What to Look For Roof Replacement
What To Look For Roof Replacement
As we move into the heat of summer its a good time to make sure your roof is in good condition. Roof repair and restoration is one of those things that, left too late, can cost you a lot more than an insurance premium. Furthermore your roof can take up to 40% of the exterior of your home, a professional roof restoration will greatly improve the overall appearance of the home and its value.
Cement Tile Roofs
Cement Tile Roofs tend to last about 12- 15 years depending on a number of factors before they are in need of a roof restoration. A good way to see if your cement tile roof is in need of restoration is to look for any cracked, broken or chipped tiles and whether the ridge capping needs to be re-pointed. In addition youll want to look for color fading or any moss, lichen and fungus on the roof.
The Modern Group of Companies offers a 5-step process to the best looking roof on your street.
Step 1: Replace all broken and damaged tiles.
Step 2. Pressure clean all dirt, moss, lichen and fungus from the roof.
Step 3: Re-bed and Re-Point morter where necessary.
Step 4. Seal tiles by applying a sealer coat.
Step 5. Re-color with the Moderns exclusive Colour Shield.
Terracotta Tile Roofs
Terracotta Tile Roofs tend to last about 12-15 years before it is in need of a terracotta tile maintenance package. A good way to check if your terracotta tile roof is in need of maintenance is to look for cracked or broken tiles and leaks from the roof.