SIS Constuction - News

News from SIS Construction, builders in West Berkshire

Chartered Institute of Building

February 24th, 2014

The Chartered Institute of Building (CIOB) is the largest and most influential professional body for construction management and leadership in the world.  It has a Royal Charter to promote the science and practice of building and construction for the benefit of society, which it has been doing since 1834. Its members work around the world […]

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Water Ingress into Conservatory

January 22nd, 2014

SIS Construction recently resolved a problem for some clients who had water leaking into their conservatory. The conservatory and an extension had been built onto the main house over 10 years ago.  The problem was that water leaked into the conservatory whenever there was a heavy rainstorm.  In addition, water was overflowing from a drainpipe […]

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Safety & Security with SIS Construction

September 25th, 2013

At SIS Construction we pride ourselves on our professionalism.  Through our NHBC guarantee work we are well aware of the problems that other builders can cause through their lack of professionalism.  Here are some of the measures we take to ensure the safety and security of our work. Before we start any job a comprehensive […]

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Fire & Flood Restoration

August 12th, 2013

SIS Construction Ltd, being a main contractor and employing all trades, are retained by a network of insurance companies to restore buildings that have been damaged by fire or flood.  We mainly deal with residential properties but can, of course, restore commercial or public sector buildings. Fire Restoration In the unfortunate event of a fire […]

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A Little More About Us

August 1st, 2013

SIS Construction is a family owned and run building company based near Newbury in West Berkshire. We are an “A” rated contractor for the NHBC (National House Building Council) for whom we have worked for over 25 years as one of their remedial works contractors.  Basically, we put right what other builders have got wrong […]

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NHBC Work

May 29th, 2013

Another area of SIS Construction’s work is correcting building faults (of other builders we hasten to add) under the NHBC guarantee scheme. One recent job was to move an internal boiler to external wall in a house in Southampton.  The pipe work was condensing and didn’t comply with building regulations.  This problem had been identified […]

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St Mary’s Church Restoration

May 16th, 2013

SIS Construction Ltd, has been involved in the building and restoration works at St Mary’s Church in Great Shefford, Berkshire (this is the village where the company is based).  This work has included restoration of the church bells along with associated building work such as assisting and carrying out works to accommodate the restored bells as well […]

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Driveway Construction

May 7th, 2013

SIS Construction recently constructed an 80sq m block paved driveway for a customer in Windsor.  Upon starting the work we established that the rainwater down pipes from the property and the garage as well as water from the ACO drainage grid in front of the garage did not drain into a soak away.  This caused […]

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Insurance Work

April 24th, 2013

One of SIS Construction’s specialities is undertaking work to conduct repairs, renovations and redecoration for insurance claims. Our work will often cover assessment of the damage and reinstatement of the property to its pre-loss condition.  In some cases we will have to do urgent initial work to make the property safe. A significant part of […]

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SIS Construction Provides Plumbing & Heating Services

February 17th, 2013

SIS Construction of Hungerford in West Berkshire have now established our own plumbing and heating team.  Previously, we had outsourced these services to external contractors.  However, due to increasing demand we decided to employ our own plumbing and heating engineers in order to provide an even greater breadth of construction services.  Of course, our engineers […]

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