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Replacement soffits and fascias in Golders Green, North London

October 5, 2017 6:13 am Published by

Summit Cladding has built its reputation on setting the highest possible standards for even the most demanding of clients. We work on properties of every kind, from modest former housing authority homes to magnificent detached houses that could feature on Grand Designs. Summit also works closely with leading window installation companies who recommend us to complement their products — as with this case in Golders Green, north-west London. Our clients were fitting new windows in two dormers built into the roof, and because access was difficult we arranged for scaffolding so the window company could replace the windows while we installed new fascias. As you can see from the “before” pictures, rotting material and damp were causing problems around the... View Article

Cladding installation in Loughton, Essex

January 6, 2017 6:12 am Published by

  There’s nothing to beat a word-of-mouth recommendation! Summit was put in touch with this client by a neighbour who we had previously worked for in Loughton, Essex. The White family had lived in their 1970s townhouse for ten years and watched sadly as it began to show its age. All the paint on the original timber cladding was flaking off and exterior storage cupboards by the front were beyond repair.  As with many houses from that period, the building itself was far less environmentally friendly than modern constructions. We visited our clients to carry out a full survey and recommended the removal of all the original timber, to be replaced by foam-filled shiplap cladding. This material is more energy... View Article

Easy Fixes to Avoid Costly Home Repairs

September 1, 2015 2:34 pm Published by

Life has a habit of throwing unexpected expenses at us, but emergency home repairs have to be up there with the worst of them. It’s easy to take a fully functional home for granted until the whole family has to move out while major work is done – not to mention the expense of large-scale home repairs. You don’t have to sit back and wait for problems to develop though. A good maintenance routine combined with some easy fixes will keep the family home in good (and affordable) shape for many generations to come. Run quarterly checks To make home maintenance both manageable and affordable you need to keep a close eye on things. The changing seasons bring new challenges... View Article