Long Term Performance Roofs

The long-term weathering study completed recently shows that 30-Year roofs continue to perform well. All samples were performing like new—after up to three decades in the field. EPDM withstands the effects of various climates extremely well. Properly designed, installed, and Read More …

How to Know When You Need a New Roof

High-quality shingles, when correctly installed, will provide 10 to 20 years of service, barring potential damage from storms or falling tree limbs. Because new roofs are expensive, most homeowners want to get the most out of their existing roof before Read More …

A Guide To Checking Your Roof

A checkup on your roof system in the fall and spring will help diagnose potential problems early. NRCA recommends you hire a professional roofing contractor to assist you with checking your roof. However, NRCA realizes many homeowners prefer to perform Read More …

EPDM Roof for Every Climate

Today’s construction climate places a heavy emphasis on green, sustainable building practices. But there’s more to being green than black or white. Many experts agree that light-colored reflective surfaces are most appropriate in warm southern climates while dark, heat absorbing Read More …

What is EPDM?

EPDM is an extremely durable synthetic rubber roofing membrane  (ethylene propylene diene terpolymer) widely used in low-slope buildings in the United States and worldwide. Its two primary ingredients, ethylene and propylene, are derived from oil and natural gas. EPDM is Read More …

How to Choose a Contractor

The National Roofing Contractors Association urges you to insist on only working with a professional roofing contractor. Check out this video for guidelines to help you evaluate potential roofing contractors and achieve the type of results you expect—a quality roof Read More …