5 Causes Of Puddling On Residential Flat Roofs
Flat residential roofs can suffer from puddling, which is when water collects on the roof surface instead of draining off. There are a few reasons puddling occurs, and they can all be repaired and prevented. 1. Pitch Junctures For roofs that use a combination of flat roofing adjoined to a pitched roof, there can be a slight dip at the junction between these two roof planes. This results in puddling water and a weak junction that is more prone to leaks.