Loft issue imporperly installed sarking felt

Had a homebuyers survey and this was urgent
Part of the roof void has been covered with what appears to be a non-breathable sarking felt. This has been improperly installed over the top of the timber battens, allowing and moisture caught by the felt to penetrate the timber causing rot.

Is this a big issue and what is the potential cost. 3 bed house

Asked by Celyth on 15th May 2024
Expert Trade Answers
"I would suggest a re roof using breathable felt and batterns and just resuse the existing tiles and replace any broken ones"
Answered on 16th May 2024 - Member since Feb 2024 - report
"If it was mine I'd probably bite the bullet and strip it all off, typical three bed semi in West mids I re roof for 7.5k Inc tiles, scaff, premium grade breathable, fascias soffits and twenty year guarantee."
Answered on 22nd May 2024 - Member since May 2024 - report
"Depends if needs a new roof structure ar only reinforcement an average from 4000 to 7000 labour and materials"
Answered on 28th May 2024 - Member since May 2024 - report
"Yes it is u would likely have to redo that part of the roof because moisture can't escape and water may soak into exterior walls"
Answered on 15th May 2024 - Member since Jan 2024 - report
"yes this a problem eventually the felt will rot and the water will get in to your loft space and cause more damage"
Answered on 4th Jun 2024 - Member since Feb 2017 - report
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