Roof Types & Whirlybirds:


Three basic roof style coverings: Cement,Terracotta and Metal:

Cement Roof Tile Roof Restorations A cement tile roof becomes tired and dull over the years resulting in costly tile roof repairs, roof leaks, re-pointing of ridge caps & broken roof tile changes. The roof restoration or roof re-coat will enhance your home & secure your tile roofing from further damage giving the protection of a new tile roof & saving you costly future re-roofs. Terracotta Roof Tile Restoration Terracotta tile roofing never fades, you can pressure clean the roof surface, replace broken roof tiles and re-point ridge capping giving you an instant lift to your homes appearance. Changing your tile roof colour or applying a roof tile sealer will depend on your roof tile being glazed, we only recommend painting Un-glazed roof tiles and you will be advised at the roof quotation stage if your tile roof is suitable to paint. Metal Roofing Coatings – Restorations The metal roof sheeting becomes dull and faded as the years pass, the metal roofs power coating starts to break down leaving the roof surface chalky allowing dampness to weaken the roofs coating, this leads to the beginning of the roof surface rust. We have has a range of 36 metal roofing sealants including our dark & light coloured Insulation roof paint for metal roof re-spray coats.

Cement Tiled Roofs
Terracotta Tiled Roofs
Metal Roofs


ROOF RE-CAPPING :

Roof Re-Cappiny and Pointing no one likes the idea of maintenance, but the reality is that from new a roof can expect to need help within 7-10 years. But once all the maintenance has been carried out it should be a minimum of ten years of trouble free operation. The ridges of tiled roofs can weather and eventually leak. Fixing or replacing them is a simple enough job, it’s the fact at a height that’s daunting to most so, don’t take chances call in the experts Maxshield.

WHILRYBIRD VENTILATORS :

Whirly-Bird Installations. Installing a whirly bird helps to keep heat and moisture out of your roof.During summer months temperatures in roof spaces can reach as high as 60°c.This heat radiates downwards causing discomfort in living areas and forcing air conditioners to work harder. Even the effectiveness of ceiling insulation can be reduced by the additional heat load.

Whirly-Bird information

All Roof Tile & Whirlybird Information:


CONCRETE ROOF TILES

Concrete Tile Roof Restoration: Don't let a tired faded roof let down the appearance of your home. Over a period of years concrete tile roofs fade, get covered in black mould and may get cracked tiles and capping due to the effects of storms, hail and wind, as well as our Australian sun have an adverse effect.
br Is your concrete roof looking tired? We can bring it back new appearance with our roof resurfacing process. Roof restoration of cement tile resurfacing is a great way to restore the appearance of your home and protect your concrete tiled roof for many years to come whilst adding thousands of dollars value to your home.

• First we check for loose or cracked tiles and replace them.
• All Tile caps are re-pinned with a flexible pinning compound that won't crack and flexes with your roof.
• We then pressure clean your entire roof paying careful attention to the tile edges. This removes the ugly black mould and provides a clean surface for sealing.
• The roof is then sealed with a penetrating sealer that prevents moisture from entering the tile and provides a perfect surface for the colour coats.
• We then apply two colour coats to completely transform and finish your roof.

TERRACOTTA ROOF TILES

Terracotta Tile Roof Restoration:
Terracotta Roof Tiles are probably the best roof tile that money can buy, they never lose their colour like cement tiles. However, they do lose their glaze after a number of years, and become mouldy and unpleasant to look at. Terracotta tile roofing never fades, you can pressure clean the roof surface, replace broken roof tiles and re-point ridge capping giving you an instant lift to your homes appearance. Changing your tile roof colour or applying a roof tile sealer will depend on your roof tile being glazed, we only recommend painting Un-glazed roof tiles and you will be advised at the roof quotation stage if your tile roof is suitable to paint, Terracotta has been used to make roof tiles since ancient times, it has been considered as the premium roofing material by many home builders.
Sadly even terracotta tiles can lose their good appearance due to the elements. Terracotta tiles can lose their glazing and become mouldy and unattractive.

Maxshield has the solution for a tired Terracotta Roof.
• We check for loose and cracked tiles and replace any found.
• We then pressure clean the entire roof removing any unsightly mould or fungus.
• The caps are re-pointed with a flexible pointing compound that doesn't crack or fall out.
• Finally we apply two coats of Shieldcoat Glaze to renew the lustre and colour of your terracotta roof for years to come.
• Terracotta is probably the best roof tile money can buy, they never lose their colour like cement tiles. However, they do lose their glaze after a number of years, and become mouldy and unpleasant to look at.

METAL ROOFS

Metal Roof Restoration:
The roof of your home is very important to you, let's face it, it keeps all of your belongings safe. So how sound is your metal roof. Like all roofs time and the harsh Australia weather conditions can take its toll on a metal roof. The weather, falling debris and continual expansion and contraction of the roof during the seasons can cause, loosening screws, dents, rusting and discolouration.
There is a way to bring back the original protection and beauty of your roof.A Reseal Roof Restoration will protect your home for many years to come. We only use the best roof coatings and we are skilled at what we do.
Reseal Roof Restoration will clean your roof surface, replace screws where necessary, apply one coat of Penetrating sealer, then 2 coats of Acrylic Membrane to complete the job. Acrylic UV Membrane is designed especially for the harsh Australian climate. All of our products come with a 10 year manufactures warranty, our main suppler is Brisbane based and serves Australia nationally. Maxshield Coating restorations will take years off the appearance of your tired roof and restore its weather proof properties giving you and your families’ possessions added protection.
• We replace all loose screws where necessary.
• Pressure clean your roof.
• Apply a coat of sealer.
• Apply 2 coats of Shieldcoat Roof membrane.
Call us today for an informal chat and receive a written obligation free quotation for you to consider and when you have made up your mind give us a call and we will soon have your roof looking like new again.

WHILRYBIRD VENTILATORS

Installing a whirlybird helps to keep heat and moisture out of your roof. Maxshield only installs the best products available in the market today for Whirlybird ventilation and that is why when it comes to whirly bird installations, you must ensure that the brand you have fitted is super quiet as they do run 24 hrs a day everyday.Most homes are fitted with 2 but we will be able to advise upon inspection.
Our whirlybirds are smooth and quite in operation, are suitable for most roofs, and also come in a wide array of colours. And when it comes to whirly bird installations, we know you want peace of mind. Ventilation technology and the product we install come with a 10 year warranty, Whirly bird installations should be done by a reputable company that you can trust. This is where Maxshield can help. We as a roofing company know roofs well and can fit a whirlybird ventilator as a separate job or as part of a total roof restoration. We will match your taste and budget.
During summer months temperatures in roof spaces can reach as high as 60°c.This heat radiates downwards causing discomfort in living areas and forcing air conditioners to work harder. Even the effectiveness of ceiling insulation can be reduced by the additional heat load.
During the colder months, water vapour from showers and cooking is drawn into roof spaces and can condense to form up to 12 litres of moisture per day. This can render insulation ineffective, cause mildew on walls and ceilings and contribute to a damp environment.