EPDM Roofing (Etheylene-Propylene-Diene-Monomer) is the ideal roofing option for most climates because of it's weathering characteristics. EPDM is low maintenance and therefore is cost effective. This type of roof has high emissivity which allows heat energy to be reflected back into the atmosphere instead of being absorbed by the building.
Installation prices vary but EPDM roofing systems offer the best economic value in the low-slope commercial roofing market. EPDM roofing material has the lowest cost per square foot, and easy repair and modification attributes. This appeals to many business owner, and needs to be taken into consideration when looking at your roofing budget.
EPDM is made up of zinc oxide, carbon black, oils, curing agents, and polymers to increase elasticity, durability, and strength and then formed into sheets.
EPDM sheets are formed into large rolls. The EPDM rolls vary in size and thickness, and can be mechanically fastened, fully adhered, or ballasted. Seam tape is used to seal the sheets together to form a waterproof bond.
There are many different warranty options available for consumers. EPDM Roofing warranties vary from 5 to 30 years, and can accommodate any budget. Some warranties include but are not limited to: puncture, wind, and hail coverage options.
Benefits of choosing EPDM Roofing