Internal Gutter Repair with Rhino Linings Waterproofing

By: Waterproofing Auckland  06-Dec-2011
Keywords: Water Damage, Structural Integrity, Waterproof Membranes

Repairing and maintaining your internal gutter system is one of the best things you can do to keep your home safe and protected.  One of the best ways to have your internal gutter repaired, or as an extra maintenance tool, is to get a waterproofing system such as Rhino Linings revolutionary Tuff Stuff.

The purpose of a roof gutter is to collect and remove excess water from the roof of your house. A build of rainwater on or inside the roof of your home can lead to enormous damage being done to the structural integrity of your home. Having your internal gutter repaired, or introducing a waterproofing system can help you avoid costly and troublesome problems such as eroded and cracked foundations, damp or sagging walls, flooded basements, and water damage to your home’s structural system. A gutter system can be made of a variety of different materials such as galvanised steel, copper, aluminium, PVC and other plastics, concrete, stone, and wood. All of these materials can be enhanced by using a waterproofing system such as Rhino Linings Tuff Stuff.

There are also a number of styles of gutter that can be installed in your home, depending on the style of your house and when it was built. External roof gutters and fixed to the outside of your home. An internal gutter, also known as a box gutter, is installed within the structure of your home during construction, and collects water from within the walls of your home. The water is then removed through a down-pipe. Internal gutters are normally made of a wooden base covered with a metal such as steel, tin, copper, or lead. It is vital that any damage to the internal gutter system in your home is repaired as soon as possible, as leaky internal gutters can cause a lot of expensive damage to your home. Proper maintenance can also help prevent this, and one the best ways to maintain your internal gutters is to get a waterproofing system installed.

Rhino Linings Tuff Stuff is a state-of-the-art waterproofing system which can be used to maintain and repair your internal gutters, and prevent leaks and water damage in your home. Tuff Stuff possesses some unique features that make it superior to other waterproofing systems.  It is a high performance spray-on waterproofing system with a seamless finish, meaning that Tuff Stuff avoids the weaknesses associated with joined membrane products. This waterproofing system is also highly flexible, meaning that it will not crack due to structural movement. Tuff Stuff is very versatile, and can be applied to almost any kind of surface, so it does not matter if your internal gutter system is made from wood, plastic, concrete, or metal. Tuff Stuff can be used on all of them!

Other waterproof membranes for internal gutters are far more prone to damage and leaks because they are joined together by glue or heat. This means that they can crack and split easily due to stress, heavy rain, or high temperatures, defeating the purpose of a waterproof membrane! Tuff Stuff, on the other hand, is completely seamless, with no glue, no joins, and no gaps, making it incredibly resilient and effective.

Tuff Stuff is also solvent-free and very environmentally friendly. It is fully tested and approved by all main New Zealand city councils for use by builders, and has been fully certified as a waterproofing system.

The friendly professionals at Rhino Linings will be happy to help you with any repairs you may need for your internal gutters, and will bring your home the many advantages of the Tuff Stuff waterproofing system. Call 0800 744 667 today!

Keywords: Structural Integrity, Water Damage, Waterproof Membranes, Waterproofing System

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