Single Ply Membranes: Two of our most popular blog posts are updated

Four years ago, we published two blog posts on single ply membranes which are two of the most popular pages on our entire website. They are so popular that we’ve decided to update them, and you can visit the updated versions here:

Comparison of Single Ply Membranes  compares the most popular types of single ply roofing membranes used in the UK, setting out their different characteristics, advantages and disadvantages.

  • PVC (Poly Vinyl Chloride) accounting for around 80% of the UK market, but also
  • EPDM (Ethylene Propylene Diene Monomer)
  • TPO (Thermoplastic Polyolefin)
  • TPE (Thermoplastic Polyolefin Elastomer) and
  • PIB (Polyiso Butylene)

“Choosing Single Ply Roofing Membranes – What to Consider”  looks in more detail at key factors to consider when choosing which single ply roofing membrane suits your project.

These factors include

  • Sustainability
  • Cost
  • Track Record and Lifespan
  • Guarantees and Reliability.

We hope in their updated form these posts will continue to assist specifiers in their thousands for many years to come.

If you’re interested you can also see a table comparing the material characteristics. [Click to Download]

Single Ply Roofing Membranes - click to download