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Question DetailsAsked on 4/24/2013

Cost estimate for rubber roof on trailer 738 ft.²

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Answered 6 years ago by JP

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Depends a lot on the type of exiting roofing, and condition it is in. If no prep other than washing is needed, then about $2-5/SF would be in the normal range - the lower number for a spray-on, the higher for a membrane.

By the way, I presume you do not really mean "rubber" - which has a VERY short life when exposed to sun. I am sure you mean an elastomeric roofing membrane, such as is used on commercial building flat roofs. Because of the special issues with putting a membrane on a metal surface, be sure to get a contractor experienced with this, otherwise you are likely to get an installation that does not stay adhered, and bulges and eventually tears in the wind. There are also spray-on and brush-on coatings which, if done to very high standards, can also do the job and are more wind resistant, but also less durable and more of a tendency to thermal cracking.

Any coating/covering you get will hae to either have a very good UV (ultraviolet) light protectant, or be coated with a protective coating, because any membrane surfacing will tend to get brittle and crack upon sun exposure. You also need to consider your climate, as the cheapest and most resistant coatings are black, which can really heat up a trailer in the sun.

I would recommend getting contractor names from your local mobile home or travel trailer dealer.

Answered 6 years ago by LCD

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How much for rubber roof 738ft

Answered 3 years ago by Tinamarie




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