A roof is one of the most salient part of any property that is also the most susceptible to damage from the elements. Thus, the need to keep it in a sound structural and aesthetic order because repairs and re-roofing costs can be expensive, time-consuming, and stressful most especially over a period of time. Here’s what you need to know to make it less cumbersome for you.


  1. How can you know if your roof needs to be replaced?

It should be replaced around the 20th to 25th year mark as the important materials would’ve began to fail. Not sure of the age of your roof? Here are a few signs it is time for a replacement; leaks, curled shingles, missing shingles, mold, dents, internal water damage, and bald spots are good indicators. If it is new and you are experiencing these problems, you need to call the company who installed the roof for answers.

  1. How do you tell if your roofing contractor is legitimate?

It’s advisable to choose an established local company. This would ensure you know who to face if you encounter problems. Ask for recommendations, read online reviews, and do research before choosing.

  1. What is the best type of roof?

There is no particular answer to this question as various types has its pros and cons. If you’re looking for the most affordable option, shingles might be a favourable choice. If you’re looking for something modern and unique, a metal roof may be it.

  1. If my roof leaks do I need a whole new roof?

It depends on why your roof is leaking and how badly damaged it is. Our contractors would determine this and make recommendations.

  1. Is cleaning my roof necessary?

No, it is not. However, if you’re tired of having moss hang on your patio, you probably should get your roof cleaned. Also, for aesthetic reasons and an increase in the durability and longevity of the roof.


There are various means of getting a roof cleaned assiduously and professionally:

  • You could make use of a scraper and brush to manually get rid of the dirt and the other unwanted stuff that has built up over time.
  • You could make use of a power pressure washer on the roof. It could be a lot messier when the dirt and water gets blown about. It can damage certain types of roof, so is only a suitable option in some cases.

This requires some preparatory work such as organizing access to the roof and covering anything that might get damaged during cleaning. Afterward, you could decide to spray a chemical that makes sure that moss doesn’t grow back on the roof or coat it. You get to decide on how to finish off the job in the way that best suits you. The essence is to lengthen the span of the roof tiles and for aesthetic reasons.

A quote is required before price evaluation (which varies) as this would give you an apt price. On average, it should be between the ranges of €350 to €850 dependent on your location amidst other factors as follows:

  • The size and type of the roof
  • Difficult access
  • Poor state of repair
  • Large build-up of moss and dirt
  • The method of cleaning used

We are committed to:

  • providing the highest standard service(s),
  • working with our customers to understand their needs to enable us tailor our work and services to suit the individual requirement(s),
  • Taking our time to find the source of your roofing problems to avoid a recurrence.

We rely upon word of mouth and referrals to get more satisfied customers. Thus, turning up on time and getting the job done right is of essence to us. We have successfully built a solid reputation as an honest and highly reliable company that gets the job done. If you have problems with your roof do not wait till it is worse. Putting off repairs can often lead to bigger problems, get a quote today. Home Improvements Dublin is your affordable one stop dublin roofing company.

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