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Finding reliable roofing contractors.
Fri 26-Oct-12
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Toffeeapple
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Is anyone able to help me with this quest please?  I know how to find the ones who promise the earth but end up botching a job, but is there a good source of good information somewhere that you know of? I should be very grateful for your help.

I'll try that again!

Fri 26-Oct-12
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Hmm, can't help TA! Sorry, what is it you need doing?, we always try and find contractors from local magazines and leaflets. Just had a lovely man fromGoole fit us some new French doors.

Fri 26-Oct-12
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One of the flats has a leak in the living room and the ceiling has to be replaced.  My part is to get the roof fixed, Insurers will do the rest.

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Fri 26-Oct-12
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Not sure if this link will work, Toni, but hope so!

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Sat 27-Oct-12
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That is brilliant Val, thanks a lot.  I did have a look at Trustmark, they give good pointers.  I first have to get the tenants of the flat to give me a contact number so that a roofer can make an appointment with them.

I'll try that again!

Sat 27-Oct-12
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Hope you get it sorted! Just had our roof patched, €20 and all sorted! Bargain!

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Sat 27-Oct-12
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Please send your roofer to me!  

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Sat 27-Oct-12
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If only!

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Sat 27-Oct-12
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Hehe!  Apparently this roof has been 'repaired' previously by the letting agent but, obviously, not very well.  I have e-mailed three local roofers and will now have to wait until they contact me.  I have been told that the Assessor has had a sample of the ceiling analysed and it is positive for Asbestos! eeek He assures me that he has put tape over the patch and that will do the trick until repairs can be effected...

I am watching my neighbour, opposite, who is up a ladder, in a 40 kh Northerly wind, sawing limbs off a tall Willow tree.  I know it is tall be cause he is way above his pitched roof...

I'll try that again!

Sat 27-Oct-12
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You need a roofer who is regulated by the National Federation of Roofing Contractors (NFRC) who really vet and re-inspect the member companies to make sure they keep to a good and reliable standard. I am going through a similar struggle to find good roofers- I have one quote and awaiting another from companies who are both NFRC members.

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Sat 27-Oct-12
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Ah, something else to complicate matters then.  Thanks Martin, I shall investigate further.

I'll try that again!

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What happened next, TA?

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Mon 10-Dec-12
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I contacted PDR Roofing contractors, they came out and gave me a quote, none of the other three that I approached would even do that.  So they got the contract and did a very neat job in freezing weather. I shall use them again if necessary.

I have no idea when Insurers will do the interior of the flat, having had no response from them after advising of completion of the work.

I'll try that again!

Mon 10-Dec-12
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My second contractors' quote was the one that we went for. Lovely job done on the garage roof.

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