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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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 for the past 10 years.  Improving your home is simple with Centiam. We provide a bespoke service and we are supported by a network of manufacturers and suppliers...

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    Bob G., PA12
    4

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

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    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

    What is a roof eave?

    An eave is the edge of a roof, which is why they are now and then called roof eaves. On a household's outside, eaves can stick out outside the side of the building, serving both ornamental and applied purposes. The eave of a house has come to mean the lower area of the roof that projects after the external covering, as opposite to a cornice, which is part of the entablature in Classical architecture.

    Think of how a roof outspreads outside the covering, and then think about how a hard rain may roll down the roof and, on the ground, away from the structure. Centuries ago, the eavesdrop was that indentation line made around a structure when the rain fell off the edge of the roof onto the ground.

    Types of Eaves

    A roof can come to a conclusion in essentially three ways. A closed eave is the one which has very little or no overhang at all. An open eave has a visible overhang, projecting beyond the roof brackets. A boxed eave is surrounded with a soffit.

    The Use of Eaves?

    An eave can defend the siding and substance of a structure. A roof eave bulging beyond the sides permits snow and rain to fall from the roof away from the covering, to the ground. The more the "weather" gets thrown away from the household, the chances of you having a dry basement increases.

    In cases of regions with a warmer climate, a large eave can help provide shade to the interior of the house. In rainy environments, the prolonged eaves of Asian architecture deliver shelter from the climate, as well as direction. In the 21st century, an eave may be an inconspicuous site for security cameras and light.

    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 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 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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