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How Much Does A Roof Restoration Cost?


A worn out roof destroys the aesthetic appearance of your home, making it look old and boring. Algae and mold may also build up on the roof. In such cases, you may feel that you have no option but to replace it.

However, you could replace it and get back the attractive look of your house. But what could be the roof restoration cost? Find out below how you can compare the quotes.

Roof installation involves every activity that restores the attractive appearance of your roof and makes it water-proof.


Functions of a roof restoration specialist:

  • Re-aligning tiles and replacing broken tiles
  • Whirlybird installation
  • Repainting
  • Cleaning the roof to remove any algae, mold or dirt

Your roof may need extra work especially if you need extra services like whirlybird installation. It all depends on the state of your roof. If you need roof painting services, your roof may have to be cleaned first.


How much does a roof restoration cost?

It might be hard to answer the question of “how much does roof restoration cost?” because professionals cannot give out actual quotes until they inspect your roof. We can, however, estimate it using general quotes and get an idea.

Small jobs like cleaning the gutter and other minor activities can cost $300-$600 depending on the size of your home. A full roof tile restoration is approximately $2500 on an average house. In some cases, the prices may rise to $11,000.


What you need to know about roof restoration costs


When looking for roof restoration prices in Australia, you should outline all the details of what needs to be done on your roof.

If you need the roof seal cost of a two-storey building, you should mention the roof pitch, size of the roof and the type of the roof.

Another important aspect of modern roof restoration quotes is listing down the details and comparing everything. You might be in need of roof seal prices or roof painting prices. In this case, don’t forget to include roof cleaning costs and the amount of paint needed. It should include a primary coat, a secondary coat, and a top coat.

Always ensure that the company you choose has insurance or a licence when you are looking for quotes in Australia, as accidents can occur from time to time.

You need to ask roof professionals to add an estimation of other additional jobs to their cost. Even though the original quote may be lower than the quote you are given after inspection of your roof, always be prepared for additional charges on the roof installation cost per m2.

It is roofing experts who can deal well with modern roof restoration complaints. 

Use the costs in this article as a guide because they are indicative and are meant to be used as a guide. They vary depending on location and can be affected by market changes.

Looking for a roofing specialist in your neighbourhood to help with a home whirlybird project? Simply list your job on Bricks+Agent, a convenient community hub to connect homeowners with local professionals. Register today for free and get the home help you need. 

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Topics: How To, Repairs & Maintenance, Tradie Advice, Property Advice

Jon Stul

Written by Jon Stul

Having spent over 12 years in the real estate industry covering all facets from residential through to commercial, established and off plan properties and sub-divisions, he has an in depth knowledge of the industry. Stepping out of the industry four years ago and moving interstate to expand a frozen yoghurt chain that has gone from 1 to 4 stores in the time he has been involved. This was recently sold to Made Group. Real estate has always been in his blood and it was a natural fit to start Bricks + Agent given the amount of insight he has into the industry as a whole. Having seen how all different forms of traditional marketing was used to the direction that it is now heading today, we think we have come up with a truly unique proposition that fits into the current state of the property maintenance market.

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