EPDM Roofing in Waterloo
Choosing the right roofing material will significantly affect energy efficiency and your building’s ability to stand up to harsh weather conditions including prolonged exposure to UV rays, as well as heavy rain, hail or snow. G6 Exteriors installs, maintains and repairs EPDM roofing systems ideal for commercial and industrial locations in Waterloo.
What is EPDM?
An extremely durable superior roofing system, EPDM is a single ply roofing system made up of a synthetic rubber roofing membrane that is increasingly popular for use in low-slope buildings in the Waterloo region and worldwide. Comprised of two main ingredients, ethylene and propylene, and diene monomer that is synthesized with carbon black and processing oils and stabilizers to create an extremely durable rubber flat roof that offers long lasting performance and easy maintenance and repair. Available in white or black, G6 Exteriors provides this modern roofing material in a variety of widths ranging from 10 – 50 feet in various thicknesses. Our experienced and certified roofing specialist customized EPDM installations according the specific structural requirements of your location.
EPDM Roofing Installation
Installer friendly and lightweight, G6 Exteriors offers EPDM roofing in several membrane types depending on your particular requirements. Installation options include three methods: Fully Adhered EPDM Installation – Liquid adhesive is applied to the underside of the membrane and installed to the existing substrate providing exceptional resistance to wind and hail damage.
Ballasted EPDM Installation – The EPDM membrane is ballasted with gravel and is often used for large retail or commercial warehouse locations in Waterloo.
Mechanically Fastened EPDM Installation – The flexible rubber membrane is attached through insulation to the substrate with a mechanical fastener.
A technologically advanced and modern roofing option, EPDM systems provide long lasting performance that can easily span several decades when correctly installed and maintained by certified roofing professional. G6 Exteriors offers skilled EPDM installation on virtually any roof surface in addition to roof maintenance and repair that includes EDPM industry recommended and approved protective coating applications to lengthen the life of this superior roofing system.
EPDM Repair and Maintenance
One of the most cost-effective and appealing features of an EPDM roofing system is its high resistance to decay and damage and as a result, its exceptionally trouble-free maintenance and repair. Regular cleaning to remove debris leaves and dust and dirt can be carried out by brushing and sweeping the surface and washing with a mild non-abrasive detergent. G6 Exteriors provides licensed inspections of EPDM roofing and through cleaning for any EPDM system in Waterloo using mild soap and water.
According to a study conducted by the EPDM roofing association, the rubber roof material held up under laboratory testing that under temperatures of 240 degrees Fahrenheit over a period of 4 weeks conducted in separate geographic locations. Recognized and recommended within the industry as the a preferred and superior roofing material for commercial location in Waterloo, EPDM will not shatter or crack in extremely cold temperatures and maintain its flexibility even under severe thermal shock and when temperatures fluctuate dramatically.
Contact a G6 Exteriors roofing specialist in Waterloo for more information and a free EPDM roofing estimate today.