If your commercial building needs a roof replacement, or your new build needs a new roof, there are a number of different types of roof to choose from. From felt roofing, to single ply membranes, and even green or sedum roofs, there are a variety of roofing types. Rubber roof systems, or EPDM roofing, is another effective, professional option. But what is this? And what are the benefits of rubber roof systems for commercial properties? Well, here at JMS Roofing, we are Birmingham’s leading roofing specialists. From sedum roofing to rubber roofing, we are the professional team you can count on for everything. And this is our guide to everything you should know about rubber roof systems.
What is a rubber roof system?
A rubber roof system is also knows as EPDM. This involves using flat sheet membranes with a rubber base sourced from recycled tires, boots, and other rubber sources. These are melted and then reinforced with other compounds including slate and sawdust. This produced flat sheets of EPDN that are ready for installation.
What are the benefits of rubber roof systems for commercial properties?
There are a number of advantages to choosing this type of roof for your commercial property. These advantages include:
- Longevity- for any commercial roof, it is essential that the roof will last a long time, and not need to be replaced for a number of years. rubber roofing systems generally have a 20-30 year manufacturer-expected lifespan.
- Durability- rubber roofing systems are incredibly durable and capable of withstanding weather damage and fire damage too.
- Simple installation- installing this type of roofing tends to be quicker and easier than other options, requiring fewer people, and less equipment.
- Affordable- rubber roofing systems are incredibly affordable, especially when compared to other alternatives like single ply membranes.
For more information or professional advice about your new roof, get in touch with the team today, here at JMS Roofing.