Frequently asked questions
What does EPDM mean?
Ethylene Propylene Diene Monomer
Is Firestone EPDM rubber suitable for my roof?
Almost certainly... there are very few instances when Firestone EPDM cannot be installed.
What does it look like?
A Firestone EPDM roof looks a dark grey, very similar to a large piece of lead.
Can I walk on my new roof?
Yes, it is designed for maintenance access. Also, because the roof is not covered with sharp chippings, you won't need to keep scooping them out of your gutter.
Is Firestone EPDM expensive?
No. Despite its considerable technical and lifespan advantages, Firestone EPDM compares very well indeed to traditional materials.
Is your work guaranteed?
Our Firestone EPDM roofs are guaranteed against leakage for 20 years.
Who else uses EPDM?
EPDM is currently protecting roofs for:
Firestone EPDM is so superior, why isn't everyone using it?
The product manufacturers have a very strong branding that has taken years to establish. Consequently, only approved installers that have proved they can maintain the high standards required are allowed to use the materials and be recognised as an authorised contractor.