How Roof Coatings Protect Your Home All Year Round

The British weather can be unpredictable, and you often don’t know what’s going to happen from one season to the next. That’s why a properly sealed roof is so important, ensuring that whether it’s a heatwave or snow day, your home is safe from leaks, damp or more. If you’re thinking of installing a roof repair coating, this can be done year-round, and there’s lots of advantages that’ll benefit your home in different weathers. Here are some of the ways roof coatings can work in different seasons.

Spring

Weather in the spring can vary a lot, from sunny days to icy patches, but it’s safe to say that the season will usually bring a lot of rain. A waterproof roof coating can therefore be handy in the springtime, protecting your home in case of excessive rain which can:

  • Help you avoid leaks
  • Help prevent damp in your loft
  • Keeping your home feeling cosy
  • Preventing the spread of moss which can thrive in spring

No matter what kind of spring is forecast, having a roof coating can make a big difference to your home, protecting you from all sorts of weathers.

Summer

Most of us don’t think our homes needs much protection in the summer. After all, what kind of damage can the sun do? But with the UK experiencing more heatwaves, using roof coating systems will no doubt become more popular. They can help reflect the sun’s strongest rays, which gives a cooling effect to your home on the hottest days, so you don’t have to spend as much running fans.

Autumn

Like spring, the autumn months can be changeable, sometimes they can be crisp and dry, but they can often bring large amounts of rain. During the autumn, you also have to deal with large amounts of debris such as falling leaves and branches, so it’s important to check your guttering isn’t blocked, as this can lead to a damp roof. If you have any gaps, a roof coating repair can help fill them in, ensuring your roof is well-sealed in case of any sudden, massive downpours.

Winter

Winter is the season that often gets homeowners concerned about their roof, and it’s worth getting it checked over before the worst of the weather hits. If your roof is in poor condition, then a roof coating can make a big difference, helping to insulate your home and protect it from the cold. When used alongside proper insulation, this can help you save money on your energy bills and also ensure you’re more comfortable even in weather such as snow. Melting snow and ice can also mean leaks, so it’s important your roof is well protected with the right coating.

No matter what time of year, if you need roof coatings contact Kingdom Coatings of Unit 1 & 2, Block 2, Ward Street, Alloa Industrial Estate, Alloa, FK10 1ET. Simply call us on 0800 228 9436 or e-mail info@kingdomcoatings.co.uk to get a quote.

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