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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…

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…

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…