Flat Roofing Experts Dublin
Customers in Dublin frequently are in search of a flat roofing contractor or company in Dublin indicating the popularity of the flat roof design which can be evidenced in the community as well. However, the flat roofs have to be maintained accordingly which also helps in preserving property values.
Dublin City Roofing Contractors’s offices are located at Oceanic Suite, Centre Block, Docklands Innovation Park, 128-130 East Wall Road, Dublin 3, Ireland. Our trained and skilled staff take pride in the installation and repair of flat roofs.
Fibre Glass Flat Roofing Experts
We not only deal in the installation and replacement of flat roofs but we also offer specialized flat roofing repairs in Dublin. Flat roofs, just like all types of roofs sustain damage from harsh weather conditions such as strong winds which can fling debris. Flat roofs that are subject to large loads such as due to the buildup of ice and snow can in some cases collapse.
It is to the benefit of the homeowners by choosing skilled flat roofing contractors in Dublin. For example, care must be exercised by the professionals to not block the roof drainage systems accidentally. In this regard, our skilled staff possess considerable experience related to installing and repairing flat roofs in Dublin. We employ the usage of commercial grade tools and supplies to ensure our customers receive the best possible service.
Use a Full-Service Flat Roofing Contractor
Apart from flat roofing services, we also offer several in-demand roofing services to our customers. Contact us to learn more about these key services:
- Flat roof installations and repairs;
- General roof installation and repair services;
- Chimney repairs;
- Fiberglass roof installation and repair services;
- The installation and repair of fascia, soffits, and gutters;
- Emergency roof repair services.
Dublin City Roofing Contractors is a family owned firm and we hope that our renowned familiarity and experience with different types of roofs such as flat roofs will ensure customers in Dublin will select us as their roof installation and maintenance firm.
Flat Roof Repairs Expert Near You - Flat Roof Design Experts & Requirements
Modern materials, design and ventilation have completely changed flat roofing. The use of better materials has changed the quality of flat roofing. Traditional problems such as leaking no longer prevails in it and it's no longer considered a cheaper alternative to a pitch roof. The consistent damp and wet climate in Dublin coupled with the driving winds creates tough conditions which become a test for the roofing systems, of which the wind driven rains are the sternest test for the quality of the roofing.
Flat roofs shouldnt be completely flat as a small margin of slant (1 degree fall) is given so as to direct the water towards the gutter. The placement for flat roofs isn't fixed as it depends on the buildings and the placement of windows for better views.
Flat Roofing Systems & Average Estimated Costs
Other Flat Roofing Systems & Estimated Costs
This is the most common type of flat roofing due to being cheap and easily available. It has undergone considerable development in recent years and its application involves it being applied in two or three layers. A granular or a smooth finish can be chosen and then it can be painted with a solar reflective paint. For reference, torch-on-felt roofing usually has a materials guarantee of 10-15 years and costs around €55 per sqm.
PVC is another option in which a single ply membrane of usually gray-coloured rubber is fixed to your timber base. Labour costs are cheaper than the installation of a two-ply material. It usually costs 20-30 per cent more than a torch-on system and has guarantees of roughly 12-15 years.
Fibre Glass Roofing
Fiberglass flat roofing has a reputation of being a durable choice. It is inflexible for some situations, but advances in materials have made fiberglass roofing more reliable and very durable. Costs are around €70 per sqm on domestic-sized roofs and it should last for about 15-20 years.
One of Dublin City Roofing Corporation’s favorites, zinc roofing provides a smooth and contemporary look that fits in panels with a standing seam joining each panel. Zinc is corrosion un-resistant and needs minimal maintenance. The best part is that it is extremely long lasting – 100 years-plus.
Costs range about €120 per sqm taking into account drips and fascias. It also maintains its color throughout its lifespan and the uniformity of color and material in the fascias and soffits provides uniformity and consistency to design.
One of the more traditional flat roofing methods due to copper being naturally available. The aesthetic green patina it develops after years of oxidation is coveted but unfortunately it is expensive as prices range around €130 per sqm. However, it has a large lifespan i.e. around 100 years in Ireland.
Another aesthetic and traditional type, it is highly malleable and mostly used over small areas such as bay windows. Its cost is similar to copper at €130 per sqm but comes with a material lifespan guarantee of 50 years.
Flat Roofing Repair Costs
Small Leaks and Repairs
Poor drainage is usually the main cause of leakage in flat roofs as the water is likely to collect on the top. Frequent monitoring and inspection is required for flat roof structures to prevent puddle formation that can ultimately lead to structural damage if not rectified earlier. Asphalt or Bitumen is a common material used on flat roofs while a contractor will be forced to repair any cracks caused by drainage issues. The costs can range from approximately €500 to €1,200.