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The Importance of Choosing a Reputable Roofer

Pitched & Flat Roofs in Sheffield

As one of the most important aspects of any home in the Sheffield area, roofs need to be regularly inspected and maintained. Not only does a healthy roof protect the overall structure and everything inside, it also has a huge effect on the exterior aesthetics. In order to keep pitched and flat roofs, including features such as lead flashing and fascias, soffits and guttering, in optimal condition, property owners need to choose a reputable, professional roofing company to carry out fairly priced, high-quality work.

When it comes to any roofing service, from flat roof repairs to complete re-roofing, we recognise that homeowners often approach the task of choosing a roofer with dread. Knowing full well how badly a project can unfold in the wrong hands, we fully sympathise.

In order to find the ideal roofing company to install pitched or flat roofs, or to perform any kind of roof repairs, in Sheffield, we have listed some key steps to take below.

Choosing a Reliable Roofer

1. Try to Assess the Damage Yourself First

In order to avoid a roofing company that exaggerates problems for additional services, we always recommend trying to gauge the situation yourself if it remains safe to do so. At the very least, this allows you to get a basic grasp of what might be wrong, be it loose lead flashing, cracked soffits or more. If a roofing company then outlines a completely different set of issues, you can rightfully doubt their honesty.

Here at BPR Roofing Services, we only recommend pitched and flat roof repairs that truly need to be taken care of. In fact, we feel so strongly about honesty that we even show our customers in Sheffield the damage themselves, as long as we can guarantee safety.

2. Check Credentials

Whether you’re checking options for new flat roofs, or you have roof repairs that involve work on lead flashing and fascias, soffits and guttering, it remains vital that you check the credentials of the company at hand before committing. Ensuring that they have membership with trade associations and full insurance coverage offers additional peace of mind.

The team BPR Roofing Services takes great pride in our own credentials, and never hesitates to prove them when asked. To date, we have become a Which Trusted Trader, a member of the NFRC and hold approval from the TrustMark scheme.

3. Ask About Experience

It makes sense to choose a roofer that has extensive experience in the job that you need completing, so don’t be afraid to ask. Jobs involving flat roofs, lead flashing and soffits, fascias and guttering require specialist skills in order to achieve the best possible results. What’s more, even specific pitched and flat roof repairs need an extensive depth of knowledge due to their wide range of possibilities.

If you press on with an inexperienced choice, you run the risk of disastrous results. In most cases, this requires repeat pitched or flat roof repairs to rectify the damage, meaning the first attempt was a waste of time and money.

If you’re a homeowner in Sheffield in need of any roofing services, from new fascias and soffits to emergency roof repairs, call 01226 709 233 or 01226 661090.