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Colchester Roofing: Common FAQs about roof replacements

What are the most important things to consider when replacing or choosing a new roof?
There are 3 key things to consider when choosing a new roof: pitch, planning and weight.
You need to determine the pitch of your roof to know which products you can use.

The new product you choose must meet planning requirements.

Depending on the material you choose, you may need structural support for your roof.

Noting the weight of your chosen roof covering can help save time and money before you make your final decision.

For more information about your new roof, give us a call on 07956 677 678.

Can you claim roof replacement on insurance?
Part of your roof can be covered by insurance, but it is rare to get full coverage.

Full coverage is only given in the event that the roof was previously in very good condition before it became damaged.

The cause of damage must also be included in the insurance policy to give full coverage.

How long does it take to replace a roof?
A roof replacement can take anywhere between 2 days and 2 weeks, depending on the size and complexity of the project. Weather can also be a deciding factor on the time it takes to complete a project.

How much does roof repair cost?
Depending on the severity of your roof damage, the product you choose, the size and complexity of your roof, the price of your job will vary.

An entire roof replacement can cost anything between £5,000 and £12,000.

Call us today on 07956 677 678 for a free estimation

How much does it cost to re-felt a roof?
The average price of felt roofing is about £50 per m2. This is just for the felting; the price of labour is around £200 in addition to that.

How can you tell if a roofing job is bad?
Here are some tell-tale signs that your roofing job is bad:

  1. The roof is not even in appearance
  2. There are sagging rooflines
  3. Some tiles or shingles are different in colour
  4. Some tiles or shingles are broken or missing
  5. Roofing materials are not attached correctly or securely
  6. Stains on the roof
  7. Leaks continue

If you are concerned about your roof, get in touch today for the highest-quality roofing services. Call us on 07956 677 678.

My roof is leaking, do I need a completely new roof?
A leak in your roof does not mean that you need a completely new one fitted. A leak usually happens due to a broken, loose or missing roof tile, which can be easily repaired.

If, however, your roof has completely failed, or is unsafe, then you will need a complete re-fitting.

Why choose Colchester Roofers?

 

Our company is made up of local and friendly roofing specialists and we have been successfully installing new roofs and carrying out roof repairs for many years.
Our expertise and experience means that we can help with any renovation or repair work.
We provide households in Colchester, Braintree, Harwich, and many other towns throughout Essex, with an excellent, high quality, speedy and efficient roofing service.
So, wherever you are in, our team can help you with all your roofing needs.
Get in touch today.


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