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Roofer preparing part of bitumen roofing felt roll for melting by gas heater torch flame

How Is Rubber Used In Roofing Materials?

The shorter name for this type of rubber roofing material is Hypalon. It is a type of synthetic rubber that is highly resistant to fire, oil, acids, gas, and light. The strength and versatility of Chlorosulfonated polyethylene are what make it a good rubber roofing material for both residential and commercial buildings. However, it is…

Asphalt shingle. Decorative bitumen shingles on the roof of a brick house. Fence made of corrugated metal.

Top 7 Best Roofing Materials For Hot Climates

Unlike other roofing systems, slate roofs can last for a very long time, as they require very little maintenance. Although slate roofs are beautiful and unique, they are quite expensive to install making it less ideal for an average homeowner. Metal Metal roofs are a good choice for people who live in hot climates. They…