Posted on: 27 July 2021Share
If the roof on your business's building is constructed from metal and has a few years on it, the surface may have started looking rough with rust forming. You likely have concerns about this deterioration, and you may be considering having the roof replaced.
However, instead of replacing the entire roof, there may be another option if its overall structure is still in good condition. You may be able to have it restored by having a roofing company apply an EPDM (ethylene propylene diene monomer) rubber coating to the surface. There are a couple of benefits to having this type of metal roof restoration done.
1. Turns a Standard Metal Roof into a More Energy-efficient One
One benefit of restoring your business's roof by having EPDM rubber coating applied to the surface is that it turns the standard roof into one that is more energy-efficient. With a standard metal roof, the coating may help to protect the metal from moisture, but it does not do much to help keep the heat from the sun from increasing the building's interior temperature.
It also does not fully prevent the release of warm or cool air from inside the building. This can result in higher heating and cooling bills over time.
However, when EPDM coating is applied, the synthetic rubber creates a barrier that prevents air from escaping. It also absorbs the heat from the sun, helping the building stay cooler during the hot summer months.
2. Helps to Increase the Lifespan of the Roof by Sealing and Making It Waterproof
Another advantage to applying the coating to your current roof is that it helps to seal the metal surface, providing a waterproof layer. Because of this barrier, the coating can help increase the overall lifespan of the building.
And, even if there is already surface rust present, the coating helps to prevent further corrosion by decreasing the metal's exposure to air and water. Once the coating is applied, the rust will not continue to spread.
If your business's roof is starting to look rough, you may want to consider finding out more about having it restored through the application of EPDM coating instead of replacing it. Contact a roofing company, such as Bunkum Valley Roofing LLC., in your area that offers metal roof restoration systems for more information about this option. They may be able to help transform your roof into an energy-efficient one that is sealed, waterproof, and has a longer lifespan.