Bargeboards: A Brief History

March 26, 2013 10:50 am Published by

Bargeboards are a sometimes overlooked possible addition when thinking about the protection and styling of your home. There are many different styles and colours that can be used when installing or replacing your Bargeboards that will add to the look and feel of your home while protecting the roof from nature’s harmful elements. In years gone by the raw ends of the roof framing rafters were covered with a continuous wooden plank which ran from the ridge under the roof down to the bottom – this was named the Bargeboard (derived from the medieval Latin phrase “Bargus.”) Not much thought (if any) was given to the styling of these protective Bargeboards at the time, they simply served a purpose and... View Article

Protect Your Family with a Door Canopy

March 18, 2013 1:08 pm Published by

While we at Summit Cladding would never encourage people to smoke we do fully respect every individual’s right to choose, as long as it is not harming others. The installation of a Door Canopy will enable you to smoke outside in all weathers while your family and friends remain indoors away from any harmful and unwanted smoke. It is a scientifically proven fact that all cigarette smoke is harmful to the smoker and the people around them if they choose to smoke in enclosed spaces, this is known as passive smoking. Children, especially babies, are among the most vulnerable in these situations making smoking in the car and the home something to be avoided at all costs even if you... View Article