Inverted Roofing

Opposed to a traditional Flat Roof, an Inverted Roofing System consists of an ‘Upside Down’ Flat Roof in which the Waterproofing Layer is beneath the Thermal Insulation. This is also commonly known within the industry as a ‘Protected Membrane’. Inverted Roofs allow the insulation to protect the Roof’s membrane from extreme weather conditions, such as frost, high UV exposure and contraction expansion that is caused by extreme summer and winter temperatures.

The Waterproofing Layer tends to be made up of a Liquid Applied Membrane above a concrete slab on top of the structural deck. This tends to be a quick and efficient installation as the insulation is easy to apply over the Waterproofing Layer. Because of this design, the Inverted Roof is protected from traffic on the Roof, such as footfall and equipment, meaning it is ultra-durable.

The design of an Inverted Roofing System comes with other advantages, such as;

  • Being a Long-Term solution – Inverted Roofs have a long-life span
  • Inverted Roofs protect against Thermal Shocks – Preventing aged and fatigued Waterproof Membranes
  • Excellent for stormwater management
  • Waterproof Layer acts as a vapour barrier – eliminating the risk of condensation
  • A lot of the materials that constructs an Inverted Roof can be reused

Why HS RoofClad?

HS RoofClad have industry experts that have specified knowledge on Inverted Roofing Systems and everything that is involved with the installation process. The personnel that work on site also have experience with various other roofing solutions and they are available to help you with any RoofingCladding or building envelope queries you might have.

To find out more, please feel free to call us any time 020 3002 6865.
Alternatively, get in touch via our enquiry form.

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