Fibreglass is one of the most durable roofing materials being used today. It is made from plastic that is reinforced with fibres, most commonly these are glass fibres. The fibres are woven into a matt, which creates and bonds a thick strong watertight covering.
Fibreglass flat roofing can generally outlasts felt by a number of years. It is considered to have four times the life expectancy of most traditional roofing materials.
Under normal conditions, your fibreglass roof will actually never need to be repaired, but it could still suffer damage if part of the structure falls on it or it is damages by falling debris of some kind.
Cleaning such a roof is incredibly easy. You can use a pressure washer or a mop and buck of water. And the slip resistant surface makes it simple to clean without a fear of falling off your roof.
Fibreglass flat roofing is also energy efficient. It traps heat and cold inside the building, reducing the need to air conditioning or heating. And its durable design means that it has a smaller impact on the environment than other roofing materials. Fewer resources are required to be used over time when the roof lasts so long.
The waterproof design of a fibreglass roof means that it is a perfect setting for your rooftop garden. You won’t have to worry about the water from your plants seeping through your roof. And the sturdy fibreglass can hold your weight and the weight of the garden easily without incurring damage.
Few roofing materials can match the durability and extensive lifespan of fibreglass roofs. That is why it has quickly become the roofing material of choice for many professional roofers, business owners and homeowners.