As the weather temperatures continue to fall, building contractors are becoming busier as a result of the building damages that the cold snap brings. We take a look into roof coatings, the options available and if the introduction of liquid roof coatings are a worthy investment.
Liquid roof coatings have been developed over many years to help commercial roofing systems withstand adverse weather conditions and provide a level of protection that other coating systems simply cannot compete with. We take a look at liquid coatings and try to find an answer to the question that is on everyone’s lips: are liquid roof coatings worth it
What is liquid roofing?
Liquid roofing systems have been available to commercial building contractors for well over 40-years. The liquid roof coatings are designed to build a bond with the structures membrane and provide a protective layer between the building and weather conditions.
There are many forms of liquid roofing systems available; these can be applied on site by a team of roofing professionals.
Benefits of Liquid Roofing
There are many benefits of liquid roof coatings
. However, the most beneficial include strong levels of waterproofing and increased roof life.
The seamless, monolithic membrane offers a truly faultless waterproof structure. A monolithic membrane allows a commercial roof to expand and contract and this is critical for a commercial roof structure. All roofs must be able to expand and contract efficiently. The majority of commercial roofs have seams or nail sin place to handle the contraction – however; these can lead to leaks and damages.
Liquid roof coatings are great for extending the roof life of a building. Naturally, roof panels tend to have a small life span but can be heavily improved with a sustainable roof coating. The coatings applied are also incredibly environmentally friendly and will reduce the amount of time and money spent of roofing maintenance.