Water stains to ceiling and damp wall damage below balconies and walkways can often be caused by a defective mastic asphalt membrane. Small leaks are potential signs that tell early tales that unhindered can cause long terms problems when it comes to water ingress and it’s of high importance to make certain any asphalt surfaces are taken care of and repaired correctly.
Mastic asphalt surfaces coupled with deterioration, asphalt can become damaged, eroded or otherwise defective. We provide asphalt repair services whether it’s an asphalt roof, driveway, steps, pathways or just about any other asphalt service.
Specialist repairs and maintenance requires assessments of the exterior surface elements swiftly so that small problems do not become very unfortunate ones. This regular attention can aid in eliminating surface ageing and result in substantial rewards ultimately extending the life of the mastic asphalt by years.
Repairs can sometimes be done simply using a hot poultice of mastic asphalt can be applied around the defective area heating the old existing enabling to cut out a patch with a trowel down to roof structure. Equally, this can be achieved with a small hand-held battery grinder. Either option takes away the health and safety hazard of a gas bottle and torch and hot work permit. Once patch is removed, a break joint can be cut out using mastic asphalt as to lay 2 coats.
Sheathing felt will be cut in to patch as a separating membrane. A first coat will be made good to first break joint, then when cold, top coat will be installed, warming and cleaning the old existing lifting and making good with a sand rubbed finish leaving flat and completely waterproofed.