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How to Clean Your Gutters

Cleaning your gutter can be a laborious task – but maintenance is needed to ensure your gutters remain healthy and functioning. Should you neglect cleaning your gutters, 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 form the natural world – as well as water mixing with debris. This could lead to damaged or eroded gutters resulting…

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…

Winter is here – how is your roof holding up?

Winter is fully upon us! For most that will mean getting into the festive spirit. You might even be hanging up the Christmas lights around your roof so why not take the opportunity to check your roof is surviving winter?  It pays not to forget about the roof over your head, especially through the colder months as it is more susceptible to adverse weather conditions. Proactive observation, care and liaison with an expert could help save money long term that should be going…

Do you know the type of roof over your head?

It might not be as obvious as you’d think. We get many customers call up, often in a fluster because of damage to their roof and the need for an emergency roofing contractor but when we ask the type of roof they have, the line goes quiet. You wouldn’t be alone in not knowing the type of roof that sits upon your house so we’ve taken the time to give you a quick run down. Knowing the type of roof…

Autumn – Is my Roof Safe?

Welcome to autumn. The ever short British summer time is sneaking off for another year & the leaves are starting to turn brown. Whilst winter is well on its way we have autumn to deal with first and the threat these months make to you roof!…

Look out for the Signs of a Suffering Roof

All homes are dependent on the roof and over time they can become to show signs or being tired and worn.It’s an unfortunate fact of life that over time, roofs can easily become damaged.  So how do you go about maintaining and repairing roofing? What are the tell-tale signs to look out for? As we regularly work on roofing of all types across Sheffield and South Yorkshire, we have listed below a few steps and things to look out for…

What Is Ventilation and Why Is It so Important?

Ventilation is the provision of fresh air into a room or building and the removal of stale air. This can be by natural ventilation via building openings such as windows or doors or by mechanical ventilation via air conditioning or extractor fans. Keeping your property and roof ventilated is incredibly important in maintaining the health and longevity of your building or home. Poor ventilation can create a whole host of problems which left unaddressed can result in much bigger and…