Frequently Asked Questions
Common Questions and Answers
Below you will find answers to our most commonly asked question. To find out more simply contact us here.
Q: How long does a roof restoration take?
Depending on the size, complexity, and the age of your property, restoration work may take between 1 and 5 days to complete.
Q: How does a roof restoration add value to my home?
The roof is the most valuable part of a home, hence the phrase “roof over my head”. Roof restoration significantly increases the market value, resilience, and durability of a house.
Q: Why should I get my roof cleaned, repaired and restored?
Not only is it dangerous to live under a dilapidated or damaged roof, it is also unsightly and lowers the value of your home. It also poses as a safety hazard and mold can cause respiratory problems for some people. It is important to clean, repair, and restore your roof regularly.
Q: How often should roofs be restored?
Depending on the products used to restore you roof, it should last anywhere from 5 to 15 years.
Q: When is roof replacement necessary?
If your roof is over 20 years old and has shown signs of tile curling and buckling, leaks water or the roof boards let in light, it is a sign that it needs replacement.
Q: Are you licensed and insured?
Yes. All contractors are licensed from the Queensland Building and Construction Commission (QBCC) and insured with $20,000,000 Public Liability Insurance.
Q: What roofing products do you use?
We use top quality products in the market that match your specific roofing requirements. To get a list of our product choices please contact us.
Q: What roof coatings do you use?
We use silicone, polyurethane, and acrylic roof coatings.
Q: What colours are available?
Virtually all colours of paint and coatings are available. We can mix colours to produce the exact tone the customer wants.
Q: What are the advantages of terracotta tiles?
Terracotta tiles are best known for their durability, versatility, and earthly appeal. They are also provide great insulation.
Q: Can you paint terracotta roof tiles?
We can only paint unglazed terracotta roof tiles. Painting of traditional glazed tiles is not recommended. However we can wash them using a high pressure machine.
Q: What is high pressure washing of the roof?
Using a high pressure cleaner is the ideal way to get rid of lichens, moss, and algae.
Q: What is bedding?
Roof bedding is the cement mortar that keeps tiles in place.
Q: What is primer?
A roof primer is a solvent-based bonding agent that is applied on roof surfaces that may be difficult to adhere e.g. built-up areas, modified bitumen, metal, concrete, and some types of tiles.
Q: What is a sealer coat?
A sealer coat is applied on the roof to seal pinhole leaks and extend the life of the roof by reducing heat transfer and thermal shock.
Q: What is a top colour coat?
The top colour coat is the final layer of paint applied on the roof. Depending on the type of roof, it may be applied directly onto the surface or the primer or sealer coat.
Q: How long do roof coatings last?
The life expectancy of a roof coating varies depending on the specified thickness, product quality, and environmental factors. Most manufacturers offer warranties for between 5 and 10 years.
Q: I have a minor leak, can you help?
Yes. Give us a call and an expert will come examine the extent of the leak.
Q: Do you offer quotation or inspection?
Yes. An expert will provide you with a rough estimate on the spot and more details upon inspection.
Q: How do I make an appointment?
You can give us a call, send us an email, or walk into our offices during work hours to make an appointment.
Q: What suburbs do you service?
We service the entire Brisbane and a number of cities in Queensland. Talk to us to find out if we are already in your area.
Q: What are your operating hours?
Weekdays between 9am and 5.30pm. Saturdays by appointment.
If you didn’t find the answer to your question visit www.proroofrestorationbrisbane.com.au and submit our online form or call our friendly team to discuss.