Using the right tools for roof spraying in Sydney

Summit Coatings works with many clients to complete quality roof spraying in Sydney. One question that we often receive from our customers is what materials Master Painters like Summit recommend. When you complete roof spraying, quality materials, proper preparation, and correct paint application guarantee that your roof will live an extended life and look great. Without using the right materials, more damage can be done to your roof, especially if it begins to bubble or crack while allowing water and moisture in. Here’s how our professional roof painters select materials for cleaning, pointing, and painting your home:

Selecting the right power washer

Your professional power washer is much different than a consumer model. That’s because it can handle stronger water pressures, it pumps more litres of water per minute, and it can apply both cold and hot water to the surface. Depending on the condition of your roof, a standard consumer or semi-pro power washer might not be enough. That’s why we use professional power washers that have an engine built for large roofs, daily use, and a variety of job types. We’re also sure to use the right type of pressure washer tip, so that your roof is never damaged during the cleaning process.

Selecting the right sealant and paints

Master Painters like Summit Coatings work with a variety of leading brand materials that guarantee a quality coating on your roof. Summit Coatings uses Forever Finish for roof painting due to its superior qualities and lasting colour. 

Take a look at this job we completed in Sydney’s Northern Beaches over 15 years ago. Even with extreme exposure to sun, salt and other harsh elements, the colour is still going strong!

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Now that you understand how Summit Coatings selects its products, why not contact us about roof spraying in Sydney? Our colour consultants can help you select the perfect roof colour, and our professional painters will show you the difference between using an inexperienced painter and an award winning, family owned business that has been in Sydney for over 30 years. Give us a call or contact us online today and we’ll discuss your requirements.

 

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Is roof spraying Sydney right for you?

If you’ve ever had sudden roof damage, then you know how expensive total roof replacement is. But there are simple ways to maintain the look and life of your roof that cost significantly less money and take less time than a full replacement. Roof spraying, also known as roof painting is beneficial for a number of reasons. It not only changes your roof cosmetically, but it also extends the life of your roof anywhere from ten to fifteen years. Why incur the expense of roof replacement, when the properly timed roof spraying in your Sydney home is just as effective at a lower cost?

The process of roof spraying Sydney

Summit Coatings, a multi-award winning painting business that services the North Shore, Northern Beaches, and Greater Sydney areas knows how to properly take care of your roof. Our Master Painters complete your roof spraying correctly by focusing on the whole painting process from beginning consultation to the final clean up. Your roof’s current condition determines the level of prep work that needs to be completed. We’ll start by cleaning your roof, which effectively removes any mold and algae to make your roof look splendid. Then we’ll let the roof dry so that a surface coat can properly adhere to your roof.

While some painters use dangerous chemicals to cut down on the prep time while power washing your roof, Summit Coatings uses eco-friendly products that are more effective at removing grime and dirt buildups on your roof. A good wash also lets us check your roof for any damaged areas that need to be resealed before applying any paint. We focus on doing things right the first time so that the life of your roof is extended, without cutting back on important prep work that makes all the difference.

Benefits of roof spraying Sydney

After your roof has been thoroughly cleaned and any problem areas have been corrected, it’s time for the first paint coat. We start with a roof sealant so that your roof doesn’t take the sun, wind, and rain damage directly, instead diverting the elements to the sealant. No matter what type of roofing material you have installed on your home, we’ll find the proper sealant for you. We work with high quality product manufactures with options for metal, shingled, and tiled roofs. The products that we use effectively remove and prevent mold and solve leaks on nearly every roof type.

After the roof sealant, we apply coats of quality paint to further protect the surface. On a humid day with low outside temperatures, sprayed coats of paint dry quickly. A light top coat in the right weather conditions stops common roof painting problems like bubbling or cracking which only result in more roofing problems. Once the first coat is dry, we complete a second coat so that your roof looks brand new and properly protects your home from the elements.

Are you ready for roof spraying in Sydney? We can’t wait to extend our professional family owned business services to you. Give us a call or contact us today, and we’ll send someone out to take a look at your roof and recommend colours that match with your dream home.

 

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Do you really need a new roof?

It’s no surprise that over the lifetime of a home, roof problems will occur. Although you’re less likely to have any roof damage or structural problems after purchasing a new home, without proper maintenance of your roof you’re likely to experience a roof problem that requires full replacement at some point. Issues like shingle curling, cracked shingles, and shingle granules coming apart signal that your roof will require total replacement in a few years. But is installing a new roof necessary for other problems like missing shingles, growth of moss and algae, or roof discolouration? Here’s what you should consider before bearing the expense of replacing your roof entirely:

Consider why you want a new roof

There are two main reasons why you are considering installing a new roof. The first reason is because you have roof damage and need to stop any further roof or structural damage. Roof leaks and damage from wind, hail, or falling debris are the most common reasons why homeowners replace their roof. The second is for cosmetic reasons. Perhaps you want your roof to match with a new exterior colour you’ve selected, or you believe that having a new roof will increase the value of your home. If your roof is in good condition, you’ll be able to receive roof painting in North Shore for a fraction of the cost it would take to replace the roof altogether. Roof and structural damage, depending on the severity, can often be fixed by hiring a professional roof painter.

What’s the current condition of your roof like?

There are some serious problems to look out for that signal that it’s time to replace or repair your roof. Start by taking a trip to your attic and looking for warning signs such as roof deck sagging, water damage and leaks, discolouration, and light coming in from outside. Noticing these problems at the right time, before significant damage is done allows you to save money by repairing your roof instead of replacing the whole thing. If your roof is generally in good condition but you notice a minor leak, sealing and roof painting can solve the problem. If your roof deck is sagging, a total replacement is in order.

The attic isn’t the only place you can spot problems. You’ll also want to take a look for exterior issues, either by climbing a ladder and taking a look, or using binoculars. First, find any bald, torn, cracked, or missing shingles and note their location. Next, see if you notice any loose material. Afterwards, check for moisture, rot, and mold on your roof. Finally, ensure proper drainage leads to the correct location away from your house by testing your gutters and downspouts. If you notice any issues, be sure to call a roofing professional to receive a second opinion on how to fix the damage.

Roof painting North Shore and Northern Beaches is an inexpensive solution

Replacing a roof costs three to four times more than repairing and spraying a roof. Painting at the right time helps you avoid high labour and material costs, improves the colour of your roof, and extends your roof’s life between ten and fifteen years. If you need roof painting North Shore, be sure to contact painting professionals who can help you determine whether total replacement or roof painting will solve your home’s problems. Our roof painters service areas in Sydney and offer professional and reliable service. Contact us or learn more about how we can help you!

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