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Advantages of EPDM Roofing

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When choosing a roofing option for your home, there are many to choose from. Many homeowners tend to choose EPDM rubber roofing, which is a single-ply synthetic rubber. It is a superior choice for almost all flat and low-sloping roofs. There are many benefits, but also a few drawbacks to EPDM rubber roofs.

Climate

EPDM rubber roofs are a good choice no matter where your building or home is located. There is a white option that exists for EPDM roofing that can help to reduce air conditioning and cooling costs in the summer months, while black EPDM is more effective in colder zones because it absorbs sunlight and can help to keep your building warmer.

Recyclable

EPDM roofing is great for our planet lovers! EPDM roofing membranes are incredibly environmentally friendly, commonly utilizing recycled products and can be recycled at the end of its usable life.

Flexible & Durable

EPDM rubber roofs are incredibly resilient, flexible enough to fit around pipes, skylights, and gutters. It will not crack from extreme moisture or dryness and has breathability without being permeable. The material of this roofing allows heat and vapors to escape from the building envelope without allowing moisture, heat, or other elements inside. It is superior in its ability to withstand UV damage and does not deteriorate. EPDM roof systems resist shock and hail damage and can accommodate structural movement without membrane stress. Because of these qualities, rubber roofing will not need regular maintenance.

Lightweight

EPDM roofing is very lightweight, which is advantageous in two ways. The installation process is simple and quick, so construction times are reduced and there are fewer labor costs. The lightweight quality of EPDM roofing also will not place undue stress on your property, so it will not require additional support to hold it up.

All Seasons Roofing

All Seasons Roofing brings quality installation and service to this popular roofing material. EPDM rubber roofs from All Seasons Roofing offer many advantages to your commercial roofing project. With our superb installation techniques, EPDM rubber roofs require little to no maintenance and are totally water-resistant. We use a cold applying system which is not only safer; it also reduces your insurance premium. For more information on EPDM rubber roofing, contact us today!

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