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5 Reasons Why Summer is the Best Time for a Re-Roof - Ploughcroft

5 Reasons Why Summer is the Best Time for a Re-Roof - Ploughcroft

5 Reasons Why Summer is the Best Time for Roof Replacements

We are all often guilty of fixing things only when they reach breaking point – such as replacing a roof only when it is leaking. But why not be more proactive rather than reactive?

While we understand that many of us would rather think about holidays, sunbathing and barbeques in the garden and sunny trips out, the spring and summer periods are actually the best times to replace your roof.

Why is Summer the Best Time to Re-Roof Your Home?

  • Less demand – While spring tends to be a steady period for roofing contractors, summer is a quieter period. This is in contrast with the busier winter months when roofers are often in high demand, having to respond to emergency leaks and weather-related roofing issues and the hectic autumn season when people are usually rushing to repair their roof before the cold weather arrives.

    To avoid the winter rush, book your reputable and accredited roofing contractor during the summer when they are more available.

  • Easier conditions – it is easier for a roofing contractor to re-roof your home in the calmer summer weather, especially when deploying liquid applied products like those used in flat roofing, such as waterproofing membranes. This is because it is not advisable to use liquid applied products when temperatures drop below 5 degrees. Tiles can be replaced during the winter, but as stated above, roofing contractors are often in very high demand in the autumn and winter months.
  • More competitive prices – roof replacement, re-roof, Ploughcroft, summer If you book your roof replacement in summer when your roofing contractor is likely to be freer they may be able to offer you a more cost-effective quote.
  • Increased efficiency – If you’re after a streamlined and seamless service summer is the best time to book a re-roof as your roofing contractor won’t be spread too thin as they are likely to be during the autumn and winter months. You roofing contractor is also probably going to be more focused. This combined with the better weather conditions means you’re likely to get better results from your re-roof.
  • Staying ahead – Why not prepare your roof for the harsher winter conditions in advance to avoid worry and hassle in the winter?

Why choose Ploughcroft for your Roof Replacement?

All our re-roofs are delivered with a 10-year insurance-backed guarantee via Competent Roofer and completed to BS5534 standards so you know you’re in the safest hands with Ploughcroft. Enhanced insulation and low maintenance costs are other benefits which make choosing to get your re-roof done by Ploughcroft a wise choice.

As well as being Which? Trusted Traders, our team are also experienced heritage roofing specialists, ideal if your property is a listed building, holds historic significance or is located in a conservation area.

If your home is an older building you’re attic maybe poorly insulated. Up to 50% of heat is lost through poorly-insulated attics. If you’re thinking about replacing your roof you might want to consider our innovative Eco Roof™ thermal blanket, a re-roof we have combined with quality insulation. The advanced roofing solution can save you up to £500 a year on heating bills, increase your property value by up to 14% and, eventually pays for itself. You can find out more in the video below.

To book your re-roof or roof replacement this summer contact us on 01422 202 919 today.


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Call 01422 202919 to schedule your FREE New Roof estimate

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