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What is the best time of year to replace a roof?

The best time to replace your roof is from late spring to early summer. During this time the rains have significantly subsided. Besides, the extreme humidity and heat of summer have not yet begun.

Is it ok to put a metal roof over shingles?

It is possible to install a metal roof over your shingles safely provided it is in line with the local building codes. Remember, laws may require full tear-off in case a new roof is to be installed.

How Much Does a Roof Repair Cost?

A normal roof repair can cost anywhere from £100- £1,300 depending on the scale of the requirement Minor repair/ fix a leaking roof – £150 Installing a roof vent – £240 Replacing lead on chimney – £300 Clean gutters and fascias – £40-80 Replace one single ridge tile – £75-120

Can I pressure wash my roof?

A high-pressure wash on shingles can cause striping of granules. Therefore, it isn’t advisable to use a high-pressure washer on your asphalt shingles. Similarly, pressure washing tiles will erode the finishing making it need more cleanings. On average cleaning, a roof should be done from after five years since installation, and you should use a …

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What Does Re-Roofing Involve?

Re-roofing is the most efficient and least costly way to restore your roof’s look and feel. During re-roofing, a new shingle overlay is put over your worn tiles to restore the look of your roof as well as give a protective layer to help prevent water from leaking into your home.