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The most popular flat roof decking materials are: Timber boarding. This deck is unsuitable for liquid or hot melt applied roofing systems. Profiled metal. The best choice is steel as aluminum may distort when a membrane is applied using heat. Reinforced concrete. A good and reliable choice for any roofing system.What is a typical flat roof material?
Flat roofs can be made from a variety of different materials and substances, including Asphalt built up roof (BUR), modified bitumen, Hypalon, PVC, TPO and EPDM synthetic rubber. Flat roofs always have a base and a coating of some sort, all of which require inspection and maintenance on a regular basis.What is a flat roof?
While standard sloped roofs typically have shingles that are overlapped like fish scales so that water slides over them, a flat roof is designed as a continuous, or monolithic, surface that can hold some standing water for a limited time. There are several types of membrane roofing materials, including rubber and plastic formulations.