Flat Roof Flashing

Your businesses flat roof faces a lot of everyday strain from the elements, creating a lot of wear and tear. However, there are things; you can do to help with protection. How to do that exactly depends on your approach. We offer a fully comprehensive protection system for your flat roof called “Flat Roof Flashing”. This type of installation will help slow down the onset of wear and tear so you can benefit from years more use from your roof before there is a need for a replacement. Installing flashings helps weatherproof your establishment and keep it strong. Standard Roofing is your go-to company for flashing installations.

Roof flashing has been around for hundreds of years, and it has proven that its simplicity can be a helpful engineering technique to maintain the integrity of your roof. Its main purpose is to prevent your roofing from hoarding a lot of water, especially from rain, storms, and even melted snow. Aside from the gutters, flashings cover the surface of your roofing and lets the water flow by without getting stuck in between the cracks, the water then moves directly down to the ground.

Tips You Need To Know About Flat Roof Flashing

Due to the expansion of buildings and facilities with flat roofs, flat roof flashing has become more common and much more evolved. It still serves the same purpose it did decades ago, which is to prevent water from stagnating. However, as great as it sounds, there are matters that need to be observed.

Flat roof flashing can be tricky. One thing that you need to take note of is that the material should withstand the test of time and the elements. Your flashing should be durable and low-maintenance.It should also be flexible. As we all know, objects expand and contract depending on the temperature. Your flashing should be able to accommodate the movement of the material that it is protecting. Otherwise, it could cause more harm than good.

The installation of flashing is as equally important; it takes the right blend of preciseness and expertise when installing needing a perfect fit to work effectively. Professional skills are needed for this part of the process. At Standard Commercial Roofing have accumulated years of experience and are very well skilled at installing your flashing.

Flat Roof Flashing Installation

Flat Roof Flashing further protects the roof from snow, rain, ice, moisture, and even some debris. The first step for installation is to place plywood, which should be covered with felt, on the flat roof, then, install the flashing.

We then, check the areas around the flat roof where water could enter. When we`re done, we have to gauge and trim the flashing to its appropriate size.

Lastly, after trimming, we then install the flashing by hammering it in place using roof nails. Once the flashing is in place, we apply clear roofing epoxy, not only to serve as paint, but also to prevent it from leaking.

If you want to have a professional install your Flat Roof Flashing or need more information call Standard Roofing today at (601) 373-5500.