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20 Oct
Ridge Capping Broken or Cracked?What is flexible pointing?

Ridge Capping Broken or Cracked?What is flexible pointing?

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When discussing with a home owner what their roof will require we often use the term flexible pointing. Some people look quite horrified at the idea of something “flexible” being used on their roof. A roof should be rigid and stable to ensure it is watertight. That seems logical. So an explanation is needed. On a tiled roof to prepare it properly for restoration the ridge-caps may need to be re-bedded. This means the ridge cap is removed and the old decayed mortar is removed. Then the ridge cap is cleaned and re-cemented into position.This is called re-bedding. Then the ridge-cap needs to be pointed. This used to be done with cement mortar with an oxide added for colour for appearance. Today pointing is done with an acrylic sealing compound called ridge point. This mixture is premixed and purchased from building supplies companies in 10l buckets. The colour is added by the manufacturer and flexipoints are available in wide range of colours so there is no problem finding a colour suitable for your property. Flexible pointing has two main advantages- It’s Stronger It is much stronger than old fashioned mortar. Because it is acrylic based it is much stronger and will hold the ridgecaps
17 Oct
Roof painting is an investment that is most certainly worth it

Roof painting is an investment that is most certainly worth it

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In general, roofs can last for a very long time. However, the longer they are exposed to the outside elements, the more damaged and worn out they become. There are several ways to help your roof cope and deal with these kinds of situations, and one of them would be to apply a fresh coat of paint on them. It may seem a bit expensive, but when done right, roof painting is an investment that is most certainly worth it. Increase Your Roof’s Service Life By hiring a professional roofing contractor who is knowledgeable with roof painting, you can be sure that your roof will have a fresh coat of pain and restore its pristine look. Aside from painting your roof, they can also repair any damaged area (e.g. repair broken shingles or tiles if any). Also, in case there is a leak on your roof or if the insulation is too weak, these roofing contractors can identify the damaged areas, repair them, and then paint the roof in order to make them look like new again. Doing this as part of your roof maintenance will be necessary if you want to make your roof last longer. While at it, you may want
17 Apr
Roof cleaning is an essential part of your home

Roof cleaning is an essential part of your home

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Roof cleaning is an essential part of your home’s upkeep and maintenance, but honestly, how many busy homeowners are privileged with the time and skills necessary to do this task thoroughly and efficiently? Given our hectic lifestyles, it would be a much practical choice to award this job to a trusted and professional roof cleaning company. If you are looking for some other reasons why you should entrust this task to a professional, here we’ll give you three. Much Safer than Doing It Yourself The first (and usually the most important) reason why you’ll want to hire the services of a professional roof cleaning contractor to clean your roof is safety. For many, cleaning roofs seem to be a chore that they can do for themselves. The problem with this not everyone have the right equipment necessary to ensure their safety while on top of their roofs. In addition, roofs can be dangerous places. For example, roofs can be really slippery, especially after the rains. Moreover, moss and algae can make the roof even more slippery, increasing the chances of accidents. Professional Cleaning Services Professional roof cleaners are also equipped with the tools necessary to ensure that they are able to clean your
12 Jul
Why Painting a House can Increase Sales Potential

Why Painting a House can Increase Sales Potential

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You have finally made the decision to put your home on the market. It’s such a huge decision, and one that you haven’t made lightly. No doubt you are now working through the process of figuring out how to declutter your home, what rooms need some redecorating and what needs to be repainted. If you have children, you might have experienced the mysterious 8-foot high dirty hand print on the wall. How does that happen when the children are 3 feet high? Don’t you love the energy they have – they just bounce off the walls, leaving a smear of the hand after them. Great fun for white walls! So, when you take a look in your children’s bedrooms, you might appreciate the walls are a little off colour. When you’re looking to sell, you want to be able to boost your listing price as much as possible. While this might seem like a complicated task, you might be surprised to know that by repainting your home, you can maximise your home’s sale potential How can you maximise your home’s sale potential? Achieving the best price at the time of sale is the goal. So, here are some tips from our team of Adelaide painting experts