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What is a Flat Roof?

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Everyone knows what a roof is but how do you define what a flat roof is? Some roofs have a slight slop but are technically flat. So just what is a flat roof? A flat roof, or low-slope roof as it is commonly called in the industry, is any roof with a slight incline. An incline is needed for any roof, even low-slope roofs, to accommodate rain run-off. Failure to Read More

Importance of Roof Flashing

Importance of Roof Flashing The roof of any structure is the most overlooked feature. Not only do building owners take it for granted, architects and unfortunately, some roofing companies, don’t spend the time to properly seal the roof from the effects of wind, rain, and snow. One key feature that is taken for granted by many is the flashing. Just what is the purpose of flashing? Let’s have a look. Read More

Finding a Flat Roof Contractor

Finding a roofing contractor around the Oakville, Burlington area can be a tough job. If you have a flat roof, you will know that it requires special materials that are more costly than standard roofing shingles used on a residential building. Now, add to the equation that you not only need specific materials, you need a contractor experienced enough to not only install the materials correctly, but also to stand Read More

My Green Roof

What would you think if you looked out the office window and gazed at a beautiful green roof lush with vegetation instead of the usual black tar and gravel? You would be amazed and wondering if you were seeing an illusion wouldn’t you? Well, that is not an illusion anymore. Green roofs are here and starting to build in popularity. What is a green roof you ask? A green roof Read More

Winter is Coming, Time to Prepare

Winter is Coming, Time to Prepare As summer winds down and the leaves prepare to start falling, now is a good time to have your flat roof inspected for possible problems. By the time the snow hits the ground, our phone will be ringing off the hook with customers calling us because their roof is leaking,  and water damage is starting to occur on the inside of the building. Why Read More

Different Types of Flat Roofs

Essential Flat Roofing offers four types of flat roofing; EPDM (Ethylene Propylene Diene Monomer), TPO (Thermo-plastic Polyolefin Roofing Membranes), BUR (Built-Up Roofing – Tar and Gravel) and Modified Bitumen. Contact us today for all your roofing needs. Embed This Image On Your Site (copy code below): Courtesy of: Essential Flat Roofing

Flat Roof Repair Benefits

All roofs are exposed to the elements: wind, rain, snow and sun all play a part in breaking down your roof over time. Flat roofs are no exception to the rule. In fact, flat roof repair can be the bane of many businesses and homeowners. It does not have to be that way, however. Flat roofs can last up to 20 – 30 years with proper maintenance, installation, and inspection. Read More