EPDM Flat Roofing in Toronto
EPDM or Ethylene Propylene Diene Monomer flat roofing system is known for its durability and easy installation. It is most commonly used for low-slope roofing applications, both for re-roofing and new installations. It is known for its durability, flexibility and aging capabilities.
Flat Roofers Toronto offers new roof installation, replacement and repair for all types of flat roofing systems including EPDM. We are a licensed, bonded and insured roofing company, serving residential, commercial and industrial developments across Greater Toronto. We provide roofing services for various building projects such as homes, residential buildings, shopping centers, churches, factories, medical facilities and more.
Our service area includes Pickering, North York, Brampton, Vaughan, Ajax, Mississauga, Richmond Hill, Aurora, Etobicoke, Newmarket, Scarborough, Thornhill and Markham.
What is an EPDM Roofing System?
EPDM membranes come in large rolls of black or white, they vary in width and thickness. Sheet widths range from 7.5 feet to 50 feet wide and 45 mils and 60 mils thick. It is a single-ply thermoset membrane composed of a combination of polymers, natural oils, carbon black, zinc oxide and curing agents, that makes EPDM membranes strong, elastic and durable. EPDM sheets are made of high-performing synthetic rubber that can protect against all types of weather.
EPDM Roofing systems are:
EPDM Roofing Installation
EPDM membranes can be applied to the roof deck in different ways. They can be can be fully adhered, or “glued” on the roof deck using a high-grade industrial adhesive. The sheets are installed directly on to the insulation that is anchored to the roof with corrosion-resistant fasteners.
The sheets can also be ballasted with stones provided that the property has a strong load-bearing roof. First, the sheets are laid out, overlapped and taped together to create a waterproof bond. Then the EPDM membrane is topped or ballasted with river-washed stones, paving blocks or other mineral.
EPDM systems can also be mechanically attached to the roof deck using plates and fasteners. Following manufacturer’s manual, plates and placed in a specific pattern. Fasteners are then used to anchor the plates directly to the roof. Mechanically attached EPDM roofing systems is ideal for structures that cannot carry the additional weight of the ballasted system. It can be used for different types of roof decks including metal and plywood.
Local Flat Roofers in Toronto
Having been in the roofing business for the past 18 year, Flat Roofers Toronto is widely experienced in EPDM roofing systems, installation, application, re-roofing and repair. Our expert team of skilled roofers and craftsmen adhere to a strict code of safety and discipline.
They are committed to delivering high quality roofing solutions that can endure harsh elements and last a long time. With every job, our roofers will ensure that everything is done to exceed expectations, including keeping the work area clean and safe.
For more information on EPDM roofing systems and your other Toronto flat roofing options, please don’t hesitate to give us a call at 647-560-0376. You may also leave us a message on this page to get a free estimate.