Environmentally Friendly Roofing Options

A large EPDM flat roof in a rural area

The roofing industry has a growing problem that is hard to ignore. As society changes gears from environmental ignorance to environmental efficiency, we need to do our bit to ensure that our practices and materials match our way of thinking. Take the common roofing material asphalt, for example. Asphalt is used extensively worldwide, and it’s […]

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Is EPDM Roofing Energy-Efficient?

Newly-Installed Firestone RuberCover on a wooden shed.

Energy efficiency is a big deal these days. The UK government is heavily invested, with a huge emphasis on becoming the first major economy to pass a zero net emissions law. This made us think about our own industry and the materials that we use. With the increasing concern for environmental protection and safety, how […]

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Tips for Preventing Roof Leaks

EPDM rubber roof

A leaking roof is every homeowner’s worst nightmare. Water damage is a silent but deadly disaster waiting to happen if the structure of a property is compromised, resulting in hundreds of pounds of damage as the roof and surrounding structure deteriorates over time. In fact, water damage usually costs in the region of £100 – […]

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How to Clean Your EPDM Flat Roof Effectively

A garage with a newly installed EPDM flat roof

So you’ve done it. Your property is currently sitting pretty with an EPDM flat roof. If you’ve chosen Firestone EPDM, which we would definitely recommend, you’ll now be benefitting from a 50-year lifespan. Its flexible properties and lightweight material disguise its hardy nature, while its eco-friendly appeal makes it a popular choice for modern properties. […]

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How Can Roofs be Eco-Friendly?

a garage with a newly installed Firestone EPDM rubber roof

Being eco-friendly is more than just a lifestyle choice these days. The environmental impact of every decision that we make is increasingly important, with stress-inducing environmental statistics being thrown at us at every opportunity. In fact, here’s a few for you: Billions of plastic bags are made every year, and of those plastic bags, more […]

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