Q & A - Recover With Low Slope EPDM

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May 20, 2013 at 12:00 a.m.

Is using EPDM on a built-up asphalr roof advised?

Nancy asked, "If your roof is Built-Up Asphalt would you use EPDM?"

I always advise roof removal. There are too many unknowns when leaving the old low slope roof. Mixing two different types of roofing products is in my opinion, not a good idea. The properties are different and attaching the two can result in issues. Divorcing the two roofing products with a dens deck or like would work, but again you are covering the unknown.

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May 21, 2013
Agree. ARC Roofing

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