General Roof Restoration Knowledge:
What is roof restoration?
Roof restoration refers to the process of repairing, rejuvenating, and enhancing the condition and appearance of a roof. It involves a comprehensive approach to address various issues that may affect the roof’s functionality and lifespan. By addressing these issues, the life of the roof can be extended, enhancing its performance and protecting the underlying structure.
How long is a roof meant to last?
The lifespan of your roof will depend on several factors including its materials, installation, and the climate in which you live. On average, a roof should be replaced every 30 years. Certain materials like metal roofing can last longer.
What are the benefits of roof restoration?
Roof restoration offers many benefits such as extending the roof’s lifespan, improving energy efficiency, enhancing protection against weather elements, increasing property value, and more.
Does a new roof increase home value?
Absolutely! A new roof can increase your home value significantly. When people consider buying a house, they always take note of the condition of the roof.
Will a roof restoration improve the energy efficiency of my home?
Yes, roof restoration can enhance your home’s energy efficiency. Insulation, ventilation, and reflective materials used in the restoration process play a crucial role in this. Our proprietary heat reflective coating Heatshield can reduce the surface temperature of traditional red, brown, or green roofs by as much as 25% in the summer heat, saving on air conditioning and cooling costs.
About Roof Restoration Service:
What are the signs of roof damage I should look for?
Common signs of roof damage include missing or curled shingles, granule loss, damp spots or water stains on your ceiling, sagging roof sections, and visible light through the roof boards in your attic.
How do I know if I need a roof restoration or replacement?
Our team can carry out a free roof inspection to provide you with a detailed report on its condition. Based on this, we’ll recommend restoration, repairs, or replacement.
How often should I have my roof inspected?
It’s recommended to have your roof inspected at least once every two years, and more frequently if your area experiences extreme weather conditions or if your roof is over 10 years old.
Is roof restoration a DIY project, or should I hire professionals?
It’s best to leave roof restoration to professionals. This ensures safety, quality, and guarantees on the work performed.
How much does it cost to repair my roof?
Roof repair costs can fluctuate significantly based on several factors. The accessibility of the roof, its incline, the current condition of the roof, and the type of roofing material (like tile or metal) can all affect the final cost. As licenced roofers, we adhere to Australian standards when advising and executing any repair work. Moreover, we often provide a warranty on the repair work, giving you peace of mind about the quality and longevity of the repairs.
Can my roof be restored?
Most roofs can be restored if they’re structurally sound. We offer a free detailed inspection to ascertain this.
Will a roof restoration halt further deterioration?
Absolutely. Applying a colour coating to your roof using a high-calibre product like Roofshield’s premium coating will curtail further surface erosion and suppress the re-emergence of moss and lichen. The restoration process and coating not only beautify the roof but also make it resilient to the elements, ensuring it remains weatherproof.
How much does it cost to replace my roof?
The cost to replace a roof is not fixed and can be influenced by various factors. Factors such as access to the roof, the steepness of the roof, and additional requirements like guttering and insulation play a role. Since every roof is unique in its requirements and challenges, it’s crucial to have an experienced estimator evaluate your roof. They can then provide a free, personalized quote that gives an accurate estimate of the cost involved in replacing your roof.
How long does it take to complete my roof works?
Duration varies depending on the size, complexity, and condition of your roof, as well as weather conditions. However, most projects are completed within two weeks.
Does my roof need re-coating or just repair?
The repair ensures structural integrity fort he time being, while re-coating provides aesthetic appeal and longevity over many years. Generally, both are recommended for a complete restoration.
About Engagement with Roofshield:
What areas do you cover?
Roofshield is based in Brisbane and primarily services the greater Brisbane area The Gold Coast and Sunshine Coast.
How much experience does Roofshield have?
Roofshield boasts over 30 years of experience, being fully licensed and insured.
Are your workers insured and trained?
Yes, all of our team members are fully insured and have undergone rigorous training to ensure safety and quality in all our projects.
How do you handle unexpected complications during the job?
We pride ourselves on transparent communication. If unexpected issues arise during the project, we will promptly inform the homeowner, explain the situation, and discuss potential solutions, ensuring there are no hidden surprises.
Do you offer emergency services or storm damage repairs?
Yes, we provide emergency services to address immediate and severe roof damages. Our team is trained to handle storm-related repairs efficiently.
Can I have an obligation-free quote?
Absolutely. Our friendly estimators will visit your home Monday to Saturday to provide free quotes. Get your free quote here
How long will it take for you to prepare my quote?
For regional roof services, your quote can be prepared in as little as 1–2 days. Larger or more complex projects may take longer.
Do I need to be at home for my roof to be inspected?
Yes. We prefer to conduct inspections with the owner present for a thorough understanding and to address any immediate concerns.
Do I need to be home when my roof is repaired or replaced?
While it’s not mandatory for you to be home, we ensure you have a hassle-free experience. We only require safe access to your roof.
What colour range do you have?
We can supply any colour from any brochure you choose. Please see our range of colors here
What is the difference between different paints? Which paint should I choose for my roof?
Roof paints vary in terms of their composition, durability, reflectivity, and purpose. The right choice often depends on the roofing material, the climate of your region, and your specific needs.
When choosing a paint for your roof, consider the following:
- Roof Material: Ensure the paint is compatible with your roofing material.
- Climate: Some paints are more suited for rainy climates, while others are designed to reflect heat in hot regions.
- Environmental Concerns: If sustainability is a concern, look for eco-friendly paints with low VOCs (Volatile Organic Compounds).
- Color: Lighter colors reflect more sunlight, which can be beneficial in hot climates.
- Budget: While it’s tempting to go for cheaper options, remember that roofing is an investment. Quality paints might cost more upfront but can save money in the long run due to their durability.
Always consult with a roofing expert or professional before making a decision, as they can provide recommendations based on your specific situation and needs.
Do you restore iron & Colorbond roofs?
Yes. Roofshield specializes in restoring concrete, terracotta and metal roofs.
Do you have a warranty?
Yes, Roofshield provides a comprehensive 10-year written guarantee on both materials and workmanship. Read more about Warranty Guarantee here
What happens if it rains when my roof is being worked on?
We manage our work in sections to quickly cover up in case of unexpected rains. If severe weather is forecasted, we might reschedule to ensure the highest quality of work.
How do I remove my Solar Hot Water System?
If you’re seeking Roofshield’s assistance to remove your Solar Hot Water System, please ensure you first have it disconnected by a qualified plumber and electrician. Only after proper disconnection can Roofshield’s team step in to safely remove the unit.
How do I maintain my roof after restoration?
Regular inspections, keeping your gutters clean, trimming overhanging trees, and addressing minor issues as they arise can significantly extend the lifespan of your restored roof.
What payment options are available?
We accept Visa, MasterCard, cheques, cash, and direct debit.
Are there any financing or payment plans available?
Yes, we offer flexible financing options and payment plans to make our services accessible to everyone. By our teaming up with Payright & Openpay you can now have your roof replaced, restored or repaired today and pay for the service in easy, bite-size instalments to suit your needs. Speak to our team for more details.