Archives for Case Studies

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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“Another One Bites the Dust”

“Another One Bites the Dust”There’s so many reasons to buying your roof from Compton Spares.com that sometimes it’s hard to know where to begin. This garage for example has gained a quality set of original Compton design PVC fascias as well as guttering supported as the factory once intended. We are sure that our client wasn’t disappointed with the roof either, off the shelf and pre-cut to Compton Sizes. Manchester has a disproportionately high level of garage roof startups. Wishing to outdo the rivals some companies offer outrageous warranties with no trading history to back them up. If the Google
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Two days for the ComptonSpares.com team

Two days for the ComptonSpares.com team Zoë Bloor contacted #comptonspares in April 2017. We identified her garage immediately and a precise price for the demolition and removal of her building was given. A skip arrived a day earlier, and two of the team set about dismantling the structure. All the asbestos corrugated roofing left site with us and a record of the asbestos disposal held on file. Everything went smoothly and timed perfectly. Another reason to Better Buy #comptonspares     We regularly receive requests from insurers to attend to attend to damaged buildings, many specifiers simply go nowhere else
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Like every good movie we have an origin story.

Like every good movie we have an origin story. Perhaps not as exciting as The Avengers of Wolverine but that said, Fred Dibnah got on TV doing demolition work too. The fairly typical asbestos garage isn’t as exciting as chimney stacks but mix it up with a grab wagons, extra-height buildings and breathing equipment and you have a blend of actions that might excite the young and young at heart. We spent two days last week re-roofing a garage and demolitions two asbestos outbuildings. With height and hazardous waste, we almost had the makings of an action movie. 170 miles
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When Four Weddings and a Funeral gets mashed into Two Demolitions and a Re-Roof

When Four Weddings and a Funeral gets mashed into Two Demolitions and a Re-Roof. We made a point of asking our teams to provide photos of this particular job in Stowmarket, Suffolk since our gallery lacked good anthracite coloured roofs and we knew that this was one of our Compton Buildings. It’s also worthwhile noting that in addition to anthracite we can also provide olive green and merlin grey colours. In February 2018 Mr. Fowler already delighted with our quote for this replacement roof and in the knowledge that we are licensed asbestos removers enquired as to the cost to
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We know our Compton Buildings really well….

We know our Compton Buildings really well…. We know our Compton Buildings really well so when Jon Hayes in Poole, Dorset contacted us he was surprised that we had no need to visit in order to provide a fixed price quotation. What’s more, the rivals made themselves look rather foolish offering components such as side PVC barge boards on a building which had no need. By email we discussed the various merits of choosing Compton Spares over the competitors and the deal was clinched once we pointed out that we don’t just provide cheap PVC over-cladded fascias, but a pair
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Repairing an Impact Damaged Compton Building

Repairing an Impact Damaged Compton Building (sometimes) we can’t provide a replacement garage panel to repair a Compton Building and this is where the ingenuity begins. We came across this repair in July 2016. This was before we could provide repair front panels for the Compton Spar Garage, so we did some out of the box thinking. Although only one pillar was broken, we promised to remove both. We had no intention of replacing these front posts either. We arrived on site with a replacement garage door 6in wider than the original and the steel garage door frame replaced the
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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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