In this DIY guide we'll go over all the basics of how to build a flat roof. From the materials to the actual installation, we'll provide an extensive step by step guide. We'll focus mainly on the EPDM flat roofing system.
The following instructions refer to how to build a flat roof of EPDM:
- Glue brush
- Seam roller
- 9" fleece type emulsion roller
- measuring tape
- tin snips
- EPDM rubber membrane
- Water-based adhesive
- Formflash EPDM
- Aluminum trim
- Prefabricated internal and external corners
- Adhesive cleaner
There are many kinds of shingles available, including proper asphalt, aluminum, copper, tin, concrete and plastic. Their installation procedure will differ at the different stages; therefore this guide will be asphalt shingle installation specific, as this is the most common roofing choice in the United States. Be sure to obtain any required permits before working on your roof.
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