We might lose business saying this, but I think we can all agree that not every roof problem is an emergency. Sure, it eventually builds up to become catastrophic — even needing a serious overhaul. There might also be factors that require a professional eye to spot to prevent a recurring issue. But when a couple of cracked roof tile repair is all you need, it might be something you can handle yourself.
If you’re handy and have the time to learn, knowing a few self-maintenance roof repair tricks can save you money. Keep in mind: That’s only if you’re confident that you can do it properly. Otherwise, you might do a double whammy by doing it wrong.
Here at Above All Roofing, we value something more than your money. We value your comfort and safety. It’s our job to help you keep the roof over your head. That’s why it’s not above us to show you some tricks if it still means we can help you.
In this blog post, we’re teaching you what you need to how to perform a cracked roof tile repair.
Climb up your roof safely. If you’re not featherweight, we advise some caution as you walk over your roof. If you’re doing a cracked roof tile repair, your other roof tiles might also be vulnerable to breaking. Your weight can break and crack more roof tiles.
Brush any debris out of the cracks and edges. This will prepare the surface for successful bonding. If the roof tile adhesive is applied to a surface with dust and debris, it will not bond properly.
Apply the roof tile adhesive on the cracked edges and put them together. Use a caulking gun. Make sure you put all the broken pieces together. If you have missing pieces, you need a roof tile replacement. If it doesn’t bond together, you also need a roof tile replacement.