EPDM Roofing Gateshead
If you have a flat roofing and are looking for a new roof or a re-roof then EPDM might be the roofing material for you! At Prestige Roofing & Building Gateshead we are EPDM roofing experts providing a range of roofing systems for our clients across the North East. With over 20 years experience working in the roofing industry our team of highly trained flat roofing experts can provide a FREE no-obligation roofing assessment and recommend a roofing solution for you,
We recommend EPDM to a lot of our domestic and commercial roofing clients as it’s a cost-effective and long-lasting roofing material when compared to other flat roofing systems. It is also a more environmentally friendly roofing system as it can last for up to 30 years.
What is EMPM roofing material?
EPDM is a rubber based roofing material manufactured by Firestone and is a cured single-ply membrane consisting of a synthetic rubber called Ethylene-Propylene-Diene Terpolymer. Over the last few years, it has grown in popularity in both the domestic and commercial market and is now one of the most popular flat roofing systems. It can cover a wide range of roofing sizes and is resistant to both UV light and ozone.
What is the lifespan of an EPDM roof?
EPDM is one of the most weather resistant roofing materials and can withstand not just bad weather but also UV radiation, extreme temperatures and alkali rain, recent studies have shown that even with the unpredictable British Weather EPDM can last around 50 years.
How do I look after my EPDM roof?
We use Firestone RubberCover EPDM roofing for both our commercial and domestic customers and although no ongoing maintenance is required we always recommend an annual inspection of your roof to ensure that if there is any wear and tear it can be resolved straight away,
How easy is EPDM to repair?
In the highly unlikely event that your EPDM flat roof is damaged then we can easily repair the membrane using Quickseam. If the repair is something more considerable have a range of options we can discuss.