Britframe Flat-to-pitch roof system
Britframe and its partners products are typically suitable for converting flat roofs to pitched, and over the years have been recommended and specified on numerous projects.
Britframe offers a permanent solution to failed flat roofs that can be used to construct a variety of pitched or curved roof structures that incorporates the simplest gable end design to the most complicated ridges, hips, valleys, soffit fascia's and overhang requirements.
A range of systems are available which can be individually configured and tailored to suit the specific structural and design requirements of the existing roof. The lightweight structural metal frame system has an excellent strength to weight ratio and Britframe over-roof conversion systems are constructed using a bespoke lightweight steel framing system, which is primarily designed to create a roof pitch. Offering a permanent solution to failed flat roofs they can be used to construct a variety of pitched or curved roof designs. Our framework can support both modern and traditional over-cladding systems to achieve the required aesthetics.
Accommodating a variety of roof pitches, the system is also ideal for the use on build projects where it provides a lightweight alternative to timber trusses or heavy hot rolled sections.
Protection of the existing flat roof by complementing the Britframe frame solution with a durable and cost effective new roof covering.
Elimination of continual costs of repair and /or replacement of flat roof and all the associated disruption this can cause to occupants and building users / owners.
Opportunity to greatly enhance the thermal performance of the existing building reducing heating costs and saving energy. Pre 1990 roofs generally have little or no effective insulation.
Extended building life and excellent pay back on full life cycle costing compared to repair and refurbishment of existing flat roofs.
Improved security, flat roofs invite thieves and vandals unlike pitched roofs
Minimum disruption to occupants and elimination of continued leaks associated with existing flat roofs.
Full audited design and installation service supported with a full independent insurance backed warranty on both products and installation (see all warranty options on page 11)
Enhanced appearance, making properties more attractive to visitors and users.
This cost effective and permanent option is designed to suit specific conditions of the existing structure