Waterproofing Your Roof Deck With a TPO Membrane: PROs, CONs and Costs

TPO membrane on a roof deck

While having a roof deck is a great way to increase living/entertaining space, one of the biggest issues that many homeowners experience is frequent leaks. Properly waterproofing a roof deck is often a challenge, because the materials used most frequently, either EPDM rubber, or a Tar/built-up material, do not offer solid protection against leaks. However, there is a much better, longer lasting alternative: a TPO roofing membrane. Its designed with hot air-welded seams, which makes it impervious to water infiltration. While a TPO membrane costs more than rubber, you get the benefit of enjoying a leak-free roof deck for years… Read more »