The sun is shining, and day temperatures are rising as summer begins to set in throughout the South West. When the summer temperatures peak, it’s reassuring to know we can keep cool indoors. However, did you know your roof plays an important role in keeping the inside of your home cool during summer? Our roof makes up approximately 40% of our homes external surface and is an important part of the structures defence against weather.
Roof coating or roof painting is a fully adhered, seamless, fluid applied roofing membrane that will help to keep your home cool this summer. Read on to learn why having your roof painted before summer is a smart idea including:
- Lower the temperature inside your home
- Reduce electricity consumption
- Extend the life of your roof
Lower the temperature inside your home
Roof painting helps to reflect most of the sun’s heat and UV rays. The less heat absorbed by the roof, the cooler your home will be. The cooler your home is, the more comfortable you and your family are. You may choose a fresh coat of paint in the existing colour of your roof or opt for a complete colour change. While a fresh coat of paint in any colour will restore your roofs surface, a light colour paint can further help to lower the temperature inside your home.
Reduce electricity consumption
The cooler your home, the less electricity is required to operate fans and air-conditioners to keep you and your family comfortable. Reducing electricity consumption is one way you can do your part to reduce your personal greenhouse gas emissions and your carbon footprint. In addition, a reduction in electricity consumption will see your household electricity bill decrease, saving you money to spend on other things such as family activities or a holiday.
Extend the life of your roof
A roof painted or roof painting will not only help to keep your home cool but will extend the life of your roof too. A roof that has not recently been protected with a professional roof coating can be left with premature ageing and needing repairs. As roof damage is not always visible from the ground, small damages can quickly turn into large and extensive repairs which can add up and become an unexpected costly expense.
Call RoofWest Roof Restorations and Ensure your Roof is Winter Ready
If you are looking for a professionally trained and experienced roof restoration company look no further than ROOFWEST Roof Restorations. With over 35 years’ experience, ROOFWEST Roof Restorations are your local professionals and will ensure your roof is summer ready. Servicing the entire South West are, they are ready to help you with all your roofing needs.
For an obligation FREE quote and expertise advice, call Tom and the team on 9795 9990 today.