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Door Canopy Installation in Romford

June 6, 2012 9:39 am Published by

Here is a recent job that Summit Cladding were called to do in Romford, RM13     To get the door canopy to look like this, we put up wooden gallow brackets which were painted with white Dulux paint. We then fitted black barge boards to match the existing woodwork. To give it a special touch and to make it more practical we installed 2 low voltage spotlights into the tongue and groove soffit.   What do you think of this door canopy?   If you are interested in a new door canopy or any of our other services, contact Summit Cladding.  

What are the benefits of using PVC for cladding?

May 17, 2012 1:35 pm Published by

When installing cladding for your home, one of the most important things to think about is the material that will be used.  Traditionally, wood and less practical materials were used for cladding, but now contractors are starting to use PVC.   PVC Cladding (or Poly Vinyl Chloride cladding) is a popular choice of cladding material for many reasons. Some of the benefits include:   Durability Unlike wood and other materials that are traditionally used, PVC cladding will stand the test of time and will maintain its original shape and colour during the varying weather conditions in Britain.   Limited Maintenance One of the unique qualities that makes PVC cost effective and hassle free is that it requires little maintenance over... View Article

April showers threaten Britain’s homes

April 24, 2012 2:30 pm Published by

This April is showering like it’s got something to prove. Spectacular thunderstorms, barrages of marble-sized hailstones, unseasonably cold weather and incessant rainfall has spelt an extra Christmas for meteorologists, and a nightmare for homeowners.   Your immediate concerns are probably for overflowing guttering and leaking roofs; but the damp weather can open the doors to a threat that’s more silent, but equally deadly: mould.   Fungi thrive in damp conditions; and when you consider that many species occupy dead wood as their chosen habitat, it becomes clear how important it is to properly protect the timber beams and battening in your home’s construction.   Believe it or not, the solution to this used to be more wood. Whilst traditional cladding... View Article