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Why EPDM Roofing Must Be Used?

Terpolymer. It is a durable synthetic rubber. It is its durability that it has successfully made its way in to the roofing industry in no time. This synthetic solution is not only light in weight but also it is easy to apply and amuses. The users with a myriad of benefits that other roofing solutions do not offer.

This type of roofing is always considered to be used on low sloping roofs like sheds, garages and even dog kennels. In case your house roof has a gentle slope, then you must give it a try to get EPDM roofing kits to see if these will serve to be the right choice for you at present or in future.

These roofs are offered in two colors i.e. black and white. Therefore you can blend it with any of your décor easily. Moreover, it is accessible in two thicknesses and hence you may choose that which thickness will match for your specific roofing.

Pros and cons of EPDM roofing:

Let us now briefly talk about the pros and cons of the EPDM roofing.

Pros: Several pros of the EPDM roofing include the following:

Environment friendly roofing: The first benefit related to the EPDM roofing is that it is made up. of recycled material and when one will remove it down, one will be in a position to recycle it all over again.  It is this feature that makes it an environment friendly roofing giving you peace of mind that you are causing least damage to the environment.

Cost effective: In addition to being ecofriendly, EPDM roofing is reasonably priced and saves money for the users specifically during the summer season. This roofing system reflects the sun heat. This means that interior of the house or the building remains cool even during the hottest days of summer.

Furthermore as rubber is water proof it serves to be the best in the areas where the climate remains wet most of the times. One of the most expensive repairs in such areas faced by the residents is the leaked roof.  It causes serious damage to the interior of the property, boost the growth of mould and leads to several health issues of the family. Having an EPDM rubber roof which reduced the risks related to leakage and keeps everything dry and nice. At the same time, it reduces the risks of allergy and other health issues.

Durable: EPDM is indeed durable enough to withstand for at least 30 to 50 years. Also depending on the climate of the area this number can be increased.

UV Stable: This EPDM roofing is stable and does not expire easily like other roofing options when they are exposed to sun light directly. It is reasonably priced, easily installed and does not pose any additional burden on the home roofing.

Cons of EPDM roofing:

Cons of using this EPDM roofing are as follows:

  • Cons of this EPDM roofing begins with the installation. Not all the roofers have experience related to rubber roofing installation. However, if you are looking among professional roofers Huddersfield then Eagle Roofing will always be at the top of the list.
  • Since EPDM roofing is durable however it is not bullet proof which means that leaks may still occur particularly around the chimneys. Therefore, it is suggested that these roofing should be checked on regular basis as a part of the household maintenance routine.

Eagle Roofing has more than 30 years of experience in this regards. You can trust on our services when it is about EPDM roofing, its installation as well as maintenance.


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