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Discussion in 'Roofing and Guttering' started by richardrich79, 4 Aug 2016.

  1. richardrich79

    richardrich79

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    I would like a chimney cowl installed on one of my chimney pots.The house is a 2 stort terraced house, the roof is in excellent condition as are the chimney pots.
    The type of cowl I want to have fitted are http://www.ebay.co.uk/itm/MAD-Spinner-Chimney-Cowl-Stainless-Steel-/141849629722.
    I had a similar job done about 25 years ago and the guy just used a roof ladder( it was a cash in hand job)
    Question do the 'rules' decree the days a roof ladders are over?
    I anticipate having to fork out for scaffolding will make the job affordable unless I diy which is not impossible but being disabled it take me a effing long time to even get up the ladder (1 leg doesn't work).
    Can anyone give me an idea of cost please?
     
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    Every job is individual, and can be risk-assessed to determine if access by scaffold is required, or if a ladder is suitable. There are no rules that require one method over another.

    Get quotes for your costs - but ensure that quotes are like for like for comparison.
     
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    £450....ish.
     
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    Thanks guys
     
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    For a couple hours work on a ladder??
     
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    No. For a chimney scaffold.

     
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    Scaffolding for one little chimney cowl would be overkill. If you can't find someone to do it on a ladder, hire a cherry picker (£100 one day).
     
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