Flat roofs are expensive to replace. However, they do not have to be because most flat roof repairs can be inexpensively fixed with roof paint. The video ‘DIY Flat Roof Repair – Easy Paint on Fix’ discusses some tips on how to do DIY repairs.
Some of the important steps discussed in the video include:
Clean the Roof Surface
Cleaning removes dirt and any loose material or matter that could be in the way when working on your roof. This can save you time and money when it comes to repairing your roof.
Apply a Primer
A primer is applied first for flat roofs to adhere to DIY paint repairs properly. A primer will help create a better bond between the previous coating and the paint to be applied with any flat roof surface.
Apply Roof Sealant
The purpose of applying the roof sealant is two-fold. First, it will create an even and smooth surface for the paint to adhere to. Secondly, it will seal any cracks and crevices that would otherwise provide a place for moisture retention.
Moisture is your worst enemy. The one thing you want to avoid when repairing your flat roof with paint is water damage. The best way to avoid this problem is to prepare for DIY roof repairs properly.