James Hardie cladding installation in Bishops Stortford, Hertfordshire

May 28, 2022 5:09 pm Published by

Disagreement about natural wood versus composite materials will always be with us, but in our view composite cladding is now so good that the argument is already won. Take this recent job for Summit Cladding. We travelled to Bishops Stortford in Hertfordshire, to meet clients whose home was part clad with treated timber. It must have looked lovely when it was first constructed. But therein lies the problem with wood. The trouble with timber cladding Our clients had spent thousands of pounds on maintenance, but even with constant care the timber boards were twisting and splitting, which meant they could no longer be sure that their house was fully weatherproof. The quality of domestic timber is not what it was,... View Article

James Hardie cladding and bespoke door canopy installation in Cambridge

May 14, 2022 11:31 am Published by

Many of us dream about buying a brand new house in order to stamp our own style on the internal features, such as kitchen units, floor coverings and colour scheme. However, when it comes to the outside of the house on a new development, we are limited by the architects’ plans and how the builders followed them. But here’s a good example of how Summit Cladding can change all that and make a real difference. We were called to the lovely village of Willingham, near Cambridge, to meet a homeowner who thought the flat-roofed front door canopy on his new house was, well, just a bit boring. He wanted a new look that would stand out from the others in... View Article