The minimum slope for a Flat Roof

The minimum slope for a Flat Roof

Despite the name, all flat roofs need to be slightly angled in some direction. This is necessary for allowing water to run off of the EPDM membrane surface and towards an appropriate drainage system. But this slope doesn’t need to be extremely steep, and when covering a large property, the angle of the flat roof…

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What is Elastoform?

What is Elastoform?

Rubberbond’s pressure-sensitive Elastoform flashing tape is an adhesive that’s designed to simplify your next EPDM membrane project. This makes it the perfect resource for anyone working with flat roofs who wants to complete either installation or maintenance tasks more efficiently and to a higher quality.In brief, the Elastoform flashing tape is a nominal 0.76 mm…

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How do you Drain Water from a Flat Roof?

How do you Drain Water from a Flat Roof?

There should be no such thing as an entirely flat roof. This is because what we know as ‘flat’ roofing systems have to slope slightly in order to remove rainwater. This slope is designed to either shift water off the building perimeter or to drain it through a guttering system. But what if your flat…

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