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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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“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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