Business Profile: Clogher Valley Guttering

Contact: Stephen McKenna
Business: Clogher Valley Guttering
T: 078 13957568

Business Profile: Clogher Valley Guttering

Can you describe your business?

Clogher Valley Guttering provides its customers with a wide range of roofing and roofline products and services, some of which include uPVC fascia and soffits, tile and slate trim and seamless and cast guttering.

Why did you start your own business?

I always wanted to have my own business, even before I knew what the business would be. Having worked within the construction industry, an opportunity arose and I grabbed the chance to start my own company and build something that I could be proud of.

What are the best things about running your own business?

The best things about running a business for me, is the flexibility of being able to manage my own time and the satisfaction of seeing a project through that meets with the quality standards that I set.

What are the main challenges facing the business?

The main challenges would be the change in economic climate which alters the way any small businesses operates, especially within the construction Industry.

What advice would you give to someone starting a business?

If you have the passion to start your own business, don’t let anyone put you off going for it. Seek advice from professionals on the areas of business that you are not familiar with and be prepared to take the good with the bad.

Can you describe your experience of running a business in three words or less?

Challenging, strenuous, rewarding.