Ethylene Propylene Diene Terpolymer (EPDM) Roofing Systems | Weather Tight Systems, Inc. | FL, NJ, NJ
In use since the 60’s, EPDM roofing is popular throughout NY, NJ, FL, and elsewhere for residential and commercial flat roofs. Ethylene Propylene Diene Terpolymer is classified as a rubber roof.
About EPDM Roofing
Made with propylene and ethylene, products of oil and natural gas, this type of roofing material is available in many configurations. Options include both sheets that are or that are not reinforced as well as vulcanized and membranes that are non-vulcanized. EPDM membranes are custom-installed based on specific environments and are in place as one of the most popular and widely leveraged materials for commercial roofs with more than of a billion square feet installed globally.
WeatherTight Systems Inc. is a commercial roofing contractor with extensive expertise in EPDM roofing in Tampa, Fort Lauderdale, and Orlando, FL as well as throughout New York and New Jersey. We would be happy to provide you with a no-obligation quote.
Advantages of Choosing Ethylene Propylene Diene Terpolymer
There are many advantages to choosing to work with us for a rubber roof, including the durability and sustainability for standing water and extremely temperature ranges as well as the ability EPDM membranes have to fit roofs with unusual slopes and shapes.
- Firestone AcryliTop
- GAF Top Coat
- CertainTeed FlintCoat
White EPDM roofing can reflect up to eighty per cent of ultraviolet rays and slash your cooling costs. And while EPDM roofing contractors provide warranty and manufacturers will generally provide a warranty of approximately 20 years, on average, many find that the lifespan of these roofs often exceeds fifty years. While this roofing is known as easy to install, it’s essential for longevity that it be installed by experienced roofing contractors.
Repairs are easy, and this type of system provides fire resistance (Class A). Depending on the configuration, it can also be extremely lightweight.
Roof Membranes Tested for Extreme Temperatures
ASTM standards measure Ethylene Propylene Diene Terpolymer roofing membranes as having the ability to withstand extreme temperature variations, with temperatures at -49 degrees F before the membrane becoming brittle. Conversely, in lab tests, it has also withstood temperatures as hot as 240 degrees F during a testing period of four weeks.
Whether you have colder environments like New York and New Jersey or the extreme hot temperatures of South Florida, this material can withstand it. It also does extremely well in environments such as the desert, that experiences both weather extremes.
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WeatherTight Systems Inc., are commercial roofing contractors serving Fort Lauderdale, Tampa, Orlando, as well as the nearby area. We also have New York and New Jersey offices, and we would be happy to help you review flat roofing options.
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