Garage Roof Replacement Fife

If your garage roof is cracked or leaking beyond repair, a replacement is necessary. During our complimentary home survey, we’ll assess the damage and recommend a full roof replacement if repairs are not suffice. Repair attempts often prove temporary and may ultimately incur more costs and stress.

On our website, we guide you through the garage roof replacement process, showcasing some remarkable transformations we’ve completed in Fife and across Central Scotland. We aim to equip you with the information needed to make an informed decision regarding your garage roof.

Check out our consistent 5-star customer reviews, underscoring our exceptional value, efficiency, and customer service. Reach out today for a free quote!

"Amazing transformation to an old roof! Great service! Would highly recommend."
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Mrs Swan, Central Scotland
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"The team's expertise and dedication were evident throughout the project. They transformed our space beautifully and delivered exactly what we envisioned. We couldn’t be more pleased with the outcome."
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Nalani Kennedy, Fife
Garage Roof Replacement
"Excellent I called and Dan came almost right away. Job done promptly and tidily. Two pleasant men. Garage been given a new life. Waterproof and useable again. Highly recommend . S hillhouse"
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SJ Hills, Newton Mearns
Garage Roof Replacement
"Danny and team came out to replace our old asbestos garage roof with a new metal one. We were really pleased with the service from start to finish. They came out on time and the new roof looked great, so we booked them to come back out to replace our flat dormer roofs. So easy to deal with and fair quotes. Would highly recommend."
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Sarah Jameson, Lanarkshire
Garage Roof Replacement

About Garage Roofs Edinburgh Ltd.

Although only recently formed, the company has worked alongside Collins Roofing & Solar Solutions for many years and our owner has 24 years experience working as a roofer.

We have a strong background in all aspects of roofing, however, we are specialists in garage roofing and flat roofing installing literally thousands of these types of roofs across Scotland over the last 15 years.

As stated above our areas of expertise includes garage roof replacement and repair, asbestos garage roof overcladding & replacement and all aspects of flat roofing including EPDM Firestone rubber roof application.

FREE Quote, NO HARD SELL!

All of our quotes are completed by the company owner. We pride ourselves on offering transparent, honest pricing with no hard sales. Our quality of workmanship, strong track record and competitive rates mean we do not have to use such tactics.

Garage Roof Replacements in Fife

Shown below are some before and after pictures from garage roof replacement jobs we have completed in Fife.

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Garage roof replacement Kingseat, Dunfermline

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Garage roof replacement Kennoway, Fife

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Garage roof replacement near Glenrothes, Fife

Type Of Garage Roofs

Numerous options are available when it comes to selecting garage roofs, with a wide range of materials, styles, and colors to consider. Below are the most common types of garage roofs for you to explore.

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Old asbestos garage roof in Kennoway, Fife

Asbestos Garage Roofs

Once a prevalent choice for garage roofs throughout the United Kingdom, asbestos has since been banned due to its health hazards, although it was favoured for its durability and robustness. It’s unlikely to find new asbestos garage roofs nowadays.

If your garage is located in Fife and predates recent regulations, chances are it has an asbestos roof. It’s crucial to monitor for signs of deterioration, such as flaking, splitting, cracks, or leaks. If any of these indicators emerge, the roof’s safety is compromised.

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Pitched / Apex Garage Roofs

When we mention “Pitched” or “Apex” garage roofs, we’re describing roofs that are angled or slanted. Mono-pitched roofs slope to one side, though they’re less common compared to flat roofs. The natural slant ensures rainwater drains off without requiring guttering systems.

Pitched roofs are particularly prevalent on double or dual garages. Unlike single garages, those with pitched roofs often incorporate guttering systems to manage water runoff effectively.

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Pitched single garage roof where we used brown double roman Marley tiles, segmental ridges, a dry ridge system, and dry verges

Tiled Garage Roofs

Tiled garage roofs represent a less common option for garage roofing, normally found on pitched structures. Within this category, you’ll encounter a variety of tile materials including concrete, plastic, clay, wood, asphalt, and metal, each with its own distinct advantages and drawbacks.

Concrete tiles excel in durability and strength, making them a popular choice. Plastic tiles offer good insulation, durability, and affordability. Clay tiles boast weather resistance, albeit with a weight consideration. Asphalt tiles are known for their longevity and cost effectiveness. Finally, wooden tiles are favored for their aesthetic appeal.

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Firestone rubber garage roof Fife

Rubber Garage Roofs

When discussing rubber roofs, we specifically refer to EPDM Firestone rubber roofing, renowned for its suitability for flat garage roofs and other flat surfaces. While EPDM Firestone rubber requires precise installation due to its unique characteristics compared to other garage roofing materials, it offers exceptional longevity, particularly in harsh weather conditions typical of Edinburgh.

With a minimum 20 year manufacturer’s warranty, Firestone rubber ensures a durable, long-term solution for garage roof replacement.

One minor challenge is the requirement for dry weather during installation, which can be challenging, especially in winter.

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Old felt roof we replaced with rubber

Felt Garage Roof

Finally, we come to the most traditional option for garage roofing. Felt roofs are commonly found on attached garages and those with flat roofing. Opting for a felt roof can be a wise decision, given proper installation and maintenance. It’s a cost effective material that’s simple to install and repair.

However, felt lacks inherent strength and requires a sturdy base. It’s susceptible to damage from weather conditions and impacts. In regions with extreme temperatures, whether hot or cold, felt may not be the most suitable choice.

Garage Roof Replacement Options

When considering garage roof replacement, you have several options to explore, each with its own associated costs. The price of replacing your garage roof depends on the type of roof you select. Your options include:

Full Garage Roof Replacement

Usually, a complete garage roof replacement is best for garages. It will address any issues with the structure and ensure issues such as leaks are dealt with for good.

Some roof issues can be addressed without a full replacement. Determining the optimal solution often entails a case-by-case assessment to identify the most appropriate course of action.

Asbestos Removal, Cladding or Roof Replacement

Replacing old asbestos with a new roof entails significant expenses due to the health risks associated with asbestos. Proper removal and disposal of asbestos sheets, along with the roof replacement, contribute to the costs. It’s crucial to inquire about the disposal method from the company, ensuring responsible disposal with a SEPA code and no environmental harm. These factors contribute to the higher expense of asbestos roof replacement.

EPDM Firestone Rubber

In recent times, EPDM Firestone rubber roofing has surged in popularity due to its ability to create an airtight seal. EPDM, being lightweight, flexible, and durable as rubber should be, offers notable advantages. Typically, it’s installed as a single sheet, eliminating the need for joints, which greatly enhances waterproofing. The ease of installation is another factor contributing to its popularity, as it requires no heat and utilises water-based adhesives. Additionally, EPDM is compatible with a variety of roofing bases.

The icing on the cake? EPDM roofs can endure for well over 50 years!

Garage Roof Replacement Benefits

Here are several compelling reasons to proceed with a garage roof replacement and considerations for choosing Garage Roofs Edinburgh Ltd.

Quick Installation

Simply put, the longer it takes to complete the job, the higher your expenses will rise. With Garage Roofs Edinburgh Ltd, there’s no need for concern our costs are agreed upon upfront. We also commit to replacing your garage roof within a maximum of two days. In fact, on over 90% of our projects, we complete the replacement in just one day. However, depending on the garage size and whether joists require replacement due to rot, it may extend to two days.

Many roofing companies charge on a daily basis. Therefore, aiming for a replacement within one day proves most cost-effective for all parties involved. It’s advisable to avoid durations exceeding 2 to 3 days, as this should seldom be the case unless under specific circumstances.

Long Term Warranty

Each of our garage roofs is backed by a minimum 20 year warranty. Specifically, the Firestone rubber roofing product boasts a manufacturer’s warranty of at least 20 years, with an anticipated lifespan of 50 years.

Upon job completion, all pertinent paperwork and documents will be furnished for your records.

Garage Roof Replacement Cost Fife

The expense of a roof replacement hinges on your current roof type and the replacement option you opt for. Typically, replacing flat roofs proves less costly than replacing pitched ones. Quotes vary based on the extent of necessary work and the chosen roof type. In Fife, a single garage roof replacement may range from £1200 to £3500.

A standard garage roof replacement costs FROM £1200, an asbestos removal and roof replacement starts FROM £1600 and a Firestone rubber roof starts FROM around £1700.

Summary

At this point, you should have a comprehensive understanding of what to anticipate when seeking garage roof replacement in Fife. Ensure you opt for a reputable roofing company and obtain multiple quotes for comparison. Many have found our quotes to be at least £1000 cheaper, if not more!

Keep in mind that cracked or leaking roofs demand prompt attention to prevent worsening issues. We trust this blog has provided valuable insights to aid in your decision-making process.

Feel free to explore additional pictures and customer reviews below for further insight.

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Garage Roofs Edinburgh Ltd. work in partnership with Collins Roofing & Solar Solutions with over 50 years combined experience working in the roofing industry in Edinburgh and Central Scotland. Our team has dozens of legitimate 5 star reviews on Google, Facebook and Yell.