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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…

Is Your Home Summer Proof?

Whilst we may all think winter is the worst time of the year for our houses and roofs, with snow, hail, frost, heavy rainfall and wind to contend with, it may be surprising to hear that summer comes with its own set of problems. Moss can be an issue for our roofs as over the summer there can be significant growth, causing large areas of moss to form. Whilst looking unsightly, this can be a problem over time as moss…

Roofing: The power of prevention

“We all need a roof over our heads” is a quote we all know and aspire to achieve. In fact food, water and a roof over our heads are three of the basic human rights we should all be entitled to. For many of us, we take our roofs for granted without much thought into their condition or appearance. We do not pay much attention to this fundamental part once we are inside our homes but poor maintenance to this…

Has Your Property Been Damaged?

Property damage can be an inconvenience at the best of times. Whether it be natural disasters such as storms and floods, a fire or criminal damage, homes can be victims to unsightly damages at times you least expect it. Your first point of call will most likely be your insurer, who can tell you what you are covered for and how much you are owed. After this, we can arrange for your property to be surveyed and gather a comprehensive report…

Are You Ready For the April Showers?

It’s nearly April and unfortunately, that means we’re expecting even more rain than usual. Heavy rain can cause problems with roofs that are broken or worn and in need of refurbishment. From ongoing leaks to missing tiles, it’s important to make sure your roof is prepared for the dreaded April Showers.…

Is It Time For A Refurbishment?

We’re over a month into the New Year and for many of us, our New Year’s resolutions have either become second nature or been forgotten about. With the New Year still fresh, it’s the perfect time for a new start and to invest in a building refurbishment. Whether it’s a residential, commercial or business project, a building refurbishment is proven to add value to your property. Updating building structures, floors, walls and roofs will not only make the building more…

Stay Warm this Winter

Don’t be stuck in the cold this winter, Burngreave Building Company can help! When it’s freezing outside, which it certainly is at the minute, we all dream of getting home and into our warm houses after a long hard day. But imagine getting home and the boiler has broke, the heating doesn’t work and there’s no hot water… Burngreave Building Company are unfortunately very familiar with these situations but with all these cases comes years of experience in repairs! Our…