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Building a roof over your house

There are several reasons why a roof is very practical. Not only making a terrace roof, but also a veranda or another roof on the house can bring many advantages. For example, it is possible to sit outside when it is raining, but it is still very warm outside. This makes it possible to sit outside more often and enjoy the nice weather. This article goes into more detail about what installing a patio cover and a veranda involves and what the costs are.

Build your own shelter or hire one out

It is possible to install a patio roof yourself or to outsource it to a specialist. This is advisable if you have little experience in installing a gazebo at home or if you are not very handy. In addition, it may take less time to finish the roofing. It is also advantageous that it takes less effort. Although it may cost more money to have the roofing done by a company or professional, it can save you a lot of time and effort. You'll be able to enjoy your gazebo or veranda even faster.

Why build a roof

When you build a roof, you create a place with a nice shadow. This can be very pleasant in the summer when you want to get out of the sun. It can also be useful during the year when you want to keep your garden furniture outside. This saves you the trouble of having to move the furniture inside and you don't have to find a suitable place to store it. If you want to install a gazebo or veranda in a proper way that fits your house accurately, it is wise to let a professional do the job. A professional has the knowledge and experience to do the job and may be able to advise you on the material to be used and the size. Below, we will elaborate on what the possible costs may be when it comes to outsourcing this job.

The costs of making a patio roof

It is important to take a number of factors into account when installing a gazebo. Think of the difference between prefab and custom made. Prefabricated means that there is a ready-made covering to be installed. Factors such as the size and the material used also play a major role in the installation of a roof. The costs of a patio roof vary widely. The average patio roof costs approximately 6,000 euros. But a more extensive version of a patio covering can cost around 10,000 euros. These prices for installing a patio roof are only an estimate. They are based on things like the average prices a professional charges for the job, the VAT that is included and the installation costs that are added. Please note that prices may vary between different tradesmen and companies and that the costs listed below are only an estimate of the average cost of installing a roof.

What is the cost of installing a patio cover?

There are many factors involved in installing a patio cover at home, so the costs below are only an indication of the cost.

Different types of patio covers and their prices:
Type of patio cover Cost
Custom-made terrace roofing 3.000,- to 10.000,-
Prefabricated terrace roofing 700,- to 3000,-

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