Flat roofs in architecture and construction appeared at the end of the 19th century, with the advancement of technology, and in particular with the invention of reinforced concrete. Of course, the concept is well known since ancient times, but only in geographically warm areas, without precipitation and snow. The new technology allowed the installation of flat roofs in other areas.
Flat roofs offer many options for arrangement, so it is no wonder that they are so popular. The technology behind them has advanced so much that nowadays there is a solution for almost any type of building and situation.
The most significant aspect, however, is the durability of a flat roof, which is due to modern coating materials (rubber membranes, in particular), which are highly resistant and have long warranties provided by the manufacturers. EPDM roofing Atlanta pros affirm that EPDM, TPO and PVC membranes are unlikely to be damaged by wind and hail, and they also have very high waterproofing properties. Consequently, such a type of commercial roofing option is very effective in protecting your Atlanta business from natural disasters.
Proper compliance and design of a flat roof has beneficial effects in terms of the life span of the building and reducing energy losses. This project must be carried out by specialists, who will take into account the concrete conditions of the building. The main parts of the construction of a flat roof include the optimal design, the proper construction of the insulation and also of the protection against the influences of external factors.