Ballasted EPDM Flat Roofing

Ballasted EPDM Flat Roofing

Despite technological advances making flat roofs more reliable and easier to install, ‘red tape’ puts them off limits to the self-builder

A loose laid EPDM roof prior to ballasting. A 50 year anticipated lifespan and an almost complete absence of on-site joins, should make this an ideal DIY waterproofing solution. But, difficulties with home insurance, warranties and Building Control sign-off means installing an EPDM roof yourself is ill-advised.

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