How Long will It Take To Waterproof My Deck or Balcony?
February 2, 2021
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Armor Coatings Responds to Bob in San Jose, it can take anywhere from 4 to 7 days to waterproof a balcony.
Here are the steps of the balcony waterproofing process
Step 1: set up, grinding, surface preparation
Step 2: Crack Repair:
Approximately 1 day.
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Step 3: Applying the waterproof coating:
Estimated Time: 3 days
We apply several layers of this system so it becomes airtight. Each layer typically takes a full day and there are 3 layers involved in this process. After the installation of our waterproofing system, we put on a top coat so that it looks beautiful. You can choose the top coat based on your preferences and how you want your balcony to look.
Step 4: Decorative Topcoat
Estimated Time: 2 days
This top coat is the part where the surface takes on it’s new look. This is where you have the ability to choose the type of stain and coating that you want for your balcony, patio or surface that is being worked on.
In the past, it used to be a common practice to put tiles on top of waterproofing systems. The issue is that if a leak ever occurred, you would need to remove all of the tiles to find and fix the leak. The more efficient way to do this is to put a strain on top of the waterproofing system which can look however you want it to. We have lots of different staining and decorative options which you can find in our gallery.
Total Time Involved In Waterproofing Decks And Balconies
As you can see, this process is in depth and needs to be completed by a skilled artisan. Based on the size of the area, it can take anywhere from 4-7 days or even 2-4 weeks for large commercial surfaces. Luckily, at Armor Coatings, we handle these waterproof coatings very regularly. If you are interested in having a surface waterproofed and coated, we can definitely help and look forward to hearing from you!
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