Repairs Recently Carried Out (22)
Tameside approved builder and roofer repairs and maintenance recently carried out jobs.
Seal around the soil pipe that protrudes through the roof. The ceiling have become wet as Water was running down the pipe into the roof space.
we installed a flashing around the pipe in Denton Manchester.
Strong winds have blown the roof tiles out of place the Plastic dry verge had blown loose allowing wind to get under the tiles and lift them off the laths.
We set up a scaffolding and fixed all the dry verge back in place with screws. We then mechanically fix the roof tiles back in place. The new houses were in Mottram Hyde
Replace a cracked tile that had slipped down the roof causing a leak into the attic. The tile was replaced the same day and was just a £60 repair. We aim to call out and fix Your leaking roof the same day we only carry out repairs in Tameside and are buy with confidence Approved.
Most houses have pitched (raised) roofs covered in tiles or slate.
Many outbuildings and garages, and some extensions, have flat roofs. Felt is the most common covering but newer materials such as fibreglass and PVC are now used.
What you should look for
Spotting these early warning signs can prevent more expensive problems.
Stand back and check your flat roof from the ground periodically. If you spot uneven lumps, repairs may be needed.
An experienced DIYer may be able to fix small problems on one-storey buildings.
Cleaning out gutters at lower levels will allow water to flow away, but most jobs are best left to professionals.
If you do go up a ladder, have someone with you and make sure the ladder is secure.
How much you should pay
A property's height shouldn’t affect price much. If scaffolding is needed, it costs more.
Get advice from at least three roofing contractors on what needs doing and what it might cost.
This is what you should expect to pay for some of the most common jobs:
|Small roofing jobs||Typical cost|
|Clean gutters – front and back||£40-£75|
|Replace one to six broken or missing tiles||£50-£95|
|Replace a ridge tile (along top)||£40-£50|
|Replace about six ridge tiles||£100-£150|
Replacing a whole roof is only necessary when tiles have deteriorated beyond repair – if they’re crumbly or porous they won’t keep water out.
|New roofs||Typical cost|
|These guide prices include labour and materials.|
|New tiled roof on an average three-bed house||£8,500-£12,000|
|New flat roof on a typical 5m x 3m||£1,240-£1,750|
Annual roof surveys
It's a good idea to have your roof and gutters inspected each year. We charge £60 and we clean the gutter at the same time. Photos can be done on request.
Remove a stack that was leaking the customer had uesd other roofers to repair the leak. Stacks that are unused are best removed as it's impossible to keep the water from getting through as most stacks do not have a damp proof installed as the last photo shows.
Carry out slate repairs on factory mill in stalybridge. We fixed back all the slates that had slipped out of place. No slates were broken as they only slipped into the gully.
A scaffold was needed to replace the barge boards on the gable. This was above a extension so we build the scaffold ontop of the roof. The repairs were carried out in Ashton Tameside. We have our own scaffold and prefer to use our own so when it comes down we can inspect for any damage to the roof so repairs can be completed before we leave.
Ladders are tied to wall and then a cat ladder is put on the roof and tied into place. We then can carry out the roof repair in a safe manner.
Lower the chimney and install new Pots and gas cowl we use clay as they look much better than the aluminium ones.