Dummies Guide To Modern Roof Restoration



If you have ever climbed up your roof or seen it from a lofty height and though your roof needs "help", you have come to the right place! Old roofs may not efficiently regulate the temperature of your home. Water, organism, sunlight, smoke and so many environmental factors can cause damage to your roof.


The roof doesn't necessarily need a replacement if you can get a good roofing company to inspect and certify that your roof can be restored, go right ahead and have it restored. It is less expensive than replacing the entire roof.


Roof restoration is a process that involves the repairing, cleaning, and repainting of the entire roof. The whole process is to aid the durability and longevity of the roof. It is a cheaper option when you do not want to replace the roof. The roof replacement is the most expensive option because you have to remove the entire existing roof and replace it with a new one.


Restoration is very cost-effective as it helps you fix whatever small issues your roof has. If you are not sure if your roof needs painting, restoration, or replacement, a thorough inspection by a roofing contractor will get you your desired answer. Roofs that are deemed fit for restoration sometimes have two layers of materials in place, allowing the minimal cost of stripping and replacing one layer.


For an average Australian house, roof restoration will cost about $2000-$3000. You may be charged per square meter by some roofing companies. The height of the roof matters in the cost of your roof restoration, the amount of repairs to be done also influences the cost. The type of coating you'll be using too may affect your roofing restoration cost.


You can get quotes from your chosen roofing company to know exactly how much your roof restoration will cost. They will let you know what needs to be done and why your roof restoration is costing so much or so little.



A roof restoration can last up to approximately 15-26 years depending on the contractors you use and how good their work is. The materials used in the restoration can influence the lifespan of the roof restoration, that is why it is compulsory to use the best materials. Weather conditions in your area, the effect of sunlight and so many other things can affect the roof conditions.


The kind of coating used also affects the longevity of the roof restoration. To get the most of your restoration project, hire the best company with experience, expertise, and a great reputation.


It depends mainly on the type of roof restoration work you have going on, ideas are numerous. Your roof color or coating can be as creative as possible. You can use a contrasting color or change the design of your tiles and shingles. You can have your roof painted in two colors too.