Reroofing with EPDM Rubber, Images 15-24

The roofers pull the EPDM tight and tack it in place, leaving it long enough to ensure that water flows into — rather than behind — the gutter.

The roof edge is protected with a gutter apron. Glue is applied to the apron.

Glue is applied to the seam tape. Although the tape is self-adhering, the author uses glue as an extra precaution.

The seam tape is pressed into place with a rubber roller. Although the tape is self-adhering, the author uses glue as an extra precaution.

The author seals pipe penetrations with PVC donuts. First the donut is cut in half to fit around the pipe.

It's glued to the roof with a pourable sealant.

Sealant is also used to fill the center.

Pourable sealant

The cured sealant stays flexible over time so it can adapt to movement in the roof without losing its seal.

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