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Building Work for Your Home Insurance Claim

  Burngreave now works with local insurance companies to carry out the repair work required to your home as part of your insurance claim. Insurance claims can be a stressful and daunting issue to handle. We’ve recognised this and now offer our services to partner with major insurance companies as part of an approved company. This allows us to carry out building work from full refurbishments, maintenance and repair work as part of your claim. With winter setting in, it’s…

Everything You Need to Know About Flat Roof Replacement

  If you are worried about your flat roof, and think it’s in need or repair or replacement, here is a rundown of everything you need to know and who to contact. It’s perfectly natural that over a spell of time your roof will become damaged. Roofs are designed to take a beating from the elements of nature and protect your home. However, if not monitored and looked after, it could eventually spell trouble for your home and its contents;…

How Much Will it Cost to Repair My Roof?

  Whether you are in need of an emergency roof repair or your home just needs a check-up, you’ll want to know you’re getting the best service for your money possible… But how much does the usual roof repair job cost? When in search of a roofing contractor in Sheffield to carry out general repair work on your roof, or something more specific and targeted – such as chimney or gutter repair, you’re going to want to know how much…

When Should You Call for a Plumber?

  If you’re not the most DIY savvy and struggle with the maintenance and upkeep of your house or property – be it the plumbing, the heating, or any other utility, you may need to ask for some professional help. But at what time should you ask for it? Household appliances and utilities like many things, require maintenance, a watchful eye, and check-ups. Your pipes and waterworks are no different. Ensure the source of your clean and hot water around…

What is a Gas Safety Check (and Do I Need One)?

  Burngreave Building Company offer gas safety checks to Sheffield and South Yorkshire, making sure every property is up to code. Here, we break down what they are, why you need one, and how to go about getting a gas safety check. In the colder months of the year, you use your boiler and gas supply more than ever – eventually, your boiler can begin to break down or malfunction either due to constant strain of use or casual wear…

How to Clean Your Gutters

Cleaning your gutter can be a laborious task – but maintenance is needed to ensure they remain healthy and functioning. Should you neglect cleaning, you could face damage to your property, more than you realise, costing you a fair amount of money to resolve. Over time, gutters can become clogged with leaves, twigs, and other debris from the natural world – as well as water. This could lead to damaged or erosion resulting in bad smells, but even worse, flooding…

Does My Chimney Need Repairing?

Chimneys are a fine addition to any home and add character – however in order to remain prestigious they require maintenance and looking after. Here is a list of several common signs to indicate that you need to tend to repairs to ensure longevity and safety. Repairing a chimney can be quite a complex job, and not a skill many people carry around in their proverbial DIY belt. When the time comes, the safest option is to contact a local…

Has Your Roof Survived the Beast from the East?

March saw some unique weather hit Sheffield which could have affected the structure or stability of your roof. How is your property holding up in the aftermath of the Beast from the East? As a result of Britain’s latest unexpected storm, residential properties could be at risk; from storm and wind damage wearing away at the edges of your roof, to water damage causing distress to the integrity and insides. All of these act as reminders that weather can harm…

Hire Local, Hire Sheffield

There are a number of reasons why when you need work completing on your building project the first port of call should be a reputable, trusted contractor. We advise you to always choose a company who is well established and has a reputation for a great standard of service. By working with a local Building & Roofing Contractor in Sheffield, you’re investing in your community at the same time as improving and your home. Here at Burngreave Building Company, our experience and…

How Wind Impacts Your Roof

Fence panels are laying flat in gardens and wheelie bins have been uplifted from the side of the road and thrown down, their contents left littering your street. The evidence of a windy night is evident but have you considered the impact it might have had on your property? Damage can be costly to repair. Your first line of defence is a well-constructed roof, installed to withstand the elements. If repairs are needed this can also be an opportunity for…