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Hiring a tradesman for flat roof replacement or repair
Repairing or replacing a flat roof is very rarely a task for a DIY enthusiast. Getting the right professional in is important, but finding one can seem like a daunting task. Plentific is here to save you time with a service that generates bespoke lists of the best tradesmen in your local area. Narrowing down the information for over 75,000 professional tradesmen across the UK, Plentific’s service is designed to make your tradesman search as quick and easy as possible. With access to reviews and ratings for each of your choices you will have everything you need to weigh your options and make the right hire. Best of all, each and every job booked via Plentific will be covered by the Plentific Guarantee.
What do you need to know about flat roof replacement or repair?
Flat roofs are known for being cheap and long lasting, with different makes varying in the level of durability and longevity they offer. A well maintained roof can last over 20 years, and many contractors and tradesmen that install them will offer guarantees of several years for repairs. Minor repairs can be fixed quickly and easily with DIY solutions, though for more significant issues a professional job will be required. There is a lot of variance in the cost of repairing or replacing a flat roof, based on the material of the roof itself, its height and accessibility and your location in the UK. the cost of replacing a roof will depend on the level of work required. Timbers under the top layer will need to be checked, the existing roof will need to be removed, new underlays and finishings will need to be applied, and so on. You should also be aware that safety equipment like scaffolding may be necessary. On average replacing a flat roof can cost over £1000. For a replacement job it is important to get your roof assessed by a professional. Remember to get multiple quotes to compare, including price breakdowns. These can highlight any jobs you can do yourself to save money, such as disposing of waste materials. Remember that a flat roof is designed to be long lasting, and this will not happen if you hire an unqualified tradesmen, so make sure to check experience, qualifications and customer references before making a hire. Going back to guarantees, having this coverage for any future repairs is ideal, especially if handled by a tradesman you can trust. Your tradesman should also be covered against accidental damage and liabilities.