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EPDM Solutions with Rackley Roofing

EPDM Solutions with Rackley Roofing

Whether you are a small business owner seeking a durable roofing option or manage a large business with a multi-building complex needing reliable roofing solutions, our expertise and dedication to excellence make us your ideal partner for all things EPDM roofing. 


What is EPDM Roofing? 

Ethylene Propylene Diene Monomer, or EPDM, is a synthetic rubber-like roofing membrane widely used in construction. Its unique rubber-like properties make it a popular option for commercial projects. This versatile material offers exceptional flexibility and durability, making it an excellent choice for various weather conditions and climates.

EPDM roof project by Rackley Roofing
Crew members on roofing project

Benefits of EPDM Roofing

EPDM roofing has many benefits that set it apart from more traditional roofing materials. These advantages include:

  • Superior Waterproofing: EPDM’s outstanding water-resistant properties provide a reliable barrier against leaks and moisture intrusion. 
  • UV and Weather Resistance: EPDM roofing can withstand prolonged exposure to harsh sunlight, extreme temperatures, and severe weather conditions without deteriorating. 
  • Long Lifespan and Low Maintenance: EPDM roofing can last 30 years or more with proper care. Its low maintenance requirements make it an attractive option for property owners. 
  • Energy Efficiency: EPDM’s reflective surface helps reduce heat absorption, leading to better energy efficiency and potential cost savings on cooling expenses. 
  • Cost-Effectiveness: Compared to other roofing materials, EPDM roofing offers excellent value for money, making it a budget-friendly choice for many property owners.

EPDM Roofing Installations

A professional and precise installation is crucial to the performance and longevity of your EPDM roofing system. Our experts follow a meticulous installation process that includes the following steps: 

  1. Roof Inspection and Preparation: We assess your roof’s condition and ensure it’s ready for EPDM installation. Any necessary repairs or modifications are made at this stage.
  2. Membrane Installation: The EPDM membrane is carefully rolled out and aligned on the roof surface. The sheets are then adhered to the roof using specialized adhesives. 
  3. Seaming and Adhesive Techniques: Our skilled technicians use heat welding or adhesive tapes to create strong, watertight seams, ensuring complete protection against water infiltration. 
  4. Quality Control and Final Touches: We conduct a thorough inspection to verify the installation’s integrity and make any necessary adjustments.

EPDM Roofing Maintenance

To prolong the life of your EPDM roofing and maintain its optimal performance, we recommend the following maintenance practices:


  • Regular Inspections and Cleaning: Schedule periodic inspections to identify and address wear and tear, damage, or debris accumulation signs. Clean the roof surface gently to prevent mold or algae growth.
  • Addressing Small Issues Promptly: Timely repair of minor damages can prevent them from escalating into more significant problems and extends the roof’s lifespan. 
  • Using Compatible Cleaning Products: Avoid harsh chemicals or petroleum-based products when cleaning your EPDM roofing, as they may damage the membrane’s surface. 
  • Professional Maintenance Services: Engage our expert team to conduct a comprehensive maintenance check at least once a year. Our specialists will identify and address potential issues proactively.

EPDM Roofing vs Other Roofing Materials

Compared to traditional flat roofing materials, EPDM roofing stands out in several ways. It offers unique advantages, including superior flexibility, longevity, and ease of installation. Unlike some roofing materials, EPDM’s rubber-like properties allow it to conform to temperature fluctuations, ensuring it remains intact and leak-free. It’s also an eco-friendly option and can lower your energy costs.

Choose the Best EPDM Roofing Contractors 

Selecting the right roofer is paramount to ensuring a successful EPDM roofing project. When choosing Rackley Roofing, you can count on our expertise and experience to deliver high-quality results with a customer-centric approach. Contact us today to schedule a consultation with our roofing experts and embark on your EPDM roofing journey.

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