Modern; contemporary; traditional – flat roofs tick all the boxes. They’re featuring in cutting edge architecture, yet they date back to ancient Persian and Egyptian times. Do you love neat lines, clean and modern geometry and a house that is just a little bit different from the pack? A flat roof house design might be just the thing.
In times past, flat roofs have presented some challenges: poor insulation, water pooling and higher maintenance, to name a few. Nowadays, superior design and materials means that the performance of the modern flat roof building is comparable with that of the pitched roof.
And they’re right up there with contemporary design style. If you’re thinking about crafting a modern home, a flat roof is part of the look. Because of the aesthetic appeal of the flat roof design, UK homeowners are opting for this style, and this trend in consumer preferences is gaining momentum across London.
So, let’s take a closer look at the pros and cons of the flat roof. The team at Combit Construction, North London, has taken a moment to jot down some points to consider when considering this style for your home: