Flat roof quotes

osc89er Forumite Posts: 15
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I'm going to share the verbal and written quotes i got for repairing a front porch and pay combined flat roof (call it 6sqm) and rear flat roof on brick shed (5sqm). Both with concrete sub base.  Outer London.

First company - no quote provided in the end as they were booked a month out. But told me for a start 15yr warranty with established 30year old company handed onto the son. High quality felt at £100psqm for materials. 

Second: felt like I was being conned the whole time. Could do me a favour with the piece of !!!!!! easy job, but only because he was already doing a job 10 min drive away. £3500 knocked down to £3400 and done in two days time. Doing me a favour on the price since I was helping him roll his guys onto another job - but remember roofers are hard to find and expensive... for three later torch on felt.  I got the quote emailed over but I didn't feel like I trusted them and when I looked up prices online this confirmed my feeling that they were... Unethical in their sales tactics.

Third: sight unseen £1100 but could be confirmed by photo for three later torch on felt. One man band company.

Fourth: identified that 6m of lead flashing was ignored in previous quotes. Professionally explained what he saw as the issues. Quote ended up at £900psqm. One man band company.  No boarding expected to be done, under 1.5days labour expected, no VAT as under threshold.

I only felt comfortable offering the work to lead 1 and 4. And would have done so at a higher price.
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