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Why Choose an EPDM Roof System

Why Choose an EPDM Roof System

When it comes to selecting a material for your new commercial roof, there are many roofing materials you can choose from. What material is ideal for one building or buiding owner may be less than ideal for another. This is why it is so important that you take the time to research different roofing products and the benefits that each material has to option. This will allow you to select a material that has the benefits your commercial roof needs. Here is information about the benefits of an EPDM roof system and why you should select this type of roofing material

Long Lifespan

An EPDM roof system has a long lifespan. Typically, these roofs last for anywhere from 20 to 30 years, which is a long time for no slope or low slope roof materials. Having a roof that is long-lasting is important, as it helps to ensure you do not have to have your roof replaced frequently. Having your roof replaced can be a hassle and is expensive, so reducing the frequency in which it needs to be done can help you save money and time.

Resistance Properties

Another benefit associated with a EPDM roofing system is that the roof has resistance properties. It is resistant to many of the elements that it will face when it is up on your roof. EPDM is resistant to UV light. The sun causes many roofing materials to shrink, warp or split, but it UV rays and sunlight don’t affect EPDM. Extreme weather can also be damaging to your roof. Extreme weather may include extreme heat or cold, heavy rains or strong winds. EPDM is strong and durable and has the ability to withstand many of these elements without sustaining damage.

EPDM is a low maintenance material, meaning you won't have to invest a lot of time or money in caring for it.

Low Maintenance

As you look to select a roofing material for your commercial roof, you should take the time to carefully consider how much maintenance the roof is going to need. Some roofing materials are high maintenance and need a lot of care. Other materials are low maintenance, and do not need as much care. EPDM is a low maintenance material, meaning you won’t have to invest a lot of time or money in caring for it.

Low Cost

The final reason why you should consider an EPDM roof system is because it is low in cost. Roofing materials can be expensive. Selecting a material that is low in cost can help you manage your money and keep expenses low. EPDM is one of the cheaper forms of commercial roofing currently available.

There are many benefits associated with an EPDM roof system for your commercial roof. If you are wondering if it is time to have a new roof installed on your commercial building, or you are wondering if EPDM may be a great option for your roof in the greater Atlanta area, Rosie’s Roofing and Restoration can help. Schedule your inspection today.

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