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ClassicBond® 1.2mm EPDM Rubber Roof Membrane

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ClassicBond® One Piece EPDM Rubber Roof Membrane

ClassicBond® EPDM Is the original EPDM roofing system with a proven track record of over 50 years service life. Recognised as one of the most reliable, durable and sustainable materials for your flat roof. ClassicBond is manufactured by Carlisle-Syntec who pioneered EPDM roofing systems in the 1960’s

BBA Certified & preferred by roofing professionals, ClassicBond is tangibly more pliable, slate grey in colour and is the ideal EPDM rubber roof covering for both large and small flat roofs.


The rubber roof EPDM membrane is sold by the running metre from large pre-joined sheets starting at 0.5m in width and increasing in 0.5m increments up to 30.5 metres in length, by 15.25 metres in width. This means no on-site joining is required as long as the roof does not exceed these measurements and makes the ClassicBond EPDM the best for quick and easy installation.

ClassicBond EPDM is available in two thicknesses:

  • 1.2mm (standard)

  • 1.52mm (commercial)

Why Choose ClassicBond®?

The ClassicBond roof system is designed to be cost effective and much faster than traditional roofing systems. For most applications the membrane is cut to the size of your roof and supplied as one single piece, trimmed to size and finished off with the correct drip, kerb edge and wall up-stand trims.

ClassicBond is available in two thickness’s 1.2mm (Standard) and 1.52mm (Commercial)

As EPDM is not affected by extremes of temperature the membrane will not crack, peel or split.

The rubber roof membrane is sold by the running metre cut from large sheets measuring: 0.5m, 1m, 1.5m, 2m, 2.5m, 3.0m etc right up to 15.25m in width by 30.5 metres in length. So that’s no joins required if the roof is no bigger than 15.25 metres x 30.5 metres.

Technical Details
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Stock Type Warehouse Fulfilled
Thickness 1.20 mm
Brand Name ClassicBond
Questions & Answers (15)
Customer Questions
Are the EPDM membranes guaranteed?

EPDM has a life expectancy of 50 years. We offer a 20 year membrane guarantee on all of our professional EPDM membranes.

  • ClassicBond®
  • DuoPly™

This guarantee is available to all certified installers that have attended our training courses. All we require is a photo of the completed roof and a guarantee will be issued directly to yourself or your customer

If you are interested in becoming a certified installer please call us on 024 76 707700

If you are looking for a certified installer in your local area please call us on 024 76 707700

What is The Life Expectancy of EPDM rubber roofs.

EPDM Rubber roofs have a 50 year life expectancy.

EPDM has been in commercial use since the 1960s. And many of those roofs are still around today. 

Will my EPDM Membrane have a Join

All membranes do have manufactures joins as supplied to us. Depending on the spacing of the joins and the size of the piece being cut off the roll sometimes there is no manufacturers join in the membrane.

All EPDM membranes whether it is Firestone, ClassicBond or SKYGUARD have these joins and they are unavoidable, however, the big advantage is that it is supplied to you in one piece as our website states which means you don't have to do any onsite joins where workmanship could be a factor.

My roof has a small hole which is causing a leak, how easy is it to repair this?

One of the most evident benefits of EPDM rubber roofing is that it can be repaired very quickly and easily, allowing you to catch a problem before it turns into something much bigger! Supplied as a 6 inch strip, any small hole or rip can be sealed effectively with our repair patch kits. This easy-to-use patch, primer and brush combination will ensure you can safely patch any minor damage to the roof.
Link to the kit here!

Can EPDM withstand hard impacts from outside conditions? Such as branches falling on it or a bird pecking on it?

Along with a life expectancy of 50 years and beyond, EPDM rubber can stand up to quite some force from outside elements, in our video below we explore what different objects falling on the rubber will do to it and how much damage it takes to actually penetrate the membrane! Prepare to be surprised!

Why have bubbles appeared on the edge of my newly laid EPDM rubber roof?

Occasionally, bubbles and blisters can appear around the perimeter of the EPDM rubber roof just after it's been fitted. There are a few reasons why this can happen, the Contact Adhesive could have been applied too thick, or if it has not been allowed enough time to properly tack-off. Luckily we can share a few tips to help avoid this potential problem, check our video for an in-depth explanation.

Is it safe to walk on an EPDM rubber roof

 EPDM rubber membrane is an extremely tough material that will easily handle light foot traffic, such as when it's being installed. However, it is important to make sure no sharp objects are introduced onto the membrane from boots or tools, check our video for a proper explanation of how to make sure you don't set a foot wrong

How can I tell which way up the membrane is supposed to be?

Whilst EPDM rubber membrane has no right side up, you will notice only one side has writing on it, this is from the manufacturer and has some information about the rubber. You can lay this side down to the decking for a cleaner looking finish, this can be useful if the roof can be seen from a window for example.

Which Thickness of rubber roofing membrane should I buy? (1.2mm or 1.5mm)

Both the 1.2mm and 1.5mm EPDM rubber membranes are perfect for residential and commercial projects alike. 1.2mm membrane is a trusted product by our roofing customers and our most popular item for a good reason. 1.5mm membrane tends to lay a little easier due to the thickness and can also provide a smoother looking finished flat roof. We would recommend 1.5mm if there is going to be anything overlayed on top of the rubber like decking, screed and tiles or even a green roof.

How should I store my rubber roof kit?

If its going to be a few weeks before you fit the roof, we would suggest unrolling the membrane and re-rolling it longways, this will help prevent any creases forming. The adhesives and trims need to be stored indoors before fitting, rather than leaving them outside, as they can be affected by temperature fluctuations. Check out our video below for a full explanation from Sam! 

What Products Will I Receive In My Rubber Roof Kit?

We sell a wide variety of EPDM rubber flat roofing kits to our customers and try to provide the widest possible selection, with options for many different types of flat roofs available from Orangery Roofs to Garden Rooms. Check our video below for a full breakdown of what to expect in your kit! (The information about the contents of your kit can be found on the product page on our website.)

How Difficult is it to Install a Rubber Roof on a Garden Building?

For the most part each section of the installation is easy, Gluing the membrane down with both adhesives is very straightforward and securing the trims and clips to the perimeter is as well. Watch our video for a detailed step by step breakdown so you can follow along!

How Long Does it Take to Install a Rubber Roof on a Garden Building?

Fitting a rubber roof to a garden building can be a very quick job if you have some basic knowledge about the preparation and correct steps to take. It can take a professional less than 1.5 hours to fit a garden room roof!

Which Timber Boards Should I Use For My New Rubber Roof?

Choosing the right boards for your job can be daunting with many different options available to use for flat roof decking, however some are much more highly recommended than others, in our video below, Sam covers the key differences between the most commonly used boards, OSB3 and S-Grade Plywood.

How do I get a heavy roll of EPDM rubber onto my roof?

Having just had your roll of EPDM rubber delivered, you may be faced with exactly how to get it up onto the roof! Without some heavy equipment (which we certainly don't all have access to!) it can be a daunting task! Luckily, Sam has put together this short video so he can share a few genius tricks to help you get that heavy roll onto your flat roof.

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