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Replacing Aluminium roofing with Rubber
« on: May 22, 2017, 05:30:10 AM »
We bought a triple E Regency we knew we needed to replace the roof, and some of the decking, unfortunately, I did not realize the original roof was aluminum with so much rubber painted on it I thought it was rubber. How hard is it to strip the aluminum to repair the roof decking and then add the rubber.
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Re: Replacing Aluminium roofing with Rubber
« Reply #1 on: May 22, 2017, 06:37:24 AM »
I've not done it, but it shouldn't be too difficult. The aluminum is in sheets that will be fastened along the edges - I don't know of any manufacturer that glues it down.

I would replace with TPO or fiberglass sheets rather than EPDM rubber. Both are far superior to rubber and the labor is the same.
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