Fiberglass Decking for Balconies and Rooftops
Outdoor living spaces are a hot commodity that is quickly becoming a major value added feature for many homeowners.
Balconies and rooftops are built to provide indoor comfort outdoor and most people are looking for building materials that are both durable and attractive.
Fiberglass (Glass Reinforced Plastic) -GRP or (Glass Fiber Reinforced Plastic) – GFRP is a material manufactured out of a combination of various elements. Primarily, it is made of a fiber reinforced plastic resin and then intercut with fine fibers of glass for added strength and durability. It goes through a rigorous manufacturing process that produces a tensile material wit superb quality that makes it suitable for outdoor installations.
Fiberglass is used for many purposes:
- Roofing (both domestic and commercial)
- Serve as great roof top for garages, sheds, warehouses
- Decks, roof-gardens and upstairs patio/balcony areas
Some of the benefits of fiberglass decking for balconies and rooftops are listed below.
Strength and Durability:
Fiberglass is a tough robust material and a high resistance to moisture and does not crack or dent like wood. It prevents inevitable water damage from most all non-fiberglass corrosive membranes and also withstands extreme weather conditions. Extended exposure to sunlight does not affect its color or appearance as the color is ingrained right through the material. It has a life span of about 20 to 30 years
Increase Value Of Your Home:
Fiberglass creates decking space with excellent dimensional stability while enhancing the functionality of your deck and your lifestyle while improving the appearance of your home.
With unlimited color options and designs, a well installed fiberglass deck, balcony or roof-top will add resale value to your real estate.
Fiberglass is environmental friendly as it is 100 percent recyclable. To boast its eco-friendly strength, utilization of fiberglass in construction helps to alleviate the pressure from natural resources.
Fiberglass is one of the most affordable material in the market today. With its high resilience and durability characters, fiberglass is a great value for your money. A reasonable budget could contribute to a well designed and constructed deck or rooftop.
A fiberglass deck, balcony or rooftop is almost maintenance free. It does not stain easily due to its non-porous nature. Does not require any special care when cleaning and is resistant to insect damage.
With all the benefits stacking up, it is not difficult to see why fiberglass has become one of the most frequently used materials in outdoor living space projects.
Check out this fiberglass rooftop with a glass railing in Monmouth Beach, New Jersey.
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