In any case, all damaged roof tiles should first be replaced to actually have a completely sealed roof without any damage.
The procedure for coating is explained below.
What's on your roof
Flat tiles These two types are most common
Other, less common brick types such as Roman tiles or Tuscan tiles
- Replace tiles with colored coating - The basic steps
- Colored coating
- Primer (depending on manufacturer's specifications )
- High-pressure cleaner
- Paint roller
- 1. Setting up the scaffold
- For all roof work you need a scaffolding, possibly also other safety measures, such as safety nets or the like. Find out which safety regulations apply and what you need to be aware of when it comes to intrinsic safety.
- 2. Thoroughly clean the roof
First clean the roof thoroughly with the high-pressure cleaner. Make sure that the pressure is not too high, so as not to damage the roof tiles.
Then let the roof tiles dry thoroughly. This is best done in the warm season.
3. Apply primer
Apply a suitable primer (follow the instructions of the tile manufacturer!) With the paint roller. Depending on the product, different drying times apply before you can continue working. Keep these times in any case.
4. Apply a coat of paint
If the primer is dry, you can then use the paint roller to apply the colored coating. Your roof looks like new again.
Tips & TricksThe coating colors are UV-resistant special inks that are just right for this purpose. Other colors should never be used on your roof tiles. If the work itself is too delicate for you, you can hire a specialized company to handle the coating. Even a subsequent seal can sometimes make sense.