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What are the benefits of self-adhesive roofing?

by | Jan 26, 2024 | Roofing Questions

Self Adhesive Roofing Guide

In the dynamic realm of roofing, the quest for innovation and efficiency has led to the emergence of cutting-edge technologies that redefine the way we protect our homes and structures. Among these advancements, self-adhesive roofing solutions have rapidly gained prominence for their seamless integration of convenience, durability, and performance.

Gone are the days of traditional roofing methods that demanded extensive labor and time-consuming installations. Today, self-adhesive roofing stands as a beacon of modernity, revolutionizing the roofing landscape with its user-friendly application and robust protective qualities.


Worker applying self-adhesive membrane
Worker applying self-adhesive membrane


Self-adhesive roofing entails a quick and safe method of installation. Open flames and roofing fasteners are not involved in the application process. Therefore, it is mess-free, and requires little equipment, meaning that workspaces can be kept tidy. Self-adhesive roofing can be simply peeled off at the under surface of the membrane, and then adhered. For these reasons, self-adhesive roofing is a popular choice amongst installers.


Unlike some roofing materials, self-adhesive roofing does not contain volatile organic compounds that can be harmful to the environment. Self-adhesive roofing can also be recycled, meaning that this material does not need to contribute to waste in landfills and causing pollution.


Compared with other roofing systems, self-adhesive roofing is affordable and cost-effective. Moreover, it can be more cost-effective for clients/residents. This is because self-adhesive roofing is tough even in extreme weather conditions and will not hold on to extreme cold or heat, meaning less of a need for fans, air conditioning, and heating.


WonderBuilds Fully Adhered System, which features self-adhesive roofing products, such as underlay, primer, and vapour control layer:

WonderBuilds Fully Adhered System
WonderBuilds Self-Adhesive System

Click on each product below to view more information.

  1. WonderBuilds Self-adhesive Capsheet
  2. WonderBuilds Fully Bonded Self-Adhesive Underlay
  3. WonderBuilds SA Primer
  4. Tissue Faced PIR Insulation
  5. WonderBuilds Insulation Adhesive
  6. WonderBuilds VB600 Self-Adhesive VCL
  7. WonderBuilds SA Primer



  1. WonderBuilds Self-Adhesive Capsheet
  2. WonderBuilds Fully Bonded Self-Adhesive Underlay


From the ease of installation to the exceptional durability and weather-resistant properties, self-adhesive roofing has not only streamlined the roofing process but has also elevated the standards of protection for structures. Homeowners can now enjoy peace of mind knowing that their roofs are fortified with a resilient, self-adhering layer that not only shields against the elements but also contributes to the longevity of the overall roofing system.

Contractors and architects, too, find in self-adhesive roofing a versatile and efficient tool to meet the demands of modern construction projects. The adaptability of these solutions to various roofing materials and styles enhances their appeal in diverse architectural settings.

Please find our contact details below and do not hesitate to contact us for more information:

WonderBuilds Team


p:  0208 208 2121



a:  16 Hampden Gurney Street, London, W1H 5AL

Dina Vaisman

Dina Vaisman

Co-founder and Director · WONDERBUILDS

MSc International Financial Management