Cheap price reality relates to failures by the Painter as well as other trades who lack multi trade knowledge for deck waterproofing renovations involving (working out of trade) for (flashing and counter flashing at deck to wood siding and/or stucco); (deck substrate dry rot, and termite damage); (edge flashing); (through deck drains, and scupper drains); (deck substrate re-framing to improve drainage); (floor joist, and railing structural re-framing).
Unlicensed contractors as well as the licensed contractor working out of trade creates an unfair financial advantage forcing the multi-trade licensed contractor out of business. Scam artist have been known to advertise in the local Yellow Page Directory as well as in news papers offering Deck Waterproofing for a cheap price, however, the Business and Professions Code 7027.1 - stipulates; Advertising without a valid license in class advertised is against the law.
Hiring this type of individual can link the property owner to expensive litigation in the event they operate without Workers Comp or a certificate of self insured, and if their project fails, they may not be product certified creating potential WARRANTY issues.
Are you prepared for a wet winter? An El Niño is due in part to global climate changes (Global Warming) with rising temperatures resulting in heavier and longer storm patterns leading to property damage... Wet weather puts heavy demands on the waterproofing industry, therefore, considering the distinct possibility for longer storm patterns to our region, normally characterized by mid year fair climate, we recommend taking advantage of the fair weather pattern by requesting a Preventative Maintenance Inspection before the next heavy rains to our region.
Click on samples of our deck waterproofing projects above.