Archives for garage roof

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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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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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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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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Client Case Study – Mr. Woollen, Rotherham, South Yorkshire

Recently we rolled up at Mr. Woollens’ home to check on the progress of his garage roof and door installation. At first there was very little to see as the roof, fascias and up and over garage door had already been removed. What was clear to us was the roofing supports were sagging, which was highlighted following our survey that had taken, place some weeks previous to our visit. Our installers proceeded to replace and reinforce the current roof structure as other members proceeded to rebuild the front fascia/lintel. The old asbestos roofing was already on the truck and by
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Client Case Study – Mr Harris, Staveley, Chesterfield

In April 2016, Mr. Harris from Staveley, Chesterfield got in touch with us after seeing our advertisement in his local newspaper. He recognised the Compton Buildings brand and recalled the excellent service he had received from his local Compton Garage dealer in Chesterfield. After a survey by Compton’s team member Nick Paice, it was determined that due to the tremendous hole in Mr. Harris’s garage roof, the requirements were to have immediate action to save from any further leaks, rust or asbestos. Compton Spares arranged for temporary roof repairs to be undertaken to make the building watertight. The main repair
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