Flat Roofing in the Wye Valley, Raglan & Usk.
GFS are the experts of choice in South Wales when it comes to installing flat roofing. We have the expert knowledge to install durable, long lasting fibreglass flat roofs for your garage, balcony, dormer roof or large extension roof. All of our fibreglass products come with an insurance backed guarantee which will cover your fibreglass roof installation for up to 20 years.
So what is Fibreglass Roofing ?
Fibreglass was first developed in the 1938 by Owens Corning in the U.S.A. Originally it was intended for use in insulation, nowadays it is used for a variety of different purposes. The first Fibreglass Flat Roof in the UK was installed around 1978. Fibreglass roofing can also be called GRP Roofing (Glass Reinforced Plastic) and it is extremely versatile as well as being hard-wearing and waterproof. Fibreglass Roofing is perfect for use as a roofing material. Fibreglass Roofing can be made in a variety of different colours and can also have special finishes such as a non-slip surface.
How long will my roof last ?
A great deal of research and development has been carried out over the years and studies have estimated that they can last somewhere in excess of 50 years. This is backed up by the fact that many glass fibre laminates that were manufactured in the 1940’s, are still in use today. Research has shown Fibreglass doesn’t really deteriorate, in fact in the tests that have been carried out, it has remained in the same condition throughout.
Your Fibreglass Flat Roof can be manufactured in a range of different colours, with something to suit everyone's needs. Simply call us to discuss your particular requirements.
The benefits of Fibreglass Roofing
Most importantly there are a number of health and safety benefits to installing a Fibreglass Roof. Fibreglass Roofing is 'cold-laid' (this means that they do not require any type of heat treatment and can be laid as they are).
Fibreglass Roofing is very durable and 100% waterproof, this is far superior to other materials that may have been traditionally used for flat roofing. As the Fibreglass Roof is one huge membrane, there is no need for seam joints or welds, along with the consequential maintenance.
Fibreglass Roofing is entirely UV resistant.Fibreglass easily allows for new features such as balconies or a walkway on the roof area or even roof lighting. Your Fibreglass Roofing can be formulated with special fire retardant resins and topcoats.
Finally the largest benefit of having a Fibreglass Roof installed is that it will remain leak-free for life. The end result can look however you choose, as the surface and colour of Fibreglass can be altered to suit your requirements. You could choose a smooth or textured finish, as well as choosing from a wide array of different colours.