Roofs spring a leak from time to time that is no surprise it is even common for RV roof leaks to occur. One thing you need to know is how to fix your roof leak quickly and efficiently so that the interior of your RV does not end up getting damaged from the leak or leaks that you may have. One of the best ways to fix your roof leak is by using EPDM. There are many benefits to this.
What is EPDM?
EPDM is a liquid chemical that hardens over a period of three to five days. One should understand though that the time it takes to cure is based on the temperature during the time that it placed on to the roof and the temperatures in the days following. In some temperatures it can take long and in others the time might be a bit shorter. For example you can apply it in cold temperatures but it will not sure until the temperature is able to get above 55 degrees. It will also need oxygen to help with the curing process.
Benefits of EPDM
There are many benefits of using EPDM for you RV roof leaks. Some of the benefits are as follows:
* Reduces Heat
* Most surfaces need no primer
* Application only needs one coat
* Resistant to acid and alkali
* Resistant to freezing
* Properties of waterproofing are able to be experienced right away
* Efficient when it comes to energy
* Effective on many types of roofing
* Resistant to ozone and UV
As you can see there are many benefits that you can experience by using EPDM for your roofing leaks. You will find that some of the roofing surfaces you can use this on are: metal roofing that is weathered, sheet rubber roofing that is weathered, urethane and asphalt foam modified and weathered roofing, and steel especially if it has been exposed to an environment that is salty. If you are going to use it on an asphalt surface however this is one of the rare cases where you would want to make sure that you use a primer before applying the EPDM to the RV roof leaks that you have. You can also use EPDM on a concrete roof deck.
Noticing a leak in the roof of your RV can be stressful but it is beneficial to know that it can be fixed quickly and easily using EPDM which is a product that offers more advantages those other products on the market. It is also simple to apply and is sure to protect your roof and cure the leak that you have. This is great news because it will not be difficult to fix the leak and is not going to break the bank either. Your RV roof is sure to be leak free so that you can again enjoy your RV without the need to worry about whether the rain might leak into your RV causing further damage that could end up costing a great deal to fix depending on the damage caused.