Buildings in Surrey and Croydon have different roof types. While many have the traditional sloped roof, flat roofs are also rather common. If your home or another building you own has flat roofing, you should be aware of its differences with the conventional pitched roofs. For this article’s purposes, the focus is on the maintenance. Flat roofs are less costly when it comes to initial price but they require closer attention, for example. Here are common problems you may encounter when you have a flat roof. Take note that these problems are not necessarily exclusive to flat roofs, just that flat roofs are more vulnerable to them.