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Roof Replacement
in Bath, Somerset

Here in Bath, your roof is the crown of your home. This essential aspect of your house shelters you from rain, snow, and sun while adding beauty and value to your property. But like everything else, roofs age and eventually require the expertise of a professional roofing company Bath like Empire Roofing, the best roofing specialists you can trust. Don’t overlook the need for roof repair or replacement as a worn-out roof can lead to roof leaks, damp, mould, and structural damage.

With years of experience in the roofing industry, Empire Roofing has the expertise to handle any type of roofing project, from flat roof repair Bath to complete roof replacements. We are the reliable roofing company in Bath that homeowners trust for a wide range of roofing services and lead fabrication done right, whether on a period property or modern home.

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Why Choose Empire Roofing
Bath for Your Roof Replacement?

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When your roof needs attention, you need a trusted roofing contractor Bath, who can do the job properly to protect your most valuable asset – your home. Here’s why homeowners in Bath and North East Somerset choose Empire Roofing for their roofing requirements:

Our Roofing Expertise

Empire Roofing, based in Bath is not just a professional roofing company; we are roofing experts offering comprehensive roofing solutions. We have extensive experience with all materials – including roofing slate, clay tiles, concrete tiles, and modern composites. We understand the unique requirements of period properties in Bath and know how to work with planning regulations. Our team can confidently handle every roof repair, including small roof repairs in Bath, ensuring that your roof remains in tip-top condition.

We Source Quality Materials

Our approach to all aspects of roofing is to ensure that your new roof is a significant investment. We source a wide range of roofing products, all from reputable manufacturers in the roofing industry with long warranties. This ensures your roof will endure for decades, whether it’s a flat roofing system or a classic slate roof.

We Offer Full Rip Out and Replacement

Band-aid solutions like roof patching rarely work long-term. For a lasting fix, Empire Roofing provides full commercial and industrial roof replacements in Bath. Our professional local Bath roofers rip out the old roof entirely and replace it with a new, watertight roofing system designed to last.

Our Step-By-Step Roof
Replacement Process

When you choose Empire Roofing for a roof replacement in Bath, you can expect a proactive approach to all roofing solutions combined with a mixture of quality checks and effective communication for a smooth process from start to finish:

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Inspection and Quotation

Our expert roofers in Bath thoroughly inspect your existing roof and provide a written quotation for the roofing work. Our professional roofing services ensure every roof repair service cost is outlined, so you know exactly what to expect.

Planning Permission

As roofing contractors in Bath, we handle contacting the council and obtaining any required planning permissions or building regulations approval for properties in conservation areas.

Roof Rip Out

With safety as our priority, we rip out the old roofing material, felt roofing , battens, and fixings right down to the crumbling rafters and a roof that rattles. We make sure no damp or rot has affected the roof structure.

 Roof Installation

We install breathable roofing underlay followed by new battens and your choice of natural or synthetic roofing material. With period properties, we recreate the original look and details. 

Why Choose a Natural Slate Roof?

For many period homes in Bath, natural slate is the ideal roofing material. Sourced from quarries in Wales, slate roof tiles can last over 100 years when installed correctly by our experienced roofing team. Here are some benefits of natural slate roofs:

Timeless aesthetics

Slate roofing looks beautiful on Georgian and Victorian architecture. It maintains the heritage appeal of properties in Bath.


Slate is extremely waterproof, fireproof, and windproof. A new slate roof installed by our expert roofers Bath can easily last a century.

Low maintenance

Aside from the odd repair, slate roofs don’t need much ongoing maintenance. They save homeowners time and hassle.


Slate is a natural and sustainable roofing material. It’s an environmentally responsible choice.

Our experienced roofing team recommends slate for many homes across Bath. Contact us for advice on choosing the best slate roof for your property.

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Why Choose Composite Roof Tiles?

For some homes, composite roof tiles made from recycled materials are a smart alternative to natural slate or clay tiles. Benefits of composite tiles include:

  • Affordability

    Quality composites cost less than natural slate. They are a budget-friendly option.

  • Lighter weight

     Composite tiles are lighter than slate, reducing strain on your roof structure.

  • Easy installation

    Their lighter weight also makes composites easier and faster to install than natural stone tiles.

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  • Durability

    Premium composites carry warranties of up to 50 years. Their longevity rivals natural materials.

  •  Low maintenance

    Composite roofs don't require repointing or ongoing sealing. Just an occasional wash is all they need.For many modern homes, composite roof tiles offer an attractive, lightweight, durable, and affordable general roofing solution.

Roof Replacements Designed
to Enhance Your Property

A new roof can transform the look of your home and even add value. Our professional roofing services include evaluating how the new roof complements your property’s unique architecture.

For older homes, we recreate period-appropriate details. For contemporary buildings, we recommend clean, streamlined roofing materials and designs. In addition to aesthetic appeal, we ensure the new roof improves your home’s functionality. For instance, increasing the roof pitch can aid drainage and prevent leaks. Upgrading roof insulation improves warmth and energy efficiency.

Our goal is a beautiful, highest quality roof tailored to your home. Contact Empire Roofing to discuss design possibilities for your roof replacement around the Bath area. Replacing an entire roof is a major project. At Empire Roofing, we take every precaution to protect your home and belongings:

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  • Safe work zones

    We cordon off defined work areas and keep access routes clear.

  • Dust minimization

    We use dust sheets both outside and inside to contain mess.

  • Debris netting

    Netting around the roof contains torn off materials and prevents debris falling.

  • Magnetic sweeps

    We do daily magnetic sweeps of areas below the roof to catch nails and fixings.

  • Secure roof covering each night

    We make sure no rain or damp can enter overnight.

  • Site monitoring

    A foreman oversees work and safety procedures at all times.You can rely on our experienced crews to always work tidily and responsibly when replacing your roof in Bath.

Why Workmanship
Guarantees Matter

The quality of workmanship is crucial for any roof replacement. Poorly installed roofing materials won’t last and may leak or blow off in storms.

Empire Roofing provides a 10-year workmanship warranty on all our roof replacements in Bath. This covers any defects in how we installed the roof. On top of our workmanship guarantee, the roofing manufacturer provides material warranties against defects – usually at least 20 years for  composites and up to 100 years for natural slate. With both material and workmanship guarantees, you can be confident your new roof will perform as it should for decades to come.

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Maintaining Your New Roof

With a quality roof replacement by Empire Roofing, we minimize maintenance requirements. However, some periodic upkeep is recommended:

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  • Clear debris

    Remove leaves, branches and other debris from the roof at least twice a year. Blocked guttering can cause roofing problems.

  • Check after storms

    Inspect your roof for any dislodged tiles or slates after severe weather. If you notice anything out of the ordinary, arrange for Bath roof repairs promptly to avoid leaks.

  •  Annual Inspection

    At Empire Roofing, we offer roofing inspections in Bath. During these checks, we look for any potential issues and, if necessary, repair them. we'll keep your roof in tip-top condition.

  • Moss removal

    In damp climates, moss can accumulate on roofs over time. Although this can give your home a charming, rustic look, it's important to have a professional remove it every 5 years or so to prevent damage.

  • Repointing

    For natural slate roofs, repointing the mortar joints may be necessary every 15-20 years. This is a job best left to the professionals, as incorrect repointing can cause significant damage to your roof.With routine care, your new roof should last as long as we promise. Let Empire Roofing take care of inspections and maintenance, so you can enjoy the peace of mind that comes with a sturdy, reliable roof.

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Frequently Asked Questions

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How much does a roof repair cost in Bath?

Costs can vary greatly depending on factors such as the size of the roof, the materials used, and the requirements for access. We provide free, no-obligation quotes for your specific roof. However, most slate roof replacements typically range from £10,000 – £30,000.

How long does it take to replace or repair a roof?

The time it takes to replace a roof can vary, but typically a full residential re-roof takes between 1-2 weeks. For listed buildings, it may take longer due to the conservation requirements.

When is the best time for a roof replacement?

It’s best to schedule roof replacement during the drier months, such as spring, summer, or autumn. However, we can provide temporary covers to enable us to work in winter if necessary.

What preparation is required before a roof replacement?

Before we begin replacing your roof, we handle all necessary tasks, such as obtaining permits, arranging scaffolding, and protecting the interior of your home. All you need to do is clear plants away from the walls and remove any items stored in the loft.

What areas do you serve?

We handle roof services in Bath and throughout Somerset, Wiltshire, Bristol, and surrounding areas.

Do you handle insurance claims?

Yes, we absolutely do. We work closely with home insurers to provide quotes and manage the full roof replacement process for storm damage and other covered claims.

Areas We Cover Near Bath
And North East Somerset

We serve homeowners mainly in the BA1 & BA2 postcodes. We also cover several other locations and surrounding areas listed below that you can browse online. However, under certain circumstances, we also cover Trowbridge, Frome, and Wiltshire.

Trust Our Professional Roofers in Bath for Your Roof Replacement

If your roof in Bath is starting to show its age, it may be time for a replacement. Don’t wait until leaks start causing major damage. Whether you need a roof replacement or general roofing repairs, Empire Roofing has the expertise to replace your roof properly and cost-effectively.

At Empire Roofing, we pride ourselves on quality craftsmanship, meticulous attention to detail, and exceptional customer service. Your satisfaction is 100% guaranteed. To learn more or request a quote for your home or commercial roof replacement in Bath, contact us today.