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About us

As licensed roofers who specialise in terracotta and concrete roof tiling, we have the expertise to deliver a range of complex projects successfully.

Our experience

Everything we do, we do with care and attention to detail, having completed thousands of roofing projects since 2013.

RDW’s commitment

We strive to deliver you a roof you can take pride in. A roof that will look amazing and continue to offer your home long-term protection for decades.

Roofing Devonport

Experience the difference with Devonport’s leading roofing experts. We do it all, from minor repairs to full-scale reroofing projects. Our team of skilled roofers is committed to ensuring your home looks incredible and is thoroughly protected. Choose to work with an experienced team that delivers quality, expertise, and total peace of mind every step of the way.

Cost-Effective Solutions

RDW Roofing is committed to offering affordable expertise. Our licensed roofing services are competitively priced, ensuring you receive craftsmanship that’s both exceptional and affordable.

Transparency & Honesty

Transparency and honesty are at the core of our operations. We strive to provide cost-effective solutions that solve the issue long-term and guarantee durable and effective results for your home.

Quality Workmanship

RDW Roofing takes pride in delivering outstanding workmanship for every roofing project. Our dedicated team of roofers focuses on client satisfaction, ensuring each job is completed with meticulous attention to detail and care.

Experienced Roofers

Starting in 2013, our team has tackled hundreds of complex roofing projects throughout Devonport and Tasmania-wide. Our extensive experience equips us with the knowledge to handle any roofing challenge with confidence and precision.

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Why Choose RDW Roofing in Devonport?

 

With countless 5-star reviews on Google and extensive industry experience, here are a few reasons our roofing team stands out as the top choice for you:

  • A decade of assurance: We back all our work with a comprehensive 10-year guarantee for all work completed by our team, ensuring your long-term satisfaction and peace of mind.
  • Insurance Protection: Our fully insured team guarantees that your property remains covered during our projects.
  • We’re licensed: We’re licensed as roofers and are also proudly affiliated with the Master Roof Tilers & Slaters Association. Our team is committed to delivering industry-standard solutions and unmatched expertise to residents in Devonport and North-West Tasmania.
  • Tasmania’s Distributor of Monier: Proudly distributing Monier products in Tasmania, we offer high-quality terracotta and concrete roof tiles designed to suit your home’s specific needs.
  • Dulux Accredited Applicators: With accreditation to apply the durable and vibrant range of Dulux Acratex paints, we ensure your roof receives a fresh, long lasting finish.

For homeowners looking for a team of roofing professionals that provide exceptional value, superior craftsmanship, and the highest quality, contact RDW Roofing today.

Devonport’s Terracotta & Concrete Roof Tile Experts

Our team at RDW Roofing works exclusively on residential terracotta and concrete tiling projects, bringing a host of advantages to homeowners in Devonport. 

Terracotta tiles are crafted from natural clay and kiln-fired at high temperatures, and are chosen for their aesthetic appeal, instantly adding warmth and character to any home. Beyond their visual appeal, these tiles stand out for their robustness, weather resistance, and remarkable thermal insulation properties. 

Alternatively, concrete tiles are made from a mixture of cement, sand, and water, known for their adaptability and strength. Available in an array of shapes, sizes, and hues, they fit a wide variety of architectural designs. Concrete tiles are an economical and low-maintenance choice while still preserving durability and lastability.

We work hard to provide Devonport residents with top-tier roofing solutions that boost their homes’ beauty, energy efficiency, and security. We’re proud to be the trusted Tasmanian distributor of Monier products (Australia’s leader for residential concrete and terracotta roof tile production). Monier is known for its commitment to quality and innovation, values that align with our own commitment to offering long-lasting, aesthetically pleasing, and effective roofing options to our customers.

An Additional Consideration

Homeowners in Devonport should be mindful of several factors when maintaining their roofs, due to the town’s unique coastal climate. The close proximity to the ocean means homes are often exposed to salt-laden air, which can accelerate deterioration of certain roofing elements. This salty air can quicken the moisture absorption of materials, leading to an increased risk of rust in metal parts like flashings and gutters. Additionally, the salt can erode paint and weaken sealants, undermining both the functional and aesthetic integrity of your roof. To combat these effects, it’s important to organise regular roof inspections and carry out repairs swiftly to mitigate any salt-induced corrosion or damage.

Moreover, being close to the sea, Devonport is also susceptible to increased wind exposure, especially during the colder months. These winds can potentially displace or harm tiles and other roofing components, increasing the chance of leaks and further complications. It’s important for homeowners in Devonport to maintain their roofs diligently, ensuring any loose or compromised elements are quickly addressed through repair or replacement to maintain the roof’s condition and protect your home.

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Offering a Range of Roofing Services in Devonport

 

As licensed roofers, our team is qualified to handle a range of residential projects, including repairs, restorations, reroofing projects and more.

Working with RDW Roofing is different. It’s having complete confidence that your project is handled end to end by a team of qualified roofing professionals who have your (and your home’s) best interest at the forefront.

Click below to explore our services:

Roof Repairs & Leaky Roof Repairs

Ensure your Devonport home remains in top condition with RDW Roofing’s roof repair services. A functional roof that’s free from damage is critical for the protection and overall health of your home. At RDW Roofing, we excel in addressing and resolving a wide array of roof issues, from minor repairs to comprehensive fixes.

When it comes to leaky roof repairs, we excel. Leaky roofs especially can pose a significant threat to the structure and safety of your home. Our services include advanced leak detection tests designed to precisely identify the source of any leaks, ensuring that we address the root cause effectively. Beyond leak repairs, we also specialise in rebedding and repointing—key processes that reinforce your roof’s stability and extend its lifespan. Rebedding replaces old, broken mortar with new cement, ensuring tiles are securely fixed in place. Repointing involves applying a flexible mortar to the roof’s ridges, sealing it against water and weather damage.

Opting for RDW Roofing’s repair services in Devonport not only restores the functionality of your roof but also prevents future issues, saving you time and money in the long run. Our repair processes are streamlined to cause minimal disruption to your daily life, with most jobs completed swiftly and efficiently.

Roof Restoration

Upgrade your home efficiently with RDW Roofing’s roof restoration services. A properly maintained roof not only boosts the appearance of your property but also ensures its structural integrity. Specialising in turning aged roofs into durable, long-lasting structures, RDW Roofing stands out for its commitment to quality and efficiency. Our team applies advanced techniques and top-grade materials to repair, clean, and coat your roof, restoring its functionality and aesthetics.

Opting for a roof restoration from our Devonport roofing team is a highly cost-effective choice. It maintains most roofing elements in the most budget conscious way possible, extending the life of your roof and helping you save on future expenses. Furthermore, our process is designed to be as convenient as possible. Restorations can typically be completed within just a day or two, minimising disruptions to your daily routine. Whether addressing leaks, weather damage, or simply aiming to enhance your home’s facade, our tailored services are geared towards meeting your specific requirements.

Choosing RDW Roofing in Devonport for your next restoration means investing in a service that offers peace of mind, with the assurance that your home is protected by a superior roof that adds both value and appeal to your property.

Reroofing

While a new roof is considered a last resort, when done correctly, it transforms your home, enhancing its appearance and ensuring it stands strong for a lifetime. Our expertise at RDW Roofing lies in stringent training combined with the ethos of delivering outstanding workmanship everytime. Our process means we can tackle the most complex residential reroofing projects. We use high-quality materials, guaranteeing a result that looks amazing and provides unparalleled protection and durability.

Recognising the importance of a robust roofing system, we approach each replacement with a commitment to excellence, utilising the latest technologies and techniques to install a roof that’s perfectly suited to your home’s specific needs. A new roof from RDW Roofing isn’t just about addressing immediate concerns; it’s an investment in your property’s future, offering peace of mind that your home is well-protected against the Devonport weather.

We understand the significance of such an undertaking and are dedicated to making the process as smooth and hassle-free as possible, ensuring minimal disruption to your daily life. Our team works efficiently and effectively, keeping you informed every step of the way, from initial consultation to the final inspection.

Choosing RDW Roofing for your roof replacement means opting for a service that prioritises your home’s long-term well-being, aesthetics, and value. If your home requires a new roof, trust us to deliver a solution that’s not only necessary but transformative, making your home look incredible and stand the test of time.

Roof Painting

Enhance the appeal of your Devonport home with RDW Roofing’s expert roof painting services. Our specialised process not only gives your roof a stunning visual makeover but also utilises the highest quality materials for a finish that stands the test of time. As Dulux-Accredited paint applicators, RDW Roofing guarantees a professional application with products known for their exceptional quality and performance, ensuring your home looks its best.

Here’s why you should choose RDW Roofing’s roof painting services in Devonport:

  • Dulux Accredited: Assurance of high-quality, durable paint and application.
  • Expert Application: Applied by skilled professionals for a seamless finish.
  • Aesthetic Enhancement: Our expert application and high attention to detail will drastically improve the aesthetic appeal of your home.
  • Efficient Service: Designed to be quick and minimally intrusive to your daily routine.
  • Tailored Solutions: Offering customised paint choices to match your home’s style. In addition, our team has the capacity to offer any paint from the Dulux Acratex line.

RDW Roofing’s commitment to excellence and use of Dulux-accredited products means you’re choosing a service that not only transforms the look of your home but does so with the assurance of quality and expertise. 

Roof Cleaning

Elevate the curb appeal of your Devonport home with RDW Roofing’s professional roof cleaning services. Over time, roofs accumulate dirt, moss, and algae, which substantially detract from the appearance of your home. In addition, a dirty roof is a tell-tale sign that your roof desperately needs maintenance from a licenced roofer.

Our expert roof cleaning process at RDW Roofing is designed to address these issues head-on, restoring the aesthetic appeal and integrity of your roof without the need for more invasive procedures. Utilising state-of-the-art equipment and industry-standard cleaning solutions, our team meticulously removes all forms of build-up, revealing the original condition of your roofing material. This not only enhances your property’s visual appeal but can also extend your roof’s lifespan by preventing decay and ensuring optimal functionality.

RDW Roofing’s cleaning services are quick, efficient, and tailored to cause minimal disruption to your daily life, allowing you to enjoy a cleaner, more attractive home with ease. More than just a cleaning, it’s a preventative measure that maintains the health of your roof and, by extension, your home.

Investing in regular roof cleaning by RDW Roofing means taking a proactive step towards maintaining your home’s value and appeal. If you’re looking to revive your home’s exterior and protect your investment, our roof cleaning services are the perfect solution.

For a complete and quick summary of our services for Devonport locals, see the following:

  • Leaking Roof and General Roof Repairs: Addressing leaks and all types of roofing repairs promptly to prevent further damage to your home.
  • Roof Restoration: Revitalising the appearance and functionality of your roof.
  • Re-roofing: Complete replacement of your existing roof with new materials in the instance where a restoration is no longer a viable option.
  • Rebedding: Replacing old bedding material to secure your ridge caps in place
  • Repointing: Applying a new, flexible layer of mortar to the edge of your ridge caps to prevent water ingress
  • Ridge Capping: Ensuring your ridge tiles are securely fastened to your roof’s peak.
  • Roof Inspections: Conducting thorough assessments to identify any potential issues.
  • Emergency Repairs: Providing prompt solutions for urgent roofing problems.
  • Roof Reports: Offering detailed evaluations and insights from our roofing inspection when requested.
  • Insulation: Improving your home’s energy efficiency and comfort by maintaining consistent indoor temperatures and reducing heat transfer through your home’s ceiling.
  • Roof Painting: Enhancing the aesthetic appeal of your roof with a fresh coat of paint from the Dulux Acratex range.

RDW Roofing is committed to providing comprehensive roofing services to ensure the safety, durability, and aesthetic appeal of your home in Devonport.

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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.

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thousands of happy customers

“Our tired roof has a new lease of life plus no leaks and also no uninvited possums and birds nests. From the start there was great communication from Ryan and a comprehensive quote. I got regular updates on when the work men would be at my house and what they would be doing each day. Cleaned up the mess very well and the price came in under what was quoted, which was a huge bonus. Would recommend to anyone.”

Marilyn B., Homeowner

“Team were extremely professional. Communication was excellent. They transformed my ugly, eyesore of a rusty roof into a thing of beauty. I can’t recommend them highly enough.”

Kevin S.

“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

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