Archives for Case Studies

What a change, transfiguration, transmogrification, transmutation, transubstantiation and transfigurement

What a change, transfiguration, transmogrification, transmutation, transubstantiation and transfigurement What a change, transfiguration, transmogrification, transmutation, transubstantiation and transfigurement of this Compton Apex Building. A roof once tired, grotty, miserable and rotten is rejuvenated into this gleaming terracotta red roof. The ridge tiles that were once missing have now been replaced with something much more durable and a new foam filler securely secured top and bottom. This building had no guttering, so some was added which included the galvanised brackets unique to #comptonspares and the tatty barge boards were replaced with maintenance-free items for lasting longevity. All of a sudden Prescot,
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Kicking and Screaming into the 21st Century

Kicking and Screaming into the 21st CenturyPhil Hamberger approached us on 30th December, but that didn’t stop us delivering his quote within hours of its arrival and beginning a dialog from 2nd January. This Compton Viceroy Apex garage was requiring a complete makeover which included a half-glazed door to agreed designs plus window and fascias. We arrived onsite with the fascias preassembled and the roofing cut to size. The Van Dyke Brown roof is very complimentary to the Rockstone walls and this Nineties garage has now been safely catapulted into the 21st Century. Another reason to Better Buy Compton “Really
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A Case Study: Mr. Perkins, Surrey Lean-to

A Case Study: Mr. Perkins, Surrey Lean-to We know that Mr Perkins was delighted with our recent installation since he couldn’t wait to tell us so. Things didn’t start too well since the door wasn’t left unlocked and despite the roof being boarded, we did manage to get inside (with the customers blessing of course!). With the boards and the felt removed we were very fortunate to have found remaining roof supports were set at distances far less than the span of a roof sheet so adding purlins was not necessary. Our office had suggested early on that an anthracite
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TOP FIVE GARAGE ROOF INSTALLATIONS 2018

TOP FIVE GARAGE ROOF INSTALLATIONS 2018 For the last five days before we break up for Christmas, I would like to share some of my personal favourite installations of 2018. No. 5 Mr. Stanning, Burgess Hill, West Sussex https://youtu.be/qGDDU_HL41w This Compton Banbury garage would have originally been supplied with a fibre-cement and tile effect roofing and we simply dragged this building into the 21st Century with our own rendition of the terracotta tile effect. No. 4 Gillian Quijas, Newquay https://youtu.be/6EQW2pIl3T8 We weren’t in a position to survey this Cornish garage prior to installation but thankfully, we do know a thing
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It’s a barn Jim!

It’s a barn Jim! This building wouldn’t look out of place if it had stable doors and horses staring back. This building #Heanor #Derbyshire has been widened in the past and built to dizzying heights. We doubt that the average builder would have been capable of working to such height but with our safety tower are not at all perturbed. The roof was specified in Merlin (dark) Grey which is becoming increasingly fashionable in conjunction with anthracite and sometimes even black. This building was used solely as a workshop, so it was important to the client that the anti-drip fabric
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The #comptonspares Hall of Fame

The #comptonspares Hall of Fame As a bumper 2018 ends we finish with this first-rate anthracite themed garage overhaul. This building not only finds a great looking main door, but anthracite sprayed PVC access door and treble depth opening window. We supplied new roofing supports and PVC fascias too, all to the original Compton factory designs. This building was loosely based on the Compton Viceroy model, we knew what sizes it ought to be so a great deal of care was taken to realign the structure as the walls had bowed out and in part fallen over after the client
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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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