Roofing Contractors Alkham
Specialist roofing contractors serving domestic clients in Alkham & the surrounding areas
What to expect from us and our roofing services
At Folkestone Roofing Services, our goals are simple:
- To offer an honest and transparent service.
- Competitive pricing.
- High standard of workmanship.
We understand that choosing a roofing contractor can be a daunting task, and that is why it is our goal to become known as the best roofers in and around Alkham.
Roofers in Alkham Kent
Over the years, our team members have been involved in quite literally thousands of roofing projects and have managed to build up a clientele base that some other contractors would be envious of. We have been able to do this by keeping to our simple goals and just being upfront at all times. We understand that a reputation goes a long way, and for that reason, it is essential for us always to go the extra mile.
Roofing works can be challenging, as there are so many variables to consider, but with the correct knowledge, you can rest assured that we will make light work of your roofing project.
When you initially call us, we will discuss your requirements and arrange a suitable time for us to carry out a site visit. This will allow to fully ascertain your needs and also for us to survey the works that you require. No job is too big or small for us, and we will never try to upsell more products or services than is required. We cater for all residential roofing needs, from slipped tiles, lead flashing to repairs and complete roof replacement. Whatever your needs are, you can be sure we have dealt with them many times before.
Along with working for residential clients, we also cater for building contractors, property developers and any other business type who needs residential roofing. From a slipped tile to a complete new build housing estate, you can rest assured that we’ll take care of your roofing requirements.
Available 'round the Clock
Have an emergency? Call us anytime. We will always do our utmost to take care of your concerns, quickly and efficiently.
You can rest assured that we won’t leave your job until you are 100% happy. No matter how small your concern is, we will deal with it.
We carry our free surveys for the works which you require. Call us today to arrange a site visit, and let us offer our professional advice.
Our Roofing Services
Whether you are carrying out a renovation project or possibly building a new property and need a reliable roofing contractor; you can rest assured that Folkestone Roofing Services are here to take care of all your needs.
There are many factors that need to be considered when designing a new roof, all of which we will carry out to make sure you are left with a highly energy-efficient roof that will last for many years to come.
We can replace all types of domestic roofs, including:
- Pitched Roof
- Felt Roof
- Hip Roof
- Gable Roof
- Three Layer Flat Roof
- Slate Roof
- Any required style of domestic roof
We also install any roof covering to suit your needs, including conventional tiles, Kent Peg Tiles, Slate Tiles, and felt.
A roof repair is essential for keeping your property in good condition, and the sooner it is carried out, the better to potentially prevent additional repairs from being required.
At Folkestone Roofing Services, our team have been carrying out roofing repairs for many years, and we can pinpoint roofing issues promptly and get them resolved efficiently.
Often, a roofing repair is not as bad as people anticipate it to be. With our totally transparent way of doing business, you can rest assured that we will only carry out precisely what is necessary; or what our clients request from us.
As well as roof repairs, we also cater for lead flashings, so if your leadwork also needs some TLC, we can take care of it.
We understand that most people do not want to climb on the roof to inspect the affected area. For this reason, we can take a video recording of the issue for you to view, so you can see what the problem is before commencement.
At Folkestone Roofing Services, we offer comprehensive roofing inspections. This is not the same as one of our free surveys, which is specifically targeted at the works you require.
Our roofing inspections service starts from £250.00 + VAT, and we will check over the complete roof and give you our findings. This can be ideal if you are purchasing a property or simply want a full breakdown of the current condition of your roof. Along with the roof, we will also check the condition of the fascias and soffits and pinpoint any areas of concern.
It is surprising the number of roof inspections that we have carried out which have allowed house buyers to negotiate roofing repair costs into their purchase prices. Feel free to contact us anytime to discuss how we can help you.
More about new roof replacements
New Pitched Roofs
Pitched roofing is the most common type of roofing in Alkham. It is installed on a property when the slope of the roof is more than 10 degrees. There are many different types of pitched roofing, including tiled, and slate, all of which we can install.
What are the benefits of pitched roofing?
Pitched roofing is very durable and can last for many years if it is well-maintained. It is also a very efficient roofing system, which means that it can help to keep your home warm in the winter and cool in the summer.
What are the costs of installing pitched roofing?
The cost of installing a new pitched roof will vary depending on the size and type of roofing you choose. The best option is to contact us to arrange a free no-obligation quotation.
If you are considering installing a new pitched roof on your property, get in touch with our team today for more information. We would be happy to discuss your options and provide you with a free, no-obligation quotation.
New Felt roofing in Alkham
If you are looking for a new roof that is affordable and efficient, then a three layer felt roof may be the perfect option for you. Felt roofing is durable, waterproof, and windproof. It is a popular choice for homeowners in Alkham due to its many benefits.
What are the benefits of felt roofing?
Felt roofing is very affordable, making it a popular choice for homeowners. It is also a very efficient roofing system, which means that it can help to keep your home warm in the winter and cool in the summer. Felt roofing is also waterproof and windproof, making it an excellent choice for any property. If you are considering a flat roofing system, then contact us today.
What are the costs of installing felt roofing?
The cost of installing felt roofing will vary depending on the size and type of roofing you choose. If you are considering installing felt roofing on your property, get in touch with our team today for more information. We would be happy to discuss your options and provide you with a free, no-obligation quotation.
Slate roofing Alkham
Slate roofing is a type of roofing made from natural slate tiles. It is a fantastic option for homeowners in Alkham due to its many benefits.
What are the benefits of slate roofing?
Slate roofing is very durable and can last for many years if it is well-maintained. It is also a very efficient roofing system, which means that it can help to keep your home warm in the winter and cool in the summer. Slate roofing is also waterproof and windproof, making it a great choice for any property.
Slate roofing is also an aesthetically pleasing option, which can add value to your home. If you are considering a slate roofing system for your property, get in touch with our team today for more information. We would be happy to discuss your options and provide you with a free, no-obligation quotation.
How long does a slate roof take to install?
The length of time it will take to install a slate roof will vary depending on the size and complexity of the roof. However, on average, a slate roof installation will take a few days.
More about Roof Repairs in Alkham
How do you maintain a roof?
The key to roof maintenance is inspecting it regularly and taking action when necessary. You should check your roof for leaks, missing or damaged tiles, and other signs of wear and tear. If you notice any problems, you should address them as soon as possible to prevent further damage.
One of the most important things you can do to maintain your roof is to keep it clean. Debris can build up over time and block drainage systems, leading to water damage. You should remove any leaves, twigs, or other debris from your roof regularly.
What are the most common roof repairs?
The most common roof repairs include fixing leaks, replacing missing or damaged tiles, and repairing damage caused by storms or wind. If you notice any problems with your roof, it is essential to address them as soon as possible to prevent further damage; call us anytime, and we will be able to take care of your issues.
How often should you repair your roof?
There is no single answer to this question, as the frequency of roof repairs will vary depending on the condition of your roof and the weather conditions in your area. However, it is generally recommended that you inspect your roof at least once a year and take action when necessary.
When it comes to roof maintenance, prevention is key. By inspecting your roof regularly and taking action when necessary, you can help ensure that your roof lasts for years to come.
Repair or replace a roof?
This is a question that many homeowners face, and there is no easy answer. Ultimately, the decision of whether to repair or replace a roof depends on a number of factors, including the condition of the roof, the budget, and how old the roof is. Repairs can be more cost-effective, but if the roof is damaged beyond repair or to a point where it will continuously have issues, it may be more economical to replace it.
Roof repairs and maintenance are important for any homeowner. By inspecting your roof regularly and taking action when necessary, you can help ensure that your roof lasts for years to come. If you require roof repairs or replacement, call us today and we will be happy to help.
Felt roof repairs
If you have a felt roof, you may need to have it repaired from time to time. Felt roofs are vulnerable to water damage, and if they are not properly maintained, they can quickly deteriorate. One of the most common problems with felt roofs is leaks. If you notice any leaks in your roof, you should address them as soon as possible to prevent further damage.
Another common problem with felt roofs is moss and algae growth. This can cause the roof to deteriorate more quickly, and it can also be a safety hazard. If you notice any moss or algae on your roof, you should remove it as soon as possible.
If you are in need of felt roof repairs, call us today, and we will be happy to help. We offer a wide range of roofing services, and we will be able to help you find the right solution for your needs.
Roof leadwork is one of the most important aspects of roof maintenance, and it is important to ensure that it is in good condition at all times. Leadwork can be damaged by weathering, corrosion, or impact, so it is important to inspect it regularly and take action when necessary. If you are in need of leadwork repairs, call us today, and we will be happy to help. We can take care of all your leadwork needs.
What is the purpose of lead flashing?
Lead flashing is used to prevent water from penetrating the roofing material and entering the building. It is an essential part of roofing, and it is important to ensure that it is in good condition at all times. Lead flashing is a piece of lead that sits between the joint to create a hard-wearing watertight seal. Lead is used where a roof and wall meet, round a window, door, or chimney. If your leadwork needs some TLC, then we are here to help. Call us anytime to discuss.
What are lead soakers?
Lead soakers are an essential part of roof leadwork. They are used to direct water away from the roof and prevent seeping into the building. If your lead soakers are damaged or blocked, it can cause water damage to your roof and property. Lead soakers also help to prevent the build-up of ice and snow, so it is essential to keep them in good condition at all times. If you need lead soakers repairs, call us today, and we will be happy to help.
More about Roof Inspections & Surveys
Roof Surveys | Inspections
We offer roof inspections and surveys to help identify any potential problems with your roof before they become a more significant issue. A roof inspection can help you catch minor issues before they become larger, more expensive repairs. Our team of professionals will examine your roof closely and provide you with a detailed breakdown of any problems or upcoming issues.
Roof inspections when buying a house
If you are buying a house, it is crucial to have a roof inspection done before purchasing the property. A roof inspection can help you identify any potential problems with the roof that may need to be fixed before you move in. Having a roofing inspection carried out also allows you to potentially negotiate on price and, in turn, offsets the costs associated with it.
Roof inspections when selling a house
If you are selling a house, it is a good idea to have a roof inspection done before you put it on the market. A roof inspection can help you identify any potential problems with the roof that need to be fixed before you sell the house. Also, the relatively small cost of a roof inspection could potentially save you having to reduce your asking price by thousands or even lose a sale. It offers peace of mind.
We offer roof inspections and surveys to enable you to gain a complete understanding of your roof condition . Contact us today to schedule an inspection or survey.
Roofing Alkham FAQs
Is it best to repair or replace a roof?
This depends on so many factors. When was the roof installed, and has it been trouble-free up to this point? Age is always the primary indicator of whether to consider replacement over repair. Another thing to consider is whether your roof shows signs of age or has suffered damage or leaks. The best option is to contact us to discuss your needs and arrange an onsite survey.
How much value does a new roof add to a property?
Recent research suggests that a new roof can return up to 63% on your investment, depending on the style, location, and whether it enhances the overall look of your property.
Will a new roof make a house warmer?
In short, yes, it will. New roofs are more energy-efficient, meaning that you should stay warmer for longer, which could reduce your energy bills.
How to prepare for a new roof
Ensure all belongings in the attic are covered and keep vehicles clear from the property. Think about children, pets, and the vulnerable.
Do we offer scaffolding?
We work with scaffolding contractors, so we can take care of your whole roofing job, including any scaffold access requirements that may be required.
How much do we charge?
We work on a price basis, and each job is unique; therefore, after carrying out a site visit, we will be able to fully advise you of the costs associated with your roofing project.
An amazing service. Jordan took great care on my roof. I was concerned about my Kent Peg Tiles getting damaged and he made sure they were left in perfect condition. He carried out the repair to my ridge tiles perfectly. Highly recommended!
As a property developer, finding decent contractors is difficult. I’ve used Jordan a few times for new roofing projects and repairs, and would not go anywhere else. A true professional that takes great pride in his work.
Whatever your roofing requirements are, you can rest assured that Folkestone Roofing Services will take care of them swiftly from start to finish.
A good quality and well-maintained roof will last for many years, and care must be taken not to cause any damage and know precisely what is necessary to get the job done correctly the first time round.
We have the necessary experience to ensure your roofing works are completed with minimal disturbance to you and your home. With many years of combined experience, there is no question that all operatives know precisely how to deal with all situations and to deliver a standard of workmanship that is second to none.
Please do get in contact anytime to discuss your needs, and see how Folkestone Roofing Services can help you.
Roofers Near Me
We cover all of Alkham and the surrounding areas of Kent, including Arpinge. If you found our site by searching for ‘roofing near me’ or ‘roof repair near me’ then we almost certainly will cover your area too.
Whatever your requirements are, please get in touch anytime, and we will deal promptly with your needs.