The Truth about Roof Repairs

Many people worry about roof repairs, but if any part of your tiling or roofline is damaged, it can lead to problems getting worse if you don’t address the issue in the early stages of it forming. If you’ve been putting off roof repairs, we’ve put together some top tips for what to expect.

Get a Free Roof Inspection

Many people think ‘out of sight, out of mind’ when it comes to roof repairs. However, those niggling issues can’t be avoided forever, and you’ll eventually know you’ve got a problem when you start experiencing leaks, water ingress or pest infestations in your roof. Start by finding a reputable local company who offers free roof inspections. They will take a look at your roof both inside and out, and if you’re concerned about any part of your roofing, they’ll be able to have a closer inspection. There’s no obligation to commit to further repair services, but it’s worth having a chat through the solutions and options they have available. They can also provide a free quote for any work. If you’ve been stressed over possible roof repairs, start here so that you know what you’re dealing with.

How Much Do Roof Repairs Cost?

One of the main thoughts that comes to any property owners mind when thinking about roof repairs is how much it’s going to cost them. Obviously, those issues which are left to deteriorate may be more costly to fix, but the solution required may be simpler than you think. It may just be that you need a few tiles replaced or there’s some debris stuck in your guttering which can be easily cleared. The cost of roof repairs will often depend on the time, skill and labour involved, as well as any replacement materials. A good roofer can always provide a breakdown of costs so that you can see what’s included. If the repairs aren’t within your budget, they may even be able to advise about cheaper solutions or carrying out the work in stages to at least prevent the problem from getting worse.

How Disruptive Are Roof Repairs?

Some people worry about the hassle involved with roof repairs and how long they’ll take. However, most repairs can be completed within hours to a few days, depending on the size of the job. Your roofer will let you know how long the work will take, but often it’s less time than you think. Scaffolding will only be required in some cases as often the roof can be reached via other safe means such as a cherry picker which involves a mobile basket mounted on a mechanical arm.

After your repairs are completed, make sure you book in regular roof maintenance checks to help you catch issues as early as possible. If you’re concerned about any part of your roof, get in touch with Collier Roofing. We cover London, Surrey and surrounding areas, including Warlingham, Croydon and Caterham. Contact us now for free roofing advice.