What Is Roof Repointing?


Old tilesRoof repointing is the process or repairing damaged mortar in roof tiling. Broken, cracked or damaged mortar/cement is the perfect opening for water and other forms of moisture to leak into your roof cavity and your home. Once moisture enters your roof space, it can cause damage to your insulation, ceiling materials and other structures so it is best to maintain your roof by repointing to remove this primary entry point.

ROOFWEST Roof Restorations are your first choice in roof restoration and repair in the South West, specialling in repointing of ridge tiles, capping, hips and rakes. If you can see these areas have mortar cracks and breaks, this is your first indication that you need repointing.

How Is Repointing Done?

These days, a flexible membrane is used in repointing that replaces the older cement. This membrane, known as AcraTex Roof Sealer from Dulux, is a fully adhered, fluid applied, a seamless coating that will not only seal all your cracks and broken tiles but will breathe new life into your roof.

When Should I Get It Done?

When you first suspect damage to your roof. Depending on the condition of your home and the elements that your roof endures, it is recommended to have your repointing carried out every 10 years, however if your roof is looking past it’s prime, old and worn out or if your roof is actually leaking inside your home, it is time to get the job done now.

Why Should I get It Done?

RoofingRepointing fixes small cracks and breaks that can lead to much bigger, much more costly problems. By maintaining your roof, you not only save yourself money, you prolong the life of your roof and add value to your home. Repointing will also protect your roof surface from damage from high winds and bad weather and also prevent loose tiles and ridge capping from being torn off.

Who Can Assist Me With Repointing in Bunbury?

It is essential you hire a professional to carry out your roof repointing to ensure it is compliant with insurance standards and is completed safely. ROOFWEST Roof Restorations are your local specialists with over 35 years’ experience in all areas of roof repair and restoration. For a free onsite quote, phone Tom today on 9795 9990.

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