that the goal of a fully sealed flat roof is a simple proposition, but common pitfalls are:

  • Inadequate design
  • Insufficient insulation
  • Unsightly edge details
  • Poorly sealed junctions and abutments
  • Poorly trained and inexperienced ‘roofers’

What most home owners want is a good looking reliable roof

It doesn’t seem a lot to ask, does it? Very often, what they get is a disappointing and problematic, not to mention, expensive liability. Poorly installed and badly finished roofs not only put your property at risk but can also badly let down its appearance. They can lead to expensive running repairs and reduced property value.

Poorly installed, uneven and messy felt roofing is seen all too often.

Poor details in roof construction are the most common reasons for water ingress into a property. Because of the fact that with many roof covering systems, detailing has to be decided upon as the job progresses, potential problems aren’t always thought through.

With Dryseal, good, robust, weather tight detailing comes as standard

This unique mechanically fixed GRP (fibreglass) roofing system comes with a comprehensive range of pre-formed trims which can accommodate even the most complex detailing requirements ….. Simply, effectively and reliably.

Dryseal offers:

  • Crisp clean lines
  • Proven weather-tight detailing
  • Robustness – a roof covering that also looks good
  • Thermal reliability – a system that copes with thermal movement without problems
  • Assurance – insurance backed guarantee of water tightness for 20 years

All this can be achieved by contacting one of our many trained Dryseal specialist installers who can be found online at Dryseal Approved Contractors.

Dryseal. Dependable detailing.

For further details on Dryseal, please contact the team by telephone: 01327 701900, or by email: dryseal@hambleside-danelaw.co.uk.

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