If your roof has seen better days, perhaps your flashing or ridge caps are coming off, or there is water coming from somewhere into your home…Perhaps it’s the perfect time to have your roof restored…
A tiled roof restoration can be a game changer for many property owners, especially when they are looking to sell their home! As it instantly enhances the appearance of your home and can add a lot of value as well. It is a cost effective way to extending the overall lifespan of the roof, and can also help protect you and your family from the harsh weather.
But what goes into a tile roof restoration?
In this article we share the 4 step process, used by qualified pro’s to restore tiled roofs.
Step 1. Inspection of the Roof
An experienced roofing specialist will inspect your tile roof and be able to also locate any underlying problems in the roof structure that need fixing.
They’ll then specify what repairs are necessary to prep the roof for the process.
Step 2. Repairs
Repairs and replacement may consist of the following:
- Replacement of broken cladding
- Removal and replacement of valleys or flashing
- Replacement or repair of flashings.
- Repair of ridge capping
- Re-point all ridge capping
Step 3. Cleaning
Excess dirt, moss, mould, lichen and other contaminants are removed with specialised high-pressure equipment to ensure it doesn’t further break the tiles
Step 4. Coating
Now the roof has been fully prepared, the roof is ready for coating. Depending on the type of tile, the appropriate and specified tile coating is then applied. Coating provides the desired finish, creates a durable surfacing to protect the roof.
The Bottom Line
When your tile roof is looking past its prime and showing signs of wear and tear, a quality roof renovation is a cost effective way to protect and make your home look fantastic.
But it’s important to choose a fully qualified roof restoration firm to complete the work. We recommend our readers to Penrith Roof Restoration Experts if you are in the NSW region!