Maintenance painting prolongs the life cycle of roof tiles.
Strong and almost noiseless tile is a widely used roofing material. The ecological footprint of roof tile production is low. The life cycle expectation of concrete roof tile is long, even 60 years. Tile roofing requires though care and maintenance.
Kilpi Roof Tile Paint– special maintenance paint
Water borne Kilpi Roof Tile Paint is an optimal product for maintenance painting of tile roofings.
Kilpi paint decreases the effect of water in the structure, reduces degradation of the tiles and biological growth on the surface. The standard colours are tinted with non-organic pigments, which ensures the excellent colour duration. The most popular ready shades of roof tiles, brick red, cottage red, brown, dark grey and black are available.
Full matt Kilpi Roof Tile Paint can be applied by a brush or spray. Kilpi is suitable for cement roofings and concrete tile roofings. Kilpi Roof Tile Paint is easy to use for professionals or home renovators as well.
Clean the surfaces from dirt, dust, moss and lichen. Wash cautiously with e.g. high pressure, avoiding damaging the substrate. Wash concrete tile roofings with Tikkurila Homeenpoisto Mould Removal liquid according to instructions for use. Use brush to improve the cleaning effect, if necessary.
Painting of concrete tile roofing
Apply one coat of paint thinned up to 10-20% with water. In spray application the priming is finished with a painting brush to ensure that the paint is penetrated into the pores of the substrate and that the adhesion is adequate.
Apply one coat of Kilpi paint. Finishing at the earliest the following day after priming. In finishing the paint can be thinned 5-15% with water, if necessary.
Painting of fiber cement roofing
Apply one coat of Akvacoat epoxy lacquer thinned with approx. 50% of water (2 parts of epoxy lacquer and 1 part of water). Paint the roof within 1-2 days after priming.
Apply the second layer of Kilpi Roof Tile Paint thinned up to 5–15 % with water. Carry out the second application within 1–2 days after the first priming. In case you apply the paint by spray, finish the surface with a paint brush to ensure the paint penetrating into the pores of the substrate and the proper adhesion.
Apply one coat of Kilpi paint. Finishing at the earliest the following day. In finishing the paint can be thinned 5-15% with water, if necessary.