Sealcoating and Waterproofing

Sealcoating and Waterproofing

Sealcoating and Waterproofing

An effective sealcoating has a lot of positive effects on a pavement. Pavements are exposed to nature all day long including water, UV rays, wear and tear. One of the benefits of sealcoating is that it prevents UV rays from penetrating the pavement which causes damage. Moreover, it keeps many chemicals (that encourage degradation) away from the pavement. Isn't this quite a substantial reason to incorporate such coats on your pavement?

These types of coatings help the pavement endure the weight of heavy vehicles passing over it. You must have noticed huge cracks due to the pressure of vehicles on certain pavements. This particular coating is specially designed to endure the heavyweight.

Sealcoating makes the surface of the pavement extremely smooth. A spell of rain would be enough in clearing up the entire surface.Your pavements become easier to maintain when you have a sealcoating layer applied.

Coatings are waterproof. They do not let water seep into the base level. Moreover, the smooth surface discourages water stagnation.

That being said, let’s consider the choices you have if you want to waterproof your roof, garage or runway.


Waterproofing is necessary to prevent water damage to the habitat structure such as roofs, garages, and runways. The waterproofing coating is placed on the surface of the roof terrace. Here are some waterproofing materials you could use.

1. Bituminous waterproofing

This is the most traditional technique. They are membranes, mechanically fixed or by adhesive, very used (nearly 80% of the sealing market). There are various types available in the market. You should check online to see the varieties.

2. Photovoltaic waterproofing

These are panels placed (usually welded) on the terrace. Solardis, from the Soprema group, offers photovoltaic systems for flat roofs, combining both waterproofing and electrical devices: an ecological system, quiet and profitable. The modules can be rigid or flexible. Each photovoltaic module is integrated in a synthetic membrane and then installed by a hot air welding system.

3. Liquid sealing

Liquid sealing systems (SELs) are generally used for difficult applications, when the implementation of waterproofing membranes is difficult or impossible. The resins thus make it possible to create a continuous membrane without having to treat solder joints.

Whether it is a bituminous waterproofing, photovoltaic, liquid or specific to a green roof terrace (see focus below), and whether the place is accessible or not, the steps are the same: it is essential create a watertight barrier on the entire surface, then treat the windings, not to mention the skylights, chimneys, evacuations and other ventilation ducts. The seal can be self-protected (the outer surface serves as protection). If not, it will provide protection by adding chippings, glued tiling, a concrete slab ...


Sealcoating in Orlando creates waterproof and friction free surfaces. Drawing traffic lines and guidelines would be extremely easy. For sealcoating in Orlando, speak to us today for a free consultation and quote.