Flat Roof Drains and Placement

It is important that flat roof drains be well planned and maintained. When water starts building up on a roof, then it could cause many issues that will lead to a replacement of the roof. Many factors can influence the design, placement, and size of a drain. Watch the videos and articles on drains.

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Flat Roof Drain Strainers – Watch Video

Flat Roof Drain Strainers are Important  If appropriately designed, a strainer is supposed to keep larger objects from going down a drain, while allowing smaller debris through with the water flow. Most strainers, or domes, that cover a drain on flat roofs, are poorly designed because they block smaller debris and the strainer becomes clogged, preventing …

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Flat Roof Drains: Location, Installation & Maintenance – Watch Video

Drains are one of the most important parts of a flat roof. Most problems for flat roof begin with some kind of drainage issue, so it is important that roofs are designed with drains in mind. Without a well-designed drainage system, commercial flat roofs can be compromised and will not last the 30 to 40 years …

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Flat Roof Drains and Strainers on Commercial Roofs – Watch Video

Drains and Strainers on Flat Roofs Drains are the most integral component on any flat roof. They are responsible for properly draining any and all accumulated precipitation. To preserve the life of the roof, they must be cleaned from the debris that collects around them, on a regular basis. There are several ideas you can …

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Gutters on Flat Roofs – Important Drainage Systems

Gutters are as important as drains on a flat roof, but they are overlooked when it comes to design and maintenance. Gutters play a very important role in removing water and debris from a roof. They can also be the culprit for causing damages and leaks if not properly maintained. Pittsburgh, Stamford, White Plains, Greenwich. …

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Scuppers – A Flat Roof Drain System for Commercial Roofs – Watch video

Scuppers are found on many commercial and residential flat roofs. Scupper drains are equally, as important as other drains, and special attention should be given to their location and installation on a flat roof. We serve Pittsburgh, Monroeville, Stamford, Greenwich, White Plains What is a scupper? Scuppers are drain openings placed in areas on the side of a …

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