THE ART OF DECORATIVE CONCRETE FINISHES
El Paso’s Affordable Roof Coating Supplier
At FN Decorative Concrete, we know that a good roof coating and sealant can benefit the roof of your home or business for years to come.
Without properly coating your roof, you risk the potential of experiencing leaks, discoloration, and even a full restoration well before it’s time. Not only can you avoid replacing your roof early-on but if you utilize the right products, you will see other benefits related to lowering your overall costs when it comes to maintenance.
Why You Need to Coat Your Roof
Extend the life of your roof. The main purpose of applying a roof coating is to protect it from damages that are unavoidable such as sunlight, rain, dirt, and other weather-related conditions that could ruin the roof’s surface. While protecting it, a high-performing coat or sealant will also keep your roof in excellent condition. Given that the UV rays of the sun are one of the leading causes of deterioration, coatings with UV-resistance chemicals will especially increase the longevity of the roof and help you save on the cost of routine maintenance.
Reduce your air-conditioning bill. In addition to lowering your maintenance costs, since a roof coating will work to protect it from sunlight from coming indoors, in return it will keep your home or office at a cooler temperature. This is beneficial during the peak of summer when you might usually keep the air conditioner on for longer durations.
Keep the roof from discoloring. When it comes to appearance, nothing keeps roofs in top condition than a coating. A reflective coat, in particular, can help maintain the vibrancy of paint over time as it works to block damage from the sun. Applying a coat following a new paint application or after replacing the shingles is always recommended.
Common Types of Roof Coatings
Depending on your roof’s surface and what your main goal for coverage is, there are coats and sealants that work in different ways to protect it from weather-prone damages. These are the most popular types of coatings:
- Acrylic. A water-based formula that is typically an affordable option for most climates. Most brands tend to be UV resistant, offering protection from the sun, and are easy to work with.
- Polyurethane. There are two main types of polyurethane coating: aromatic and aliphatic. The benefits of working with an aromatic and aliphatic coat include that they are durable, resistant to water and stay cleaner longer, compared to other types.
- Silicone. A silicone coat is good for conditions with moisture. Using a silicone-based formula can even eliminate the need for a primer.