Benefits of Roof Coatings
When carrying out home improvement in your property, exteriors improvements can sometimes be overlooked. For example, how long ago was it that you checked your roof for damage?
Over time, due to being exposed to the elements, such as rain and frost, your roof will become damaged. Roofs that have been left to their own devices may also have unwanted moss or lichen growing. If you have a damaged roof, you may feel anxious about the costs of replacing it. However, there is no need to worry. Roof damage can be repaired, keeping you from having to get a completely new roof. Instead, you can opt for roof coating.
There are various benefits to roof coatings. It will drastically improve the appearance of your roof for a start, and will definitely be much cheaper than a new roof. Any roof leaks you may have had will be solved and it provides further protection against the elements, which will also lengthen the lifespan of your tiles. Heat loss due to a damaged roof will be reduced, possibly by up to 25%. Not only will this benefit the environment, it will also make your home cheaper to heat and more comfortable to live in, especially in the winter months.
All of these points can also mean that value is added to the property, and as roof coating is guaranteed over a number of years, if you plan to sell a few years down the line then it won’t be a problem.
You may be interested in understanding the process before going ahead with roof coating. We would first survey the roof of your property, and will produce a detailed report on the size and condition of your roof, as well as the work required, and this report will be provided. IF the work provided is roof coating, then we would next prepare your roof. We will cover all non-treated areas to protect it and will also power clean your roof with a fungicidal wash. This will remove all moss, lichen and other pollutants so roof coating can be carried out.
Next we will repair your roof, by replacing broken or missing tiles, repairing hips, ridges, valleys and verges, and carrying out any re-pointing that is required. After this, the roof coating is then applied. It even comes in a range of tile colours that you can choose from, either to match your existing fascia and windows or just out of personal preference.
Finally, after roof coating is applied we ensure to clean up afterwards, and we remove all waste using skips. UK Roofing are so confident in our products and services, that we guarantee our roof coating for 10 years. Then, you can finally relax with the peace of mind that your roof is protected from wear and tear, and you’ll also be saving money of your energy bills at the same time!