Many people are unaware of the different many types of roofing material available. But you may be surprised about the vast materials that can be used for roofing including rubber. There are many benefits of using rubber when it comes to your roof. The materials are lightweight and installation is fast and easy. The rubber is glued into place without the use of heat as other roofing materials often require.

Most of the roof is laid with a single piece of rubber which means fewer seams and less opportunity for water to seep into your home or commercial property. If there is a leak, repairs on rubber are fast and easy to do. Rubber roofs are very easily maintained. Almost all other roofing material require maintenance over the years but rubber roofs require little if any care at all.

Rubber is also long lasting and resilient and can withstand even the toughest of conditions. The rubber also reflects the sun’s heat making the roof very energy efficient. Rubber roofs can last up to 50 years or longer because it does not get damaged from the sun’s UV rays., can withstand high winds and even hail up to three inches in diameter.

One of the biggest benefits of this material is that fact that rubber is one of the greenest choices a homeowner can make. Rubber roofs are often made from recycled materials and can be recycled at the end of their long life. The rubber also helps trap in the heat of your home and reduce the energy costs and overall utility bills during the cold winter months.