WHAT IS SILICONE ROOF COATING?AND WHY YOU SHOULD USE IT FOR YOUR ROOF
Roof leaking is a pain. It’s not just water coming down from your roof, it’s also the money going down the drain.
Roof leaks, no matter how small, can quickly expand and cause damage to your interior or even your neighbors’.
And then there’s the repair cost.
Learn about what you can do to prevent roof leaks and extend the life of your roof with liquid silicone coating.
Silicone roof coating is applied in one or two coats and can be sprayed or rolled on to fill seams and cracks in a roof, creating a membrane capable of withstanding wind-driven sand, oxidation, and extreme weather conditions.
A liquid silicone roof coating can help you to:
Extend roof life
Reduce energy expenses
Things to consider before coating your roof with Liquid Silicone
Liquid silicone can keep your roof in good shape for longer but only if your roof is:
- Less than 25% saturated
- Have seams that are in good/decent condition
- Has been maintained year after year
If not, then your roof isn’t eligible for a silicone roof coating system.
To prevent damage, get a roofing specialist to perform a roof inspection and determine the condition of your roof. Getting an expert opinion beforehand will save you the money and hassle in the future.
Don’t wait till your roof is already leaking. Preparation is essential for long lasting results Preparation will make the difference between the coating lasting months or decades.
Though liquid silicone application may seem similar to painting, there are things to consider before applying to your roof such as:
- Whether the liquid silicone coating adheres correctly to your existing roof
- Needing a primer before coating your roof
- Choosing a method: roll or spray?
- Thickness of coating application to guarantee the manufacturer warranty
- Properly treated seams