Not every roof is finished with shingles or asphalt. As a matter of fact, more and more people are opting to use roof tiles in an effort to make their homes look more appealing and longer lasting. Just like a standard shingle roof, roof tiles need to be cared for on a regular basis. Promain offers the professional painter as well as the home-owner a line of roof tile paints that are perfect for preserving your roof and the beauty that the tiles bring to it.
Roof tile paint comes in a wide range of colours and is designed to be used on any type of roof tiles. It is helpful to know what the tiles on your roof are made of when you start to shop for the paint. Some paint is designed to cover and protect concrete, terracotta (or clay) and slate roof tiles. It is usually a great way to make your old roof last longer while giving it a fresh look. Check and make sure the paint you choose includes primer. This helps the paint adhere to the natural material of the tiles better and eliminates the need for an extra coat of primer before you actually paint. The paint is waterproof; however, you may need to add a sterilization wash to the tiles before applying any tile paint to ensure moss that is growing on the roof tiles is killed and won’t return.
If your roof tiles have maintained their colour since being installed and simply need to be waterproofed, you may wish to use transparent roof tile paint. You may have old tiles on the roof and walls of your home that you wish to protect instead of replace. Transparent tile paint is perfect for this type of upkeep. You may see a slight change in the aesthetic of the surface when you apply the transparent coating, but the alteration should be imperceptible to anyone else. This type of paint really helps protect the tiles from pollution and makes them waterproof, resistant to moss and lichen growth and other contaminates. Promain offers a type of transparent tile paint that is also UV resistant, non-flammable, non-toxic and environmentally friendly.
Roof tiles are usually constructed from low porosity materials and you may need to apply an additional layer of tile paint to help protect them. Promain offers a type of paint that is designed to protect the tiles from oil, dirt, stains, water and organic growth. By using this type of paint on your roof tiles, you make upkeep easier and almost self-cleaning whenever you get a good rain. This type of paint can be used indoors and out, for floor paint supplies, walls and the roof as well as on high traffic surfaces such as patios. This type of paint is also environmentally friendly, making it perfect to protect any porous surface around your home.