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Ponding water on flat roofs in Florida

In the roofing industry, the NRCA (National Roofing Contractors Association) and most building codes defines ponding water on a flat roof as, ³ "water that remains on a roof surface longer than 48 hours after the termination of the most recent rain event"

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Ponding water on your Florida flat roof can cause you stress!
Flat roofs have their unique issues compared to the traditional pitched tile roof. If you own a house or building with a flat roof in Florida you understand the issues that ponding water or standing water on a flat roof can have.

Many Florida roofing contractor offer flat roof repairs, the issue is that repairing a leak on a flat roof still won¹t solve your ponding water issues. Even if your contractor can successfully repair your flat roof and stop the flat roof from leaking, if it is in a low spot of your flat roof and water ponds or stands, you will still have issues. Eventually the flat roof will leak again. As a property owner of a building with a flat roof that ponds water or has standing water you have to successfully find a way to somehow remove that standing water.

Ponding Water on Flat Roofs in FL

Many Florida roofing contractors will propose re-pitching your flat roof to remove standing water.  The biggest obstacle with this solution for ponding water on a flat roof is the expense. The other solution many Florida roofing contractors may propose is coating your roof with elastomeric coatings. This may make your roof look great but still won¹t solve your ponding water on your flat roof.  You need to remove the standing water that your flat roof has!

For more information on The Roof Sentinel II Solar-Powered Roof Pump talked to your Florida roofing contractor or call 817-771-5027 and order this cost-effective ponding pump today.

How much does it rain in Florida?

Key West actually is the driest area in Florida with an annual rainfall of 38.94 inches. The most rain is in Pensacola, Florida with 52.3 inches. The state record for rain fall in 24 hours was in 1950 where Yankeetown, Florida received 38.7 inches of rain.  The state record for rain in one year goes to Pensacola, Florida in 1879...a whopping 127.24 inches.  Florida has for of the top 10 wettest cities in the United States, Pensacola, Tallahassee, West Palm Beach and Miami.

For Ponding water on your flat roof contact your local Florida roofing contractor and ask about a Sentinel II Solar Roof Pump.

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