Do All Flat Roofs Leak?


Show Notes

In today’s episode, we’re shifting gears from our usual focus on commercial property investing to delve into the world of flat roofs.

You might not know this, but I’ve spent over 25 years in the flat roofing industry. I’ve installed countless roofs over the years and have been running a company that supplies roofing products for over two decades. Needless to say, I’ve learned a thing or two along the way.

While today’s topic might seem a bit out of the ordinary, flat roofs can significantly impact property valuations and ongoing maintenance. My goal is to share insights from my industry experience that I hope you’ll find valuable.

We’ll cover the basics of what makes up a flat roof, explore the various types of systems that can be installed, and discuss their unique features. Plus, we’ll tackle some important questions, like:

  • Why do flat roofs leak so much?
  • Are warranties really worth the paper they are written on?
  • Is the product more important than quality of labour?
  • Is ponding of water really the kiss of death?
  • What do blisters mean?

(It’s not a scary as it sounds, I promise 😂)

The key point to note is that, despite popular belief, well-installed flat roof systems should last a very long time without frequent replacements or leaks.

The secret lies in skilled craftsmanship.

Make sure to tune in and expand your knowledge. Whether you’re viewing a Commercial Property or dealing with that dreaded tap-tap-tapping sound of a leak, being informed can help you make better decisions and possibly save you from costly repairs further down the road.

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