Beyond the Basement – 5 Unexpected Places to Use Waterproof Coatings for Home Protection

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While most people associate waterproof coatings with basements and crawl spaces, these versatile products can be used in many other areas of your home to protect against water damage and enhance its beauty.

Rooftops and Balconies

Rooftops and balconies are exposed to the elements, making them vulnerable to water damage. Waterproof coatings can be applied to concrete, wood, or metal surfaces to create a barrier against rain, snow, and ice. This can help prevent leaks, cracks, and the growth of mold and mildew.

Window Wells and Foundation Walls

Window wells and foundation walls are often overlooked areas where water can seep into your home. Applying a waterproof coating to these areas can help prevent water damage to your basement or crawl space.

Showers and Bathrooms

Showers and bathrooms are naturally prone to water exposure, making them ideal candidates for waterproof coatings. Applying a coating to the walls, floors, and shower pan can help prevent leaks, mold growth, and water damage to your bathroom subfloor and surrounding areas.

Exterior Walls

Exterior walls are exposed to the elements, making them vulnerable to water damage. Waterproof coatings can be applied to brick, stucco, and other exterior wall materials to create a barrier against rain, snow, and ice. This can help prevent water damage to your home’s interior and improve its energy efficiency.

Around Pipes and Plumbing Fixtures

Pipes and plumbing fixtures are susceptible to leaks, which can cause significant water damage. Applying a waterproof coating around pipes and plumbing fixtures can help prevent leaks and protect your home from water damage.

Garage Floors

Garage floors endure a lot of wear and tear, from vehicle traffic to chemical spills. A waterproof coating can protect the concrete from staining, cracking, and deterioration caused by moisture, salt, and other elements. It also makes cleaning up spills a breeze and enhances the overall appearance of your garage.

Laundry Rooms

Laundry rooms are notorious for water spills and humidity, which can lead to mold growth and water damage. Waterproofing the walls and floor can prevent these issues and create a more sanitary and durable space. Consider epoxy flooring for a stylish and easy-to-clean option.

Patios and Decks

Outdoor living spaces like patios and decks are constantly exposed to the elements. Waterproofing these surfaces can prevent rot, warping, and other forms of damage, ensuring your outdoor oasis remains beautiful and functional for years to come.

Driveways and Walkways

Your driveway and walkways are the first impression of your home. Waterproof coatings can protect these areas from cracking, staining, and the freeze-thaw cycle, while also enhancing their appearance with a variety of colors and finishes.

Swimming Pools and Water Features

While these areas are designed to hold water, proper waterproofing is crucial to prevent leaks and structural damage. Applying a specialized waterproof coating can protect your investment and ensure your pool or water feature remains a source of enjoyment for years to come.

Expert Tip: Consider using a tinted waterproof coating for areas that are prone to staining, such as garage floors or driveways. This will help mask any imperfections and keep your surfaces looking clean and new.

Let Armor Coatings Inc. Be Your Waterproofing Partner

At Armor Coatings Inc., we understand the importance of protecting your home from water damage. We offer a wide range of waterproofing solutions, from basement waterproofing and basement sealing to concrete resurfacing and epoxy flooring.

Our team of experts can assess your home’s unique needs and recommend the best waterproofing solutions for you. We use only the highest quality products and techniques, and we stand behind our work with a satisfaction guarantee.

Take the first step in protecting your home from water damage. Contact Armor Coatings Inc. today for a free consultation and estimate.

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