How to improve the appearance of your home

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As we are all aware, weather can be an extremely destructive and devastating force. Yet gale-force winds and blinding sheets of rain are not a prerequisite for your home to suffer damage. Even the tamest outburst can discolour a home and pepper the paintwork with stains and smudges. Over time, these imperfections can develop into serious flaws. And these flaws eventually become vulnerabilities through which the weather can afflict your home at will. Alongside the structural damage this creates, it also completely disfigures a home’s exterior. Regardless of whether your choice to hire exterior house painters is spurred by aesthetic or restorative purposes, you will find a solution at All Weather Coating that covers both bases.

Rendering

Beneath layers of paint and wall coatings, is a property’s render. Exterior wall render is the first layer to be applied to brickwork, but is the last line of defence against invading damp. If you have noticed the tell-tale signs of wear and tear, it could be time to consider updating your render. Overdue or not, cracked render repair is imperative to prevent damp from gradually seeping into your home. The actual process of repairing render is relatively straightforward. After identifying any areas of obvious weakness – which are chipped away – our team of experts will go about applying a fresh coat of render. Composed of a custom mix of sand, cement, lime and silicone, this coat of render will be perfectly allied both visually and chemically to your home’s exterior.

Exterior wall coatings

External render repair, on its own, is not normally enough to guarantee that your home’s exterior stays intact for years. That is why, after any irregularities with the external render have been smoothed over, we take the time to apply our weatherproof coatings. Over twenty times thicker than conventional paint, our weatherproof paint is fortified with an array of scientifically tried and tested components that are designed to maximise your walls’ ability to withstand the caprices of the weather.

Penetrating damp treatment

Unfortunately, if damp has already infiltrated your home, you cannot retrospectively establish preventative measures; you are going to need a remedy – and fast. Fortunately for you, our penetrating damp treatment is more than capable of not only eliminating dampness at its source but ensuring that it never has even a glimmer of hope of returning to your home. Thanks to the inclusion of water-resistant silicone, our exterior wall coatings are tailor-made to combat rain and damp. Testament to the durability of our weatherproof coatings is the 25 year guarantee we provide to all homeowners who elect to install them – you can rest assured that our penetrating damp treatment is a long-term solution rather than a stop-gap quick fix.

Contact us today to book a site visit!

If you have been fed up with the dog-eared appearance of your home’s exterior for quite some time, your call to All Weather Coating is well overdue. In a matter of days, we can completely transform your home’s exterior. Not only will we rejuvenate your home’s appearance, we can also guarantee its long-term durability. Once you have got in touch, we can arrange for our team of surveyors to visit your home. From there, they will carefully assess and analyse the condition of your home. After a quick consultation with you, they will agree on the best way to move forward. To revive your home exterior, get in touch with All Weather Coating today – you can contact us by email (info@allweathercoating.co.uk), by phone (0800 169 2049) or by filling out our contact form.

How to weatherproof your house

Weatherproof Wall Coating London

The weather poses an ever-present threat to our homes. And unfortunately, residence in the UK tethers our homes to experiencing more than its fair share of rainfall. Rainfall doesn’t discriminate – it is equally likely to accelerate the advance of penetrating damp horizontally through your walls as it is to overburden your gutters and drains to muscle its way into your home.

Damp, in whatever guise, can be devastatingly damaging. There are however, a host of ways you can safeguard your home against the weather. Distinguishing an effective defense from an ineffective one can be somewhat tricky – which is where we come in.

With close to 20 years’ experience weatherproofing homes, we are better positioned than most to offer the lessons we have learned and the tips and tricks of the trade we have picked up along the way – and that is exactly what we are going to do in this post. Without further ado, here are a number of ways you can effectively weatherproof your home.

Exterior wall coatings

Our most popular offering is our exterior wall coating service. You may be asking yourself: firstly, ‘what is an exterior wall coating?’ And secondly, ‘what is the difference between regular external paint and external wall coatings?’

An exterior wall coating is designed to bolster your home’s weather and water resistance. Unlike standard masonry paint, the composition of an exterior wall coating includes silicon and resin, which, as well as making it 20 times thicker than conventional paint, also makes it extremely durable.  

Not only is this product more than capable of fortifying your home against the weather, we are also happy to ensure that it is applied properly too. We will dispatch a team to survey your home before the application process begins. For more information on exactly how this works, visit this page.

Clear coatings

What service you require hinges on the state of your home. If it is in particularly bad shape, you are likely to want the traditional exterior wall coating service that simultaneously covers your home in a fresh coat of paint in the colour you desire.

From our extensive palette of available colours, you are sure to find one that you love. If however, you are content with the appearance of your home’s exterior, but are instead concerned about its ability to fend off the weather, you may well be better off with a clear coating. Clear coat paint from All Weather Coating possesses all of the same benefits as the standard offering, just without any of the associated design alterations.

No matter the state of your home and the weather it may have to endure, we are confident that at All Weather Coating we can find a solution.

Regardless of the kind of wall coating you go for, you can rest assured that it will stand the test of time – all of our coatings are guaranteed to last for 25 years. To book a site visit today, call us on 0800 169 2049, email info@allweathercoating.co.uk or visit our contact page.

What is the difference between exterior masonry paint and exterior wall coatings?

Exterior Masonry Paint Services

There are a number of reasons why you might be looking to resurface the exterior of your home. The brickwork could be beginning to wear away, you might have noticed the appearance of damp, your home may not be quite as well insulated as you would like it to be or, more simply, your paintwork could be flaking and peeling away.

Any of these reasons are as valid as the other for seeking an exterior wall covering solution and any could have led you to ponder the question: what is the difference between exterior masonry paint and exterior wall coatings? Well, you’ve come to the right place; we have close to 20 years’ experience fitting weatherproof wall coatings throughout London and the Home Counties and are more than qualified to clarify the differences.

Why is paint unsuitable for exterior walls?

Typical masonry paint is woefully under-equipped to cover the exterior walls of your home. It simply isn’t composed of hardy enough chemicals to mount a serious defence against the weather.

The thinness of normal paint also doesn’t do it any favours. As well as being far too thin to endure the daily wear and tear imposed on it by the elements, regular paint provides insufficient to properly insulate your home. There should be more to exterior wall coverings than mere appearance.

What separates wall coatings from masonry paint?

Unlike typical masonry paint, weatherproof coatings are custom designed with the explicit intention of protecting your home from the elements. By keeping our finger on the pulse of the latest developments in weatherproofing technology, we always strive to ensure our wall coatings are as weather-resistant as current technology will allow.

One example of this ambition being realised is the incorporation of silicone into our wall coatings. Silicone has demonstrated a superb ability to repel water. It also has the rare distinction of also allowing water vapour to pass freely through it, which is useful for two reasons. One:  any water vapour that forms within the home will be able to leave before it has the chance to accumulate and form damp. Two: the sheer volume of dirt adhering to the surface is dramatically reduced, guaranteeing the longevity of the coatings fresh appearance.

What difference does this make?

All Weather Coating’s exterior wall coating service produces a trifecta of results that simply aren’t attainable using typical exterior masonry paint. They are resilient enough to withstand whatever the weather can throw at them while simultaneously allowing water vapour to escape, they will provide an extra layer of insulation to your home and they are long-lasting – not to mention they look great. We are so confident in their performance that all of our wall coatings are guaranteed to last 25 years.

Take the first step towards fittings exterior wall coatings today

Contact us: by phone (0800 169 2049) by email (info@allweathercoating.co.uk) or through our contact form. We will dispatch a team to survey your home and come up with the perfect solution. We look forward to hearing from you!