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This Compton Building finds new main, access doors and PVC fascias

We enjoy viewing a fully laden garage package such as this…. We enjoy viewing a fully laden garage package such as this…. We enjoy viewing a fully laden garage package such as this Compton Apex in Waterlooville, Hampshire. Sporting here a new roof in Goosewing Grey, PVC fascias to the original designs, access door and main door boasting 21st Century tech. and providing unparalleled security, ease of operation and finish. This transformed Compton Building is undoubtedly the envy of the street. It’s a little-known fact that we have taken the original Compton fascia designs and made it our own with
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Compton Spar Apex Garage Roof Replacement

Compton Spar Apex Garage Roof Replacement This high-spec Compton Building was in fine shape apart from the roofing which had deteriorated rapidly; in part due to the colour lifting. The fascias each end are made from PVC and the main door plastisol coated. The remainder of the structure is a combination of red oxide primed or galvanised steel. It wasn’t necessary for the entire structure to be emptied as access is only required for a step ladder. Lights can remain in situ. The structure itself it at relatively low height and the work carried out from just one side. The
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Our offer won hands down….

Our offer won hands down….Earlier this year we found ourselves bidding against a local firm for this block of nine garages in #poole #dorset. Now you would think we would be on the back foot with the distances involved but you would be wrong. Our offer won hands down so a few weeks later we brought with us twenty-eight rigid full-length sheets in Juniper Green and plastisol steel fascias in white. The client was particular in their requirements adding that they wanted the gap under the fascias bridged so that no creepy crawlies could enter (Foam filler front and rear
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Yes, the garage door is shabby looking

Yes, the garage door is shabby looking Yes, the garage door is shabby locking, but it’s the high position of the door lock which caused us concern. With this we knew we were looking a canopy cone and cable door and repair would only be a short-term fix. We suggested replacement with a retractable door; No cables are used in the lifting operation, instead spring assisted side mounted lifting arms assist the opening of the garage door. The re-roof was straightforward as we work on this garage design regularly. The roof and fascias are in dark ‘Juniper’ green which in
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Let’s pull no punches #comptonspares

Let’s pull no punches #comptonspares Let’s pull no punches #comptonspares are best positioned to replace the Compton garage roof. What’s more we’re uniquely remanufacturing components belonging to this now obsolete product. Oh, and if that wasn’t enough, usually a site survey won’t be necessary because we have 25 years’ experience of Compton Buildings and already know what length of roofing is required. So, you might be tempted by cheap replacement fascias, well that’s exactly what they are, a cheap over cladding. We provide on the other hand a joinery made and custom built fascias for the Compton Building that includes
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most days we provide significant improvements to garages and, on the remainder, we deliver the dramatic!

Most days we provide significant improvements to garages and, on the remainder, we deliver the dramatic! On most days we provide significant improvements to garages and, on the remainder, we deliver the dramatic! Somewhere underneath all this ivy there lurked a traditional block garage. Once the client had removed enough overgrowth a survey was arranged. In addition to the roof we measured up for a replacement window and main doors. The doors were very traditional (tiny) so steel side-hung doors were recommended. We offered to clear the remainder of the ivy upon our return.         We must
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Compton Balmoral Double Garage Extra-High Garage Re-Roof

Compton Balmoral Double Garage Extra-High Garage Re-Roof It’s surprising what people hold onto such as these photos of a Compton Building being erected back in 1999 and no it wasn’t being installed by the ‘vertically challenged’, this garage is an extra-height version. Even cedarwood has a finite lifespan and Mr. Cox of Heanor, Derbyshire decided to add a set of fresh new PVC fascias. It’s worthwhile noting that ComptonSpares.com are the only producer of replacement garage fascias for the Compton Building. Don’t settle for a cheap over cladding. This roof was specified in Goosewing (light-grey) a popular choice and with
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Lidget Garage Re-Roof

Lidget Garage Re-Roof This Lidget building was a mere youngster at 11 years old but already Ms. Hollis of Derby had lost confidence in this building. Remarkably, she is amongst the minority that still parks their car in garage. A site survey wasn’t going to be necessary since original sales documents were produced and besides nobody wants a pushy salesman on their doorstep? Nick and Jarod stripped the fibre-cement roofing and the tatty fascias, the roofing supports were cleaned down and the entire building purged of creepy crawlies! They were joined by Andy who swiftly secured the new roof and
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When we do garage roof conversions, we do them really well.

When we do garage roof conversions, we do them really well. Mr. Bowden from Farnham Surrey wouldn’t accept the rivals’ proposal to simply convert his roof to apex using just wood. ComptonSpares.com provides a no-holds-barred all steel apex roof conversion and what you see here is what you get. This Marley Pent garage had concrete supports, and to make matters worse it lacked fixing points for a traditional A-frame roofing support system so we designed our frames to attach to the panel fixing points and we added galvanised ‘C’ section to the raise the eaves six inches. We believe that
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It’s a Whopper!

It’s a Whopper! This building in Altrincham, Cheshire is a staggering 41ft (long). Many options were discussed with the client before deciding upon this Van Dyke coloured roof, pressure treated side barge boards and mahogany rosewood PVC window to rear. At first it was proposed to clad the front fascia and door pillars in something like a dark brown colour PVC cladding. It was also mentioned adding a woodgrain PVC fascia to the one side. The only real challenge was to obtain the measurements for the roof adjoining the wall. The current roof was too brittle to support our surveyor,
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