Over time, exposure to harsh weather conditions, such as heavy rain, strong winds, and intense sunlight can cause your roofs to deteriorate. This is where our roof repointing services come in.
Repointing is a crucial aspect of roof maintenance that involves removing and replacing damaged mortar between roof tiles. At Kristin Digwood Roofing Repairs, our skilled team of professionals has years of experience in handling roof tile repointing projects of all sizes and complexities.
We work with a wide range of roof tile materials, including terracotta, cement, and clay, ensuring that our services are suitable for all types of roofs. Our experts will carefully examine your roof, identify any damaged or deteriorated areas, and proceed with the necessary repairs, leaving them secure and protected.
By employing the latest techniques and using high-quality materials, we ensure that the repointing process is carried out with precision and accuracy.
Frequently Asked Questions About Our Roof Repointing Services
If you’re considering repointing your roof or have any questions about the process, costs, or benefits, you’ve come to the right place. Below we’ve compiled a list of frequently asked questions to provide you with all the information you need to make an informed decision. For further queries or personalised advice, feel free to reach out to our dedicated team via our contact page.
Repointing is the process of renewing the mortar between roof tiles. It ensures a watertight seal, preventing leaks and maintaining the structural integrity of your roof.
Generally, is recommended every 20-25 years in Sydney. However, factors such as weather exposure, material deterioration, and maintenance can affect the frequency. Inspections every 5-10 years are advisable.
If you notice any of the following issues, it’s time to consider repointing to prevent further damage to your roof:
- Cracked or crumbling mortar
- Loose bricks
- Water leaks
- Dislodged tiles
- Visible gaps between tiles
DIY repointing may lead to improper sealing, further damage, or safety risks. Hiring experts, like the team at Kristin Digwood Roofing Repairs, ensures quality workmanship and compliance with local regulations.
The cost can greatly vary depending on the size of the roof and the level of work needed. Please contact us for a no-obligation quote.
It depends on your policy and the cause of the damage. Generally, routine maintenance like repointing may not be covered, but damage caused by weather events or accidents might be. Check your policy and consult with your insurer.
No, these are two different processes. Rebedding is the process of renewing the bedding, which is a concrete mix that holds the ridge caps in place. Repointing is the second part of the process, which involves adding a flexible pointing compound over the top of the bedding.
The best period for roof repointing is during the drier months as the process requires dry weather. However, if the work is urgent, professionals can take measures to protect the work area during wetter seasons.