Tag: winter

Winter-proofing Your Guttering

As the mercury dips and winter takes hold, it’s time to turn our attention to an often overlooked aspect of home maintenance – winter-proofing our roof guttering. At Kennings.co.uk, we appreciate the unique challenges posed by the cold season, and we’re here to guide you through the essential steps to ensure your gutters are winter-ready.

First and foremost, clear any obstructions from your gutters. Autumn leaves, twigs, and other debris can cause blockages, impeding the free flow of rainwater or melting snow. A blocked gutter in the winter can lead to water freezing within it, causing potential cracks and damage.

Next, consider installing a gutter guard. These devices help to keep out larger debris, reducing the need for frequent cleanings. They’re particularly useful in the winter months when harsh weather conditions can make gutter maintenance more difficult.

Finally, it’s worth considering the installation of heat tape along your gutters and downpipes. This can be a game-changer in preventing ice dams from forming. By maintaining a slightly above freezing temperature, heat tapes can ensure water keeps flowing instead of freezing and causing damage.

At Kennings.co.uk, we offer a range of guttering solutions and winter-proofing products designed to withstand the harsh British winter. Visit our website www.kennings.co.uk to explore our range and equip yourself for winter. Remember, timely upkeep could save you a significant amount in avoidable repairs. #WinterProofing #KenningsUK ❄️🏠🛠️

The waterproof roofing you need this winter

Winter weather can be harsh on roofing and you may not even consider protecting your outbuildings. However, onduline sheets are the ideal waterproof solution to property damage, leaks and protection against UV damage you need!

Onduline sheets are waterproof roofing that comes in a variety of colours and are extremely durable, lightweight and can be used for a wide variety of applications including agricultural, industrial, light domestic and environmental projects.

Are you concerned about your carbon footprint? Onduline sheets utilise a base board produced from recycled cellulose fibres, so they are great for the environment and your home! Their environmentally friendly colours are produced from a colour pigment and resin process which provide unique retention that guarantees no fading.

Onduline sheet colours

Are onduline sheets right for you?

As we all know British weather can be very unpredictable, but onduline sheets are the ideal durable waterproof roofing come rain or shine. Not only that, but they are easy to install without professional help at home, we all love a DIY project!

Here are just some of the amazing features:

  • 15 year warranty
  • Easy to cut, shape and fix
  • Excellent colour retention properties
  • Does not rust, rot or become brittle
  • Available in 4 environmentally sensitive colours

Find these shades and more at Kenning’s building supplies

We also offer plenty of support and expert advice for most garden projects, just pick up the phone or visit any of our 3 sites located in Goole & Gilberdyke.

At Kenning’s you can not only expect a good deal but also:

Superfast FREE local delivery on most orders *

Handy FREE installation guides (and even instructional videos!)

Incredible prices on composite decking (and frequent big discounts!)

*Free delivery applies to most of the East Riding, but some areas may incur a charge. minimum charge applies, contact us for more details.

**Prices all correct at time of writing