Flat roofs are a typical element of the landscape of contemporary cities. It’s fast becoming a trend in the upscale development sector in Nigeria.
What are they? A flat roof is is a roof with little to no slope that are recently enjoying a revival on contemporary builds. Flat roofs are a familiar sight in almost every commercial building - typical malls, warehouse, apartment buildings and schools usually features a flat roof. This is simply because flat roofs are easier to install over large surfaces.
As we go on, I will attend to some of the likely questions contemporary build lovers have about these type of roof style, including: is a flat roof the right choice for a home? Is it more expensive than a pitched roof alternative? Is it harder to install? What’s cost of ongoing maintenance of flat roofs?