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EPDM (Rubber) Roofing in Livonia, MI & Metro Detroit

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Rubber Roofing Meets and Beats Back the Weather

EPDM (rubber) roofing has been around for more than 80 years. In that time, other roofing solutions have emerged, thrived, and proven themselves worthy, but none have dethroned the reigning champion that is EPDM roofing.

At Shain Roofing & Sheet Metal Inc. in Livonia, MI, we have over 140 years of combined experience in all things roofing, including repair, replacement, and installation. Rubber roofing for your commercial property could be the solution that goes with you for decades and decades to come.


What is EPDM Roofing?

First introduced in 1962, EPDM (ethylene propylene diene monomer) or “rubber” roofing, has proven itself in numerous applications and climates. As a synthetic version of natural rubber, EPDM roofing materials are more resistant to drastic shifts in temperature, shrinking and flexing without cracking in the harshest Michigan winters or scalding summer storms.

EPDM rubber roofing’s ability to keep its shape and maintain a watertight membrane are near legendary. Before the rubber hits the roof, EPDM installation begins with fastened insulating boards. Afterwards, a special adhesive is applied before the rubber roofing is rolled out and seamlessly shaped in place.

Advantages of EPDM (Rubber) Roofing

Thanks to a combination of synthetic rubber, plastics, and other materials, EPDM “rubber” roofing offers numerous advantages as a commercial roofing system. Often made from recycled tires and other sustainable sources, rubber roofing has endured the test of time. As one of the go-to roofing solutions across the world, EPDM roofing solutions offer dozens of benefits, including:

Long Lasting (10-50 years or longer)
Resistant to Thermal Shock
Resistant to Puncture/Damage
Resistant to Cracking
Low Maintenance
Energy Efficient
Fire Resistant
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Ideal Applications for EPDM (Rubber) Roofing

Rubber roofing systems are ideal for flat and low-sloped roofs where asphalt or likewise solutions can’t go. In hot climates, rubber roofs actually reflect or trap heat energy from the sun, providing for cooler working conditions below. Similarly, in winter climates, rubber’s resistance to thermal shock keeps moisture out and heat in.

EPDM (Rubber) Roofing in Livonia, MI & Metro Detroit

At Shain Roofing & Sheet Metal Inc, we take tremendous pride in our family’s experience and bring that experience to every single roofing job and material we apply. Our roofing systems are value-added, cost-effective, and installed with care for the health and continued operation of your commercial structure and business.

When you need an emergency roof repair, a roof replacement, or roof installation, trust our family’s dedication to commercial properties in Livonia, MI, and the greater metro Detroit area. To learn more about rubber roofing and what we can do for your commercial roof, call 734-524-0155 or contact us today.

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