The Cool Roof

Author: Jeff

Dulux Accredited Partner

Scott Downing is a Dulux Accredited Partner. Partnerships with Dulux are by invitation only and only offered to painters of the highest integrity. They focus on excellence in their work and client satisfaction. Adherence to health and safety legislation is a must. You can be assured everything is done in a professional manner from quotation […]

Causes of Mould on Roof

White or light coloured roofs are generally cooler than darker roofs. This is a major reason for people choosing lighter colours. But the problem with lighter roofs is that dew will condense more readily on the roof and the roof will stay damp for longer periods. Damp roofs encourage fungal growth. Dust and soot will […]

Tim’s Rusty Roof at Bulimba

This job was commissioned by the tenant. The roof was pressure cleaned to remove flaky paint and contaminants. One coat of GI 962 Primer and one coat of Infracool Cool Roof Commercial White were applied thickly. The solar panels on the roof were covered with plastic sheeting to prevent over-spraying. Tim did not mention before […]

Bellbowrie

First we pressure cleaned the roof to remove all mould fungi and contaminants. Then we repoint ridge capping and replace broken or damaged tiles where necessary. There are two different surfaces on this roof… tiles and corrugated iron. A different primer is required for each surface. The grey paint is the primer and the top […]

Karen at Hawthorne

We pressure cleaned the grey corrugated iron roof to remove the surface contaminants. We wire brushed the light rusty areas and applied a spot prime with Dulux Luxaprimer Zinc Phosphate. Then we applied GI 962 Primer. The top coat was Infracool Cool Roof Commercial White Roofing membrane. All fibre cement walls were lightly sanded and Selleys No More […]

Meriton Units Gold Coast

These were units on the Gold Coast. The black laminated GLASS roof was too hot to sit under and relax with friends for a quiet drink. It also leaked when it rained especially after the recent storms. The roof was pressure cleaned. A special glass primer was required (grey colour). An extra primer (GI 962 Membrane Primer) was […]

Cool Roofs…A sustainable Opportunity

Weathered galvanised iron or zincalume are poor reflectors of both visible and invisible infra-red light offering significant opportunity for commercial COOL ROOF benefits. The above photo is before painting and the one on the right is after painting. After painting your roof with Dulux InfraCOOL® coatings: With a CoolRoof Commercial White over a galvanised steel […]

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