The Roof Restoration cost will vary depending on the size of your property. You will need a Roof Restoration quote carried out by a professional to get an exact cost however this article will cover a range of factors to help narrow down a price that is suitable for you.
The roof restoration process.
You can find information on the roof restoration process by looking at our Roof Restoration Page however we have included a little information about the steps taken when carrying out your roof restoration:
Stage 1 – Roof Inspection:
A qualified member of our team will arrive and meet the client at an arranged time at their Melbourne home.
Stage 2 – Colour Selection:
We will always provide our clients with a colour chart early on in the restoration, we can assist in colour selection however we generally suggest you choosing colours that match the outside of your home.
Stage 3 – Caring As We Go:
Our trained team know that the number one priority will always be to respect the customer and their property. This means that we will go to every precaution to protect all property that might be affected by roofing restorations.
Stage 4 - Installation Of Guard Rail:
Once we have the go ahead it will be time to book in the restoration. The rail is generally installed a few days prior to work commencing.
Stage 5 – Replacement Broken Tiles:
Replacement of Broken Tiles Our first course of action once up on the roof is to remove and replace any broken tiles that would potentially leak during the high-pressure cleaning stage of the restoration.
Stage 6 – High Pressure Cleaning:
The cleaning stage is crucial to allowing the paint to bond to the tiles properly. We are able to complete the washing with our high-pressure cleaning machines, using just your ordinary tap water.
Stage 7 – Roof Repair Work:
Roof repairs include renewal of old valley irons, the inspection and repair of all flashings, the repairs to any timberwork on the roof, skylight repairs etc.
Stage 8 – Bedding & Flexible Pointing:
This will almost always include the removal of the old mortar and cement work.
Stage 9 – Final Wash Down:
Now that your roof is nearly ready to be painted, we must ensure that the roof surface is completely free of any foreign matter that would stop the paint from adhering to the tiles.
Stage 10 – Painting Process:
Now that the roof is ready to be painted, we will apply the chosen paint system. Generally, we will apply our four-coat system in your chosen colour.
Stage 11 – The Final Clean Up:
The Final Clean Up Once the work on your roof has been finished, we complete a final inspection of the whole property and remove any rubbish and debris from the site. It is extremely important to us that we leave your property in the same, if not better condition as when we first arrived.
Why is a roof restoration necessary?
A roof restoration is necessary if your roof hasn’t been maintained for the past 10-15 years and is still in a maintainable condition (doesn’t require a full roof replacement). We recommend having your roof inspected by a roof specialist to get a complete understanding of the condition and obtaining an exact Roof Restoration cost.
If you don’t maintain your roof it is likely leaks will be caused and potential further damage to your property will happen as well. In some cases a roof replacement will then be necessary to bring your property/roof back to a watertight condition.
How much does a Roof Restoration cost?
In terms of finding out a true figure for a Roof Restoration cost we can provide a rough guide however you should know that many variables go in to obtaining a true price such as the quantity of broken tiles you have, whether you require timber repair work, is guard rail required, material pricing etc.
Basic 3 bedroom home - $4,500 - $6,500 / Large family home $6,500 – $9,500 / Double story/large home over $10,000.
We hope you have found this article helpful and we would love to assist you with any further questions you might have regarding a Roof Restoration cost or Roof Replacement cost. Our friendly team is available to chat on 03 8738 3451 or you can contact us via our website.