EPDM (Ethylene Propylene Diene Monomer) roofing is a durable synthetic rubber roofing membrane widely recognized for its long-lasting, versatile, and cost-effective performance. It is especially suited for low-slope buildings and flat roofs, making it a popular choice in commercial roofing.

Benefits of EPDM Roofing

EPDM roofing systems offer several compelling advantages for commercial properties:

  • Incredible Durability: EPDM can withstand harsh weather conditions, including extreme temperatures, UV rays, and heavy rains.
  • Long Lifespan: When properly installed and maintained, an EPDM roof can last up to 50 years or more.
  • Low Maintenance: EPDM roofs require very minimal upkeep due to their robust material properties.
  • Eco-Friendly: EPDM is an environmentally friendly option as it is often made from recycled materials and is itself fully recyclable at the end of its life cycle.
  • Waterproof and Fire Resistant: Its waterproof qualities prevent leaks, and it is naturally fire resistant, adding an extra layer of safety to your building.
  • Cost-Effective: The installation and maintenance costs of EPDM roofing are relatively low compared to other commercial roofing systems.

Applications of EPDM Roofing

EPDM is incredibly versatile and can be used in various applications:

  • New commercial building installations
  • Upgrading existing roofs
  • Roof overlays
  • Specialized projects requiring durable waterproofing solutions

Our EPDM Installation Process

At Amherst Roofing and Sheet Metal Ltd., our installation process is thorough and ensures maximum effectiveness of your EPDM roofing system:

  1. Initial Assessment: A detailed examination of your current roof to determine the best approach for the EPDM installation.
  2. Surface Preparation: Cleaning and preparing the roof surface to ensure a perfect adhesive bond.
  3. Membrane Installation: Laying the EPDM membrane carefully and ensuring it is securely sealed and bonded.
  4. Sealing and Finishing: Applying adhesive and sealants to ensure complete waterproofing and protection from the elements.
  5. Final Inspection: A comprehensive check to ensure the integrity and correct installation of the roofing system.

Contact Us

If you’re interested in EPDM roofing or have any questions about whether it’s the right choice for your project, contact us today. Our team is ready to help you select the best roofing solution for your needs and ensure a professional installation.