Roof replacement (Pitched/Tiled) in Chester Le Street

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Roof replacement (Pitched/Tiled) in Chester Le Street

In the market for tile or slate roofers in Chester Le Street? Our tile and slate roofing contractors for Chester Le Street are able to offer you the top quotes for having a new roof constructed or repaired.

Tile and slate are definitely the two preferred materials in the UK for roofing construction, with the sturdiness and resistance to weather both common aspects with British homeowners. With a array of colours to set your home aside from the crowd there is the opportunity to add a completely unique appeal to your home.

Colours to be had include black, grey and red, and so ensure to find something which compliments your existing house. Having little servicing needed over a 75-year lifespan, you're likely to have something that will look excellent for a long time.

With the variety of colours being offered together with the low upkeep and superb resilience qualities, picking a tile or slate roof is frequently the most suitable choice for householders.

We'll provide up to four tile or slate roofers in your town, who will provide quotations for the work you want carried out. You'll get a home visit from professionals in Chester Le Street who can help you pick the suitable material for your property before completing the construction.

The installation of a tile or slate roof will require two or three days to a few weeks, with regards to the size and pitch of the roof, in addition to the number of workers undertaking the job.

Average Tile or slate roofing cost in Chester Le Street

The regular cost of Tile or slate roofing is £6000. Costs can change based upon the materials and the organisation hired. The upper price range can be as high as £6900. The material costs are normally approximately £1500

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Prices based on actual Tile or slate roofing costs for Chester Le Street, as reported by local Quotatis members.

Tile or slate roofing installation cost in 2021

Labour cost £4,200
Material cost £1,500
Waste removal £300
Time frame: 3-4 weeks

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Tile or slate roofing Projects in Chester Le Street in May 2021

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We noted 761 requests for home quotations in Chester Le Street. Of these quotation requests the number of tile or slate roofing quotes within Chester Le Street was 0. Quotatis would have been in a position to match these customers with as many as 4 suitable fitters who were available for work within Chester Le Street at that time. Ask for a free property survey from trustworthy companies in Chester Le Street.

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Chester Le Street

Chester-le-Street is a town within County Durham. Its history goes back to Roman times when it was called Concangis. The town is located on the River Wear.

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    New Look Fascias

    113 review(s)
    Based: in Leeds, LS22 7TW

    New look fascias are a local roofing company specialising in all aspects of roofing work and upvc fascias soffits and guttering. We are also specialists in all dry fix roofing products including dry verge and dry ridge. We are a registered grp fiberg...

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    Mark W., LS18
    5

    Roofline | Soffits / Fascias in Leeds

    Very satisfied with work completed. Will use them again

    Asbestos Services and Roofline Limited

    135 review(s)
    Based: in Doncaster, DN8 4NJ

    We are a family run business with over 20 years combined experience within the asbestos industry, we will and can undertake any issues arising in regards to asbestos

    Latest review

    Adrian M., GL19
    5

    Asbestos | Removal in Gloucester

    Shaun is a very knowledgable and hard working man. Provided an excellent quote for asbestos work. Arrived early and fi...

    Bespoke Roofing

    17 review(s)
    Based: in Glasgow, EH16 4FU

    Hi there we are a family run business and have been in business since 1990 this business is run by a father and son and previously his grandfather we are more than capable of dealing with one tile or a complete re-new roofWe specialises and slate wor...

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    Gavin L., DH8
    3

    Roofing | Pitched | Replacement (Partial & Full) in Consett, Durham, Stanley

    Arranged 2 appointments did not show up for either

    1A Contracts

    10 review(s)
    Based: in Glasgow, G4 2JR

    We are a home improvement company with over 50 years collective experience. We specialise in roofs, roughcasting, coatings, windows, conservatories and extensions and Solar systems and storage. I have put together some of the bes...

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    Gordon S., G74
    4

    Conservatory | uPVC | Supply & Install in Glasgow

    Having agreed a price and paid the deposit I am still waiting on drawings 6 weeks later having been promised them after ...

    Proline

    12 review(s)
    Based: in Carlisle, CA2 5XF

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    Hugh M., DG1
    5

    Roofline | Soffits / Fascias in Dumfries

    Excellent work

    Wards Roofing Services

    37 review(s)
    Based: in Darlington, DL1 1EF

    Wards roofing services take great pride in our work and all work is guaranteed. We undertake all kinds of roofing work including. Repair work Re roof Pointing Slating Flat roofs (felt or grp) Fascia soffits and guttering etc.

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    Nina C., DL16
    5

    Roofing | Pitched | Repair in Spennymoor

    Not quite the right advice so not chosen.

    KEITHGRAY ROOFING BUILDING

    75 review(s)
    Based: in Cleveland, TS24 0EP

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    Christine W., SR6
    3

    Roofing | Pitched | Repair in Sunderland

    No work taken as another company had give a quote

    ROOF DOCTOR

    20 review(s)
    Based: in Middlesbrough, TS4 3QS

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    Alan D., SR8
    5

    Cleaning | Gutters in Peterlee

    A very good firm , also the best quote. They did the work excellently and overcame some problems efficiently. I would re...

    Orchard Roofing Ltd

    5 review(s)
    Based: in Chester le street, DH2 2RG

    Need a roofer in Chester-le-Street? We offer small roof repairs to full replacements roofs. Flat roofs, pitched roofs, fascias, soffits and guttering.

    Latest review

    Lily B., SR2
    4

    Roofing | Pitched | Repair in Sunderland

    Did what they said they would

    D.Mcguigan roofing contractor

    2 review(s)
    Based: in Newcastle upon tyne, NE61 5UJ

    D.McGuigan Roofing contractors are a family run professional roofing company based in Northumberland with years of experience in the trade. All our work is carried out to a high standard and customer satisfaction. Anything from a single cracked ti...

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    Ron F., NE13
    5

    Roofline | Soffits / Fascias in Newcastle upon Tyne

    very helpful and practical

    Similar Customer Enquiries for Tile or slate roofing in Chester Le Street

    19 May

    Roofing | Pitched | Replacement (Partial & Full)

    Chester le Street - DH2

    Enquiry from: Ruth D

    Start Date: Immediate

    repair of some loose and lifted flashings as identified in home buyers survey

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    29 Sep

    Roofing | Pitched | Replacement (Partial & Full)

    Chester le Street - DH3

    Enquiry from: Terry C

    Start Date: Less than one month

    Re-tile main roof with Marley eternit tiles. Renew roof on flat roof extension with epdm rubber roofing. Main roof : 50 square meters. Flat roof: 8.37 sqaurae meters.

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    21 Aug

    Roofing | Pitched | Replacement (Partial & Full)

    Chester le Street - DH3

    Enquiry from: Nicola P

    Start Date: 1 to 3 months

    We need someone to have a look at the joists and advise on whether the white powdery substance is dry rot. Also to quote on rebuilding/ truing the chimney

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    30 Mar

    Roofing | Pitched | Replacement (Partial & Full)

    Chester le Street - DH2

    Enquiry from: Ashley H

    Start Date: Immediate

    A new roof. 3 bed semi detached house. Ballon roof. Include 1 x valux window.

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    27 Sep

    Roofing | Pitched | Replacement (Partial & Full)

    Chester le Street - DH2

    Enquiry from: MRS C

    Start Date: Immediate

    full bungalow roof

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    05 Sep

    Roofing | Pitched | Replacement (Partial & Full)

    Chester le Street - DH2

    Enquiry from: Maurice E

    Start Date: Immediate

    Quote for roof renewal Homeowner Supplied and fitted Please contact to appoint

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    26 Apr

    Roofing | Pitched | Replacement (Partial & Full)

    Chester le Street - DH3

    Enquiry from: Terence G

    Start Date: Immediate

    replace and renew felt to flat roof

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    10 Apr

    Roofing | Pitched | Replacement (Partial & Full)

    Chester le Street - DH2

    Enquiry from: Stephen M

    Start Date: 1 to 3 months

    replace old tiles and felt Are you the property owner: Owner of the property Property Type: Terrace Roofing Material: Tiles Roof Height: 2nd Floor How many bedrooms do you have: 3-4 Rooms Does the roo...

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    26 Mar

    Roofing | Pitched | Replacement (Partial & Full)

    Chester le Street - DH3

    Enquiry from: David C

    Start Date: Less than one month

    Potential full roof retile Are you the property owner: Owner of the property Property Type: Detached Roofing Material: Tiles Roof Height: 1st Floor How many bedrooms do you have: 3-4 Rooms Does the ro...

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    19 Dec

    Roofing | Pitched | Replacement (Partial & Full)

    Chester le Street - DH3

    Enquiry from: Graeme S

    Start Date: Immediate

    Hi we are doing a project in Bishop auckland that req trusses above garage and beyond that the kitchen req trusses to give a vaulted ceiling look as we have to fit four vellum windows

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    24 Oct

    Roofing | Pitched | Replacement (Partial & Full)

    Chester le Street - DH2

    Enquiry from: S

    Start Date: Immediate

    replace tiled roof

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    17 Oct

    Roofing | Pitched | Replacement (Partial & Full)

    Chester le Street - DH3

    Enquiry from: Katherine B

    Start Date: Immediate

    New roof Homeowner Supplied and fitted Please contact to appoint

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    21 Dec

    Roofing | Pitched | Replacement (Partial & Full)

    Chester le Street - DH3

    Enquiry from: John P

    Start Date: Immediate

    Re roof terraced house with slate

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    18 Apr

    Roofing | Pitched | Replacement (Partial & Full)

    Chester le Street - DH3

    Enquiry from: R S

    Start Date: Immediate

    Owner Garage roof Call to appoint

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    FAQs

    How to tile a roof

    The task of installing a tile roof can be quite a difficult one. Such a project takes a great deal of preparation, well before the actual tile installation is done. It does not matter if you are putting new ones or replacing your old tiles, understanding the proper technique and steps become crucial.

    Remove old roofing (if applicable).

    This is, on its own, a major job that can take days and require special tools. It takes some time, but be prepared to do it right.

    Install battens (if applicable).

    Battens may be needed to hold the tiles in place if the roof is having a steep slope. Usually made of metal or wood, battens are generally 1 inch thick and run horizontally along the roof.

    You can find several varieties of tiles that has a hook or a lip allowing it to hang on the available battens. Apart from this, you can find several clips in the market which help to attach the tiles on to the batten.

    Determining the spacing for battens can be done easily using two tiles. To prevent interlocking, a three inch overlap is required at the minimum, and a smaller amount of overhang should be left over the eaves. Keep this in mind when you determine the locations of the battens.

    After you have determined the distance between the first two battens, measure the distance and set battens using that spacing up, making sure to double-check measurements as you go along.

    • Install the tiles.

    • You will need to begin with one side first, and then continue to move along the length of the roof.

    • Cut tiles to fit tight spots.

    • Tiles have to be cut precisely to overcome any obstacle like the chimney.

    • Install the ridge tiles.

    After completing the broad surfaces of the roof, special ridge tiles are required to cap the top.

    How to slate a roof

    One of the most popular choices for roofing materials are roof slates. There is a number of advantages that a roof slate has, hey can be aesthetically pleasing, they can also increase the potential selling value of the house and many more. Slate is a sturdy and resilient material that delivers waterproofing physical characteristics to a pitched roof. Unlike other roof materials which absorb water slates do not. Therefore, slate is the most resistant towards freezing and water damage.

    Find out the pitch of your roof

    Before beginning with the fitting procedure, you need to figure out the pitch of your roof. The roof pitch commands how much overlap is essential with each slate. This has been made a lot easier than the early days with the advancement of technology.

    Find out the required overlap

    Once you’ve found out the exact pitch of your roof accurately, take a look at the slate producer’s description. Each manufacturer will propose the obligatory overlap in order to form a firm and safe slate roof.

    Roll out the roof membrane

    Firstly, guarantee your joists or trusses are clean of any sheards or old nails that could harm the membrane. You will now have to roll the chosen roofing membrane along the roof trusses. It is always wise to start from one of the bottom corners and keep rolling it along to the other corner.

    Secure the roof membrane

    Once the membrane has been moved out, use thump nails to protect one edge. You will now have to pull the membrane taut and carefully fix it into position. Do this before adding any nails across the membrane at points of intersection with the trusses for extra stability.

    Batten placement

    This is done to find the proper assignment of the battens. For this, you will need two full-sized slates along with an under eaves slate. Carefully position the battens on the top of the roof on the top of the overlay. Make sure not to fix them down since it will be easier to move them around and make any adjustments.

    How to build a roof

    A roof serves as something which is so much more than just a top of a building. A roof delivers guard from the elements and precipitation, it also helps drain water from a structure, and helps to provide insulation to the structure allowing it to keep the interior of a building cool or warm, according to season.

    There are several steps to building a roof

    Mount the trusses.

    This step requires the building’s wall frames to be completely level, square and plumb. If you are building the roof onto a building that is still a frame you must use ladders or scaffolding. Hoist the trusses onto the roof.

    Install temporary braces.

    You will need to install temporary braces that the trusses can rest on until the sheathing and permanent bracing are installed, this has to be done before you install the trusses. At the centre of the back wall, nail the bottom half of one two-by-six board that's 16 feet long to the top of the outside wall, making sure you fasten it to a stud.

    Install the end trusses.

    Install the two end trusses at the front and back of the building, making sure you affix them to the temporary bracing. The batten you take will have to be a bit longer than the distance will separate the trusses.

    Install the standard trusses.

    According to the instructions provided by the manufacturer, you will first need to install the first standard truss. You will also need to nail it to the batten from the first truss.

    Sheath the roof.

    Once your trusses permanently braced, you can begin with the sheathing of the roof. Starting from the bottom corner and moving across the bottom, the sheathing is installed lengthwise.

    Install the roof cover.

    Like the sheathing and underlayment procedures, the roof cover is installed lengthwise from the bottom up. The shingles should be staggered, and they should also overlap at the same time. You will need to work up to the ridge and use a ridge cap shingles to finish the ridge.

    What types of roof tile are there?

    Roofing is one of the most significant portions of your household. Not only does it protect the inhabitants from the elements, but it also plays a vital role in the architectural appeal. When people reflect of roofing, they consider various types of tile for the job.

    Metal Tiles

    When we talk of metal roofs, most of the people think of roofs made of metal panels which are joined together by joints or raised seams. This is often not the case as there are several numbers of obtainable metal roofing products.

    Ceramic Tiles

    Another popular choice of roofing material is ceramic. Clay tiles are incombustible and fairly sturdy, necessitating scarcer repairs or substitutions than asphalt roofs.

    Concrete Tiles

    For those that like the look of ceramic tiles, as well as their fire resistance, this may not be the choice, but those who want something a little tougher and less susceptible to cracking when having work done on the roof, there are the best tiles.

    Bituminous Tiles

    For those that want a lightweight, supple tile that’s easier to fit, there’s the bituminous tile. These types of tiles are made from cellulose fibre or using fibreglass allowing them to be flexible.

    Polymer-Sand Tiles

    A new-fangled substitute for ceramic tiles is the polymer-sand tile. Created from a combination of sand bound together with polymers, these are very rigid, sturdy tiles are shaped in a mould.

    Copper Tile

    Copper roofs can be a great choice for many due to their long lifespan. Copper tiles have the ability to last over a century before needing replacement.

    Composite Tile

    Another newer roofing tile is the composite. This is a multi-layered tile that is made using metal, acrylic and stone granules.

    Stone Tiles

    This is one of the oldest forms of roofing tiles that you can get out there. It is also one of the longest-lasting tiles on the market as well, with some roofs lasting well over 100 years.

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