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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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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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This was the Compton Buildings of the nineteen nineties and early noughties not the hellish mess that Marshalls PLC brought to Southam.

I have fond memories of my visits to Compton Buildings, Fenny Compton. A warm welcome was guaranteed and as you were led across the open plan office you felt valued by all that greeted you. This was the Compton Buildings of the nineteen nineties and early noughties not the hellish mess that Marshalls PLC brought to Southam. The factory was peculiarly situated in a picturesque rural setting with a small village consisting of very narrow boards and medieval buildings close by. Originally address as Fenny Compton, Leamington Spa, later become Fenny Compton, Southam the factory had excellent road links with
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Imitation is the sincerest form of flattery

Imitation is the sincerest form of flattery Compton Spares. com are the Market Leaders in the replacement of Compton Garage roofs. Setting us apart from our rivals and imitators’ we’re Which? Trusted Traders and we operate nationwide. We have a showroom as well as not one but two warehousing facilities. Our installations are performed by in-house operatives (not sub-contractors) and if you want to dig deeper we’re a bona fide company, VAT and Environment Agency registered. But so isn’t everyone else right? NO. There’s certain rouge traders out there operating from their market stalls and even from garage showrooms who
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Superficially the roof looked fine but it leaked like a sieve

Superficially the roof looked fine but it leaked like a sieve Mr. Fowler of Coventry had previously hired what he soon discovered to be rouge builders. Superficially the roof looked fine but it leaked like a sieve and goodness knows where the original asbestos went. Naturally he was suspicious of any contractor but he was offered the peace of mind that Compton Spares.com was a Which? Trusted Traded an endorsement not offered by any of their rivals. Our installers arrived promptly at 8am on the agreed date and they quickly set about removing the leaky roof and the new factory
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Will we be retaining the existing steelwork and fixings on a Compton Garage?

Will we be retaining the existing steelwork and fixings on a Compton Garage? In a nutshell NO. The original Compton Building will consist of concrete fibre possibly with traces of asbestos roofing, steel A-frames and purlins. The purlins in their current form are designed to accept hook type fixings but in the time honoured designs of Compton Buildings we will converting these purlins to accept steel roofing and utilising 21st Century tek screws. Our roofs are also fastened down at a good many points than the original ensuring a secure and trouble free roof for decades to come.
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