J & C Roofing Services provide expert solutions to all your roofing needs in and around the Leeds area. Whether you are building a new property or adding a garage conversion, choosing what type of roofing to have is a major decision in the design process. In this blog post, we look at the differences between flat roofs and pitched tile roofing, to help with your decision making.
Flat roofs and pitched tile roofing look completely different, with each variety offering various benefits. Find out more about their differences below.
A flat roof is where the roof is almost level. Although the name may suggest they are completely flat, they are in fact slightly sloped to allow rainwater to drain away, but look much flatter in comparison to traditional pitched tile roofing. Flat roofs have always been popular for smaller structures such as garage conversions and extensions. They are also becoming an increasingly regular sight in modern architecture throughout Leeds.
At J & C Roofing Services, our team has put together some of the key benefits of flat roofs:
A pitched roof is defined by having a roof pitch above 10 degrees and are a common site throughout the UK. Our experts at J & C Roofing services explain that the structure is made from two or more slopes that meet at a central point. They are traditionally covered in slate and tile materials in Leeds. Each side of the roof is usually pitched at the same angle and made from the same materials for aesthetic reasons.
Some of the main advantages of pitched tile roofing includes:
Both tile roofing and flat roofs come with their own benefits and depend on the type of projects you are undertaking, your budget and personal taste. They are both available in various designs and can be tailored to suit your needs. As part of our professional roofing services in Leeds, our team offers expert advice about different roofing styles, colours and materials to compliment your property. Contact us today for free advice and quotations.
CLICK FOR MENU