San Luis Obispo Deck Waterproofing
DeckTech, Inc. Offers 25+ Years of Experience
If you are looking for the right team to handle your waterproof balcony
refinishing project, look no further than
DeckTech, Inc. We have
more than 25 years of experience in the industry, and have developed a reputation for providing quality
services and maintain a standard of excellence in projects.
Deck waterproofing is a major step in the maintenance of your roof deck
or balcony, but can often be overlooked compared to other areas of your
home. If you would like an inspection of your deck and determine what
you need, please contact us today!
Why Do I Need Deck Waterproofing?
Deck waterproofing in San Luis Obispo is necessary, whether you are a homeowner,
own a business or some other commercial property. It is a critical part
of preventing future damage and maintaining the vitality of your deck.
It also adds a safety layer of protection.
Here are some of the main benefits that waterproofing offers:
Protection from the elements. The wood on decks can begin to wear, split, or crack when it comes into
contact with water. Cracks in the deck may lead to a tripping hazard.
Worn out wood on wooden decks can cause splinters. Waterproofing coats
the wood, serving to prevent the wood from creating splinters and reduce
the potential for someone to skid as they are walking across the surface.
Visual appeal. At DeckTech, Inc., we know how important it is to love the look of your
deck as well. Waterproofing can come in a variety of colors and designs
to suit your personal taste and preferences, which can enhance or even
transform your deck’s appearance.
It saves money. Waterproofing before any damage occurs can save you from having to deal
with costly repairs and maintenance work. This is perhaps one of the most
enticing benefit of waterproofing is the fact that is such a cost-effective
measure. It is an investment in the value of your property by protecting
the deck from damage.
Water damage can truly deteriorate the structure of your decks, even the
ones of the highest quality and finest materials. Waterproofing adds the
extra layer of protection that can offer a shield from the water damage,
particularly along the coast where the beach weather can be particularly
harsh on your decks.
What Damages Roof Deck Sealant?
One of the most common phrases we hear from homeowners once they realize
their roof deck has suffered moisture intrusion damage is "but it’s
already been sealed!" For the most part, their surprise is justified:
most deck sealants are expected to protect a deck for years and years—but
even the best ones don't last forever.
Here are the biggest contributors to deck sealant damage that can later
lead to serious water intrusion issues:
Age. It's easy to forget when the last time you had your roof deck sealed
and to assume that the sealant will hold indefinitely. However, this isn't
the case and age can be a contributing factor to weakening low-quality
sealants or structural wear that can contribute to vulnerabilities.
Wear and tear. We're lucky to live in Southern California, where many of us are able
to enjoy and entertain in outdoor living spaces like roof decks and patios.
However, this seasonal usage does eventually take its toll on the surface
of the deck. Frequent moving and dragging of furniture, for example, can
not only cause scratches or streaks in a deck surface, but also foster
the occurrence of small cracks.
Ponding. If your roof deck experiences sag (or was improperly installed), you might
notice that it collects water, or experiences "ponding." Standing water can be damaging to decks, even when they've
been sealed—especially if the standing water has sat for some time.
Improper Sealing. Sealing a roof deck or balcony or patio should always be handled by experienced,
licensed professionals ready to use the highest quality products on the
market. When these jobs are not handled correctly, key areas of your deck
surface can be left exposed to moisture and, ultimately, costly damage.
Contact Our San Luis Obispo Deck Waterproofing Contractors
At DeckTech, Inc., our
San Luis Obispo deck contractors are proud to serve all of the areas in and around San Luis Obispo County,
including Shell Beach,
Morro Bay, Cayucos, Cambria, Grover Beach, Avila Beach, Arroyo Grande, and Los Osos.
We pride ourselves on providing honest, quality work. Get started today
with a comprehensive inspection!