Archives for Case Studies

The results speak for themselves

The results speak for themselvesMr. Poulter contacted @comptonspares at the turn of the year as his garage was in need of a new roof. He recalled that he had purchased the Ambassador model back in 1993 (what a very good memory!) and with these dimensions we were able to offer him a fixed price at a competitive cost. A rival tried to tempt Mr. Poulter away with a slightly cheaper price but unable to provide a certain date he walked away, Juniper (dark) green roof with matching barge boards. “I have a single garage with a flat roof which currently
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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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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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Nine case study videos compilation

We’re particularly proud of our case study videos so have compiled this compilation of some of the most recent including new roofs, garage revamps and replacement garage doors. We expected to unearth a barn find when we heard that the door on this garage had been jammed shut for some time. No such luck but we did save Mrs. Gilberthorpe the cost of a replacement door once we identified that the fault lay with a collapsing front lintel. In conjunction with a replacement garage roof (including the licensed disposal of the asbestos) we set about exchange the concrete support for
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A Case Study – Mr. Adams, Plymouth, Devon

A Case Study – Mr. Adams, Plymouth, Devon Mr. Adams contacted @comptonspares back in January. At the time he was undecided whether to repair or replace his current garage. In addition to our garage revamp services we demolish sectional buildings nationwide and we’re agents for LidgetCompton the nation’s favourite range of concrete garages. A fixed price was given for the garage removal plus an installed price for a brand new Lidget Garage. We kept in touch with Mr. Adams and we were only too pleased to assist him in weighing up the options. A garage revamp was decided upon and
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A case study – Mr. Grindle, Kirkby In Ashfield

A case study – Mr. Grindle, Kirkby In Ashfield It was a two horse race when deciding which company Mr. Grindle would choose to revamp his garage. He had chosen local companies and each sent representatives to his home to discuss the benefits of their product and installation. Compton Spares.com won out, as a Which? Trusted Trader with a proven pedigree and performing 100s of quality installations each year it was a no-brainer. Better Buy Compton Spares.com What of the competition? He was simply a sole trader representing a contractor and neither having premises he rightfully smelt a rat.
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Diary of a garage roof installer

Diary of a garage roof installer I was fortunate enough to join our installation teams as they travelled from the Midlands, to the North West and around the Home Counties. Day 1 and a 7am call arrived asking for assistance on a job in Bedford. 2hrs later I arrive in Bedford to assist Paulius with a Compton ‘Lawnston’ Apex. By the time I had arrived he had already gotten the roof sheets on so I sent about adding foam filler, clearing the floors and generally giving the inside of the garage a good cleansing ensuring that no traces of the
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Case Study – Mrs. Gilberthorpe, Burton upon Trent

Case Study – Mrs. Gilberthorpe, Burton upon Trent At the request of the client we visited her buy to let property in Burton upon Trent to ascertain what was wrong with her current garage door and to take some measurements for our proposals for a replacement garage roof. What we discovered was that the concrete front lintel had collapsed onto the garage door pressing down onto it hard. The building was obsolete therefore replacement garage panels were no longer obtainable so we put forward the suggestion that the lintel be removed/disposed of entirely and replaced with a substantial timber fascia
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