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As Roofing Contractors we specialize in Flat Roof Repairs and Installations. We are certified Installers EPDM Rubber, TPO, and Modified Bitumen Torch Down Roofing Systems.

Chimney and Flat Roof Leaks – Brownstoners of Brooklyn and NY – Video

Chimney and Flat Roof Leaks  Most chimneys and parapet walls are covered with tar, as a repair, to prevent leaks, however, the tar dries, hardens, and cracks creating fine fissures that expand over time. Water will penetrate these cracks and seep under the roof’s membrane making it appear as though the roof is leaking. Over …

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Flat Roofs – Features of Roofing Systems – Watch Videos

Single Ply and Two Ply Roofing Systems There are 5 types of single ply roofing systems commonly used on flat roofs. They are EPDM, TPO, Modified Bitumen Cold Apply, Modified Bitumen Self-Adhering and Modified Bitumen Torch Down systems. Commercial Roof USA specializes in a 2 ply rubber roofing system which is the Modified Bitumen Torch Down …

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EPDM & Modified Bitumen Torch Down Rubber Roofs – Which is the Best?

We took pictures of EPDM and Modified Bitumen Rubber Roofs that are about 10 years old to show a comparison of which roof lasts longest with the least amount of maintenance. We repair and install flat roofs Pittsburgh, Stamford, White Plains, and Norwalk. Above is a Modified Bitumen Torch down roof that is 14 years old. This EPDM roof is 10 …

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EPDM Rubber Roofs Fail Prematurely – Watch Video

  EPDM Rubber Roofs Fail Prematurely Prior to 2014, all EPDM Rubber Roofs have failed prematurely due to the break down of liquid adhesives used to bond seams. This single-ply rubber roofing system is predominately used on commercial flat roofs, but have failed to reach the life expectancy promised in the manufacturer’s warranty.  Manufacturers are still …

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EPDM Roofing Deteriorates from Harmful UV Rays – Watch Video

  EPDM Roofing Deterioration Stems from UV Exposure An EPDM roofing problem on a residence in Greenwich, Connecticut stemmed from the prolonged exposure to harmful ultraviolet rays. We found that the single ply EPDM rubber was shredded in a tight corner, next to a chimney, causing the roof to leak. Over time, the combination of …

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