If you’ve been considering EPDM rubber roofing, it’s likely that you’ve been weighing up the pros and cons of this rubber roofing system, with cost being a deciding factor. A new roofing installation can sound expensive, but here at Alvadac, we know that EPDM rubber roofing can prove a cost-effective solution to your flat roofing needs. Rubber flat roofing can offer many benefits – which our clients can attest to – and in our latest blog, we aim to show you how economical they can be.
Let’s start with cost-efficient roofing. EPDM rubber roofing is typically cheaper than other types of roofing installations, such as shingles, slate and tiles. Unlike shingles, slate roofing and tiles however, EPDM rubber roofing requires minimal maintenance throughout its lifetime – which can last 20+ years. Though rubber roofing is lightweight, EPDM rubber roofing is thick, keeping heat in during colder months, and the sun’s heat out during warmer ones, reducing the need for heating and fans. Therefore, this flat roofing solution provides further savings.
Further, an EPDM rubber roof needs little maintenance, and usually only minor repairs. This means EPDM rubber roofing is economical because they’ll never be any nasty repair bills to take care of, and damage will never be expensive. Even if a fire were to break out, EPDM rubber roofing is almost impossible to ignite – in fact – rubber roofing can slow the progress of a fire, protecting both your property and your family.
How about the rubber roofing’s waterproof capabilities? Well, because EPDM rubber roofing is installed as a whole sheet, the roofing installation covers your entire roof. This means no seams and boosts the waterproof properties of the roofing material. Even with a seam, EPDM rubber roofing is practically waterproof. Should there be any heavy storms or water ingress that could harm your roof’s structural integrity, you can be sure the damage will be limited with an EPDM rubber roof.
This rubber roofing is also economical in terms of its production and utilisation too. From material extraction and manufacturing through to roofing installation, EPDM rubber roofing requires little energy and when it’s time to replace the rubber roofing, it can easily be recycled. This not only makes EPDM rubber roofing economical, but eco-friendly too.
EPDM rubber roofing is also a great under layer for Green Roofs – giving that extra bit of protection from strong weather conditions. If you’re looking for an economical rubber roofing solution for your green roof, then you honestly can’t go wrong with EPDM rubber roofing.
There are so many great benefits to EPDM rubber roofing, and our clients continuously rave about them, and how much money they are saving because of them. If you’re considering EPDM rubber roofing and are looking for rubber roofing experts in areas such as Leeds and the surrounding areas of Bradford, Wakefield and Huddersfield, then please get in touch with us today on 01274 317 091 for a no obligation free survey and quotation and see how much Alvadac can save you.