EPDM Rubber Roofing

If you are looking at new roofing for your property then EPDM rubber roofing is a great solution worth considering. Rubber roofing has various benefits compared to other roof types such as felt.

EPDM rubber roofing is a proven durable solution that has become established over the years as an effective solution for flat roofing of different sizes.

What is EPDM rubber roofing?

EPDM rubber roofing is available in black and white and in various widths. The product consists of two main ingredients: Ethylene and propylene which are sourced from natural gas and oil and have many great advantages when used as roofing. At Roof Smart, we have proven expertise in installing and maintaining EPDM rubber roofing for residential homes. If you would like to know more about the properties of EPDM rubber then get in touch. We are happy to provide further information.

Roof Smart Ltd are certified installers of Resitrix EPDM Rubber. Resitrix SK Partial Bond, supplied by Roof Smart is a heat weldable, glass-reinforced, composite rubber membrane with an EPDM core. The underside is partially coated with self-adhesive polymer modified bitumen, with a release film. It is a single layer application which makes it easy to install. It is permanently flexible and highly resistant to UV and the effects of the weather due to the cross-linked molecular structure.

The benefits of rubber roofing

The properties of EPDM make it highly durable and long-lasting. It provides great value for money over the long term due to its durability and because of the compounds it uses, EPDM is a highly effective waterproofing solution. When it comes to keeping damp and moist out of the home, EPDM rubber roofing is a great choice.

Resitrix EPDM, when installed by Roof Smart, comes with 35 years of manufacturer's guarantee although it has a life expectancy of up to 50 years!

How is EPDM rubber roofing installed?

There are several stages to installing EPDM, starting with the cleaning the roof area, positioning and trimming the membrane and then securing it by applying the adhesive and roofing tape. There are 3 ways to install EPDM:

  • Ballasted
  • Fully Adhered
  • Mechanically Attached

The entire process can be managed by Roof Smart. We are happy to provide further information on the process of instaling a new roof for your home.

Ongoing maintenance

Although EPDM rubber roofing is incredibly durable, we still recommend some maintenance to help protect and prolong its life. Occasionally cleaning the roof and removing any items helps protect the surface. Stones, leaves and other items should be swept away and if there has been any extreme weather, it may be necessary to clean off debris from trees including fallen branches. We can advise further on how to maintain your roof to ensure your property is fully protected.

Ready for Resiltrix?

If you are ready to have a new roof then we highly recommend a Resiltrix EPDM rubber roof, installed by our expert rubber roofing installers here at Roof Smart. Give Roof Smart Ltd a call today, for a FREE site visit and FREE no-obligation quotation.

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