Often Roof Repointing and Rebedding are part of the cleaning process but not always. If you have a cement or terracotta roof, one of the most common roof repairs is roof repointing and rebedding. Over time the cement deteriorates, and this leads to leaks and weaknesses in your roof structure. It is important that you have timely roof inspections and regular roof cleaning can often highlights points of concern.
If a pointing or bedding problem is identified, we can advise you on the best course of action. All Roof Repair will always suggest the least costly option but we’ll also clearly explain the pros and cons so you can make an informed decision.
Some Common Questions About Roof Repointing and Rebedding
1. What is roof bedding and pointing?
Bedding is a cement mortar which fixes tiles to the roof structure holding them in place. Modern pointing is a flexible material that provides a second layer of protection that expands and contracts with the conditions. Pointing not only protects your cement bedding from the elements but gives your roof a clean finished look.
2. How do you fix roof pointing?
Cracked pointing is the first sign that your roof needs professional attention. Deteriorated pointing contributes to roof leaks and significantly adds to the risk of storm damage.
3. How long should Roof pointing last?
New pointing is guaranteed for 10 years and with regular roof maintenance it can be expected to last much longer.
4. Do ridge tiles need pointing?
Yes, all tiles need pointing.
5. Does repointing a house add value?
Roof restoration which includes repointing can be a very cost-effective way to add value to your property. Repointing contributes enormously to the street appeal of a property and is often included in a pre-sale home rejuvenation package.