Flat roofs have been a choice of homeowners for generations, they are pleasing and we can lend themselves to a variety of architectural styles. • However, these days some of flat roof homes require roof maintenance due to the buildup of water on certain areas of the roof because the original roofing material used on these roofs has reached the end of its lifetime.
Due to technological advances now days in roofing material it is now up to the homeowner whether he or she wants to call in a contractor to make flat roof repairs or would like to undertake the roof repairs themselves. • If you have decided to do roof repairs yourself then the first thing is that you have to choose the type of roofing material. • There are variety of roofing material available in market for flat roof repair but the best roofing material is a roofing membrane made from EPDM.
Although EPDM is suitable and can be done by a homeowner itself. • But most homeowners prefer a roofing repair contractor because EPDM membrane is far easier to handle when a team of contractors is employed rather than a single person. • The use of contractors is also preferred due to the fact that the installation will take far less time and result in minimal disruption to the household.
. Professional contractors prefers EPDM flat roof membrane, due to the fact that it comes in a variety of thicknesses, making it ideal for use on both commercial buildings and ordinary households. • It is extremely resistant to UV rays, it’s relatively cheap and easy to install. • One of the main benefits of EPDM flat roof membrane is that it deals with pools of standing water.