The most effective way to fight against roofs

Climate in Vietnam on hot summer days, the temperature can reach over 42 degrees. Therefore, constructions and houses must always find ways to combat heat on flat houses. If you are looking for a way to combat heat on flat roofs, this article will give you useful solutions.

Simple anti-heat tips for flat roofs

Why must we resist heat to flat roofs?

Currently, flat roofs are very popular and popular. Those are houses using reinforced concrete. It has many outstanding advantages that make users love such as having many different designs, good weather resistance.

However, this model has a downside: its ability to absorb and retain heat longer than conventional roofing houses. Because the roof is the largest area exposed to the sun, the amount of heat absorbed into the indoor space is very large. Therefore, if you do not find solutions to combat heat for flat houses, people will feel hot, stuffy and uncomfortable.

This is the most important reason why people have to find anti-heat measures for flat houses during the hot season. The ways to combat heat against flat roofed houses are diverse, from simple to complex, from less expensive to more expensive.

Anti-heat method for flat roofs

Roofing with flat roofs

With this method may change the appearance of the house. However, roofing methods for flat roofs are being used by many people today. Additional roofs will be used to shield above the flat roof of the house. The materials commonly used here are tiles or corrugated iron. These are 2 anti-heat materials with low price, easy to install, easy to apply, and bring good anti-heat effect.

The roof tiles, corrugated iron roof are made up of the supporting frame and the roof. The tile or corrugated section will be in direct contact with the amount of radiation and absorb heat. Through the air created by the part of the roof and the roof, the heat has been significantly reduced. In addition, these types of roofs are often capable of exothermic, quick cooling. Waterproof, prevents water from penetrating into the concrete layer below.

Heat-resistant roofs with plaster ceiling

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In addition to being resistant to heat, gypsum ceilings can also protect against noise.

Using anti-heat method for plaster ceiling roofs will prevent the house from losing its original shape. The essence of this solution is to prevent heat exchange between high temperature space and low temperature space.

In addition to being resistant to heat, gypsum ceilings can also protect against noise, bringing aesthetics and elegance to your home. The method of anti-hot plaster with reasonable cost, beautiful, simple, easy to implement is being loved by many people.

Note when using plaster ceiling against heat

When using a heat-resistant gypsum ceiling, layers of material need to maintain a central space to create a continuous airflow. You should make natural vents at high points to allow hot air to escape and low-level vents for cold air to enter.

Vents or vents in the home should be covered with wire mesh to prevent birds, animals and insects from dwelling. In addition, it is also necessary to regulate this opening so that the plaster ceiling will not only resist heat in summer but also keep warm in the winter.

The construction measures are included in the design set when Arcviet plans for customers. Right in the perspective drawing of beautiful house models we have shown how to calculate the house to be perfect.

Roofs against heat by garden on the roof

This is a quite unique and interesting method of anti-heat that many families today also choose. The investor will choose greenery like vines, favorite flower pots, clean vegetable pots on the roof to form a small garden.

It is the moist soil layer of the garden on the roof that will help you prevent the radiation of sunlight directly on the concrete surface of the roof. The reduction of radiation in this way also helps to minimize the phenomenon of sudden changes in temperature that cause surface cracking, leading to seepage.

Not only has the effect of fighting against heat, the terrace space with eye-catching cool blue helps the house closer to nature and protect the environment. Your whole family can take care of the trees, admire the flowers on the terrace after hours of hard study and work. This is also a way to help family members stick together. However, it should be noted that no root plants are planted on the roof. Because it is difficult to have enough soil depth for the tree. Moreover, roots can penetrate deeply, affecting concrete structures.

Prevent heat from roof by fogging system

The roof-mounted misting system is based on the principle of using steam to directly cool the roof space. This is a heat-resistant way to help bring down the roof's temperature quickly, simply, efficiently and easily. Moreover, the investment cost is quite low so it is suitable for many families.

The water that is transferred through the mist nozzles will create mist particles that radiate throughout the roof space. The moisture that it provides moderately is not too much for inundation but not too little to lose its effect. So in this space you can grow more vegetables, flowers. It is a double job, right?

Tiled against hot rooftop terrace

This is also a preferred solution to combat heat on flat roofs. Currently, the anti-hot tile pattern is very diverse in colors, designs and affordable prices. Typically, heat-resistant bricks often have internal voids to store air - which helps to dissipate heat and cool itself better. One can use heat-resistant tiles directly onto the roof surface or terrace.

Build a lake on the roof against heat

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Build a lake on the roof to reduce the temperature brought by the sun

Because it is the highest part of the building, the roof is always exposed to heat radiation. The method of building a lake on the roof to reduce the temperature brought by the sun. Moreover it also brings aesthetic as well as feng shui for your home.

However, when using this method you need to pay attention to the issue of waterproofing so as not to affect the interior space. There are many ways to waterproof, but the simplest and most effective way is to use waterproofing membranes and chemicals.

After using for a while, remember to pay attention to cleaning the lake, change the water to ensure sanitation for the house. Remember to design a drain or drain so the water can drain itself when it rains.

Design of climbing vines on the roof 

This is also an effective solution to reduce the roof temperature. Vines of climbing plants such as gourds, squash, etc. will create a shady playground for the family. Below you can also design a set of tables and chairs to sit and drink tea, talk to each other. Moreover, with this heat protection, your family also has more clean vegetables for the family. Very convenient and versatile, right?

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