">
 

411homerepair.com

Latest Articles

Installing a Wood Burning Fireplace Insert like a Professional

A wood burning fireplace insert has many benefits over traditional gas and electrical alternatives. Most significantly by choosing to heat your...

on Jan 18, 2017

Simple on Making your Home More Comfortably

For most people making your house your home is a non topic but there are many “little things” that can be done to enhance your space...

on Jan 18, 2017

Lawn Maintenance: Is Your Lawn Revealing About You?

Taking good care of your lawn is necessary for ensuring that it becomes healthy and resistant to disease, pests, weeds and weather conditions. Lawn...

on Jan 18, 2017

How To Choose The Right Water System For Your Home

Choosing the right water system for the home requires some careful thought. There are several different types of hot water systems to choose from,...

on Jan 12, 2017

Working with a Builder you can Trust

Buying a new build can be quite an investment. It's imperative to choose the right builder from the start by finding a reputable, trustworthy...

on Jan 12, 2017

Improving the Value of Your Home with an Exterior Wall Coating

by Andy Wood on Nov 9, 2014

Due to the recent decline in the economy and more specifically the housing sector, more and more people have decided to stay where they are instead of searching for a new home. With no end to the crisis in sight homeowners are now spending more money and time improving their homes with a view to increasing the value for when prices start to rise and a sale is more likely.

When choosing how to improve your home’s exterior walls you are faced with two options. The first option and more common option is to repaint using standard masonry paint. This will give an instant cosmetic improvement and is relatively cheap to purchase. Unfortunately this is the only benefit. The alternative option and one that has become more popular over the last few years is to have your walls coated with a special protective wall coating. Wall coatings are manufactured to deal with a number of different issues that could be affecting your external walls. When deciding whether to go for an exterior painting solution or an exterior coating solution you need to bare in mind that painting will just be painting. Any crack or blemishes that your walls already display will still be there once the paint as dried. Whereas a coating solution will cover all the unsightly cracks in the walls or render. Exterior wall coatings are resin based and not water based so unlike standard masonry paint it won’t freeze, meaning it will give your home all year round protection. This protection is in the form of a penetrating damp solution and in some products cases a wall insulation benefit. Coatings have to be applied by specially trained installers who use a number of different methods and spraying machinery.

Key benefits for choosing exterior wall coatings are:

  • Improve the aesthetics of your home’s exterior
  • Adds value to your property
  • Provide a solution for penetrating damp
  • Reduces condensation in your home and can reduce heating bills
  • Covers unsightly cracks and blemishes
  • Available in a range of different colours and finishes including transparent
  • No need for the need to repaint every couple of years

There are many companies who specialise in providing exterior wall coating services. Prices and guarantees will differ from company to company. Products also vary but the most common product range chosen by most installers. For the UK, consider looking for a British Standards Registered Firm and manufactures with products under the ISO 9001:2008 Quality Management Systems. 

If your home’s exterior is looking tired and needs rejuvenating then choosing an exterior wall coating is the ideal solution available. There’s no denying that it’s a costly solution but when compared to the alternative but over the years you will recoup some of your investment in the benefits you will gain.

Author

Purpleweb

Andy Wood

Most Recent Articles

Sponsored Articles

Random Articles

Save Money - Do Your Own Home Repairs

You may have little experience with hand or power tools, but once you realize how much money you can save by doing your own home repairs, you are...

Improvements / Remodeling

How to Build a Barbecue

An old-fashioned brick barbecue transforms your back garden into an open-air kitchen. Friends and family can enjoy countless hours of fresh air...

Garden / Landscaping

Want to Take on a Real Estate Career?

Real estate could be a lucrative and very rewarding career option for most people. There is a vast range of opportunities that can be utilized with...

Real Estate / Finance

What Type of Licensed Contractor Should You Hire?

Looking for a specialty project? There are many types of contractors available for your home improvement needs. Finding the right type of...

Hire Contractors / Estimates

Step-by-Step Guide to Making a Wooden Kitchen Bar Stool

It's handy to have a couple of wooden bar stools in your kitchen, for sitting on whilst preparing food, reading a magazine while enjoying a...

Tools / Woodworking

Actions

Contact Us | Submit Article | RSS | 411homerepair © 2017