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Roof Restoration vs Roof Replacement

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Most of us attend to the inside of our home and gardens, but we often neglect one of the most important aspects of our home — the roof over our heads! The condition of your house roof should be a priority for everyone. Not only does your roof add to the aesthetic appeal of your home, it provides shelter from inclement weather, keeping your house and family safe from the environmental elements year-round.

Given the battering your house roof endures from the weather and harsh Australian sun, its no surprise that even our roof needs regular maintenance to help keep it looking healthy and, most importantly, ensuring it keeps protecting your family from the various outdoor elements.

To maintain the condition of your roof, it is important to regularly have your roof cleaned and inspected by a professional technician. Highly skilled roofing specialist are trained to assess the quality of your roof and find any damage or problem areas.

By immediately addressing roofing issues, you avoid further damage to your roof and o other areas of your home, saving you time and money. Your two options for roofing issues are roof restoration and roof replacement, but how do you decide which choice is the right one for you? Well, there are several factors that will help you decide this.

Roof Restoration:

Roof Restoration is a popular choice when only a part of the roof needs fixing. This option is

highly recommended when only parts of the roof suffer storm damage or are affected over time by normal wear and tear. Common issues are the appearance of cracks, decay and colour fading or mould and moss growing on your roof tiles.

Essentially, roof restoration is the process of ‘restoring’ your old tiles to their former glory, making them look as good as new and preventing more extensive damage in the future. The restoration process involves cleaning, repairing and replacing broken tiles, as well as re-coating your roof while addressing any issues such as

Given that it is possible to restore many types of roofs, including Colorbond, Terracotta and Concrete tiles, roof restoration is an attractive low-cost option for many Platinum Roof Coatings customers.

Overall, the benefits of this option are it maximises the life of your roof whilst minimising the cost of a full roof replacement. The result is a fantastic looking roof that is waterproof, ensuring your home and its precious contents are protected from the environmental elements.

Roof Replacement:

Sometimes, a roof restoration is not a viable option, especially if your roof has been severely damaged by a storm, has not been properly maintained or built, or even if it is just too old. In such cases, a roof replacement is usually recommended. A roof replacement refers to the process of entirely replacing your current roof with a brand new one. This may be the only course of action if there are too many repairs required and the damage is extensive.

Although a more involved process, a roof replacement has many advantages. For example, it immediately eliminates the worry of maintenance and repairs for ongoing roof problems, it provides product guarantees for all new roofing materials, and it gives you the opportunity to install new and better insulation in your home.

Overall, a roof replacement ensures your home is protected for many years to come and is one of the best investments you can make to drastically improve the look and value of your home.

Which is the cheaper option for me?

There are many factors that need to be assessed before an accurate prediction can be made regarding the cost associated with repairing or replacing your roof. Not only does the cost depend on the condition of your roof and the extent of any damage, but the size and pitch of your roof, as well as access to higher storeys all play a role and subsequently affect the cost.

The best way to determine whether a roof restoration or roof replacement is a viable solution for you is to contact Platinum Roof Coatings today and arrange your FREE quote. Our talented team of technicians are skilled at assessing the condition of your roof. Ultimately, our roofing professionals will be the best people to advise you on whether a roof replacement is a better option than conducting a roof restoration.

Contact Platinum Roof Coating today on (08) 6558 0553 or alternatively, fill out the enquiry form. A member of our team will respond shortly, and we can help guide you when making this decision.

In the end, you will have a beautifully restored or fully replaced roof, guaranteed to stand all the elements, whether rain, hail or shine!

At Platinum Roof Coatings you’re not just buying a great service, your buying over 40 years’ worth of invaluable experience.

Platinum Roof Coatings — your most trusted one-stop roof restoration and repair shop.

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