Sarah_B wrote:A few years ago I had quotes from various roofing companies for some work I needed to have done on the roof of my house.
The difference in price and whether or not they could re-use my existing slate tiles was truly unbelievable that it was shocking.
After having quite a few quotes I went with a company that I have recommended to a few people. The company name is something like A Parkes I think.
However the main guy you need to speak to who will come round and assess what needs to be done is called Frank. I always dealt with him, a lovely down to earth guy that won't rip you off. His number is 07711 711472.
Can't agree with you I'm afraid Sarah - I just got Frank round to give me a quote for a replacement chimney pot and some broken slates, quoted me £650 (I nearly had a heart attack) without even going up to look at the damage. Got Mark round to have a look (as recommended by munchkin) - he actually went to the trouble of getting a ladder out and going up there, then gave me a quote at a fraction of the price and did a great job.