Introduction The roof forms a part of the structure of a property. When it is not taken good care of it will deteriorate and fail. Roof repairs are will be needed when maintenance on a roof is neglected and will cause huge financial expense. You might not be in the position to do so. Description It is a fact that roof structures deteriorate over time. Bugs like termites, eating wood and will make a feast out of the timber in your roof. Then it is also a possibility that wood will rot when water enters the roof. When the consultant entered the roof it was found that the roof structure was damaged. Problem The weakening of the roof structure is compromising the roof. Tiles separate, openings between them started to show and with rainwater entering the roof it causes unnecessary damage. Possible outcome As soon as water enters the roof structure roof timber will rot and the forming of mould will be seen. This will lead to having to replace the roof later. Living in the vicinity of mould has medical consequences and occupants will fall ill. Both scenarios are costly to rectify. Suggestion The tiles on the roof need to be removed opening it to see what must be worked on. Replace and strengthen timber to the affected roof structure to strengthen it. Finishing the job by waterproof and paint the roof. Decision with customer/owner There was an agreement reached then the suggested repairs could be carried out. Work commenced The roof surface must be cleaned. Removing all dust and debris with a high-pressure hose. Get to the defective roof structure by removing the roof tiles. Battens and truss timber need to be replaced and strengthened. Put the Harvey tiles back on to the roof. Ridges, valleys, plumbers vents and where each tile joints must be waterproof. Finish the job by painting the roof with UV resistant paint.
Roof repairs, waterproofing and painting
Result The property’s roof structure was strengthened and repairs are done as well as waterproofing and a new coat of paint seal the roof. The purpose of the property is now met, a shelter against the weather and also looks good. Outcome Much needed roof repairs and waterproofing was completed and the property is well protected against the weather. The occupant can feel safe and enjoy the property.
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