If you're in the process of choosing a stand-out roof sealant, you're going to be faced with a plethora of products to choose from - made using different materials and laying claim to unique features. But in reality, there are just a few key benefits that you really need to consider before you go ahead and buy...
Roof sealants are special adhesive coatings used to create a tough, leak-covering-layer over various elements of your roof - such as chimneys, flashing, gaps and cracks - as well as your roof surface more broadly. A good roofing sealant acts as a shielding barrier or form of sealing repair, but a great roofing sealant ensures that your roof stays protected right now and in years to come.
In our latest blog, Roof Giant will guide you through the cornerstones of quality roofing sealants and the key roof sealant products that we think you should stick to, whether you're a homeowner or a roofing professional.
What Makes A Great Roof Sealant?
What Are The Best Roofing Sealants Out There?
This quick and simple to use Easy Sealant from Firestone is great for creating a strong, long-lasting, waterproof bond between EPDM and a wide range of roof substrates. Based on a modified silicone polymer that's fast curing, elastic and flexible upon application.
Bond It Rain-Mate All Weather Sealant
A general purpose sealant with brilliant weatherproof properties. This all-weather sealant provides excellent adhesion even when damp and is permanently flexible when in use. As well as being suitable for use on a wide range of standard substrates, the rubber-based composition makes Rain-Mate compatible with bitumen, asphalt and roofing felt - it's also ideal for roofing repairs on these surfaces too.
ARBO Lead Seal Silicone Sealant
This standard grey one part neutral cure silicone sealant is ideal for use on all your lead sheeting, guttering and other sensitive metals, curing to create a durable and watertight bond with UV resistance. Made with a solvent-free composition to prevent your lead roofing materials from corrosion, this versatile sealant can also be used for pointing into brickwork, masonry and other stonework.
CrylicRoof Bitumen Instant Waterproof Roof Sealant
A low odour, low VOC, solvent-based acrylic resin system for use when waterproofing a wide range of roof types and roofing substrates. Providing instant all-weather waterproof protection, CrylicRoof Bitumen Roof Sealant is ready to use straight from the can, delivering optimal flexibility and durability when in place.
Soudal Soudaflex 40FC Sealant & Adhesive
If excellent chemical and UV radiation resistance is top of your roof sealant requirements, Soudaflex is the one for you. Fast curing and very easy to apply, this high quality one-component construction joint and adhesive sealant is permanently elastic after curing and based on a versatile and durable polyurethane composition.
One of our bestselling sealants, Skyguard Bond & Seal Mastic is a multi-purpose product for sealing EPDM around the perimeter of a roof and boasts an incredible 50+ year life expectancy. Quick and easy to install and particularly effective when used in conjunction with Skyguard's EPDM Roof Kits.