FAQs

What is Pressure Cleaning?

Pressure cleaning is a process in which your roof is washed down using the latest in high psi pressure washers, to remove moss and lichen from the roof, a cleaned roof has a longer life expectancy, and is prepared in order to be resprayed our 4 coat colouring system. We clean the roof and we make sure we clean the spouting thorough and around the exterior of the whole house after we washed the roof area.

What is Rebedding?

Rebbeding is a process which we remove all the old mortar from the ridge-caps and replace with new mortar, thus insuring the ridge caps will last a long time without any cracks or loose mortar.

What is Repointing?

Repointing is a process which we point up all the ridge caps in flexible pointing, flexible pointing is a rubberised compound which is applied on top of the rebedded ridge caps, there’s no cracks caused to the flexipoint with strong winds or house movement.

What is Valley Replacement?

Valley iron replacement is replacing the old rusted valley with a new one. Rusted Valleys tend to cause leaks and create damage to interior plaster ceilings and walls, new valleys are installed and left dry to ensure a long life and no more leaks.

What is Spraying the Roof (Roof Painting) ?

Spraying a roof is the process at which we spray a 4 coat system, we apply maxi primer as the first coat and spray colouring sealants for the remainder 3 coats, we only use the highest form of paints and highly recommend them, they are called Regent paints,and we have tested them for the past 25 years, there is 42 colours available so there’s a colour for everyone, all paints are suited for collecting drinking water from the roof and they belong in the water based acrylic family of paints.we take pride when re spraying a roof and the results are fantastic, with over 25 years experience we can get the best results for your roof.we can give you the best looking roof in your street.

What is a Roof Extension?

Roof extension is an addition extended to the original house. We also do roof extensions, we match your extension tiles to the original tiles of your roof, and with a full roof restoration your house and extension will look original and New, and you will not have 2 different sorts of tiles on your roof like you see on some houses, that the extension tiles look different from the original tiles.

Benefits of a Roof Restoration?

The benefits of a roof restoration is that it extends the life of you roof, keeps the water out, withstands the harsh weather of Melbourne and gives your property more value, after all your roof is one third of your houses exterior.

How long does it take for the completion of a Roof Restoration?

The average Roof Restoration can take up to 3 days to complete, some Roof Restorations take longer, it really depends on the size of the job and what is involved and of course the weather.

How much does a roof restoration or repair cost?

It depends on the roof size and works that need to be done.every roof is different, but we make sure that our prices are competitive and fair, our prices are in the mid range, and are very competitive. Infact our slogan is We Are Big On Quality And Small On Price.

Are we insured?

Yes, we have public liability and are insured.

Are we members of the HIA?

Yes, we are members of the HIA, and have been for many years.

What accessories do we install?

We install wind driven roof ventilators that have a built in exhaust fan, they take all the hot air out in summer and all the moisture build up in winter, they are tested to 200 kph and last beyond 15 years, in fact they never stop spinning.

What other services do we provide?

In addition to roof repairs, valley replacements, and full roof restorations, we also arrange to have your guttering and down pipes replaced as well as installing metal fascia cover, and providing you with a quote to get a new colourbond roof installed.

Do we do any timber work to the roof?

Yes, we replace the timbers to Dutch gables on the roofs as well as timber Scotias, we also fix any other timber problems that the roof might have, in addition to that we have qualified carpenters to take care of all your other carpentry needs.

Is our work Guaranteed?

Yes, all our work is Guaranteed for a period of 10 years, it comes with a written Guarantee.

What types of roofs do we restore?

We restore all types of cement and Terracotta roofs.as well as pressure cleaning and spraying metal roofs also, we use special compounds on metal roofs.

Do we service all areas?

Yes, we mainly service the South Eastern suburbs of Melbourne, and metropolitan Melbourne.

Why choose Melbourne quality roofing to get your roof restored?

Simple, choosing Melbourne Quality Roofing to restore your roof will give you the best looking roof in the street,in the mean time the work will be done properly as in roof will be pressure cleaned properly, all ridge caps will be fully rebbeded with new mortar, roof ridge caps will be pointed with flexipoint, new valleys will be installed,all broken tiles replaced,all leaks will be found and fixed,spouting and around the house will be properly cleaned,all rubbish taken away, job site will be maintained clean through out the process and roof will be resprayed properly and without any short cuts to paint, painted tiles will be left behind in case they are needed in the future, a ten year Guarantee will be supplied upon completion of your roof, and most of our work comes from referrals, and not expensive advertising so the cost of your roof restoration will be affordable, and overall fairly priced.