Roof replacement (Pitched/Tiled) in Edinburgh

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Roof replacement (Pitched/Tiled) in Edinburgh

Interested in tile or slate roofers in Edinburgh? Our tile and slate roofing contractors for Edinburgh can now provide the very best quotations to have a completely new roof constructed or restored.

Tile and slate are considered the two most widely used materials in Britain for roofing construction, with the sturdiness and potential to deal with weather both equally popular aspects with British householders. With a range of colours to set your property apart from the crowd you have the chance to give a distinctive appeal to your house.

Colours being offered include black, grey and red, so be sure to get something that matches your existing home. With little servicing needed over a 75-year lifespan, you're going to have something that can look excellent for years.

With the various colours to choose from and also the low maintenance and excellent durability characteristics, choosing a tile or slate roof is most often your best option for householders.

We'll provide as much as 4 tile or slate roofers close to you, who'll offer quotations for the work you want undertaken. You'll be given a property visit from experts in Edinburgh who'll help you decide on the ideal material for your house before carrying out the construction.

The fitting of a tile or slate roof will take several days to a few weeks, depending on size and pitch of the roof, plus the number of workers undertaking the project.

Average Tile or slate roofing cost in Edinburgh

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 Edinburgh, as reported by local Quotatis members.

Tile or slate roofing installation cost in Edinburgh 2022

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 Edinburgh in December 2021

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We noted 15,625 requests for property quotations in Edinburgh. Of these quote requests the amount of tile or slate roofing quotes within Edinburgh was 0. Quotatis would have been able to match these customers with up to four suitable contractors who were available for work in Edinburgh at that time. Request a free property survey from trustworthy companies in Edinburgh.

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Edinburgh

The capital of Scotland is the 2nd largest city in the country and it is found in the south east with a population of 495,360. At this time there are four,500 listed properties and 40 Conservation Areas in the city, spanning throughout Medieval and Georgian times, providing Edinburgh continues as a profitable visitor attraction. Maintaining homes is essential to keeping value, so receive your no charge home improvement quotes from vetted skilled tradesmen.

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    CENTIAM HOME IMPROVEMENTS LTD

    93 review(s)
    Based: in Glasgow, G52 2SZ

    Centiam is a business based in the heart of Glasgow servicing the people of Scotland.  Improving your home is simple with Centiam. We provide a bespoke service and we are supported by a network of manufacturers and suppliers working with you to c...

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    Bob G., PA12
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    Roofing | Pitched | Replacement (Partial & Full) in Lochwinnoch

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    SRG CONTRACTS

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    Based: in Motherwell, ML7 4LX

    With over 30 years experience in the building trade, we cover all aspects of roofing and building maintenance. From the smallest of leaks to full roof replacements and installations of new roofs. We cover the whole of Scotland. We complete all of our...

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    Roddy S., G42
    4

    Roofing | Pitched | Replacement (Partial & Full) in Glasgow

    agreed for these guys to carry out the work. Carried out initial replacement roof install, but would not come back to c...

    Roofmaster

    25 review(s)
    Based: in Angus, DD10 8BL

    We are a family run business with over 25 years experience in roofing and building work. All work is guaranteed. We pride ourselves on customer care, reliability. Most of our work is by recommendations All work insured Free estimates Insurance work u...

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    John C., AB39
    5

    Roofing | Pitched | Replacement (Partial & Full) in Stonehaven

    The best company I ever hired. Punctual, tidy and honest. Took photographs before and after. I would highly recommend RO...

    Bespoke Roofing

    21 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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    Urson C., DL5
    5

    Roofing | Pitched | Replacement (Partial & Full) in Newton Aycliffe

    These guys were clear and upfront from the start all throughout the job. They promptly made contact after I submitted th...

    Mcculloch roofing

    1 review(s)
    Based: in Galashiels, TD1 1EN

    We offer a wide range of roofing work from a single slate to a new roof flat roofing work undertaken in the latest Firestone seamless rubber roofing conservatory roofs UPVC windows and doorsFamily run business

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    Kevin H., TD9
    5

    Roofing | Pitched | Replacement (Partial & Full) in Hawick, Newcastleton

    Excellent service from start to finish, here doing storm repair damage, and further requested maintenance and preventati...

    STEADFAST ROOFING T/A HOMELINE ROOFING

    44 review(s)
    Based: in Annan, DG12 6QX

    Homeline roofing is a small family run business, with over 15 years of experience in all aspects of roofing work, providing customers with high quality work, which is always completed to the highest Standard . Our service includes, fascias soffits, ...

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    Victoria A., DE72
    5

    Roofing | Pitched | Replacement (Partial & Full) in Derby

    Absolute gents! Cannot fault the work that was completed. The chaps were lovely and even came back to fix a patch of con...

    SMART GROUP (SCOTLAND) UK

    17 review(s)
    Based: in Glasgow, G67 2UE

    Smart Group Scotland Ltd are an All trades building & renewable Energy company, with specialist slate & tile roofing divisions, we are accredited for the installation Of solar PV & airsource heat pump, our company are committed to energy efficienc...

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    Douglas M., EH14
    5

    Roofing | Pitched | Replacement (Partial & Full) in Balerno, Currie, Edinburgh, Juniper Green

    Very prompt visit. Will contact for more detailed analysis of options

    LOWE MAINTENANCE

    7 review(s)
    Based: in Lochgelly, KY5 0ND

    Lowe maintenance roofing We specialise in roof replacement and repairs Facia,soffits and cladding Roof cleaning and roof coating All types of power washing and water sealing We are now also using metro tile and Firestone rubber cover for flat ro...

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    Gillian W., KY6
    3

    Roofing | Pitched | Replacement (Partial & Full) in Glenrothes

    Good response

    TRANSFORM YOUR PROPERTY LTD

    3 review(s)
    Based: in Glasgow, G41 1AA

    Transform your property's exterior with our team of cleaning, roughcast and roofing, window and door specialists.

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    Douglas M., EH14
    4

    Roofing | Pitched | Replacement (Partial & Full) in Balerno, Currie, Edinburgh, Juniper Green

    did not leave any quality info.

    KINGDOM ROOFING & BUILDING

    12 review(s)
    Based: in Kirkcaldy, KY2 6BX

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    Gillian W., KY6
    3

    Roofing | Pitched | Replacement (Partial & Full) in Glenrothes

    Maintained contact and able to resolve any issues.

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    FAQs

    How to replace roof tiles?

    Replacement of roof tiles that have fractured, cracked or is missing is vital to avoid roof leaks and ceiling damage once rain and wind appear. Countering the problem swiftly by yourself is probable as long as it's only a few tiles. Charges for tile replacement can be expensive and fluctuate conditional on the company you hire.

    The steps to replacing a tile are:

    Ensure you have the right replacement tile as there are numerous different roof tiles on the market.

    The most common types of roof tiles are concrete and terracotta. You must confirm that the tile is identical to your earlier tile or it may not work and can result in impairment even though you've tried to repair it. If you don't know what the tile is, ask the suggestion of a roofing supplier and they should be able to match it for you.

    Get onto the roof.

    It is only advisable to do this if the safety is guaranteed, using a steady ladder and maybe even using climbing ropes to protect you in case of a fall. If you don't possess a head for altitudes or you're sceptical about how safe it is for you to get on the roof, call in a professional.

    Once you have securely gotten to the cracked tile, you'll want to somewhat lift the tiles that overlay the one to be detached. Do this by means of two pieces of timber to hold them up. Lift the broken tile over the baton with a brick trowel and gently slide it down.

    Place your new tile on top of the brick trowel and inverse the steps to remove the tile.

    Be certain to place the overlying tiles back into place.

    Conduct a fast check across the roof to review any other possible damage. It is always advised to keep update on how the roof is holding out to keep an eye out for other tiles that might need replacing.

    What is a pitched roof?

    A pitched roof is a type of roof that is defined to have a sloping surface that has an angle that is greater than 20 degrees. Pitched roofs offer a more classical appearance. They remain the most communal and effective answer in wet and cold weathers to guarantee all-out protection.

    Eaves

    In the roof, the lower part of the inclined roof which is prominent outside the external face of the wall. The chief purpose of eaves is to pour the rainwater from the roof straight on the exterior wall. It also provides protection from sunlight. Eaves are sometimes decorated to an architectural beauty.

    Gable

    The Three-sided higher part of the wall at the end of a ridge roof.

    Flashing

    A band of impermeable material, typically metal, used to eliminate water from the intersection between a roof covering and another part of the structure. Flashings are provided to stop moisture from inflowing the wall and roof through joints in copings, parapet wall, and other infiltrations through the roof plane.

    Hip

    The Hip is defined as the exterior angle, which is generally greater than 180 degrees, which is formed at the inclined ridge of the roof slopes.

    Ridge

    The ridge is defined as the horizontal intersection made by the rising roof surfaces that are inclined in opposite directions.

    Purlins

    Purlins are the horizontal members which are laid on the principal rafters which help to support the common rafter of a roof. This is usually done when the span is large. Purlins are made from wood or steel. The top surfaces of the purlins intend to be unvarying and plane.

    Fascia

    This is the wooden board that is fixed to the feet of the common rafter at eaves. The Fascia helps the lowest ends of the roof covering material to rest on it.

    Rafter

    One of the major structural components of a pitched roof is a rafter. The rafter generally begins for the support of the roof to the ridge or hip. The purlin is supported by equally spaced rafters used side by side.

    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.

    How much is it to replace a roof?

    A roof is one of the most significant portions of any property and they’re also the single part of a structure most vulnerable to impairment from the elements. If your roof suffers substantial damage over time, maintenances and re-roofing charges can be expensive, time-consuming, and stressful which is why it is imperative to keep your roof in sound structural and aesthetic order.

    If a tile has fallen off from the top of your roof – you can expect to pay around £70-£100 to replace it including a different tile fitted in its place. Replacing a hip roof will cost between £4,250 and £7,250, the cost varies if you have a single valley or a double valley on your roof. For a new gable roof, you should expect to pay around £3,250 to £5,250.

    What does it cost to replace my roof?

    The charge of substituting your roof for a new one will be subject to the age and condition that it’s in, but usually, the cost of a new roof on an average property is around £5,500.

    Some of the key factors to keep in mind when calculating the cost of re-roofing your house include:

    • size of your roof

    • type and size of the materials used

    • shape and style of the roof

    • If structural changes are required or not

    • the roofing company hired

    Tiled roof repair costs

    If you are trying to prevent water from leaking inside your house for one or two tiles, then you can expect to pay between £100 to £200 to fix them and seal the leaks.

    Flat roof repair costs

    Minor jobs such as repairing flat roofs as well as sheds and garages or mending blisters can usually cost around £300.

    Roofing job Price range

    Replacing six ridge tiles £135-£260

    Replacing six broken or missing tiles £55-£105

    Cleanout of your gutter £35-£80

    Replacing one right tile on rooftop £70-£100

    The cost of a full re-roofing job can amount to around £3,250 to £7,250 depending on the size of your property.

    Hip roof Cost range Length of time

    Semi-detached home £4,250-£4,750 3-4 days

    Detached home £5,250-£5,750 4-5 days

    2 valleys – semi-detached home £5,750-£6,250 5-6 days

    2-valleys detached home £6,750-£7,250 6-7 days

    Gable roof Cost range Length of time

    Standard £3,250-£3,750 2-3 days

    2-valley £4,750-£5,250 4-5 days

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