Roof Painting: A well-maintained roof is a reflection of a safe, protected home. A neglected roof, on the other hand, is not just an unsightly feature but also a sign that you may have trouble in your home in the future, if not already. It is also a sign that you need to prepare yourself for added expenses in house maintenance.
Roof Painting – An Overview
Roof painting can best be explained as a liquid coating given to roofs. This fluid acts as a membranous coat which offers the roof added protection and safety, and also gives it a new lease of life. Roof paint serves in two most significant ways – it is an important step in the maintenance of exteriors and interiors, and also adds aesthetic value to the structure.
Cost To Paint A Roof
Roof painting cost varies from state to state. Roof painters usually want to inspect a property before they give a final quote. They’ll want to look at the condition of the roof and the steepness of the pitch before they give a square metre rate or hourly rate, and this can vary depending on the job.
The price difference between a high quality paint and other paints can be high, but it’s better to use a paint the roofing painter recommends. Using a cheaper paint could mean you have to repaint your roof sooner, which will end up costing more.
Painting Roof Tiles
Typically the roof tiles are made to be last for years. However, the color may start to fade away in no time because of the sun exposure and harsh weather damage. A fresh coat of paint on your house concrete roof tiles can always improve the overall beauty of your home. It is always the best option to hire professional to complete the roof paint job in your home.
Surface preparation is the most important thing you need to take care before starting any paint job and concrete roof painting project is not an exception. You need to remove all dirt from the concrete tiles by using power washing technology.
Prime the Surface
You need to prime the concrete roof tiles with the best quality primer available in the market. Priming helps the paint to bond well to the surface. Your paint job will not be durable enough if you skip the step of priming.
After the primer coat there should be two solid coats of membrane applied. The membrane protects from any water getting in and provides a solid build on the tiles for long term protection against the elements and keeps your roof looking good for years.
Paint in a Sunny Day
You should paint the roof tiles on a sunny day when there is pleasant temperature and no rain or heavy dew.
Roof Tiles Paint Colours (By Dulux)
With over 40 years’ experience providing protection for Australian families, the Dulux colour range offers more choice while providing long life protection. To complement the great things you love about your home, these are some of our most popular roof tiles paint colours in the Dulux colour range, available in both gloss and satin finishes.
Painting Colorbond Roof
Colorbond roofing is a popular roofing choice for Australians due to its durability, strength, thermal efficiency and overall sleek appearance.
Repainting a Colorbond roof requires a particular process and practice. Executing this process is not something a homeowner will be able to do alone. Restoring Colorbond roofing is within the scope of a licensed roofing contractor and it’s important to look for someone who has the experience and knowledge in Colorbond roofing.
With a huge choice of colours on offer, these are some our most popular colours in the Colorbond range, available in both gloss and satin finishes.