Comparing Materials for Flat Roofs in Surrey

Some roofing companies in Surrey refuse to work on flat roofs but there’s no reason to avoid these specialist roofing repairs when you have a thorough understanding of the different repair systems available. Laser Roofing Ltd are located near Dorking and every roofer on our team is conversant with the systems we use for fixing flat roofs.


We have two different systems in place for flat roofing repairs in Surrey; high-performance hot felt and EPDM rubber. The former is a more traditional roofing product while the latter is a modern material. Both have their own benefits and advantages.

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High-Performance Hot Felt for Flat Roofs in Surrey


Because every roofer working for our Surrey-based company has experience in traditional flat roofing repairs, the use of hot felt is never a problem and we insist on using top-branded materials that ensure high performance. Laser Roofing Ltd have previously used high-performance hot felt on many properties in Surrey to deliver the following benefits:


  • Perfect for flat roofs on garage, porches, sheds and extensions in Surrey
  • Much safer to use on roofing repairs than hot bitumen and liquids
  • Very simple installation process saves money when using an accredited roofer
  • Clean and tidy workmanship assured at your Surrey property
  • Leaves a tough, durable finish on flat roofing surfaces and has a long guarantee
  • BBA approved so you’re always assured of a lasting, high-end product



EPDM Rubber for Flat Roofs in Surrey


GRP fibreglass and EPDM rubber have emerged to become the two most suitable products for work on flat roofs. When we undertake flat roofing repairs in the Surrey area, we opt for EPDM rubber because of the additional benefits it brings to the job. Every roofer at Laser Roofing Ltd agrees that EPDM is one of the most versatile products in our sector.


  • Made from recycled materials and can be reused again many times over
  • Reflects heat to keep Surrey properties cool in the summer.
  • Insulates well in the winter and is entirely waterproof to protect flat roofs
  • Exceptional lifespan of up to 50 years when used for flat roofing repairs
  • Simple and inexpensive for a roofer to use at your Surrey home
  • Multiple colours and textures ensure a traditional appearance is maintained
  • Doesn’t rely on gravity to stay in place, making it perfect for flat roofs
  • Flexible enough to shift with properties in Surrey that are still to settle
  • A seamless, watertight finish is guaranteed by Laser Roofing Ltd
  • Fire-retardant, ozone stable, UV stable and non-perishable on flat roofs


If you’re about to hire a roofer for flat roofing repairs in Surrey, talk to them first about the materials they work with. Work on flat roofs can be highly specialised but by choosing a roofing company with excellent credentials and the flexibility to work with two of the industry’s most progressive systems, the best results are always assured.


To discuss flat roofing repairs with an accredited roofer covering all of Surrey and the South East, call Laser Roofing Ltd now and we’ll provide you with a first-class service.

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