Rubber roofs have many benefits that you may be unaware of. The rubber itself is a durable material which is always a good quality to have in the materials that make up the roof over your head. Rubber is made to withstand the various elements that can be thrown at a roof.
There are two types of rubber roofing, rubber shingles and rolled rubber roofs. Rubber shingles look similar to regular shingles but have all the benefits of the rolled rubber roofs. Unlike traditional shingles, rubber shingles do not require much maintenance. They are more lightweight and easier to install, but still hold all the benefits of a rolled rubber roof.
A rolled rubber roof is ideal for flat roofs. The rubber material is laid out over the surface of the roof as one large piece of rubber. The benefits of using a flat rubber roof are there are no seams for leaks which will help reduce maintenance costs.
Another benefit of rubber roofing is in repairs. Repairing a rubber roof requires very little effort. If rubber shingles need to be fixed they can be easily changed out for new ones. If a rolled roof needs repairs you can use special tape or a chemical that dries into the rubber like a compound and seals the problem.
At Robbins Roofing, we install both rubber shingles and rolled rubber roofs throughout the North Shore of Massachusetts. For more information about our rubber roofing services or for a consultation, please give us a call at 781-246-3634 or at 978-535-3682 today!