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Hire a Professional for Your Fibreglass Flat Roof Repair

A fibreglass flat roof ia a common type of roof that is found on many commercial buildings. While they are durable, over time they can develop leaks. When this happens, it’s important to hire a professional roofing contractor for your fibreglass flat roof repairs. After all a bucket in the middle of your living room floor is not a permanent solution!

A roof in need of repare or replacement showing abucket catching the rainwater inside

What is a fibre glass flat roof?

A fibre glass flat roof is a type of flat roof that is made from fibreglass. Fibreglass is a strong and durable material that is resistant to both water and fire. This makes it an ideal material for use on your roof, as it will not rot or deteriorate over time.

A flat roof can be hugely beneficial for homes and businesses alike. Using the right flat roofing materials, it can weather anything that can be thrown against it! From would-be intruders to vandalism and heavy weather, a fantastic flat roof can do an awful lot to keep you safe and warm across the years.

However, in time, even flat roofing can deteriorate. Just because a flat roof seems easier to install and easily repaired than more complex installations doesn’t make it immune to maintenance. For that reason, it always makes sense to consult with a professional on how to make the most of your flat roof repair. Roofing repairs can really stack up in terms of cost over the years, so naturally, you are going to want to look for a cost-effective solution which will stand the test of time. If you’re in need of a repair, or are simply looking to replace your old and outdated roof, fibreglass is definitely the way to go.

Roof being repiared, roofer removing old damaged roof material

How is a fibreglass roof installed?

Flat roofs are usually installed by our team of roofers using high quality materials.

Step 1

The first step is to lay down a layer of insulation, which helps to keep the heat in during winter and cool in summer.

Step 2

Next, a vapour barrier is put in place to prevent any moisture from seeping through the cracks and causing mould or mildew.

Step 3

A heat gun or nail gun is used to weld the different pieces of fibreglass together.

Step 4

The entire roof is coated with a UV-resistant resin. This creates a watertight seal that will keep your flat roof in good condition for many years to come.

A Fibreglass flat roof excellent investment for any property owner. Not only do they provide superior protection against the elements, but they are also very easy to maintain and repair if necessary. We provide high quality, durable material that will protect your roof and property for many years to come. If you have a roof that needs our attention, be sure to get in touch.


GRP flat roof being laid because it was leaking


Why Use Fibreglass For Flat Roofs?

Fibreglass flat roof repair can help to undo a lot of the damage caused by more outdated roofing solutions. There are plenty of reasons why roofers and experts in roofing contracting prefer GRP to much of the other material available on the market. For one thing, fibreglass has incredible protective properties, and is proven to be immensely resilient against rain, wind and other weather. What’s more, a fibreglass flat roof is virtually impenetrable, which means you are always well-protected against any would-be criminals who want to do serious damage to your property.

Repairing a flat roof is recommended if you find that your existing flat roof is deteriorating thanks to inferior material, or due to the age of the roof itself. What may have worked years ago won’t necessarily stand up by today’s standards. Cheap tile, rubber or otherwise will only last for so long, meaning that within a couple of years, you’ll need to start thinking about repairing and replacing again. Using high quality flat roof materials is essensial for your new roof. With fibreglass roofing, you’re guaranteed decades of protection.



Fibreglass Roof on a small Garage


How Fibreglass Works in Flat Roof Repairs

Fibreglass and GRP are recommended for flat roof repairs thanks to how easy it is to install, and how cost-effective it is from the word go. While fibreglass roofing may seem more expensive than other run-of-the-mill options on the face of things, a fantastic GRP roof will pay for itself after just a few months. There is simply no need for the maintenance and upkeep you’ve had to shell out for and arrange previously.

Fibreglass is easily laid, as it is as simple as pouring out and setting resin. By removing the remainder of old roofing material, we can safely lay down GRP so that it effectively repairs and replaces any outdated material or standards below. It only takes a short time to set and solidify, and we’ll even make sure that the colour and style of resin matches your existing property. Flat roof repair, when using inferior materials, is only going to need maintenance further down the line. With GRP, you’ll not have to think about your roof for another two decades. That’s an incredible value.

In fact, we offer a 20-year guarantee as standard with all GRP installations and repairs. That’s how confident we are in its amazing properties!

Logo showing 20-year guarantee


How to maintain your fibreglass flat roof?

There are a few things you can do to help maintain your fibreglass flat roof, prevent leaks and avoid extensive damage.

First, make sure that the roof is cleaned regularly. Leaves and debris can build up on the roof and drainage system causing problems. So it us important to clear as much debris as possible.

Second, check for cracks or damage to your roof regularly and repair the damaged area as soon as possible.

Third, have a professional inspect the roof at least once a year. If you have a leak in your fibreglass flat roof, it’s important to hire a professional as soon as possible due to possible roof damage and structural alterations.

Leaks can cause serious damage to your building if they’re not repaired quickly. A professional will be able to determine the cause of the leak and make the necessary repairs to prevent further damage. They may also recommend preventive measures to help avoid future leaks. By taking these steps, you can help extend the life of your roof and avoid costly repairs. After all no-one wants a leaking flat roof!

Maintaining your flat roof will save money in the long run, so it is important to keep an eye on it and carry out repairs as soon as any problems are noticed. Worried about your existing roof? Give us a call today

Is there a temporary solution if my roof is leaking?

Although we do not recommend any DIY roof repairs, you can buy temporary roof repair kits to use until a qualified professional can come and fix the roof properly.


AA water damaged roof

Calling the Professionals for Flat Roof Replacement

Fibreglass and GRP are handled by genuine roofing professionals. Roofers using GRP will be fully trained in how to use the material to their advantage, and can guarantee you of complete safety. Merlin’s team are experts in all things fibreglass, which means you can trust us to repair even the most complex of roofing issues. When it comes to your roofing repair, we are always ready to recommend fibreglass in a heartbeat.

A professional roofer will offer you everything you need to know about fibreglass repair before they get started.

The Merlin difference lies in the fact that we will be upfront with you both in terms of cost and in terms of service. We don’t like keeping customers in the dark – plain and simple. Therefore, for straightforward, professional care, you should always look to an experienced team and local firm for any roof repairs.



For Flat Roof Repair Contact Us

Thousands of homes and businesses across our region are benefiting from fantastic GRP fibreglass flat roof repair. Do you need a new flat roof? Are you looking for a repair job? Is your flat roof in need of a little TLC? Worried about costs, or what’s involved? Come and have a chat with our team at your convenience, and we’ll offer you a quote without any need for obligation. We are always happy to help, and our experience in roofing contracting means that we know exactly what’s required to get your flat roof back into shape.



Ian Chrichlow

Ian Chrichlow is a seasoned roofing expert serving Mansfield and Nottinghamshire. Specialising on GRP Fibreglass Roofing, Flashing, and Flooring. With a 20-year guarantee on all projects, Ian builds trust and quality into every job. He's got the know-how for both domestic and commercial spaces