Mansard roofs are roofs that have two slopes, the first of which is extremely steep, almost vertical, and the other which is much flatter and usually cannot be seen from the ground. Mansard roofs were first developed in Renaissance France, and as such have a luxurious and empirical aesthetic that other roofs cannot rival. Understanding the advantages and disadvantages of mansard roofs can help you decide whether or not it is the right fit for your home.
Flat roofing is a popular option for many residential and commercial properties. In addition to being highly durable, it can also be a relatively low maintenance form of roofing. Yet, if you have never had flat roofing before, you may not know much about it. In particular, there are likely a couple of questions you want answered about this option.
Are There Preventative Maintenance Steps You Can Do?
Many people are under the impression that there is no maintenance needed to keep these roofs in good condition.