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What Is The Advantage Of A Rubber Roof?

Hand Pointing Advantage Commercial Roofing Rubber Roof

No matter if you are planning to install a new roof on your building, or if you need to repair or replace an older one, a rubber roof may be an excellent choice, which can save you from a lot of trouble in the future.

Rubber roofing refers to an eco-friendly material which is usually generated from used tires, sawdust or slate dust. The purpose of a rubber roof usually installed by commercial roofing Connecticut roofers is that of reducing leaking problems. With the help of this type of material, roof penetration becomes less possible. A rubber roof is solid, waterproof and flexible.

Rubber roofs can last for quite a long time, namely for 30-50 years, if properly maintained, of course. In case of cracks or leaks, a latex sealant can do the trick.

In addition to all that, rubber roofs are very resistant to harsh weather conditions. For instance, they are less likely to crack during storms than asphalt shingles. This type of material is ideal for flat or low-pitched roofs.

Apart from all these qualities, rubber roofs are also highly resistant to thermal shocks. They should not be affected by temperature variations. At the same time, rubber roofs are easier to install than asphalt shingle roofs or slate roofs.