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A case study, Manchester City Council

A case study, Manchester City Council This was the first time we had been asked to do a job entirely in black. That’s black coloured main door, fascias and roofing. (Truth be known, the roof colour is in anthracite). The work was carried out on behalf of Manchester City Council, so you know that they’re only going to employ the most reputable firm with credentials and let’s not beat around the bush either, the smaller rivals cannot afford the dent in their cashflow in order to complete these local authority works. A fixed price was tendered, and upon acceptance a
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Compton Spares.com recommend a friend is the best way to save money on your garage roof replacement

Compton Spares.com recommend a friend is the best way to save money on your garage roof replacement. Earn LOVE2SHOP vouchers from any admiring neighbours when you pass on details on, or if both of you intend to have your roofs exchanged at the same time expect substantial discounts. Jo-Ann Brockie and her neighbour in Warrington received a substantial discount when they had both roofs exchanged in our stock goosewing grey colour. Ms. Brockie gave us a FIVE STARS ⭐⭐⭐⭐⭐rating and went on to add “I wish to say the guys were very good, nice pleasant lads, they did a good
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We can provide a roof in any colour of the rainbow

We can provide a roof in any colour of the rainbow @comptonspares we can provide a roof in any colour of the rainbow. But most of us prefer to be shepherded into making a decision so we have chosen four of the most popular colours and provide three more as an option. Roofing colours are an individual choice but having stared a light-grey roof (probably gone a bit darker by now) for all those years you’re not going to refuse Goosewing Grey at a substantial discount are you? Perhaps you have a Compton Banbury garage? The older versions were supplied
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So, you just throw a roof up in no time at all?

So, you just throw a roof up in no time at all? So, you just throw a roof up in no time at all? No, not at all. As the buyer of the components belonging to our roofing systems I can categorially state that you could be any further from the truth. First, you will need to know the roof sheet length. We don’t survey most of our works as we have the maths off to a fine art. Second comes the ‘crank’ of the ridge on the apex or the drop down the sides of the fasciae on the
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VW campervans, thieves and extra-height buildings

VW campervans, thieves and extra-height buildings We think that someone tried to steal our VW T6 last night. The campervan is parked under security cameras and lights, it has a modern alarm and a tracker but none of this seems to deter the villain. Keys were the goal and thankfully they failed to make it into our home. So what next? Well, traditional garages are way too low to accommodate such a tall vehicle but specify a 7ft6in to eaves garage and the height of the door will be raised proportionately providing 7ft1in under-door clearance which might be enough to
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Compton Buildings, Fenny Compton

Compton Buildings, Fenny Compton To the uninitiated all garages might all look the same but we can identify a Compton Building from a description, size or Google Streetview image. Compton Buildings manufactured concrete garages for over 50yrs although the design hardly altered. Yes it is true that towards the end of their time they did experiment with new forms of brick and stone effect but on the whole you can expect two common roof pitch, popular sizes and an all steel roof construction. The slab like design with the distinctive brown brick effect is the Marlborough/Balmoral version, the Rockstone the
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Case studies – carport roof, Derby – garage roof, Herefordshire

Case studies – carport roof, Derby – garage roof, Herefordshire Mr. Gabb lives in a conservation area so he had to be sure that his replacement roof would be in line with the character and appearance of the surroundings. He chose a light-grey coloured roof with dark green barge boards a combination which is popular amongst our more rural customers. Look carefully and you may spot a pair translucent roofing panels. Mr. Potter was recommended to Compton Spares.com by a neighbour. He was uncertain as to whether Compton Spares.com would be willing to undertake the repairs on his carport so
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Have you ever had one of those days?

Have you ever had one of those days? The owner of this garage has ripped off the main door and driven through the rear of their building. All in a day’s work for Compton Spares.com garage repairs and refurbishment. Nothing is straightforward with a Compton Building from the peculiar sized door and fitment to the absence of repair panels. You’re going to require experienced Compton installers too, most have moved on following the demise of the original manufacturer. To make repairs, assembly bolts, mastic panel spaces and chamfered washers will be required and reinstatement of the internal sand/cement fillet. Compton
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Imitation is the sincerest form of flattery

Imitation is the sincerest form of flattery Compton Spares. com are the Market Leaders in the replacement of Compton Garage roofs. Setting us apart from our rivals and imitators’ we’re Which? Trusted Traders and we operate nationwide. We have a showroom as well as not one but two warehousing facilities. Our installations are performed by in-house operatives (not sub-contractors) and if you want to dig deeper we’re a bona fide company, VAT and Environment Agency registered. But so isn’t everyone else right? NO. There’s certain rouge traders out there operating from their market stalls and even from garage showrooms who
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CONCRETE GARAGE REPAIRS AND REVAMPS Compton Garages

CONCRETE GARAGE REPAIRS AND REVAMPS Compton Garages If you have a sectional garage or concrete garage that is either damaged, leaking water, worn or looking tired then the assumption is that you need to replace it. However, Compton Spares specialise in garage roof refurbishments, providing a total garage revamp solution. This tarpaulin cover is not going to see the year out. You might try patching the roof with the odd replacement sheet but as you offer the new sheet up the adjacent panel splits. How about Wickes Onduline, it looks similar right? Well next summer is begins to warp and
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