About Steve O'Grady

Alongside his dad Peter O'Grady, Steve runs Renown Roofing and maintains the website.

Gutter Cleaning

Don't let your guttering get like this. The gutters are an integral part of your roof and it's vital that they're kept cleaned and maintained. Neglect can lead to costly problems. Renown can clean, repair or replace guttering to keep things flowing smoothly http://www.renownroofingmanchester.co.uk/guttering-and-fascias/

By |2018-03-02T11:22:46+00:00March 2nd, 2018|Roof Maintenance|0 Comments

Chimney Cowls

This unused chimney stack was causing an internal damp issue. We have dropped the disused tv aerial, cleaned off the chimney top and re-skimmed in sound sand and cement. A 'pepperpot' cowl has then been fitted to prevent rainwater penetrating but maintaining ventilation. We would recommend this work being carried out to all disused chimney [...]

By |2018-03-02T11:24:24+00:00February 16th, 2018|Roof Maintenance|1 Comment

Roof Repairs In Sale

Here we're carrying out repairs to slipped slates. On old slate roofs such as this the nails holding the slates corrode causing the slate to slide away. This is known as 'nail fatigue' To carry out an effective repair slates must be re-secured using a lead tab (see pics) but as the level of this [...]

By |2018-03-02T11:24:37+00:00February 8th, 2018|Roof Repairs|0 Comments

Roofing Terminology Explained

Roofing Terminology Explained Soffits, valleys, eaves, hips, flashing… Roofing terminology is full of words and phrases that well, let’s be honest, make little sense to anyone but us roofers. It doesn’t have to be like this though. Having a good grasp of roofing terminology has two major benefits: When your roof needs attention it helps [...]

By |2016-03-19T10:49:30+00:00March 19th, 2016|Roof Terminology|0 Comments

Know Your Roof – The Roof Valley

Like any other trade or profession roofers use names and terminology that can mean nothing to the average householder.  We have decided to put together some short articles that will clearly explain what areas and parts of your roof these names refer to. The Roof Valley Explained The Roof Valley In this first article [...]

By |2017-03-09T10:50:35+00:00February 2nd, 2016|Roof Terminology|0 Comments

Winter Roof Preparations

Hey Everybody ! Steve O’Grady of Renown Roofing. I’m Steve from Renown Roofing Manchester and this is my debut blog on our new website. Considering the time of year, thought I’d first talk about some checks and preparations you may consider making to your roof that will make it ready for [...]

By |2017-03-09T10:50:35+00:00November 3rd, 2015|Roof Maintenance|0 Comments

Re-Roofing at Godfrey Ermen School Manchester

We recently carried out the removal of a defunct dormer window at Godfrey Ermen School in Manchester. This was a tricky job carried out over the course of a week with some difficult access and some seriously heavy flash downpours to deal with! So, her is a quick synopsis of the job with the repair [...]

By |2017-03-09T10:50:35+00:00September 10th, 2015|Roof Repairs|0 Comments