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Roof replacement (Pitched/Tiled) in Leicester

On the lookout for tile or slate roofing contractors in Leicester? Our tile and slate roofing contractors within Leicester are able to offer you the perfect quotes to have a completely new roof constructed or repaired.

Tile and slate are probably the two preferred materials in the UK with regard to roof construction, with the sturdiness and potential to deal with weather both common aspects with British property owners. With a array of colours to set your home apart from the crowd there is an chance to add a distinctive appeal to your property.

Colours available include black, grey and red, therefore be certain to find something which suits your existing house. With little servicing necessary over a 75-year lifespan, you're sure to have something that can look good for a long time.

With the various colours on offer combined with the low maintenance and great strength qualities, getting a tile or slate roof is most often a good choice for householders.

We will provide you with up to four tile or slate roofing companies in your area, who will supply quotations for the work you want completed. You'll get a house visit from specialists in Leicester who will help you make a decision on the ideal material for your home before completing the construction.

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

Average Tile or slate roofing cost in Leicester

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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Tile or slate roofing installation cost in 2021

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

Tile or slate roofing searches in May 2021

Tile or slate roofing Projects in Leicester in April 2021

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We noted 11,894 requests for property quotations within Leicester. Of these quotation requests the amount of tile or slate roofing quotes in Leicester was 0. Quotatis would have been in a position to match these consumers with up to 4 suitable contractors who were available for work in Leicester during those times. Ask for a free house survey from trustworthy companies within Leicester.

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Tile or slate roofing searches in cities and towns near Leicester April 2021

Leicester

Leicester has the 10th greatest populace in Great Britain, based in the East Midlands and lying on the River Soar. The city retains most of its Roman past, including streets, baths and a military outpost. With 40% of the population comprised of immigration, there was a need for extra properties, sparking plenty of present day plans.

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    JTB HOME IMPROVEMENTS

    68 review(s)
    Based: in Nottinghamshire, S80 2NB

    Hi my name is John I’m the owner of jtb home improvements we are a family run business and we always strive to provide outstanding results in every job undertaken having been in the building trade for over 7 years. Due to health and safety ...

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    Debra W., NG34
    5

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

    Excellent - provided a great quote and is very nice professional - listened to what i wanted and offered advise on how t...

    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

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    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...

    DJ’S PROPERTY MAINTENANCE

    29 review(s)
    Based: in Market harborough, LE16 9HF

    We are a family run business with over 25 years experience in upvc & roofing work. We pride ourselves on the experience we have and a first class job is a must!. We are approved fitters and all our work is carried out to a standard second to none...

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    Lucy J., LE13
    5

    Roofline | Soffits / Fascias in Melton Mowbray

    Over the moon with the work completed. A very reasonable quote, much much cheaper than competitors, but the work was sti...

    JUST ROOFING

    8 review(s)
    Based: in Coalville, LE67 8QN

    Welcome to just roofing I am a professional roofer with 15 years experience in the trade starting in the family Business where i gained vast experience in quality workmanship and attention to detail if you are in need of a simple roof repair or a ...

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    Brian H., DE22
    5

    Roofline | Guttering in Derby

    Everything was done well, even found an extra issue that needed resolving and did it without extra cost.

    B.UR. Roofer Limited

    76 review(s)
    Based: in Wolverhampton, WS11 0BD

    Hi my name is billy I have been in the trade for 20 years we specialise in customer satisfaction We cover all aspects of roofing New roofs flat roofs upvc rubber Epdm Repointing 10 years guarantee

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    Pearl H., DY7
    5

    Roofline | Guttering in Stourbridge

    VERY PLEASED so far with work done.Just waiting to see when the rain comes

    P.R.S - Platinum roofing solutions

    6 review(s)
    Based: in Leicester, LE9 4LH

    Here at P.R.S-Platinum Roofing Solutions we are a small local business thats been established for over 12years and have a team with a combined experience of over 30 years are main aim is to supply you our customers with the best quailty materials com...

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    Nick T., LE67
    5

    Roofing | Pitched | Replacement (Partial & Full) in Coalville, Ibstock, Markfield

    Sean and his team removed my slate roof (200 years old) and re covered it using the original slates with new felt batten...

    Complete Home Improvements Ltd

    3 review(s)
    Based: in Nottingham, NG1 6DQ

    Complete Home Improvementsl ltd is a local, family owned and run business with over 15 years experience. We pride ourselves on offering an uncompromising level of service and craftsmanship on every job we undertake, and our many satisfied customers c...

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    David M., NG17
    5

    Roofline | Soffits / Fascias in Nottingham, Sutton-in-Ashfield

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    DURABLE ROOFING AND BUILDING LTD

    18 review(s)
    Based: in Blakeney, GL5 4AB

    Hi durable roofing and building limited is small company that makes a big difference

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    George R., MK16
    5

    Roofline | Soffits / Fascias in Newport Pagnell

    Excellent job and very high standard

    Benjamin roofing

    12 review(s)
    Based: in Nuneaton, CV10 8BB

    We are a small family run business based in Nuneaton. We work in all surrounding areas. All work carried out by Benjamin roofing comes with a minimum 10 year guarantee. All of us are highly skilled in what we do and all are up to date with our CSCS h...

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    Robert M., CV12
    5

    Roofline | Guttering in Bedworth

    Called at my property, gave me a quote and did the job within 1 hour. excellent friendly service.

    TJ Roofing & Painting Services

    1 review(s)
    Based: in Leicester, LE9 4LH

    TJ Roofing & Painting Services is a professional, reliable roofing and painting company with over 33 years of experience we specialise in all aspects of roofing and painting No job is to big or too small. We are also specialists in general building ...

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    Richard T., B78
    5

    Roofing | Pitched | Repair in Tamworth

    Did my flat roof and facia. Good job, nice and friendly plus all the rubbish taken away

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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 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.

    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

    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.

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