This means the cement content is diminishing and your tile is becoming weaker. A bonding agent/primer will help strengthen the tile and reduce the amount of breakages, also frost can attribute to tile breakages as water from dew freezes causing stress and pushing to the breaking point. Sealing the tile against water ingress will stop this effect.
The protective coating has deteriorated and the metal has begun to oxidise. New valley irons need to be fitted.
CrumbLing mortar (also known as pointing, bedding or grout) is a clear sign your house requires urgent attention. Loose ridge caps can be blown off in a storm leaving your home exposed to the elements and usually means your home Insurance cover will be severely limited. A re-bed and paint is required to re-secure the caps.
Light moss growth is nothing to worry about asides from possible aesthetic issues. Heavy growth, however, can impede the flow of water from your roof and will require treating and high pressure cleaning. There will normally be some repair work associated with a pressure clean also.
This is a calcium salt residue that comes from the cement in the tile (used as a drying agent) and is another sign your tiles are getting brittle. A full roof restoration will stop this from being a concern.
They have aged significantly and lost a tot of their strength. Unfortunately you have left it too late to restore your roof and a replacement is your only option.
If you paint your roof it will soon peel and look quite poor. The process involved in a professional roof restoration, however, provides much more than just aesthetic appeal. The compounds employed by us are far superior and much longer lasting than paint. Our process includes essential roof maintenance prior to applying our membranes and these membranes protect the maintenance we perform. This means it is much Less likely you will require the same type of maintenance in the future.
Get it assessed immediately! Leaking will cause internal damage if left unattended and may even cause house fires. Urgent attention is often required.
This is a sign of erosion within your tiles and an indication the tiles are becoming porous. A protective membrane is required to arrest the tile deterioration.
Yes, we have special compounds that can be applied to metal roofs to bring back the new look and to protect the steel. Our process is also excellent for Colorbond restorations.
Yes, we also use heat reflective technology in our coatings upon request. The specialised roof coatings we employ will add a significant difference to the thermal properties of your house, but extra insulation qualities are required we can upgrade the coating to one that has nano ceramic particles infused into it. This heat reflective paint also has the ability to reflect red rays. Talk to our technical department for more information.
This will vary from lob to lob and is dependant on the amount of work required. Most roof restorations take between two and four days weather depending.
The cost is calculated by the overall area, valley condition and length, safety requirements, roof pitch, tile type and amount of ridge caps/gable tiles requiring re-bedding. It is very simple once a site inspection has been completed to determine the price, so the best course of action is to have one of our supervisors visit and assess the requirements you have and advise you on a course of action and associated costs.