FLEX-R Update on COVID-19

Dear Valued Customer, Firstly, I wanted to thank you for your continuing support. Secondly, I wanted to share with you a recent decision, that hasn’t been taking lightly. It has been decided that we temporarily cease trading at midday on Monday 30th March 2020 for an initial period of four weeks. This decision was taken…

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COVID-19 Update – Government Announcement

To our valued customers, Firstly, thank you for your continuing support throughout this challenging time. Following the UK Prime Minister’s announcement last night, I’d like to update you on what we’re doing to support both you and our people. Under Government guidelines, we’re currently categorised as a provider of essential goods and will therefore remain…

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The minimum slope for a Flat Roof

Flat Roof Slope

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?


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?

Roof Water

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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EPDM Membrane Roofing: The perks for businesses

EPDM Roofing commercial

The RubberBond range of EPDM Roofing solutions can protect your business from the most demanding and extreme of weather conditions. This means that, regardless of your property’s size or complexity, EPDM membrane is perfect for whatever roofing dilemma you may have. Here are some the main advantages of using a flat roof for your commercial…

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The Sealants & Adhesives your Flat Roof needs

sealing a flat roof

For any flat roofing project, adhesive and sealant products are an important part of ensuring a successful installation. They are also a vital aspect of maintaining and repairing EPDM material, thus your flat roofing solution will require some of these products over its decades-long lifecycle. Here’s a quick summary of the items your flat roof…

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SinglePly: SIG’s Flat Roofing System

SIG logo

With single ply flat roofing solutions only getting more popular in the UK, it’s important to know what makes these systems worthwhile. If you’re looking for the highest-quality product that’ll offer you the most benefits over an extensive lifespan, then you need to consider SIG. Their ‘SinglePly’ brand, with its unique patented design, simply leaves…

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Guttering for Flat Roof Systems

A flat roof with guttering

EPDM material offers an effective roofing solution mainly because of its excellent water-proofing abilities. However, to ensure your property has the correct drainage, you might need to fit guttering that’s suitable for flat roof systems. Here’s our advice if you’re considering this solution. Does your roof have proper drainage? This is of particular importance if…

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