Replacing lead flashings around a chimney stack

  Chimneys are notorious for leaking and usually the problem is poorly installed or defective flashings. It is fairly easy to spot of you have missing or split lead flashings by having a look in your loft. If you can see daylight or signs of damp around the chimney breast then this is a good indication that the flashings are failing. (more…)

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Cleaning out the gutters on your house

Your gutters play a crucial part in directing the rain water away from your home. One of the problems with guttering is that leaves and other debris can cause them to clog over time therefore it is wise to have your gutters cleaned at least twice a year. Leaves, twigs and even broken tiles or slates will cause them to clog. When too much debris builds up in the gutter it causes the rainwater to build up and overflow causing serious damp problems in your home. (more…)

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Chimney Stack Repair or Rebuild?

Does my chimney stack need repairing or rebuilding? Even if the brickwork on your house is in good condition you should inspect your chimney stack for signs of wear. The mortar pointing in-between the brickwork on your chimney stack can begin to crumble and crack over time because of the constant weather exposure. Rain, wind, snow, frost and even the sun all play a part in the health of your chimney! Worn mortar joints open areas between the bricks and allow moisture to get into the chimney, this leads to the possibility of chimney collapse and expensive chimney repairs. ...

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Gutter cleaning services

Your gutters play a crucial part in directing the rain water away from your home. One of the problems with guttering is that leaves and other debris can cause them to clog over time therefore it is wise to have your gutters cleaned at least twice a year. Leaves, twigs and even broken tiles or slates will cause them to clog. When too much debris builds up in the gutter it causes the rainwater to build up and overflow causing serious damp problems in your home. (more…)

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Nottingham & Derby Building and Roofing Services

  Lee Jones Building and Roofing Contractors are one of the most established builders in Nottingham and one of the best Nottingham roofers in the area. With over 40 years of experience serving the communities of both Nottingham and Derby, this has helped us to establish a reputation of exceptional craftsmanship, Trust and value for money. (more…)

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Gutter Repairs

The guttering around your house is probably one of the last things you think about.  Gutters and downpipes aren't very exciting. Probably you will never even notice yours until something goes wrong and they start leaking or fail altogether. Then it's the wrong kind of excitement. (more…)

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Brickwork Repairs and Repointing Brickwork

There is no denying the fact that the job of brickwork repointing needs some truly exceptional skills in order to be performed perfectly. In the hands of unskilled professionals, the task of repointing can lead to an unsightly mess that can be difficult to put right. This is precisely the reason why you should spend some time in searching for the best building contractors for any type of brickwork repairs. Let’s have a look at the various aspects of brickwork repointing, and how you can find the best Brickwork repair services. (more…)

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Flat roof maintenance

Flat roofs have always had a bad reputation for being leaky and cost a lot to maintain. Repairing a flat roof doesn’t have to be expensive. Depending on the location and severity of the problem flat roof maintenance and flat roof repairs can be taken on by the competent DIY enthusiast. Advancements in flat roof materials and installation methods have improved drastically over the years and a long trouble free life can be expected from a new flat roof. Flat roof maintenance should be carried out at least twice a year before any unexpected problems occur. (more…)

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Autumn Home And Property Maintenance

Cold and wet weather months are now creeping up on us, Just as we were starting to enjoy a few weeks of great weather its not going to be long before we hit winter again. There are a quite a few important maintenance jobs that need to be done this autumn. (more…)

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Building Regulations: What Are They and Why Do You Need Them?

  If you wish to self-build your home or perform any type of remodelling to your home, you must get permission from the local council regarding building regulations. These regulations or guidelines are primarily devised to make sure that all building work is carried out in the best possible way. (more…)

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