EPDM Rubber Roof Repair

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Rubber Roofs – Modified Bitumen Torch Down -Video

Rubber Roofs – Modified Bitumen vs EPDM Rubber This Article: Comparing Rubber Roofs “Modified Bitumen Torch Down” vs “EPDM Rubber Membrane” Rubber roofs were introduced in the late ’60s in the United States. Both EPDM and Modified Bitumen Torch Down Rubber membranes were making their way into the roofing industry early on. These rubber roofs have evolved since their conception. See …

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EPDM Rubber Roofing Membrane – Ultraviolet Degradation – Watch Video

EPDM Rubber Roofing Membrane EPDM Rubber Roofing membrane will shrink due to ultraviolet exposure. This, in turn, will put stress on the adhesives that bond the seams and eventually separate the material. Watch this video I took with my iPhone about an EPDM roof. You will see what I mean about a good looking material, EPDM, …

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Why do Roofing Contractors Install EPDM Rubber-Watch Video

Video Transcription – Problems with EPDM Rubber Roofs 5 Reasons Contractors Choose to Install EPDM Rubber Roofing: EPDM Rubber install by someone who has had very little training. The process for installation can be done relatively quickly, saving labor costs. Although there is a more durable, two-ply system available, roofing contractors will install the EPDM, single-ply system …

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Pros and Cons of EPDM Rubber Roofs – Watch Video

Harmful Ultraviolet rays have damaged an EPDM Rubber Roof – watch video Video Transcription of EPDM’s pros and cons Pros and Cons of EPDM Rubber Roofs: EPDM Rubber and Harmful UV Rays EPDM rubber roofing is aesthetically pleasing with its smooth and clean surface. However, we have repaired many EPDM rubber roofs that have signs of degradation from harmful UV rays. …

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EPDM Rubber on Commercial Roofs

EPDM Rubber on Commercial Roofs – Watch Video

What is EPDM? And “Why EPDM Rubber on Commercial Roofs?” This article and others on this website along with videos will prove that it is not wise to install EPDM Rubber on Commercial Roofs EPDM comes from its inclusion of Ethylene, Propylene, Diene Monomer. EPDM is an elastomeric compound, which consists of oil-based by-products and other compositions of …

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EPDM Roofing Deteriorates from Harmful UV Rays – Watch Video

EPDM Roofing Deterioration Stems from UV Exposure An EPDM roofing problem on a residence in Greenwich, Connecticut stemmed from the prolonged exposure to harmful ultraviolet rays. We found that the single ply EPDM rubber was shredded in a tight corner, next to a chimney, causing the roof to leak. Over time, the combination of direct sunlight, and …

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EPDM Rubber Roofs

EPDM Rubber Roofs Issues – Fail Prematurely – Watch Video

EPDM Rubber Roofs Issues – Fail Prematurely Before 2014, all EPDM Rubber Roofs Issues stems from the breakdown of liquid adhesives used to bond seams. This single-ply rubber roofing system is predominately used on commercial flat roofs, but have failed to reach the life expectancy promised in the manufacturer’s warranty.  Manufacturers are still trying to develop an adhesive with …

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EPDM and Modified Bitumen Rubber roofs

EPDM & Modified Bitumen Torch Down Rubber Roofs – Which is the Best?

EPDM & Modified Bitumen Torch Down Rubber Roofs After 10 Years Below are images of EPDM rubber roofs and Modified Bitumen Torch Down Rubber roofs that are about ten years and older. Notice that Modified Bitumen rubber roofs outlast EPDM rubber roofs in terms of durability and appearance. Modified Bitumen Torch Down Rubber Roof: A 2 Ply System This image is a …

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EPDM Roofing Systems – Advantages & Disadvantages

EPDM Roofing – Rubber Membrane EPDM rubber roofing materials come in different thicknesses. They are .045, .060, and .090 thousandths of an inch.  Most contractors use the industry standard thickness of .060 thousandths of an inch, which is very near the thickness of a single quarter.  EPDM Roofing – Advantages: The least expensive system to install per square foot Simple to install with the use …

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