Heavy snow to strong sunlight, your roof has to endure it all. In order to protect you and your belongings against all weather conditions, it is important that you choose the right roofing. Are you curious for the different types? Then keep on reading or visit www.groepsmekens.be.
The choice is huge. Fortunately, not all types of roofing are suitable for any type of roof, so you can quickly cross off a number of choices.
A terraced house in Belgium with a sloped roof has on average a total roof area of 100 m2. This means, to cover a whole roof with tiles, for example, you will have to pay around € 7,500 for the entire job.
Looking for more specific information about prices?
On the internet there are many estimates of prices, but experience shows that many homeowners are looking for quite specific information. A roofing company will be able to give you more detailed information for your entire roofing job.
Roofing: flat roof
A flat roof has to endure heavier conditions than a pitched roof. Imagine a hefty downpour; rain will slip easily from a sloping roof but rain on a flat roof needs to evaporate. As a result, the lifetime of a flat roof is shorter than that of a sloping roof. The following environmentally friendly materials are suitable to defy all weather conditions:
- Green Roof
Roofing: sloping roof
A sloping roof is by far the most common type in Belgium thanks to the longevity and the multitude of possibilities in style and design. Below are the most common types of roofing materials for a pitched roof:
- Tile: clay, concrete and slate
- Metal plates: aluminum, copper and zinc