Terracotta Roof Tiles

Clean Roof & Flexi-Point

Terracotta tiles restore beautifully they are a strong tiles with great colour. Getting all of the fundamentals fixed on the roof will enhance the longevity of these tiles.

SAFETY

StuSafety

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
  • Full clean or Ridge Caps only
  • Application of Moss Removal Treatment

FLEXI POINT

StuPointing

Flexible pointing on terracotta tiles
Trowelled flexi point on sides of ridge caps
Colour matched to suit tiles
Ballarat Eureka tiles finished
Tuscan coloured flexi point

  • 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, on terracotta roof

Safety Pole, ladder guard, harness, on terracotta roof

Cleaning Terracotta Roof with safety

Cleaning Terracotta Roof with safety

Repointed ridge caps with flexible pointing

Repointed ridge caps with flexible pointing

Cleaned and pointed ridge caps and moss removal treatment

Cleaned and pointed ridge caps and moss removal treatment

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