New Roofing Work Prices
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Laying roof tiles and slates is usually a job for an expert but the range of work being undertaken by DIYers seems to be increasing every year so this type of work is included below.
The extra work involved at the verges, hips and eaves of the roof has been included in the overall costs.
New Slate and Tile Roofs
There are two main types of roof coverings, slates and tiles. The most common slates (but not a common price!) are Welsh Blue roof slates and they are becoming more popular these days. An alternative is reconstituted slates made from slate dust. They are much cheaper but have the same general appearance as standard slates.
The two main types of tiles are concrete and clay. They are similar in appearance but the concrete tiles tend to lose their colour after a few years although this problem is not as bad as it used to be.
Specialist costs are shown for bituminous felt roofing – this is not a job for the amateur!
New Roofing Work
New Roof Costs
Charges (£) ?
|Welsh Blue slates laid on underfelt and battens||1 m2||1:20||66.00||6||88.00|
|Welsh Blue Ridge tiles||1 m||0:50||28.00||6||42.00|
|Reconstituted slates laid on underfelt and battens (457 x 305mm)||1 m2||1:20||28.00||6||52.00|
|Reconstituted slates laid on underfelt and battens (457 x 475mm)||1 m2||1:10||28.00||6||48.00|
|Reconstituted Ridge tiles||1 m||0:30||28.00||6||38.00|
|Concrete roof tiles laid on underfelt and battens||1 m2||0:35||13.00||6||24.00|
|Concrete Roof ridge tiles||1 m||0:30||12.00||6||22.00|
|Clay roof tiles laid on underfelt and battens (size 265 x 165mm)||1 m2||0:40||18.00||6||30.00|
|Clay roof ridge tiles||1 m||0:30||16.00||6||26.00|
|Two layer bitumious roof feling laid flat||1 m2||-||-||-||34.00|
|Three layer bitumious roof feling laid flat||1 m2||-||-||-||38.00|
|Two layer bitumious roof feling laid sloping||1 m2||-||-||-||36.00|
|Three layer bitumious roof feling laid sloping||1 m2||-||-||-||40.00|
|Layer of chippings bedded in hot bitumen||1 m2||-||-||-||5.00|
|Two layer Bituminous roofing felt skirting 150mm high turned into groove||1m||-||-||-||12.00|
|Three layer Bituminous roofing felt skirting 150mm high turned into groove||1m||-||-||-||16.00|
|Two layer Bituminous roofing felt in lining to gutter 400mm girth turned into groove||1m||-||-||-||18.00|
|Three layer Bituminous roofing felt in lining to gutter 400mm girth turned into groove||1m||-||-||-||20.00|
Getting a new roof is not an easy job and is one that you want to get completed in the shortest time possible in order to protect your home from the elements.
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