Flat roofs are fairly common where older row homes exist, like Washington D.C., Alexandria and Arlington and are a completely different animal than a sloped or pitched roof. The definition of a “flat roof” is any roof without sufficient slope to “shed” water, usually around 4/12 or less
Your roof is a structure designed specifically for keeping out the elements, mostly water. When a young roof (less than 15 years old) has a leak, roof repair is usually the best course of action. So, I wanted to dive into the most common types of repairs and the nuances that can come with those.