411homerepair.com

Latest Articles

How to Create Privacy in Your Yard - Simple Tips You Can Use

Your yard is meant to be an oasis. It’s that place you can escape to, enjoy the fresh air, relax, and feel as though you stepped away from it...

on Feb 9, 2018

6 Popular Materials for Kitchen Countertops

While buying a material for your kitchen countertop you ought to take into considerations numerous factors such as strength, durability as well as...

on Feb 7, 2018

4 Home Repairs You Can Do on Your Own

Have you ever had issues with your home and you’ve been tempted to give it a shot yourself? The good news is that many home repairs are...

on Jan 31, 2018

Mold Allergy: The Reason You Need Mold Removal

Have you ever imagine how you would feel if your friends are going out but you can’t go with them because you have some infection? Well, at some...

on Jan 29, 2018

Preventing Blocked Drains in Your Home

Most people will have to suffer due to fully or partially blocked drains. These issues can vary from minor irritations to extremely costly repair...

on Jan 23, 2018

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

Industrial Flooring: How to Make the Right Choice

Industrial flooring can be costly to purchase, difficult to choose and sometimes almost impossible to maintain. That's because unlike...

Floors / Tile / Hardwood

Choosing Fabulous Accessories for Kitchens, Lounges and Bedrooms

Rugs are a very good way to add warmth and character to a room. There are important things to consider when choosing a rug. Follow these simple...

Kitchen / Bathrooms

Extending Your Property Lease: Compelling Reasons

There are several compelling reasons to extend your property lease if you are eligible to do so. Although you may balk at the cost of a lease...

Real Estate / Finance

Importance and Benefits of Placing an Underlay before Laying a Carpet

According to most home inspectors, the underlay is fast becoming a crucial necessity that should be placed before laying the carpet. This is mainly...

Floors / Tile / Hardwood

The Advantages of a Concrete Patio

One of the biggest concerns for many homeowners is making the outside of their home just as aesthetically appealing as the inside. This can be...

Garden / Landscaping

Actions

Contact Us | Submit Article | RSS | 411homerepair © 2018