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Why you should use resin based wall coatings

Resin-Based Wall Coating London

Walk past almost any property, and you will see the early warning signs of deteriorating exterior walls – blemishes, fractures, and cracks. Over time, these initially innocuous looking crevices can very easily grow into serious structural defects – the kind that will allow your home to be overrun by damp.

Instead of dismissing these inconspicuous flaws as nothing to worry about, they should on the contrary, be a priority of yours to fix. Although this issue is something that needs addressing quickly, it does not mean that a stopgap solution is a satisfactory one. Our resin-based coating service will resolve your exterior wall problem in a matter of days and will keep the reappearance of damage at bay for a minimum of 25 years – guaranteed!  To walk you through this process, and to explain why it is far more effective than the alternatives, we have put together this explanatory blog post.

Why standard masonry paint doesn’t offer enough protection

Unfortunately, typical exterior wall masonry paint simply isn’t hardy enough to protect your exterior walls from damage from the weather for anywhere near an extended period of time. And, given that a home is the longest-term investment you are likely to ever own, it is important that it is properly maintained over time. Composed of little more than the bare essentials required to give your home a decorative finish, standard masonry paint is ill-equipped to protect your home.

Why are resin based wall coatings better than standard masonry paint?

Generally-speaking, wall coatings are many times thicker than typical masonry paint. Because of this increased fortification, they are better adapted to resist buffeting wind and rain. Similarly, because they are designed for longevity as well as ornamental purposes, they are imbued with a number of chemicals that help to dramatically improve their durability. From the infusion of silicon, which enhances wall coatings’ water resistant properties to pliolite technology that speeds up wall coatings’ adhesion to the surface it is binding to. A strong level of adhesion is particularly useful in the volatile British weather.

What difference does resin make to wall coatings?

The presence of resin differentiates resin-based wall coatings from standard wall coatings – but how does this difference separate the two in practical terms?

Resin helps to glue together all of the component parts of an exterior wall coating – leading to a stronger and more durable product. Given that cement, silicone water repellents and minerals (amongst other materials) all go into a wall coating, it is fair to say that the uniting presence of the resin is extremely important.

If you are considering outfitting your home with resin-based wall coatings, there is no better partner to have on your side than All Weather Coating. Our resin-based coating service has been refined and perfected over our many, many years of operation in London and the Home Counties and we would be delighted to help you update your home.  

You can arrange a site visit at your convenience by contacting us by email, phone or through the contact form on our website.

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!