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    • EmmaSydenham
    • By EmmaSydenham 9th Jan 18, 1:29 PM
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    New garage roof
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    • 9th Jan 18, 1:29 PM
    New garage roof 9th Jan 18 at 1:29 PM
    Hi,
    I've had a quote to replace my double garage roof which contains asbestos. The approximate size is 18ft x 12ft. It's a sloping garage roof and the quote includes removal and disposal of the asbestos. The amount is £3240. Do you think this is about right? Thank you :-)
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    • docmatt
    • By docmatt 14th Jan 18, 7:59 PM
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    Itís a little high but if they are using a proper licensed asbestos remover who first remove and dispose of the sheets in preparation for the roofers to start their bit with you getting a signed off consignment note then itís about right.
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    • By greenface 15th Jan 18, 12:22 AM
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    • 15th Jan 18, 12:22 AM
    what are they replacing it with ?
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    • andrewf75
    • By andrewf75 15th Jan 18, 12:20 PM
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    • 15th Jan 18, 12:20 PM
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    • 15th Jan 18, 12:20 PM
    Sounds high to me. I just got mine done for 1100 by a local firm not one of these specialist nationwide garage roof replacement companies. Replaced with profile 6 Marley sheets which last 50 years. I tested a bit of the old roof and it wasn’t actually asbestos in the end but this only reduced the price slightly. I’d recommend testing it. Buy a kit online for 30 odd quid. They may be ripping you off on the asbestos disposal which may not even be necessary.
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