Looking for a rooftop barrier to block leaves and dirt - Need advice

last month

Hi All,

Our townhouse has rooftop access that we share with the other 8 units. It's all communal with everyone having a general area. There are a large number of plants on the roof that causes leaves and dirt to accumulate by our door. We are at the end of the building and to rooftop slopes downward to a gutter opening near the door.

Years ago, I bought some ipe decking tiles and placed them in front of the door. They worked as a barrier, but I didn't have time to maintain the ipe and now it looks like trash.

What other options do I have to create a barrier? I'm looking for something that is zero maintenance. It has to allow water to pass but needs to block leaves and dirt. Any tips would be appreciated. Thank you!

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