Asked Questions

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A Flat roof, also known as a low-slope roof, is a roofing system that looks flat and horizontal in shape. They are roofs with a pitch that range from 1 to 10°. Flat roofs are commonly found on commercial properties as they are extremely economical, durable, cost-effective, and also makes space available for other business needs.

Installing a flat roof on your modern residential property also has several advantages, including enhancing your home’s aesthetic, saving energy, and making space available for a rooftop terrace, gardening, and more.

The materials to use for your flat roof will depend on factors like your budget, timeframe, size of your roof, and more. However, the most important thing is to choose high-quality materials that are long-lasting and durable enough to maintain the structural integrity of your roofing system.

When you work with Quality Home Roofing and Remodelling, our experienced roofers will help you choose the best roofing materials for your property.

Flat roofs are generally considered as one of the longest-lasting roofing systems. They usually last for about 10 to 20 years depending on how they are installed and how well you maintain the roof. Flat roofs are often sealed and waterproofed to prevent leakage and reduce the chances of damage by weather elements.

What more, it is essential to ensure your flat roof is installed by experienced and professional roofers like Quality Home Roofing and Remodelling, that use high-quality materials and offers superior workmanship.

You will need the help of a professional flat roof contractor to get it installed. Installing a flat roof isn’t a DIY project. Aside from helping you identify the best materials for your property, a professional roofing company will deploy experienced roofers to install your roof, seal it adequately, and ensure it isn’t susceptible to water damage, cracks, or weather and environmental damages. More so, these companies are insured and have the right equipment and gears to work safely on your roof.

A roof membrane is generally used on flat roofs to prevent water from leaking into your property. This roofing system is used to create a watertight seal that protects your structure from moisture and other environmental factors. They are commonly made from materials like synthetic rubber, thermoplastic, or modified bitumen.

Do you have a leak, crack or hole on your flat roof? The first step to take is identifying the source of your roof problem and patching the affected area to prevent further damage. However, a replacement may be considered if the damage to your roof is severe and there is a likelihood that repairing it may compromise the overall integrity of your roofing system. In cases like this, trying to fix your damaged roof may be a complete waste of time and money.

Having a professional roofer like Quality Homes Roofing and Remodeling carry out the repairs can increase the service life of your flat roofs by up to five years. When you work with us, our expert roofers will help you identify the source of the problem and provide you with a long-lasting and cost-effective solution.

Like all other roofs, inspecting your flat roof regularly and ensuring everything is intact is one of the best ways of preventing complicated roof problems. While inspecting your flat roof, look out for water pooling, cracks, blisters, and loose seams. If you notice any of these on your roof, you should contact a professional roofing company immediately.

Other ways to maintain your flat roof includes ensuring it is free of debris, trimming back surrounding trees, looking out for signs of undue stress (which may be caused by snow, extremely heavy equipment) and carrying out repairs as soon as problems are detected.

Yes, modern flat roofs are designed to withstand snow load when they are installed correctly and the right materials are used. However, the most common reasons why flat roofs give in to snow load is if it is an old structure, has suffered years of water damage, clogged drainage systems or modification of the building interior without concern for its structural impact on the roof. With correct installation by an experienced roofer, you won’t have to worry about your flat roof giving in to snow load.

If your roof has passed its lifespan, it is time to consider a replacement. Other signs that your roof needs repairing or replacement include high energy bills, water leaks, visible damage, organic growth on your roof, blistering and more.

Have you noticed any of these signs? If yes, contact Quality Home Roofing and Remodelling now! Our experts will assess your roof and help you decide the best course of action.

The cost of installing or repairing a flat roof depends on several factors, including the size and type of your property, the roofing materials you want, the professionality of your roofing contractor, and more. Want to get a free estimate for your flat roof project? Please, get in touch with us now. We’ll inspect your property for free and offer you a no-obligation estimate.

Some of the signs that your shingles need to be replaced include bald spots, curling shingles, decaying shingles, missing shingles after heavy wind, visible crack, rusted flashing, discoloured interior wall, evidence of water leakage and more. Furthermore, if your roof is more than 12 years old, you should get a professional roofer to assess it and ensure there are no hidden problems.

You can either opt for a full roof replacement or re-cover your existing roof system.

A full roof replacement involves tearing off your existing roofing system and installing a new one. The cost of complete roof replacement will depend on factors like the type of shingles you want, the shingle’s warranty, its style, and more.

A re-cover of your system involves the installation of a new roof on the existing system. With this option, the roofer won’t have to tear down your existing roof. So it is cost-effective and less- demanding. However, please note that building code requirements do not always permit multiple re-roofs. If you have done this once, a complete roof replacement may be your only option.

Want to find out the cost of the options above? Get in touch with us now. We’ll be happy to inspect your roof for free and provide a no-obligation estimate.

A leaking roof can cause damage to your property and put you and your loved ones at risk. The source of the water leakage and the extent of the damage it has caused to your roofing system will determine whether you should repair or replace it completely. Talking to professional roofers is the best way to determine the most effective course of action.

You can give it a shot if you are certain that you won’t end-up botching the roof repair or replacement project. If you are unsure of your skills, we suggest that you engage an experienced roofer to avoid wasting time and money trying to fix it yourself.

On average, you can expect your newly installed roofing system to last about 20years. Also, the lifespan of your roof will depend on its design, quality of materials used, how it was installed, local climate, the structure of your building, periodic maintenance, and more. Additionally, we recommend that you go for materials that offer the best warranties for your budget.

Your aesthetic choice and budget are two major factors to consider when choosing the best roofing shingles for your roof. At Quality Home Roofing and Remodeling, we can confidently say no roofing shingle manufacturer compensates us to promote their products. You can leverage our decades of experience in the industry to choose the best roofing shingles.

No, you don’t need to replace your gutters or downspouts if they are in good shape. Our professionals can work with them without causing damage to the systems. However, if your gutter needs minor repairs, we can fix them too.

Tearing down your old roof and installing a new one can take up to three to four days. Other factors that may affect the timing includes weather condition, or if there is a second layer of roof to remove. At Quality Home Roofing and Remodeling, we are known for completing all roofing projects within the agreed timeframe. We’ll never exceed whatever time we give you for your project’s completion.

Yes, if your energy bills have gone up because your current roof is old and underperforming, installing a new roof will lower it. Getting a new roof will make your home more energy-efficient and also reduce the strain on your cooling and heating systems.

Although we do our best to minimize inconvenience during the roofing process, we often advise our clients to go somewhere else for a couple of hours when we start removing the old shingles. This is because the process can be very noisy and messy. Other steps you can take includes:

  • Parking your cars in the streets to save them from falling debris and dust. This could also save your tires from getting punctured by nails.
  • We recommend that you close your swimming pool if you have one. However, if you don’t have a swimming pool cover, our professionals will tarp it and remove the tarps once we complete the roofing project.
  • Also, we do advise our clients to protect any valuable items that they feel might be broken during the roofing process. With thousands of roofing projects completed, we are proud to say that no customer has ever complained that our professionals broke anything during the roofing process. Our experienced roofers know how to make sure everything runs smoothly without hassles.