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Can you repair a fibreglass roof?

19 June 2019

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.

Fibreglass Roof Hole Repair Kit

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

fibreglass roof repair using uv resin patch for watertight roof

For a speedy, guaranteed fibreglass roof repair buy it here.

Want to see how easy it is? Here's a short video.

Fibreglass Crack Repair Kit

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.

butyl fibreglass repair tape for fibreglass roof repair

Buy it here with free delivery.

Full Fibreglass Roof Repair

You decided you want to coat your whole fibreglass roof and want an easy to apply system that you can do yourself and that will give a bona fide waterproof finish that looks great. What you need is the go-to liquid rubber kit for larger fibreglass roof repairs. This kit has everything you need to protect and waterproof your flat roof. It comes with absolutely everything you need from cleaner to brushes. And if you're looking for a product you can apply any time of year this fiberglass roof kit is it - our Alltimes Liquid rubber can be applied in temperatures as low as 5 degrees C. Not only is it a fantastic, hard working product, it's:

  • highly elasticated, handling normal building movement
  • comes with step by step instructions (and our team are always on hand via the phone if you get stuck!)
  • an excellent long term solution to lengthen the life of your GRP roof
  • Want to know more about Alltimes Liquid Rubber? Click here

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 crack and small holes, through to a complete re-roofing, we've got the perfect solution for you.