In this article we discuss what happens when you have a building insurance flat report undertaken and the vital signs we look for.
In this article we look at the top 3 things to focus on when we inspect a flat roof for building insurance purposes. Pooling Water Since your roof is flat, when it rains or snows, there’s nowhere for that precipitation to go. As your home settles over time, the roof itself will shift a bit, meaning it might not be as level as it was when it was first installed. This may cause water to pool in divots and dips in your roof. While most materials are manufactured to hold up to water, you should drain these pools as soon as possible and check to make sure that water didn’t seep into lower layers of the roof. If pooling is allowed to linger, it’s likely to deteriorate the exterior of your roof, shortening the lifetime of the flat roof. Crack in Roof Flat roofs tend to have more pressure exerted on them, since they are flat instead of slanted. Sometimes this pressure can build up, and if the pressure and stress become excessive, it can cause your roof to crack. In the event that your roof does crack, you should call a professional immediately. In addition to exposing your home to precipitation, a [...]
Buildings Insurance and flat roofs can often be difficult to gain an understanding of. In this article we talk about the facts you need to know.
Have you been asked to have a flat roof inspection undertaken? In this article we simplify what happens when you have a roof inspection carried out.
In this article, we look at the factors in flat roofs and roofs in general that affect your home insurance premiums.
Regular repairs and maintenance to your flat roof is imperative if you want it to stand the test of time. These 4 issues are some of the more common things we come across.