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Do I need a new roof, if it leaks?

We can carry out repairs and replacements to roofs of all kinds and will give you a free no obligation quotation for the right work – giving you an honest opinion about the work that needs doing. Our reputation relies on our honesty and our workmanship so we always aim for customer satisfaction.

Should I repair my roof or replace it?

Probably the most important thing to think about when deciding whether you want to invest in a new roof or repair damage is consider know how old your roof is, and if you’re planning on staying in the same property for a long time. This will help you decide on whether to invest in a new roof or whether to repair.

What are the signs of an old roof?

  • The roof has already had some repairs carried out on it
  • It is coming up to 20 years or more
  • Moss and lichen is growing on the roof tiles 
  • Curling or buckling on shingle roofs
  • Roof sagging 
  • Bits of debris are in the gutter or on the floor showing that bits of tiles are coming away 
  • The roof leaks, there are damp patches and the house is cold and drafty in winter 
  • Tiles with craggy edges  where they have weathered 

 

What are the advantages of roof repairs over replacement

Repairing your roof is certainly more affordable than a full roof replacement. Roof repairs may prolong the life of the roof last and delay the need for a full new roof. Cost will be the most important factor. If you are planning on selling your home and you don’t want this large expanse fan patching up and repairing a few bits of damage is cost-effective.

 

What are the disadvantages of repairing a roof?

Are you simply delaying the inevitable? If you find you have already carried out several repairs there could me more on the way if the roof is old. So it may be worth investing in a completely new roof. Especially if you risk Leaks causing damage to your property and possessions inside the house.

If you are selling your home, an old roof could put potential buyers off and a new roof make it look more attractive both visually and financially.

Can I repair the roof myself?

Roof repairs require a skilled and experienced roofer. It is a highly specialised job and the years of knowledge that are gained can make all the difference between choosing the right methods and materials to carry out the repair. 

We are skilled roofers with years of experience in repairing and replacing roofs. We can help you make the best decision that suits you if you’re considering repairing or replacing your roof. 

Should your roof be repaired or replaced?

If the cost of repairing your roof is more than a third of the cost of a new roof…. and it’s an old roof more than 20 years old… with signs of wear and tear we will probably recommend that you go for a new roof. We only recommend a new roof when we are certain that this is right for you and is a cost-effective, proactive step to prevent repeated repair costs in the near future to protect your property and its contents.

Our reputation relies on our honesty as well as our workmanship, so we always aim to provide the best solution for our customer and their budget.