The Benefits of Fibreglass
Benefits of fibreglass roofs
- First of all, fibreglass is a very tough, robust material that can be laid without any seams;
- It is also has very little intrinsic value if removed, deterring thieves;
- The strength of fibreglass makes it extremely durable, with roofs fitted today lasting as long as 20 to 30 years;
- This is mainly due to its ability to ward off wet and windy weather that easily attacks felt and bitumen roofs, therefore protecting your home from any irritating leaks – making it a weatherproof, dependable option too;
- Fibreglass can also be easily repaired, extended or replaced if needs be; a simple gel resin applied with a paint gun can offer extra protection for an extensive period of time, while applying acrylic paint to the surface of your fibreglass roof can also help it last longer;
- Fibreglass is a lightweight material and will not add weight to your roof structure;
- The strength of fibreglass also allows it to be laid on flat roofs and then tiled over and used as a roof garden or upstairs patio/balcony area. Sarah Beany recently reported that a roof terrace or balcony would add 2% of value to your current house price;
- Finally, you might think fibreglass is a dull and lifeless looking material, but that is simply no longer the case; fibreglass now comes in a variety of colours and surface textures for you to choose from, making it a very versatile roofing option.
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