Roofing Contractors London UK – When To Repair Or Replace Your Roof

Roofing contractors London UK are vital when it comes to repairing or replacing damaged roofs. Attempting to carry out the work yourself is dangerous, and can lead to further damage to the roof. However, it is important to know a little bit about your roof, its materials and it current state, to help you decide whether it needs repairing or replacing. Of course, your chosen London roofing company should be able to advise you on this as well. But having a little knowledge ensures that you and they are on the same page.

One of the most important things to remember when it comes to deciding whether to repair or replace your roof is that the materials used in the construction of your roof play a major role in the final decision. Slate and tile roofs are almost always candidates for roofing firms in London to repair, especially if the problem is spotted quickly and the repair can be made before the supporting materials are affected. If the timbers underneath have become damaged through being open to the elements, or there is extensive damage to the entire roof, then replacement is generally a more cost effective option. Ageing metal roofs are a good candidate to be replaced with more modern metals that do not rust, are better insulated and make less noise when it’s raining.

Deciding whether to have your roofing contractors London wide repair or replace your roof is dependent on a number of factors including the extent of the damage and the age of the materials. At Bluestone Ltd, expert roofers London UK based, we take all these elements as well as your budget into account when we suggest a way forward. Find out more about us, the repairs we have undertaken previously, and what our past clients have thought about our work by visiting us at If you would like to speak to one of the team, or get a free, no-obligation quote, then call 01959 462 016.