GRP

GRP Flat Roofing

Why Choose GRP Roofing for Your Flat Roof?

GRP stands for ‘Glass Reinforced Plastic’ a material made from a polyester resin, which is reinforced by chopped strand mat glass fibres to form a GRP laminate. It is a very popular composite material to use due to the fact that not only is it very strong but also surprisingly light.

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How Not to Lay a GRP Roof

There are two problems with GRP flat roofs. Firstly it’s very difficult to get a skilled person to lay GRP correctly – you really need to have been laying GRP for some time before you understand and can prevent any problems.

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Noisy Flat Roof London

Noisy Flat Roof London

I have a 3 tear old cold flat roof with celotex insulation and ventilation layer. The roof is standard felt with minimal chippings. When it rains it is really irritating as, I’m guessing, the ventilation layer acts as an amplifier.

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Decking Over GRP Roof Pimlico

Problem With GRP Flat Roof

7 years ago we bought a 3 storey house in Pimlico with the intention of retiring there sometime around 2014. One of the attractions of the property was that the entire roof was a roof garden of some 45.1 square metres. We did the place up in order to rent it, which included installing a new GRP roof and new lead flashings. We then put timber decking over this as the walking surface of the roof garden.

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Badly Laid GRP Flat Roof

GRP Flat Roofing Issues

Having viewed most of your videos on your YouTube channel, I’m wondering if you cover the Portsmouth area for a small flat roof covering? I’m planning a 7m x 3m extension utilising a warm roof construction I think. The roof will also have a 3m x 1m roof light in it.

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