Slate Re-Roof, Chorlton

The Pinnacle Roof and Build team continue their sterling reputation on a variety of roofing projects with a recent job in Chorlton that required a complete re-roof.

Upon evaluation of the job, several issues highlighted the scale of the task at hand. The existing roof needed a lot of attention as many aspects were in severely bad condition.


The first problem identified was that the loft insulation was almost completely non-existent. This made for a problem in retaining heat and no doubt was resulting in extremely expensive heating bills. When a loft is correctly insulated it can pay for itself many times over a 40-year lifespan. With this area non-existent for the most part, this home was losing money hand over fist in trying to remain warm.

When looking further into the project, our team discovered there was absolutely no felt and the slate nails had corroded completely and were causing the slates to no longer be in a fixed state to the batten, which caused some to slide down.

Roof felt installed under roof tiles or slates protects the roof space from exposure to wind, rain, and snow. Without felting, this roof was exposed to tile failure where leaking and damage would have a huge effect on the property.

The chimneys on the property were existing in extremely bad condition, with the back chimney requiring a complete rebuild and the front chimney requiring a repoint and flaunch.

The Work

This project required the maximum amount of protective measures in safe working platforms. Our team assembled scaffolds around the working areas to protect them.

Whilst the roof slates were requiring removal, it was conducted carefully to keep them all in good condition. The team then set out insulating the loft, laying breathable felt, battening up in 2×1 quality treated and graded battens before refurbishing the chimneys.

After the existing slates had been laid, the missing slates were then replaced with quality reclaimed welsh slates. The lead in the rear valley was changed along with valley boards after they were discovered to be rotten after the lead had split causing leaks.

The Pinnacle Roof and Build team comprised 3 members working within a one-week turnaround to complete this re-roof.

For re-roofing projects for your home or business, or if you’re looking for pitched roof installation, a flat roof specialist, or a Manchester roofing company, contact the team at Pinnacle Roof and Build today – your go to roofing company


Working in a high pressure law firm means we often don’t have time to turn our attention to the things that need doing to the building we work in.

Since we occupied our Cheadle offices back in 2017, we have have always had and issue with the flat roof at the back. Any time we have tried to resolve it, we have either been met with unreliable workmen, or extortionate quotes.

Once Brad joined BNI – and after hearing about all the fantastic work he had done for fellow members – we decided to call him in to quote. After attending the offices and providing a very reasonable and detailed quotation, we instructed Pinnacle Roof and Build to replace the flat roof at the office.

Brad and his team always turned up on the days and times stipulated – and if there was ever a change in the schedule, Brad would always let me know in advance.

It wasn’t the easiest of jobs, and Brad and his team were met with a lot of challenges – but despite this, the invoice at the end did not exceed the initial quote, and the works were still completed in time.

All in all, Pinnacle Roof and Build provided a first class service. They went above and beyond to ensure customer satisfaction, and I would not hesitate to recommend them to family, friends, and business associates.

Zara Reaz | Betesh Middleton – Cheadle

Alex and his team were professional throughout. They arrived on time, delivered the job with no hiccups and completed the job on the day they said they would.
Overall impressed with the work and the workmanship.

J Morris – Woodley.

We first reached out to pinnacle when our roof was leaking last winter which they temporarily repaired.
We then had them back in the spring to re-roof our entire house. Great work lads.

P Bolton – Woodley.

Very high standard of work, gave great advice and provided a second to none service!
Will be using again!

B Council – New Mills.

We decided to use pinnacle roof and build because I thought Brad was very easy to deal with and very knowledgeable about the work we needed doing.
Great company, great set of lads

S Myers – Gee Cross.


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