EPDM is a synthetic roof membrane that is today widely used on flat or low-sloping roofs. The material enjoys great popularity due to its great qualities – here are some of the most important advantages:
- Durability – correctly installed a Dallas roofer EPDM sheets can last for around 20 years. During that time, the material offers protection from high winds, harsh UV radiation and excessive amounts of water as well. EPDM is also resistant to fire;
- Reduced energy costs for your building – EPDM sheets are usually placed on top of insulation and the two materials together ensure superior thermal balance inside your building. Your EPDM roof will not overheat, it will keep the amount of the heat transferred towards the building interior to the minimum and will also prevent warm air from slipping out in winter;
- Easy installation and low maintenance – EPDM roofs do require installation by professionals, but the process is very quick. In terms of maintenance, EPDM does not require more attention than any other roofing material – you will need to get your structure inspected and cleaned every six months, but no special processes are needed;
- Costs – EPDM is among the most affordable materials used on flat or low sloping roofs.