Fibreglass roofs tend to be extremely durable but, like any roof, over time it can become worn and brittle and this results in cracks and holes appearing. If you prepare and coat an entire fibreglass roof correctly then you won’t need to revisit it for many years, but degradation happens and whether you are looking to fix your entire GRP roof, or just a section, rest assured you certainly can repair a fibreglass roof and it will be fully watertight in no time.
Many fibreglass repair options can be expensive but if it’s a small or straightforward flat roof repair you can save money and do it yourself. GRP roof repair jobs can seem daunting but you don’t have to be a roofing expert to fix the leak, all you need are the right products.
Now for the solutions to your fibreglass flat roof repair issues …
Fibreglass Flat Roof Common Problems… and Solutions!
Fibreglass holes and cracks
When you notice a crack or hole in your grp roofing, it can be worrying, especially with heavy rainfall, you need an emergency repair. In this case, you need to instantly seal any holes or gaps which have appeared in the roof. As it’s only a small area of the roof required to be repaired, your best option would be a repair kit, with the exact amount of materials needed for the job.
Liquid rubber products and fibreglass repair tapes are the way forward here.
A Fibreglass roof hole repair kit is a great solution to put a stop to those holes and leave your roof waterproofed with a long-lasting barrier. It’s secret is Speedpatch – an amazing cut-to-size, mouldable UV cured patch that simply sticks on and hardens to a completely weatherproof roof patch. This fibreglass repair kit is the perfect product if you’re looking for:
A quick and easy application
A hassle and mess free solution, requiring no mixing or catalyst
A flexible application before it’s cured, so ideal for holes in fibreglass sheeting
For a speedy, guaranteed fibreglass roof repair buy it here.
If you’ve got a longer crack or cracks then fibreglass repair tape is a good solution. It’s a tough butyl tape. You just clean the surface around the crack, prime and stick on – that’s it. So much more effective than the bitumen or acrylic based solutions available on the shelves and yet so easy to do yourself.
Our brand new GRP restoration coating is a super strong and straightforward one coat product for GRP and fibreglass roof coatings with minimal preparation and no primer needed. So fixing your leaking fibreglass roof for 10-15 years protection couldn’t be easier.
Simply clean your fibreglass roof, make sure there are no protruding glass fibres and coat it with a generous layer of our GRP Roof Restoration Coat. If you have any cracks, blemishes or visible pinholes just use the PU sealant to repair and fill them first. You don’t even have to wait for the sealant to dry before you can apply the coating.
For a nice clean finish we recommend you tape around the edges, apply the coating then remove the tape as soon as the coating starts to get tacky.
Still got some questions? No problem, just give us a call. Our knowledgeable, friendly team are always here and happy to help and advise on any size of project.
Also check out our fibreglass pages on Gooforit – we’ve got a brilliant range of repairs to flat roofs kits and fibreglass roof supplies we’re really proud of. They all come with step by step guides that mean you can do the job safely and efficiently. Unlike high street solutions, these products are tried and tested over years of real world roofing projects. The professional’s choice, sent straight to your door.
No matter what type of repair you’re needing for your fibreglass roof, from cracks and pin holes, through to a complete re-roofing, we’ve got the perfect solution for you.
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