Roof Curbs 101: Everything You Need to Know to Keep Your Flat Roof Safe and Secure

Roof Curbs 101: Everything You Need to Know to Keep Your Flat Roof Safe and Secure

Roof curbs are an essential part of any flat roof system, providing a secure and stable base for roof-mounted equipment. At Custom Curb Inc., we understand the importance of roof curbs and their role in ensuring a safe and efficient roofing system. As roofing specialists, we have encountered many questions from clients about roof curbs and their function. In this blog post, we will be addressing some of the commonly asked questions we receive about roof curbs. We hope that this information will help you make informed decisions about your roofing needs.

What are roof curbs?

Roof curbs are raised structures that are installed on a flat roof to provide a secure and stable base for roof-mounted equipment, such as HVAC units, skylights, and exhaust fans. A roof curb typically consists of a frame made of steel or aluminum and is available in various sizes and shapes to accommodate different types of equipment.

Why do I need a roof curb?

A roof curb is essential for installing and securing roof-mounted equipment. Without a roof curb, the equipment could shift or become unstable, leading to potential safety hazards and equipment damage. Additionally, a roof curb ensures that the equipment is installed at the correct height and angle, allowing for proper drainage and preventing water damage to the roof.

What materials are roof curbs made of?

Roof curbs are typically made of steel or aluminum due to their durability and resistance to weather and corrosion. However, at Custom Curb Inc., we can fabricate roof curbs from a variety of materials to meet your specific needs.

How do I know what size roof curb I need?

The size of the roof curb you need depends on the size and weight of the equipment being installed. At Custom Curb Inc., we can customize roof curbs to fit your equipment and ensure a secure and stable installation.

Can I install a roof curb myself?

We do not recommend installing a roof curb yourself, as it requires specialized knowledge and expertise. Improper installation can lead to safety hazards and equipment damage. It’s always best to work with a professional roofing company like Custom Curb Inc. to ensure a safe and proper installation.

At Custom Curb Inc., we specialize in custom roof curbs that are designed to meet your specific needs. Our team of specialists has the expertise and knowledge to provide you with the highest quality products and services. Contact us today to learn more about how we can help with your roofing needs!

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