Tag Archive: PVC Cladding

The Truth About Timber vs. PVC

December 5, 2014 3:38 pm Published by

PVC- What is it? PVC is an acronym for Poly(vinyl chloride). It was created accidentally by French chemist Henri Victor Regnault, and later by German chemist Eugen Baumann. It was refined over the following decades to use for commercial applications. By 1926 it was more flexible and its use was prevalent. Today it is applied in a variety of fields such as construction, clothing and furniture, healthcare, signage, and roofing. It is a superior material in many of these fields because it does not erode or leak, the way in which metal and wood can. PVC: What To Know PVC cladding will never rot or need to be repainted.  It requires little maintenance. It is available in a variety of... View Article

Summit Cladding Improves Southgate home

August 24, 2012 2:13 pm Published by

This house in Southgate, N14 had a serious problem. The front of the house was ugly! The first thing people see when they arrive at a house is the front door and the front of this house was dominated by a concrete plinth above the door. The owner wanted to improve the look so that guest would getter a nicer welcoming when coming to visit, which is why he called Summit Cladding who were keen to come round and see where they could help out. Steve Gelb from Summit Cladding explained what Summit Cladding did to change the appearance, “The concrete plinth above the door wasn’t the prettiest and it was making the whole property look shabby so we replaced... View Article

PVC Cladding installation on 200 year old cottage

July 15, 2012 10:05 am Published by

  Summit Cladding were called to a beautiful 200 year old cottage in Ashford Kent. Despite its warm appearance, the home had a serious problem as the featheredge wooden boarding had rotten.    To recreate the original look of the cottage and to sort out the rotting problem, we replaced the boarding with Swish 140 mil deep featheredged PVC cladding , which matched the original look and we added deepflow Marshall Tuffle gutters on rafter hangers.   What do you think of our PVC cladding on this home in Ashford? For more information on PVC cladding in London and the surrounding areas, contact Summit Cladding on 020 8508 9606