Traditional Built Up Bitumen Felt Flat Roofing

Traditional built up bitumen felt flat roofing, is one of the oldest methods of flat roofing in the roofing industry, with this method being used for over fifty years.

Felt is a more cost effective alternative to other methods of flat roofing such as, GRP fibreglass or EPDM rubber roofing. 

The method of installation of a traditional felt flat roofing system: 

1. To strip the existing roof of the old material previously used

2. To supply and install new 8×2 OSB3 smart ply boards 

3. To add two layers of a high performance basecoat felt using traditional methods of hot bitumen 

4. To add the fourth and final layer of a high performance mineral felt using traditional methods of hot bitumen, which the customers has the option to choose from colours of midnight black, antique red or forest green (all the drips edgings/upstands will be placed in high performance mineral felt

The benefits of a traditional felt roofing system

  • Longevity 
  • Durability
  • Cost effective

At JDL we provide a 10 year guarantee with any installation of a traditional felt roofing system. 

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