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Repairs explained

A roof repair is a targeted and precise maintenance that starts with a thorough inspection so that we can confidently assess the root of your problem.

A range of tasks

There’s no limit to roof repair, and it can involve tasks like replacing damaged tiles, adding new flashings or sealant to water access points, or repairing your home’s ridge caps.

Our promise

Our team aims to get to the root of the issue and provide you with an accurate and cost-effective assessment that solves the issue in the long term.

Professional Roofing Services Near You

Give your home an aesthetic and protective upgrade with RDW Roofing’s complete range of roofing services. Our expert team covers everything from minor repairs to full installations, ensuring your home looks great and stays secure. Servicing Hobart, Launceston, Devonport, Burnie, and North West Tasmania, choose RDW Roofing for a smooth experience that combines skill, quality, and peace of mind.

Value For Money

Committed to delivering cost-efficient roofing solutions. We offer licensed roofing services at competitive rates so you can get the help of an expert tradesman without breaking the bank.

Transparency & Honesty

We’ll never offer a solution unless we fully believe it’s the right one for your home. Integrity and clear communication are at the core of how we operate. We push to provide affordable, effective, and long-lasting roofing solutions.

Quality Workmanship

We take pride in our work and work hard to ensure client satisfaction for every project. RDW roofers complete each job with unmatched attention to detail and care.

Experienced Roofers

We do it all. Since 2013, our gun team has successfully tackled many complex roofing projects in Hobart, Launceston, Devonport, and surrounding areas.

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Unmatched Expertise In Roofing

 

Are you struggling with persistent leaks, escalating energy bills, or a roof that’s lost its aesthetic appeal? Perhaps your roof is showing signs of wear and tear, with cracks and moss starting to form on the surface of your roof tiles. Unfortunately, these issues are more than just minor annoyances; they’re signs of deeper roofing issues that can negatively impact your home’s comfort, efficiency, and overall value.

We at RDW Roofing offer a range of comprehensive services to help homeowners maximise the longevity of their roofs and save thousands of wasted dollars on preventable repairs. We specialise in repairing and restoring terracotta and concrete roofs while prioritising safety, efficiency, and customer satisfaction. Our goal is to provide you with a custom, cost-effective solution while ensuring every roofing problem we’re presented with is resolved with precision and care.

What Makes Our Roofing Team Stand Out

When it comes to roofing, expertise and reliability are key, and that’s where our team stands out. 

At RDW Roofing, we’ve been tackling complex residential projects since 2013, serving Hobart, Launceston and North-West Tasmania. Here’s what makes us stand out:

  • 10-Year Guarantee: We offer a ten-year guarantee for all of our work for your satisfaction and peace of mind.
  • Insurance: Our team is fully insured, so you can have confidence your home is covered during every step of the project.
  • Industry Recognition: As members of the Master Roof Tilers & Slaters Association, we’re committed to providing industry-standard solutions and unmatched expertise.
  • Tasmania’s Distributors of Monier products: Proudly recognised by Australia’s leading supplier of terracotta and concrete roof tiles, we’re the proud Tasmanian distributors of Monier Products
  • Expert Paint Applicators: Our Dulux Accredited Roof Paint Applicators can breathe new life into your roof with a range of long-lasting colours from the Dulux Acratex range.

If you’re looking to work with an expert team that offers value for money, quality craftsmanship, and assurance in roofing, contact us today.

We’re proud to offer our clients a wide range of roofing services for repairing and restoring any terracotta or concrete roof. Whatever the issue, we’re confident we have the right solution to suit your needs.

What We Offer in Roofing

Repairs

Addressing damage to your roof promptly is essential to prevent minor issues from escalating into major problems (especially when it comes to leaky roofs). RDW Roofing excels in tackling all forms of roof damage, ranging from small leaks to severe structural concerns.

Our expert team employs top-notch materials and proven techniques to repair your roof, restoring its integrity and ensuring its continued effectiveness in safeguarding your home. By choosing RDW Roofing for your repairs, you can trust that your roof will be meticulously repaired, providing reliable protection against the elements.

Restorations

Breathe new life into your ageing roof with our comprehensive restoration services. Starting with a thorough inspection of your roof’s current condition, we’ll provide you with a cost-effective plan to help bring it as close to brand new as possible.

Offering maintenance, repairs, cleaning, and more, our restorations enhance your roof’s appearance and extend its lifespan, providing lasting value.

Roof Replacement

When your roof is past the point of restoration, our licensed team of roofers can deliver an exceptional new roof for your home.

RDW Roofing offers expert replacement services using durable materials from the Monier tile range. We invest in Australian-made terracotta and concrete roof tiles designed and developed for durability and aesthetic appeal. With an extensive end-to-end process that covers every aspect of your restoration, we’re confident in delivering a new roof that’s both aesthetically pleasing and built to withstand the elements for years to come.

Roof Painting

Transform the look of your home with RDW Roofing’s professional roof painting services. As Dulux Accredited Roof Paint Applicators, our roofing team can deliver a flawless finish to make your roof stand out.

Offering maintenance, repairs, and cleaning, we offer an end-to-end process that will ensure your roof paint job is made to last. With the capacity to offer any colour from the Dulux Acratex range, our team can help you achieve a 10/10 look for your roof that you’ll be proud to show off.

Roof Cleaning

Maintain your roof’s aesthetic appeal and functionality with RDW Roofing’s extensive roof cleaning services. Our skilled team specialises in carefully removing dirt, moss, and algae from your roof’s surface, utilising safe and effective techniques to ensure a gentle yet thorough clean. Once completed, we also add two layers of sterilising agent to maximise the value and longevity of your clean.

We aim to enhance your roof’s visual appeal and proactively prevent damage caused by a neglected roof. Regular cleaning by a licensed roofer is a simple way to preserve the integrity of your roof, extend its lifespan, and maintain its efficiency. Trust RDW Roofing to keep your roof in top condition with our expert roof cleaners to safeguard your home and boost its curb-side appeal.

Ridge Capping

Secure and enhance the appearance of your roof with our specialised ridge capping services. Our team of roofing experts can offer both ridge cap repair and replacement so your roof is properly sealed and ready to protect your home from the elements.

A functioning ridge cap is critical in preventing leaks and preserving the structural integrity of your roof. We offer many options to suit any existing roof style, maximising longevity and protection.

With our precision and attention to detail, you can trust RDW Roofing as the best team near you to provide a seamless and aesthetic ridge capping solution, keeping your roof in top condition for years.

Rebedding & Repointing

Enhance your roof’s durability and prevent leaks with RDW Roofing’s expert rebedding and repointing services. Our skilled team meticulously replaces aged, deteriorating mortar with new, robust bedding to ensure a solid foundation for your ridge caps.

Once bedding’s complete, we repoint your ridge caps with a flexible mortar to seal and lock them in place, offering additional protection against water ingress. These critical maintenance steps are vital for preserving your roof’s structural integrity and extending its lifespan, safeguarding your home from the elements.

Roof & Ceiling Insulation

Boost your home’s comfort and energy efficiency with RDW Roofing’s roof and ceiling insulation services. Adequate roof and ceiling insulation is key to maintaining a comfortable indoor temperature year-round, keeping your home warm in winter and cool in summer. This not only reduces energy bills but also enhances the overall comfort of your living space.

Our experienced roofing team ensures that your insulation is installed correctly for maximum effectiveness, providing a more energy-efficient and comfortable home.

With a proven track record of consistently delivering outstanding results for our clients and countless 5-star reviews on Google, our roofing team is committed to providing you with the best possible solution to suit your needs.

Why Our Roofing Company Is the Best Team for the Job

Expertise

At RDW Roofing, we understand how important a roof is for your home’s security. That’s why we bring a wealth of experience and a team of highly skilled experts to every project. Our deep understanding of roofing techniques and materials ensures that we handle your project professionally, delivering industry-standard results that keep your home safe and secure.

Attention to Detail

When it comes to roofing, delivery is in the details. Our meticulous approach to roofing ensures every aspect of our work is thoughtfully planned. From the initial inspection to the final touches, we provide a flawless finish that meets (or exceeds) your expectations. We’re committed to delivering a roof that enhances your home’s aesthetic appeal, security, and value.

Quality Workmanship

Quality is at the core of everything we do. We use only the best materials and employ industry-standard techniques to ensure that your roof is not only visually appealing but also durable and long-lasting. We’re dedicated to providing a roof that will stand the test of time, protecting your home and family.

Customer Satisfaction

Your satisfaction is our top priority. We strive to exceed expectations and ensure complete satisfaction with every project, big or small. We listen to your needs, address your concerns, and work tirelessly to deliver a roofing solution that brings you peace of mind.

Reliability

When you choose RDW Roofing, you choose a team you can depend on. We understand the importance of having a secure and sturdy roof over your head, and we’re committed to delivering services that are not only timely but also of the highest quality. You can count on us to be there to deliver exceptional quality every step of the way.

Safety

Your safety and the safety of our team are paramount. We adhere to strict protocols to ensure a safe and secure work environment throughout roofing. Rest assured that we take every precaution to protect your property and our workers.

Timely Service

We respect your time and understand the importance of minimising disruption to your daily life. Our efficient work practices ensure that projects are completed within the agreed timeframe so you can return to enjoying your home as soon as possible.

Clear Communication

We believe in the power of clear and open communication. From the initial consultation to the completion of your project, we keep you informed every step of the way. Our transparent approach ensures that you’re always in the loop and satisfied with the progress of your roofing solution.

Comprehensive Services

Whether you need a minor repair or a complete roof installation, RDW Roofing covers you. We offer a wide range of roofing services to address any issue you may face, and our team is equipped to provide tailored solutions that meet your specific needs.

Guarantees

Your investment in your roof is protected with us. We stand behind our work with a 10-year guarantee for all work our team completes. We aim to offer you peace of mind, long-term assurance, and reliability.

Cost-Effective

Our roofing experts understand the importance of providing homeowners with affordable solutions. RDW’s pricing structures are designed to offer high-quality roofing solutions that fit your budget and needs.

Ongoing Training

Our team is made up of roofing professionals who are continuously trained in the latest roofing techniques and practices. You can have peace of mind that your roof is in expert hands and receiving the care and attention it deserves.

Industry Recognition

RDW Roofing’s commitment to excellence is recognised within the industry. As licensed roofers and members of the Master Roof Tilers & Slaters Association, we’re dedicated to providing top-quality services and achieving outstanding results for our clients.

We proudly service a range of areas throughout Tasmania.

Hobart:

Proudly offering roofing services to Sandy Bay, Battery Point, West Hobart, South Hobart, North Hobart, Glebe, Dynnyrne, Tolmans Hill, Mount Nelson, Lenah Valley, New Town, Moonah, Glenorchy, Rosetta, Montrose, Claremont, Berriedale, Lutana, Geilston Bay, Lindisfarne, Bellerive, Howrah, Tranmere, Kingston, Blackmans Bay, Taroona, Lauderdale, and Rokeby.

Launceston:

Servicing Riverside, Trevallyn, West Launceston, South Launceston, East Launceston, Newstead, Norwood, Kings Meadows, Prospect, Youngtown, Summerhill, Mowbray, Invermay, Mayfield, and Newnham.

Devonport:

Including East Devonport, Miandetta, Stony Rise, Spreyton, Don, Quoiba, Ambleside, Latrobe, Shearwater, and Port Sorell.

Burnie:

Parklands, Montello, Upper Burnie, Shorewell Park, South Burnie, Hillcrest, Acton, Brooklyn, Romaine, Havenview, Cooee, Emu Heights, Downlands, Somerset, and Wivenhoe.

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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.

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

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

“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 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.

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