Roof is one of the very basic parts of house, alongside roof repair painting is a vital aspect of the process of making your home more attractive and energetic. Various roof types which go well with painting include; metal, terracotta and concrete roofs. Home owners with cement tiled roofs need to be aware that different levels of maintenance will be required throughout various stages of the roofs life. The better you look after your roof, the better it will wear and the less maintenance will be needed. Roof painting has very many positive aspects attached to it, some people will find it an excessive exercise, but roof painting is a very necessary exercise every once in a while; especially considering the direct exposure to harsh Austrian climate, a roof needs a routine inspections and occasional maintenance carried out.
Considering the necessity of roof painting Guardian Roofing bring the distinctive offering to the market. Call us whether you want the roof repaired, painted or repainted. we always come in handy and explore the house and we recommend what need to be done keeping in mind the building codes and the personal needs, style and taste.
One of the inspections that are conducted by Guardian Roofing is a roof tile surface check. This inspection will highlight exactly what condition the coating of your roof tile is in. It may be necessary to perform a full re-coating of the roof, a light pressure clean, or a simple re-application of sealer. We use high-quality coatings during painting in your property.
The benefits are not readily apparent to home owners but Guardian roofing will tell you that long term, roof painting will actually benefit your roof. Some of the benefits include;
- Helps to increase the lifespan of the colorbond roofing and make the structure firmer.
- A roof with a good surface will be very strong and resist breakages and chips caused by expansion and contraction.
- A well painted surface will allow less water to penetrate the tiles and keep the area underneath moisture free, means leaks and damage are avoided.
- The paint that is used today has mould resistant properties. Once pressure cleaned and re-coated, the new roof paint will hinder the re-growth of lichen and moss.
- Roof painting will greatly lift the appearance of your home. Whether you’re selling, renovating or simply updating one cannot underestimate how painting a roof can cosmetically lift the exterior appeal of your home.
Areas of concern on roof painting and how Guardian Roofing remedies the problem
Flaky /Peeling Paint
Flaky/peeling paint occurs after many years of roof painting and repainting, sometimes it will occur because of use of poor quality roof painting. If your roof is peeling or flaking soon after the roof painting, an incorrect cleaning procedure has been followed, or the roof has been walked on prematurely. Roofs that have just been restore need about three of four days to set and harden. If they are walked on during this time, the sealed surface may be broken.
Guardian Roof offer solution to this problem, we believe in the high quality paint as it will wear a lot better, fading slowly without noticeable peeling or flaking. We also believe in quality workmanship, we will bring our expert into the project thus avoiding such problems of roof peeling after application.
Roofs usually have a paint life span of about twelve years. After this time the paint will usually start fading and deteriorating. If the dwelling is only ten years old, the tiles will need a re-coating. The quality of the paint provided by the manufactures initially is often not as good as the paints used to coat the roof at a later stage.
Guardian Roofing believes that the roof repainting in such case is necessary, they will do pressure cleaned and reseal using three coats of paint. Where the tiles are extremely old and porous four coats are required. The first coat is a primer followed by ‘Maxi Build’ (a filler product) and then two top coats are applied. Whenever the product maxi build or similar product is used the end result is a much better quality, long lasting and higher gloss finish.
Multi coloured tiles/Extensions
Multi coloured tiles happen when a roof has been extensively repaired and or extended with different coloured tiles.
Guardian Roofing will make sure they bring in professionals to repaint your roof and give it one even and consistent colour. Once again this will further enhance the look of your property and if an extension has been added by painting the roof you will make it look consistent with the original house.
Heat reflection/green energy
Guardian Roofing has many solutions when it comes to reflecting the heat otherwise known as saving with green energy strategies. We use the latest products that reflect the suns radiant heat keeping your house an average of 6 degrees cooler in summer and allowing your air-conditioning units to run at a much more efficient level. These innovative products also come with an extended manufactures guarantee of 12 years! A great solution when all else fails in reducing the overall temperature of your home or in reducing your electricity bill and cutting down on power usage.