If your business already has an EPDM roofing system installed, then you’re probably already aware of its many benefits. You’ve likely noticed how resistant it is to weather damage—even hail is incapable of lessening its efficacy. In addition, you’ve probably noted how resistant it is to fluctuations in temperature. If your business is located in a region where the winters are exceedingly cold and the summers and uncomfortably hot, then this is probably why you selected an EPDM roofing solution in the first place. Another benefit that is subtle, but nonetheless very important, is how resistant your EPDM roofing system is to damage from ultraviolet radiation caused by the sun.
In short, you’ve probably noticed that your EPDM roofing system is a “set it and forget it” kind of roofing choice. However, like anything in the world, there will come a time when your roof may need repair. If you’ve been worried about making repairs to your EPDM roofing system, then fear not. The truth is that repairing an EPDM roof can be incredibly simple. In most cases, you’ll only need to repair the part of your roof that needs repairing thanks to liquid roof.
What is Liquid Roof and How Does It Work?
Liquid roof is, in a nutshell, the liquid version of the EPDM roof that you already have over your head. Because it’s in the form of a liquid, liquid roof can be easily spread to fill in and repair cracks and tears in your existing EPDM roofing system.
Likely, however, you’ll not want to make these repairs yourself. Instead, you’ll want to get in touch with a qualified contractor who can apply the liquid roof. While they’re doing this, you’ll discover that the repairs will cause almost no, if any, disturbance to the course of your everyday business. Like the EPDM roofing system itself, the liquid roof is applied cold and then allowed to cure over the course of 24 hours. This means that you and your employees will not be subject to any noxious and potentially hazardous vapors while the liquid roof coating is being applied.
Are There Other Uses For Liquid Roof?
There sure are! If you’re not the type, then you might not know that liquid roof is a popular roofing solution for people that own RVs and motor homes. One of the primary reasons, aside from the weather and heat resistance, that owners of RVs and motor homes utilize liquid roof is the ease with which it can be applied. With a can of liquid roof and an EPDM roller, an RV owner can apply liquid roof to their RV in the space of an afternoon. After being left alone to cure for 24 hours, that RV owner will have a roof that will stand up to all the trials life on the road will put it through. The best part? If there’s ever a problem with the liquid roof, another coat will fix it right up.