Most people only start thinking about flat roof conversions in Liverpool when their flat roofs start leaking. It goes without saying that a roof is one of the most important components of a home. It protects its occupants from inclement weather, unwanted wildlife and pests, and provides security. Imagine living under a flat roof that constantly leaks when it rains, or is in danger of sinking in. Would it be time to consider a flat roof conversion?
Rainhill Roofing received an enquiry from a customer in Liverpool about flat roof conversions. This customer was wondering why is it advantageous to convert his flat roof to a pitched, mansard, cross-gabled, saltbox, bonnet roof, or hip box. According to experts at Rainhill Roofing, other types of roofs last longer. The installation cost of a mansard or pitched roof may be pricey at first, but in terms of maintenance costs in the long run, it is a better choice. Secondly, other roofs respond better to inclement weather. For example, when flat roofs are hit by large amounts of snow or rain, their drainage is much poorer than a pitched roof. Over time, these drains may become clogged leading to serious structural damages. Thirdly, roofs require regular inspections and doing them from the ground level is much easier for pitched roofs. A slope on a roof helps the owner see the entire roof, whereas a flat roof cannot be seen. So roof problems are more noticeable on roofs with slopes. If there is a problem with a flat roof, it will go undetected for a while until other parts of the house get affected. Fourthly, when you own a home it is nice to be able to add an attic to it. You cannot do that with a flat roof. An attic will give you much-needed storage space.
If flat roof conversions in Liverpool are something that interests you, contact Rainhill Roofing today. Apart from flat roofs, they also specialize in guttering, roof slates, and lead work. For more information, please contact Rainhill Roofing at 0151 289 7869.