The rainy season is about to start in Cape Town, so now is the time to ensure that you don’t have any roof leaks. Having a leaky roof during a rainstorm isn’t fun. That is if you’re lucky enough to be home to minimise the damage. If not, your pocket is probably still feeling the strain.
There are many reasons why a healthy-looking roof can suddenly start leaking. You might have an obstruction in one of your gutter pipes, blocking the water flow. Your roof might look healthy, but in actual fact, be worn and in desperate need of some TLC. Another reason for roof leaks is damage to roof shingles caused by strong winds. Whichever reason, you need help and quickly.
Excess moisture is extremely dangerous and can cause structural failure when roof trusses start to rot. Here’s how a roof waterproofing treatment can help:
Seal Existing Roof Leaks and Prevent Future Roof Leaks
Waterproofing your roof will include roof repairs before the application of the product. This way you can seal current roof leaks and prevent them from occurring in future.
Extend the Lifespan of Your Roof
Your roof should last around 30 years or even more if you take good care of it. Waterproofing will protect your roof from the UV rays of the sun as well as the elements of mother nature.
Save You Money on Future Roof Repairs
As a homeowner, you have enough expenses to empty your pockets. The last thing you need is constant roof repairs or a pricey roof replacement. Waterproofing will help you save money by eliminating future roof repairs.
Increase the Value of Your Home with Waterproofing
You might not want to sell your home right now, but if you decide to put it on the market in future, you’ll be glad you invested in roof waterproofing. It will save the potential buyer from having to do it and give the impression that your home is well taken care of.
Waterproofing offers many benefits to you as a homeowner, which is why you should consider investing in it right now. We don’t have to tell you how expensive roof replacements are, you probably already know. And the last thing you need right now is the financial burden of a premature roof replacement when there are things within your power to protect your roof.