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Why roof painting

A new coat of paint is one of the best ways to convert a lacklustre roof into an eyecatching asset to your home that you can take pride in.

We’re Accredited

As Dulux Accredited paint applicators, we’re trusted by a global leader in the roof painting industry. We’re trusted experts in developing and applying specialist roof paints from Dulux’s Acratex range.

We’re Qualified

Above all, as licensed roofers, we have the expertise to handle any required maintenance before applying the first coat, providing you peace of mind you’re in the best hands possible.

Roof Painting Launceston

Enhance your Launceston home’s curbside appeal with our expert roof painting services. Working with our certified roof painters guarantees not just a complete visual upgrade for your property but also the peace of mind that comes from comprehensive repairs and maintenance. Trust our team of experts to provide your home with a complete visual upgrade you can take pride in.

Complete Service Approach

RDW Roofing’s process begins with a thorough roof inspection to first identify any necessary repairs and maintenance. This is followed by a meticulous cleaning process, setting the stage for painting. Our comprehensive approach ensures that your roof’s paint finish is of superior quality and longevity.

Dulux Accreditation

Our team of roof painters holds Dulux accreditation, aligning us with one of the leading global brands in residential and commercial paints. With Dulux’s extensive range of high-quality roof paints, choosing the perfect colour for your Launceston home is easy.

Exceptional Workmanship

RDW’s dedication to exceptional workmanship is evident in every roof painting project we complete. We aim for a finish that is not only visually stunning but also durable, ensuring your roof looks fantastic and stands the test of time.

Experienced Roofers

With a team of painters composed of expert roofing professionals, we have a track record of successfully completing hundreds of residential roofing projects across Tasmania. We guarantee top-tier service and results for every project we undertake.

Providing Expert Roof Painting in Launceston

 

Your roof occupies 30% of your home’s exterior view. This means that a dull or worn-out roof can greatly undermine your home’s visual appeal. Even if you’ve dedicated immense effort and resources to landscaping, architectural design, and enhancing other exterior features of your home, a neglected roof can undo much of that hard work.

This is where our professional roof painting services can help. Accredited by Dulux, we’re committed to reinventing your property with striking colours that not only elevate its profile but also enhance its marketability to prospective buyers. Our seasoned team of roof painters is set to boost the visual appeal of your Launceston home with a roof that’s both impressive and eye-catching. Most importantly, we’re licensed roofers which means we’re equipped to perform any essential upkeep, ensuring your roof is in prime condition before painting. This approach promises an aesthetic, lasting finish, making your investment worthwhile.

Choosing RDW Roof Painting Services in Launceston

RDW is the go-to service provider for Roofing in Launceston and all roof painting projects. Our team is known for delivering high-quality roof painting that improves your home’s look for the long term. Here’s why RDW Roofing is your best choice for roof painting:

  • Dulux Accredited Roof Paint Applicators: We’re certified to use Dulux Acratex products, which means your roof gets a top-notch finish in a range of strong, lasting colours.
  • Experienced in Roofing: With years of experience, our licensed professionals know roof painting and maintenance inside out.
  • Quality Workmanship: We’re committed to doing a great job, ensuring your roof painting project meets high standards.
  • Complete Services: We handle everything from start to finish, including cleaning, repairs, and sealing, to give you a full-service solution.
  • Customer Satisfaction: We listen to what you want and make sure you’re happy with the results.

For long lasting and efficient roof painting service that will make your home stand out, choose RDW Roofing.

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Make An Informed Decision for Your Roof
UV Protection

With high-quality tiles, a fresh new roof offers excellent reflective properties to prevent UV light from penetrating your home, keeping you comfortable and temperate.

Physical Protection

Your tiles are a physical barrier for falling trees, hail, or pests such as rats, possums, and birds from nesting in your attic. An uncompromised roof also protects your insulation.

Pollutant Barrier

Your roof is an essential barrier to the external environment, working in tangent with your ventilation to prevent pollutants and allergens from entering your living space.

Value

With many residential building inspections failing on the roof, a new roof adds significant value to your home.

Foot Traffic

An immediate consideration is that foot traffic, including gutter cleaning, solar installations, etc., can cause roof tile cracks. A qualified roofer can immediately replace cracked tiles before any further damage starts.

Ageing

Within as soon as ten years, the pointing of your roof can start showing signs of cracking (further worsened by foot traffic). A quick pointing touch-up is a simple way to prevent further damage.

Accumulated Grime

Within ten years, the first signs of moss and lichen will start to show (particularly in moist environments). A periodic powerwash is the best way to keep your roof looking fresh.

Dislodged End Cap

Usually one of the first things to go, your ridge cap end tile can start to feel the weight of gravity and begin to slide. This is an easy fix at this stage.

Cracked Pointing

More extensively cracked and peeling ridge pointing will start to show, exposing the mortar under your hip tiles (ridge caps). Should you address the issue soon enough, a qualified roofer could save the bedding with a cost-effective pointing touch-up.

Dislodged Flashings

Your roof’s flashings can become dislodged over time and may need replacement. A simple installation of a lead-free, adhesive flashing is a cost-effective way to prevent further damage.

Prevention

At a minimum, we recommend a roofing inspection of your roof to have any routine maintenance complete and ensure your roof is in functional condition.

Accumulated Grime

Moss and lichen will continue to grow, making your roof look lacklustre and contributing to cracking of your pointing. A simple roof clean by an expert is a great way to nip this issue in the bud.

Dislodged Shell Cap

If your end ridge tile is not addressed soon, it can continue to slide and allow the tiles it sits on to begin to slide into your gutter.

Loose Ridge Caps

Ridge caps are likely loose at this point. When this occurs, complete cleaning and replacing bedding cement is required to ensure the ridges are refastened and stay in place.

Degraded Pointing

If left unattended, the pointing of your ridge caps (at a bare minimum) needs replacing to keep your ridge caps secure.

Faded Colour

With age, all roofs will lose their colour/glaze. Restoring this is for cosmetic purposes, but when all maintenance is completed, followed by re-sealing and painting, it will add a new lease of life to an old, bland roof.

Dislodged End Cap

By this stage, your end cap could have continued to slide off, leaving no weight on its under tiles. This not only looks terrible but also allows water ingress.

Replacement Required

At this point, your roof may be beyond repair. Moss could have penetrated under your tiles, unattended mechanical stress could leave your tiles riddled with cracks, and your ridge caps likely need complete repair. Unfortunately, complete reroofing may be the only solution.

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Leak Protection

The roof tiles are designed to allow rain to run freely off your roof and into your gutter to prevent pooling on your roof’s surface.

Controlled Runoff

Your roof’s valleys act as a securely sealed, free-flowing channel to allow stormwater to run seamlessly into your gutters.

Leak Protection

The ridges of your roof are fastened with bedding cement and sealed with pointing mortar to prevent water ingress.

Leak Protection

Flashings are small pieces of metal placed around your roof’s joints to act as a tight and secure waterproofing barrier.

Weather Damage

Strong winds caused by storms can dislodge valley tiles. Having an expert roofer clip these back into place is an easy and cost-effective way to avoid further damage.

Accumulated Debris

Within ten years, debris and organic matter will start to fill in your gutter, increasing the chances of rust and water overflow. A simple, quick emptying of your gutter is the best way to avoid any issues.

Water Ingress

Any cracked and unattended pointing will start to make your roof vulnerable to water ingress, with a high chance of leaks beginning to move through your ceiling and into your attic.

Lost Flashings

Flashings aged 20 years are highly sensitive to wind gusts, proving a prime access point for water infiltration.

Dislodged Tiles

At the 20-year mark, multiple roof tiles are likely to become dislodged. Having an expert lock them in place is a simple way to prevent leaks.

Soaked Insulation

At this point, unattended leaks are already soaking your ceiling insulation, making it an excellent breeding ground for mould and rendering the insulation effectively useless.

Mouldy Insulation

If exposed to moisture, your ceiling insulation has heavily degraded and is likely full of mould. Degraded insulation is an excellent breeding ground for mould and could be promptly replaced to keep your indoor space healthy and comfortable.

Water Ingress

Unattended ridge caps with deteriorated pointing and bedding are a leading reason for water ingress and leaks coming through your ceiling.

Interior Damage

Any unattended leaks will show on your ceiling and walls as yellow stains and mould. An expert professionally treating your home for mould and water stains is costly…

Electrical Hazard

Unattended leaks are a significant electrical hazard and could be dripping onto electricals. If exposed to water, this poses a considerable fire risk and likely needs complete replacement.

Attic Damage

An unattended roof will likely allow multiple entry points for water ingress into your ceiling. Wood rot of your trusses could be a significant issue at this point, and the plaster of your ceiling may need complete replacement.

Use our interactive tool to explore the long-term benefits of quality roofing:

thousands of happy customers

“RDW Roofing were just brilliant. We are so happy with the way our house, shed and garage roof turned out. It went from tired, faded and flaky to looking like a new roof! The whole team has done an excellent job – thorough, professional, efficient and respectful – they obviously take pride in their work and rightly so. Matthew in particular has been fantastic to have on site. Thank you so much.”

Karen A.

“RDW Roofing and Ryan responded brilliantly to our need to have an old 1930 tile roof repaired and restored. We chose to have the roof cleaned, repaired and re-pointed, and the results speak for themselves. Great communication, arrived on time, professional service […] and tidied up after themselves. Honest quote, came in at less than estimated. Would recommend to all.”

Mat R., Homeowner

“I found the team at RDW Roofing to be thoroughly professional, courteous and happy to adapt to any changes. The result is a fantastic looking roof which has made a real difference to the appearance of my house. Very happy indeed and recommend them to anyone”

Andrew H., Homeowner

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