There are a lot of misunderstandings on flat roof replacement that are mostly known by many people and this should be a concern, one of the common misconception is that the roof is actually flat. Even if flat roofs do not have a very noticeable design, the roofs are certainly not flat. It would be impossible to drain all the water from the roof if the roof was designed to be flat all the way across and this will be a big problem from the start. The issue about the water drainage should be addressed by the owner of the home to the flat roof replacement company in order to have an angle designed to cater on the issue.
Once you decide to have a flat roof replacement on your home, then you are resolving the issue of stagnant water on your roof, if not then you will have the same issue for as long as you get a flat roof replacement. You should also be aware that this is done in order to avoid spending a big amount of money. It is very important to know the exact design of the flat roof replacement and how it is built in order to know the best technique that you can use.
If your home have a flat roof with one side that is open then one thing that you can do is build a natural slope that will be able to help propel the water down to the open side of your flat roof. A slope is a very important installation together with your flat roof replacement in order to make sure that your flat roof will have the right water drainage, it is suggested nowadays that an inch of slope per foot is the best way to help propel your water to the right direction. Adding the installation of an extra slope will add the chance to avoid water to get stagnant on your flat roof without it giving a different look to your roof.
One other option that you have is to install a proper drainage system on your roof that will provide an easier clearing of the water from the roof. It will be a lot easy to install a good drainage system on your flat roof and you should discuss this idea with the flat roof replacement company that you hired. If your flat roof have walls built around each sides that will block the water from falling off the edge then adding a good water drainage system is a good idea. There are two ways to achieve a good water drainage system, one is by installing drain pipes with inlets, the other is with the use of scuppers.