Clean, Paint & Flexi Point

Cement Tile Roof Restoration

cement roof restoration

Look At This Roof provides our customers with a finish that has a modern look with current colour trends & best trade practices that prolong the longevity of the roof restoration.

The overall finish is important but it’s the preparation & quality of products used that really counts when restoring a tiled roof. To follow is a description of the process that will be carried with all our work, each roof is inspected and written quotes provided outlining the work to be done.

SAFETY

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Roofers Safety Pole installed on tiled roof
Installation of permanent Anchor Points
Guardrail installed on iron roof
Working Platforms installed for limited access sites
Knuckle Boom used on steep pitched roofs
Safety Pole, ladder guard, harness

  • Site assessed
  • Safety anchor points installed
  • Ladder locks installed
  • SWMS filled in
  • Roofers Safety Pole Installed
  • Trained Tradespersons

PREPARATION

StuPreparation

Stripped ridge caps ready for new bedding
Replaced valley irons set in place
Corner Hip Tray installed
Grinding back to expose edge of cap to remove old pointing & to straighten edge
Drill weep holes in cement tile roofs
Replacement of broken tiles

Each roof has different areas that need attention from broken tiles, rusted valley irons through to bedding problems. At time of quoting these are identified and best trade practices are put into place.

Common areas repaired:

  • Replacement of broken tiles
  • Cleaning out behind chimneys
  • Cleaning out around skylights
  • Ridge cap preparation
  • Rebedding to ridge caps
  • Hip trays fitted in corners
  • Gables cut back in ready for repointing
  • Brackets, flashings & flue seals checked
  • Weep holes drilled as needed.

CLEANING

StuCleaning

Downpipes covered to prevent blocking
Gutters flushed out
Roof tiles high pressure cleaned
Fascia boards and gutters cleaned down after pressure cleaning
Ridge caps cleaned
Water tank pipes rediverted

Careful preparation goes into the process before cleaning takes place, which includes

  • Disconnect water tanks
  • Broken tiles replaced
  • Exhaust fans covered
  • Solar panels covered
  • Gutters cleaned out
  • Downpipes disconnected
  • Downlights covered
  • Vehicles removed from near roof
  • Roof tiles are now ready for the cleaning process. 3500psi of water is used in this process.
  • Job site is cleaned and the downpipes reconnected.

APPLICATION OF COLOUR COATS

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Application of gp primer to tiles
Application of first colour coat
Showing half painted roof first coat
Finished tiles with two coats of colour
Painted finish around chimney flashings
Cover solar panels to avoid over spray

  • Tiles are assessed for the best undercoat
  • Solar panels covered
  • Double story walls covered
  • Skylights covered
  • Two top colour coats applied. With a choice of 36 colours this is often the hardest decision.

FLEXI POINT

StuPointing

Cleaned ridge caps & flexi pointed
Drilled weep holes cleared once flexi pointed
Flexi point applied by trowel
Flexible pointing applied last for new roof look
Weep holed & flexible pointed last

  • Flexi Pointing is applied by a trowel 3-5mm thick along the sides of the ridge caps & gable tiles to provide waterproof tile joins.
  • Flexible pre-mixed compound that can withstand harsh winds.
  • Specially formatted to flex with natural roof movement
  • Seals & holds ridge capping into place.
  • Finished to a smooth even layer.

Safety Pole, ladder guard, harness

Safety Pole, ladder guard, harness

Full rebed on all ridge caps

Full rebed on all ridge caps

Ridge caps reset into place

Ridge caps reset into place

Pressure cleaning of cement tiles

Pressure cleaning of cement tiles

Clean down of facia boards and gutters after pressure cleaning

Clean down of facia boards and gutters after pressure cleaning

Application of high build primer

Application of high build primer

Application of colour coats

Application of colour coats

Application of colour coats

Application of colour coats

Flexible pointing applied

Flexible pointing applied

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