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Benson Roofing Services (BRS)

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Trusted Trader since 2015

Benson Roofing Services (BRS)
34 Broomhouse Street South
Edinburgh
EH11 3TW
07935 620 159

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Welcome to the online home of BRS Roofing Contractor.

Established 20 years ago with over 24 years of experience in roofing, we are a roofing services specialist offering a wide array of services from chimney building to repairs and maintenance.

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review stars review stars review stars review stars review stars   9th May 2022
Value of Products/Services or Work Performed: £5001 - £25,000
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Having been a customer of Wayne for over 10 years across multiple properties including a townhouse in the new town with a shared roof, a tenement in the north of the city with a shared roof and a period villa to the west of the city, we would never use or recommend anyone other than BRS. We cannot recommend Wayne highly enough for professionalism, timekeeping and honestly. More than anything is the quality of workmanship and we would trust him with the keys to our house.
As an example, in January this year the roof of our rental property, in a Victorian tenement, was blow off during a storm. Wayne attended the property immediately on request appreciating the urgency of the work required. He provided a competitive quote and undertook the work as an emergency to make the roof watertight. Wayne pulled out all the stops to protect our properties by ensuring the roof was made watertight without delay. He provided daily updates on progress as well as progress photos and information to allow homeowners to submit claims to their insurance companies and to feel confident that the repairs were being addressed as a matter of urgency to the highest standard of repair. A job completed within good time and to a great standard. We have recommended Wayne to friends who also continue to engage his services; I am sure glowing references to follow this.
review stars review stars review stars review stars review stars   11th November 2021
Value of Products/Services or Work Performed: £5001 - £25,000
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There is NO ONE else other than BRS we would trust or use for our roof issues. It would be 6 Star Rating if it was possible :-)

Having used Mr Benson for many years to both old (period) and new (build) properties. We have experienced EVERYTIME exceptional service and perfection in workmanship. It is a rarity to have a tradesman with both HONESTY and INTEGRITY. And such in depth expert knowledge in both specialist period and modern roofs.

We loved the fact that we were sent photo's at every stage of the job and kept up to date, even with the difficult sourcing of materials in covid times.... which indeed Mr Benson found solutions for.

Mr Benson is passionate about his profession and the preservation of old buildings, and been invaluable for giving us peace of mind. Our Roof has never looked better, but most of all the neighbours have commented on how friendly, efficient and professional Mr Benson and his team are (leaving the place immaculate after scaffolding etc)....... we would NEVER go anywhere else for our roof and can't recommend Mr Benson HIGHLY enough.
review stars review stars review stars review stars review stars   19th October 2021
Value of Products/Services or Work Performed: £5001 - £25,000
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Wayne replaced our roof. I am very happy with the job. He was efficient, professional and pleasant. I would recommend him and would his services again.

review stars review stars review stars review stars review stars   25th June 2021
Value of Products/Services or Work Performed: £1 - £1000
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Wayne turned up on time and done what he said he was going to do. Can’t fault him at all. Very helpful with sorting out materials and advising us.

review stars review stars review stars review stars review stars   7th October 2020
Value of Products/Services or Work Performed: £25,000+
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Excellent highly quality work , Wayne and his team replaced our entire roof . We could not be happier with the customer service, the workmanship and timely completion of the job.
I highly recommend this company for any roofing requirements .
review stars review stars review stars review stars review stars   17th July 2020
Value of Products/Services or Work Performed: £1001 - £5000
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I had my garage flat roof replaced
Wayne was very professional through the process from start to finish
Excellent job
review stars review stars review stars review stars review stars   8th July 2020
Value of Products/Services or Work Performed: £1 - £1000
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Remove slates to both small slate panels, re felt areas. Slate the slightly larger area with welsh slates. Over whole pitch area, with lead dressed ridge roll to firstly act as a water check kerb and also to act as a lead ridge for the adjoining panel. Renew lead ridge crown with new lead allowing for all bossing and welding .

This was a tricky area to repair and after numerous other roofers failing to rectify the problem over the last 10 years, Wayne of Benson Roofing has rectified the problem first time.

He was very prompt and professional in all aspects of the project .

I would not hesitate to recommend this company.
review stars review stars review stars review stars review stars   23rd January 2020
Value of Products/Services or Work Performed: £5001 - £25,000
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We couldn’t be happier with the work we had carried out by Bensons Roofing Services. His first estimation was thorough and easy to understand. When the scope of the job increased, he kept us up to date at all stages of the process. His work has been of the highest quality, and I would have absolutely no hesitation in using his services again. In a city where finding trustworthy tradespeople can be difficult, Wayne and the Bensons team have been exemplary.
review stars review stars review stars review stars review stars   24th September 2019
Value of Products/Services or Work Performed: £1001 - £5000
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Remedial work to dorma roofs and general roofing maintenance/repairs - the work was assessed and the recommendations clearly justified and quoted as committed. The work was scheduled with consideration for our availability and the workers were prompt and considerate in carrying out the work. Care was taken to make sure that all aspects of the roof were checked over and when some small additional tasks were identified they were discussed and the work done within the original quotation. We were left feeling confident that the job had been done by experts and that we could rely on the work done. We will be calling on BRS again to keep the roof in good condition.

review stars review stars review stars review stars review stars   4th September 2019
Value of Products/Services or Work Performed: £1 - £1000
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Great service provided by Wayne from Benson Roofing Services (BRS). Very quick and efficient repairs, clear estimates and reasonable prices. Will definitely use them again for any future repairs.
review stars review stars review stars review stars review stars   29th July 2019
Value of Products/Services or Work Performed: £1001 - £5000
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We needed some general maintenance work on our roof - repointing chimneys, hacking out and replacing a slew. Wayne came over and gave us a very reasonable estimate to complete the work, especially compared to the other quote we received. Wayne then arranged to start the work within a week. It was completed quickly and efficiently with no disruption to myself or my young baby. We would absolutely recommend him and shall certainly use him again.
review stars review stars review stars review stars review stars   19th May 2019
Value of Products/Services or Work Performed: £1 - £1000
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Our shared roof needed a range of repairs. Slipped slates, leaking gutters, ridge repairs over bay windows and lead flashing repair. Wayne explained clearly what needed to be done, he turned up on time and did all the work to a high standard and for a good price. He followed this up with an email to check all the work was sound. It’s great to find an honest professional who cares about doing the job correctly. I will use him again and am already recommending him to others.
review stars review stars review stars review stars review stars   10th May 2019
Value of Products/Services or Work Performed: £1001 - £5000
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We had a roof inspection (house and garage). We had repairs to roof, sofias, fascias, tiles and full work done on garage roof (flat roof).

I was really pleased with everything and would definitely recommend Mr Benson. He was all the things you look for in someone doing work to your home:
friendly;
trustworthy;
good advice;
good value;
highly skilled and knowledgeable;
hard working (got the job done really quickly with no mess);
able to give a certificated guarantee for the work done on the garage which is very reassuring and useful for when you come to sell your house.
review stars review stars review stars review stars review stars   3rd May 2019
Value of Products/Services or Work Performed: £1001 - £5000
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At last found someone who does things as they SHOULD be done
and uses the best quality materials!
Result: a perfect job - and a 20-year guarantee!
review stars review stars review stars review stars review stars   1st April 2019
Value of Products/Services or Work Performed: £1001 - £5000
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Fitting of zinc ridges to hips on main roof; repair of tiles on all elevations; replace entire extension roof.
Excellent, careful and considerate. Did exactly what he promised to do, timeously and to budget.
Would not hesitate to ask him to do future work.
review stars review stars review stars review stars review stars   19th October 2018
Value of Products/Services or Work Performed: £1 - £1000
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Excellent service provided to my elderly father. Carried out roof inspection & replaced broken/slipped tiles which had caused internal damage following heavy rain. I will definitely contact Wayne for future roofing repairs & advice.

review stars review stars review stars review stars review stars   4th October 2018
Value of Products/Services or Work Performed: £1 - £1000
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Very happy with the service performed. Bruce explained in advance what needed to be done and why. The cost was very reasonable and the work was carried out very professionally and efficiently.
As I was very happy with the work I arranged for him to review and carry out work on my daughter’s house.
Have arranged for an annual review to be carried out going forward.
review stars review stars review stars review stars review stars   24th September 2018
Value of Products/Services or Work Performed: £1 - £1000
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Easy to deal with, came when he said he would. Did the job efficiently and quickly. Exactly what we were looking for. Would recommend.
review stars review stars review stars review stars review stars   25th June 2018
Value of Products/Services or Work Performed: £1 - £1000
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The service that I received was prompt, efficient and effective. The problem with my guttering that had been unsuccessfully tackled by other Roofers was finally resolved.
review stars review stars review stars review stars review stars   20th November 2017
Value of Products/Services or Work Performed: £5001 - £25,000
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Wayne Benson and his team of roofers took on a difficult roofing job on our Victorian mid-terrace property which was damaged in the New year 2016 storm. First they came and did an emaergency repair very quickly and explained all he believed would need to be done. Because the property is owned by a charity, we needed to get insurance quotes and multiple bids. By the time all of that was in hand, the firm was completely busy with other storm victims. So we had to wait our turn. However the emergency repair held up for the necessary 3 months and the final repair was done quickly and efficiently and cleanly once they came.

I definitely recommend them.
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