Roof Repairs

Roof Repairs

The general layout of your houses roof will determine and play a major role in the necessity and frequency to which your roof will need to be repaired. For instance, a roof repair Melbourne residents may have to deal with more regularly may be re-cementing due to the dwelling being subjected to extreme conditions and high velocity wind. This commonly occurs on double story dwellings and roofs with a high pitch. Areas such as where the pitch may change in accordance with the general specifications of your roof are also more susceptible to attracting some repair work. Roof repairs will almost certainly become valid in areas where multiple hips meet, valley ends and where hips begin (shell ends). All roofing work being a simple rectification job or a large restoration or replacement, can and should be undertaken with the strictest of care and the utmost concern for safety.

 

A professional is recommended to assess any major roof repairs that need to be undertaken. A common problem among older roofs is their lack of maintenance to which in turn may create irreversible damage to existing structures and facades in your home. Common problems include ridge capping, broken tiles, rusted valley irons, old or damaged mortar, a roof over run with moss and lichen, loose tile capping and flexible point or cement discoloration.

Certain roof repairs are more costly than others due to structural discrepancies but if these problems are addressed in a time like manner, it is possible to put a stop to any further deterioration. Loose ridge capping, being a prime example can be re-mortared in single units or groups depending on the extent of the damage. Ridge capping that are slipping in areas require immediate roof repairs.

If any problems associated with your roof arise, they should be attended to quickly. Better yet, get us to come out and give you a free no obligation roof check and nip these problems in the bud. Remember, your roof is protecting your whole house, so it make’s sense to keep it in tip top condition.