Don’t Underestimate the Importance of Roof Waterproofing

No human or animal can exist without water. It can also cause a tremendous amount of damage to your home and possessions if it’s not contained. Most people are unaware of how important roof waterproofing is, or they’re simply uneducated. If you want to keep water damage to a minimum and keep the foundations of your home solid, this is the only choice.

Moisture damage can result in mould growth. Mould is a microscopic fungus that lives in damp areas. This fungus is responsible for decomposing organic matter. Mould emits a musty smell and its spores can be black, green, brown or grey.

It is dangerous for your health to have mould in your house, so you don’t want it growing there. You might not be affected by the presence of mould if you’re fit and healthy. The elderly and those with existing health conditions like asthma will likely be affected, as will those with allergies. A person may be exposed to mould spores when the mould is disturbed and released. Mould exposure can cause headaches, sinus congestion, skin rashes, coughing, sore throats and other discomforts.

The health risks are not the only dangers, though. As a result of water entering your roof, your wooden roof trusses will eventually rot, weakening the structure. It is expensive to repair or replace a roof.

The problem can be avoided with roof waterproofing. Whenever you waterproof your roof or structure, you ensure that it remains relatively impervious to water. You will also have a roof that is resistant to water intrusion under specified conditions.

Affordable Waterproofing Pretoria and Johannesburg

The team at Hydrostop offers high-quality, affordable damp and waterproofing services in Pretoria and surrounding areas. For more information or to request a free quote get in touch with the team today!