The Benefits of EPDM
EPDM has a number of benefits which are outlined below:
Extremely long-term safe
Very high resistance to ageing and weathering - certified service life of over 50 years (according to SKZ)
Flexibility when Fitted
Thanks to it's superb flexibility, EPDM can be fitted to almost any flat roof and can easily be installed around outstanding features such as pipes and drains
Installation without an open flame
Homogeneous EPDM tarpaulins prefabricated to fit the structure with factory-sealed seams. Other seams can be welded or glued using a hot air gun
Ideal for green roofing
Suitable for extensive and intensive greening systems. Root resistant according to FLL without harmful root protection agents
EPDM does not contain any hazardous additives such as heavy metals, halogens or volatile plasticisers
Benefits of EPDM
EPDM is a durable material that has a life expectancy of over 50 years, making it more cost effective than felt for example, that can only last up to 10 years.
It’s also low maintenance and easy to clean as well as being attractive to look at as it offers a good, clean finish.
EPDM is simple to install and can even be installed by some more experienced DIY’ers. If you’re unsure about installing EPDM, speak to a professional and they will be able to install it for you or point you in the right direction.