How Much Does Roof Repair Cost?

Roof repair costs

How Much Does Roof Repair Cost?

A roof repair typically costs between £150 and £1000. The average roof repair cost is £650. It can be pretty expensive, depending on several factors, such as the roofing material, the height of the roof, and whether you hire a professional or not.

What Is the Average Price?

Roofs come in various styles, materials used in roof construction vary. Even though no two roofs are the same, they are all susceptible to leaks in the same places. Roof repair typically costs a homeowner between £150 and £1000 to repair, and this involves either repairing leaky roofs or replacing them altogether. Re-cementing ridge tiles usually cost between £100 and £400, and roofers typically charge between £150 and £400 for chipped tiles.

Minor roof repairs can cost between £100 and £400.

Moderate roof repairs will cost between £400 and £1000.

Extensive roof repairs will be between £1000 and £3000.

Types of Roof Repairs

Common roof repairs:

  • Roof leaks
  • Damaged shingles
  • Damaged flashings
  • Rotten fascia boards or soffit
  • Punctures or penetrations
  • Clogged gutters
  • Wind damage

Cost by Type of Repair

The roof repair cost guide below includes average prices for materials and labour costs to help you better understand the expenses involved with a roof repair.

Roof leaks:

Roof Leaks

A roof leak repair usually costs between £50 and £6000. Most people spend about £150 on minor repairs to moderate leaks requiring patching or shingle/tile replacement.

Damaged shingles:

The average repair cost is approximately £150. The typical range of repairing missing or damaged shingles varies between £1600 and £3000. Shingles cost about £30 per square meter.

Damaged flashings:

In the case of damaged flashing, you may have to spend considerably more than you would for an ordinary repair. The average repair cost for flashing replacements is between £100 and £300.

Rotten fascia boards or soffit:

Depending on the severity of the damage, the fascia, soffit, drywall, and framing can be repaired for between £1200-£1500.

Punctures or penetrations:

In most cases, the average cost is around £150 per day. Sometimes it is difficult to determine which part of the roof is leaking, so you may end up re-doing it all, which can be very expensive.

Clogged gutters:

Most homeowners pay £100 to patch a damaged seal in their gutter, with gutter repairs usually costing between £100 and £700.

Wind damage:

Wind damage repair is generally between £26 per hour and £228 per day, with most homeowners spending on average between £200 and £6,600 to fix the roof.

Job details Estimate
Stripping old tiles and replacing with new tiles on a four-bed, two-storey detached house £6,600
Stripping old tiles and replacing with new tiles on a two-bed bungalow £4,500
Installing a flat roof on a 4m x 4m conservatory £1,200
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