Looking at buying a flat roof house

james hudson
5/18/2009
I am looking at a house for sale that has a flat top roof. I don't know anything about these types so that is my biggest hesitation for this purchase. I haven't been up there yet so I don't know what it looks like or where the water goes or anything like that. I can't even tell if this kind of house has an attic? It looks like if it did, it wouldn't be large enough to even move around. Can you tell anything by these pictures? Is the roof even with the top of the shingle line or is it recessed a couple feet or what. I will have the hosue inspected before buying, but should I have a roofer look at it too? Anything else I should look at for these types of roofs? Thanks
james hudson
5/18/2009
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Todd Miller
Isaiah Industries, Inc.
5/21/2009
It probably would not be a bad idea to get someone pretty experienced with roofing to do an inspection and help you understand. Please realize that most metal products would require that a pitch be added to the roof prior to installation.
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