Buying A New Roof

Buying a New Roof A new roof is a big investment costing thousands of pounds and therefore care needs to be taken when making decisions pertaining to this. It is important to know how to get a quality roof system at an affordable price from professional roofing contractors such as Lee Jones. In most cases, you only realize you need a new roof when you discover leaks or serious damages. From inside the house, peeling paint, peeling wallpapers and discolored plasterboards could indicate a problem with the roof. (more…)

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Nottingham & Derby Building and Roofing Contractors

For nearly 40 years the people of Shipley in Derbyshire, and the surrounding areas in Derby & Nottingham have trusted Lee Jones Building and Roofing contractors to meet their construction, renovation and repair needs. A small family run business, Lee Jones, a father and son team, knows that quality repairs and maintenance are important to your family’s enjoyment of their home. Contact Us. or Phone: 07778 280485  

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5 Signs You Might Need A New Roof

Tips to help decide if you need a new roof
Every homeowner worries about the structural quality of their roof. It shoulders the burden of winds and rain and keeps the home watertight. Any damage to the roof can lead to costly repairs, so it’s important to spot any problems early. The sooner you catch roof damage, the faster you can act. (more…)

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Finding a reputable Roofer in Nottingham & Derby

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Here in the UK, it’s probably safe to say that we’re not renowned for having the calmest and most reliable of weather. We’re an exposed island nation and our weather often reflects as much. During the summer the weather is often hit and miss, but it’s during the Autumn and the Winter seasons when we often find ourselves taking a real battering. For the last few years we’ve experienced extreme weather in some way or another that ultimately ended up costing us money. We’ve had extreme freezes which lasted for weeks and dumped several feet of snow and more ...

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Replacement Cast Iron Guttering & Downpipes

Alternatives to cast iron guttering
I have a number of regular customers who take a great deal of pride in their homes and like to keep as many original features as possible. One of the least interesting things about your home is probably your guttering and downpipes however they play a very important part in your house whether you think they are pretty or not! Many houses still have the original cast iron guttering but over time it can become badly corroded and dangerous. It can be very expensive replacing it for new cast iron or trying to repair it. (more…)

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The Process Of Installing A New Roof

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There are many things to consider when deciding if you need a new roof but one of the main things to consider is that a new roof will add a lot of value to your home if you decide to sell. Not only will it make your house look more attractive it will more importantly shield you from all types of weather while you are living in it. It is a hard decision to make as many people do not like to spend money on things they don’t necessarily see when they are in their home. Most people will only notice their roof when it is leaking. (more…)

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Things To Consider When Deciding If You Need A New Roof

How often do you actually look at your roof? Most of you you run in and out of the house off to work and back again, taking and bringing home the kids, and glance up at your roof when the weather looks dodgy or have seen some sort of rare bird on your chimney! Taking the time to inspect your roof and keep it in good working order is one of the most important jobs for the home owner. Making your roof watertight by fixing leaks before they happen will keep your roof in good condition and keep the inside of your home, and you dry! (more…)

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Help! My Roof Is Leaking!

A lot of the time roof leaks are caused by common problems such as a missing or broken tile, split lead flashings or bad workmanship. There are times when roof leaks only occur in very heavy rain or when its blowing in a certain direction. One of the reasons why I love my job so much is because it sometimes involves a little detective work and the cause is not always what you think it would be... (more…)

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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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