Roofs are the constructions that cover the buildings which have levels with a slope to remove the rain and the snow. Roofing construction is not a simple matter, as it requires the appropriate experience and expertise.
The different types of roof
The main material for the construction of a roof is the tile, but various other materials are also used such as metal sheets, panels and concrete slabs. Roofs usually have several levels but this is not necessary. A common feature on all roofs is their characteristic finish after the end of the wall, in order to effectively remove rainwater, hail, etc.
A very important technical point for a roof is the angle of inclination. The larger the angle of inclination, the greater the slope of the roof relative to the horizontal. Equally important is the insulation of the roof.
Proper placement of the sealing membrane and careful design is required. This way we will have a perfect result in terms of thermal insulation but also a construction that will withstand time.
Roof repair is a very important process and if not done properly or late can cause significant damage to your roof. Especially when there is a problem with the insulation of the roof resulting in the inflow of water, the repair of the roof is considered necessary immediately.
The right solution
The correct and timeless solution for the repair of your roof requires the assignment of the project to a specialist with experience and professionalism in order to take the right steps that will give a final solution to the problem.
It is necessary to install the appropriate layer of thermal insulation depending on the materials and the design of your roof, so that there are no leakage problems or insufficient insulation. In some cases it is necessary to completely renovate the roof by removing tiles, membranes, etc. and completely replacing the existing thermal insulation.
If the roof is not repaired properly, the first signs of lack of thermal insulation or leaks will be noticed in a short time.
In case your roof is sufficiently insulated and its insulation needs to be strengthened, then it is not necessary to make repairs, but the process of strengthening the insulation can simply be carried out from inside the roof.
It is also important to clean your roof as well as the gutters, especially if there are trees near it. It is a good idea to check various important points on your roof, such as chimneys, pipes, solar panels, etc. for any cracks or other damage.
What should you look out for in a wooden roof that will last over time?
One of the most important tasks related to the construction of a wooden roof is its waterproofing. This is achieved by placing the breathable waterproofing membrane.
This ensures that no moisture will pass inside the house, while at the same time allowing the wooden roof to breathe.
For the construction of a wooden roof, soft woods with a harder core are usually used, such as pine, fir, etc. These woods are treated in a special way (impregnated with special drugs so that they can last forever and not be attacked by insects such as the worm).
The glued wood can be used in large openings of a roof, but also in various special constructions, such as for example large arched beams.
The raw material of composite wood are pieces of wood in standard dimensions, which after undergoing a special drying treatment are welded to form solid forms of wood in a variety of dimensions, presenting a single structure and strength – elements that make them unique for wide use on wooden roofs.
Wood: a special material for constructions
Wood is a vulnerable material and appropriate measures should be taken to protect it.
It is a living material, which needs love and passion. Wood when handled with the right hands and tools can be turned into a real work of art with eternal durability.
Alternative roofing materials are also polyurethane panels. Both trapezoidal and tile patterned panels are available in long lengths, which facilitates construction, because we have one-piece sheets on our roof without intermediate joints.
The trapezoidal panels are delivered in the exact length desired by the customer. Roman tile polyurethane panels are delivered in a wide variety of lengths, according to the step of the Roman tile, ie every 35cm.
The useful width of the panels is 1.00 meters. Depending on the geographical area and the use of the property, we choose the thickness of the trapezoidal panels in order to achieve the insulation we want.
The durability of quality polyurethane panels in the mountains is great, because they offer thermal insulation and deal reliably with the difficult conditions of the mountains.