7 tips for finding a reliable builder

Wednesday, August 4th, 2021

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Finding a reliable builder can be tricky – a simple web search for ‘house builders near me’ is likely to overwhelm you with options, and how do you sort the good from the bad? Thousands of pounds are handed over to rogue traders every day. So, to secure your investment, it’s vital you pick a […]

How much will a conservatory roof replacement cost in 2021?

Tuesday, May 18th, 2021

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If you have a conservatory with a polycarbonate or glass roof, then you’ll know how frustrating it is to see this space being wasted when it’s too cold, or hot, to use. Replacing the roof with a solid, tiled alternative will not only give you back a part of your home, but it could save […]

Is it better to move house or extend in 2021?

Thursday, April 29th, 2021

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After more than a year of uncertainty, few of us would have predicted a boom in the housing market, yet that’s exactly what we’re seeing right now. According to Rightmove, house sales in March 2021 were the highest they’ve been in a decade and buyers are flocking to the property website. Spending more time at […]

Builders – how to spot the good, the bad, and the ugly

Wednesday, March 31st, 2021

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Have you got renovation plans for your home? Are you considering an extension, or a basement conversion? But you don’t know where to start or how to find a builder for your project. Our new customers tell us all the time how daunting it can be to find builders you know you can trust. So, […]

Why Total Trades bring you the best in flat roof construction systems

Thursday, March 4th, 2021

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In the past, flat roofs were often considered the most unreliable and unpredictable of all roofing styles. Not even considered an option for many homeowners because of the ‘bad press.’ But we are happy to say that has all changed! In fact, our flat roof construction systems are more popular than ever with our customers […]

Keeping Doncaster Rooflines Watertight

Thursday, January 28th, 2021

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Are your soffits starting to look worn? Are your box ends and bargeboards looking weather beaten? Then it’s time to call in the experts to assess the roofline services you may require. Roofs are often taken for granted. They protect our homes from wind, rain and all the elements of the British weather. They are […]

Protect Your Home and Your Health with Damp Proofing Services

Wednesday, December 16th, 2020

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Have you noticed a musty smell in your house? Is your wallpaper starting to bubble or peel? Are you living in a property that’s older than you? Then you may need to check your damp proofing. Damp, of any sort, is one of the most frequent problems encountered by homeowners in the UK. And as […]

A General Overview of Our Construction Services

Friday, November 27th, 2020

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Total Trades has been offering general construction and specialist services in and around the Doncaster area now for over twenty years. We are a family run business, and we know that reputation is everything in the building industry. That’s why every single property we work on, we treat with the same respect as we would […]