How to Install Roof Coating in 3 Easy Steps
Are you tired of your Brighton home’s roof looking a bit worse for wear? Have you been trying to figure out how to fix it up without breaking the bank? Look no further than roof coating.
Installing roof coating is an economical way to extend the life of your roof, and it can be applied in three simple steps.
So grab your ladder and read on for our guide to installing roof coating like a boss – it’ll have your home looking roof-sational in no time!
What is Roof Coating?
Roof coatings are an essential defense against wear and tear caused by Brighton’s roughest weather conditions. Made of silicone, acrylic, or urethane, these coatings reflect heat away from your roof, and protect against leaks and other damage.
Unlike traditional paint, roof coatings are thicker and contain a higher solids content, making them more durable. White silicone coatings are particularly popular due to their excellent weather resistance, cooling properties, and longevity.
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Step 1: Clean the Roof
Before applying the coating, it’s crucial to ensure the surface of your roof is clean and free of debris. Start by cleaning the roof using a pressure washer or a hose and push broom.
Be careful not to damage the roof.
Once it’s clean, allow the roof to dry completely before proceeding with the coating application.
In fact, there’s one thing you’ll want to keep in mind: The roof needs to be completely dry when you apply the coating, so make sure you schedule the process on a day without rain.
Step 2: Apply the Coating
As long as your roof doesn’t have serious cracks or tears, you can apply the coating to it once it’s dried. Use a long paint roller or brush to spread the coating onto the roof. You may want to do it in sections to ensure a nice, even coat.
Remember, a successful roofing project requires that you follow proper practices, not just with regards to technique, but also safety.
If you have any doubts at all, reach out to the professionals, such as The Roof Company. We handle jobs like this all the time, and we do it with safety and professionalism.
We believe in treating people (and their homes) with care – that’s what distinguishes us from our competitors.
Step 3: Let It Dry
Once your roof is completely coated, you just need to let it dry and cure.
The curing time will depend on the product as well as Brighton’s weather conditions. If it’s a humid day, or there’s dew about, drying time may be lengthened. However, if the temperature is hot and dry, the coating will cure much quicker.
Generally speaking, though, roof coatings take anywhere between 8 and 24 hours to thoroughly dry.
Revamp Your Roof
So there you go! What began as an eyesore can now become a roof-tastic sight to behold, requiring just a few simple steps that will increase your home’s curb appeal.
Contact The Roof Company today, and ask us about Vital Coat’s Shingle Shield.
And who knows? You might just be crowned Brighton’s resident “Roof Boss” once you transform your formerly dull shingles into shiny eye candy.
And you don’t even have to worry about the hassle of doing it yourself – call The Roof Company. All Roof. No Hassle.
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Your roof is what protects your home from the elements, which is why it is important to ensure your roof stays in the best condition. Many outside elements can damage your roof over time and can even cause the need for a full roof replacement. If you notice signs that your roof requires repair, it’s best to nip it in the butt and get to the bottom of it right away.
We understand — deciding on whether you need a roof replacement can be an intimidating and stressful experience. From the initial phone call to the end of a project, our team is here to walk you through the entire process to answer any questions you may have. We’ll work together to help you decide on the best roofing solution for your home.