Why Use Firestone EPDM Roofing?

April 11, 2019 | General
Why Use Firestone EPDM Roofing?

When it comes to flat roofing, have you truly thought about the material that’s best suited for your project? Not only are you going to want something that’s long-lasting and durable, but you’re also probably looking for something that’s fairly easy to work with and affordable. Thanks to Firestone RubberCover EPDM, you’re able to enjoy a high-quality flat roofing solution without breaking the bank. Here are some more reasons why you should use Firestone EPDM roofing.

What is Firestone EPDM?

Firestone RubberCover EPDM membrane is a 100% cured single-ply roofing membrane made of a synthetic rubber called ethylene-propylene-diene terpolymer. Boasting unique features and a range of benefits, it guarantees a watertight installation.

Firestone has been a trusted name in quality rubber products and technology for more than a century. Since 1980, more than 1,000,000,000m2 of Firestone EPDM membranes have been successfully installed on domestic, commercial and industrial roofs worldwide.

Firestone RubberCover Membrane Benefits

There’s plenty of reasons as to why you should choose Firestone EPDM for your next flat roofing project.

Impressive Durability

With a life expectancy of more than 50 years, Firestone RubberCover is a long-term flat roofing solution that’s sure to last. This EPDM membrane is manufactured to handle extreme conditions commonly found in flat roofing applications. Offering unmatched resistance to UV radiation, ozone, alkaline rains and high or low temperatures, there’s no wonder it’s one of the most reliable materials for your flat roofing project.

Easy to Work With

As no flames are required when applying Firestone RubberCover EPDM membranes, they are incredibly easy to install. The membrane itself is fully adhered to the substrate using a cold applied adhesive, making it a quick a safe process. What’s more, as Firestone RubberCover is available in large, seamless sheets, some applications can be done with a single sheet.

Practically No Maintenance

Once the application of EPDM RubberCover from Firestone has been completed, there’s very little – if any – maintenance required. Thanks to this, RubberCover membrane has a very low lifecycle cost. In general, no specific maintenance is necessary for a Firestone RubberCover EPDM roofing system. However, you may wish to carry out an annual inspection just to be safe.

Environmentally Friendly

Firestone RubberCover EPDM membrane is an inert material with limited environmental impact both during manufacture and installation and high durability compared to other roofing membranes. What’s more, Firestone RubberCover manufacturing facilities have received ISO 14001 certification for their environmental management system.

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