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1st February 2016

Storm Damage?

How has your house stood up to Storm Gertrude? Suffered any storm damage?   Rain and winds of this ferocity will show up all the faults in any rainwater system. Joints can stop sealing, gutters can over flow and poor fitting fascias can literally blow away! You may be looking out the window now, watching Storm Henry do its thing, thinking that you don’t really want to be on top a ladder in this weather,
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The colour to have this year it would appear, this is flying off the shelf! We now have Anthracite Grey Gutter (RAL7016) in stock to match up to our ever popular anthracite grey fascia boards that we introduced a few years back. Supplied in a deepflow style its capable of draining all but the most demanding roof setups. Buy it now and be the trend setters on your road!
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It was time to replace our shop front at Hereford. It was timber and showing signs of disrepair. Paul from Ketrel Windows fitted them for us. We used a upvc Veka profile which is the same as we would supply to our customers. We blocked the entrance for the morning to safetly remove the old doors and windows.   This was a fairly straight forward job and left a fairly clean opening for the new
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There are many different ways to describe the same things.   We take a look at the most commonly used terms we have heard and group together what they mean. Read more here If you have any more to add to the mix, please do, we would like to make the most exhaustive list around!  
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TERMINOLOGYBargeboard – Fascia board which runs up the sloping edge of a roof Ridge – The point of the roof Verge – The sloping end of the roof Eaves – Bottom of roof slope Fascia – Board that guttering is fitted to You may decide to work on your upvc fascias only, plastic soffits only, cladding only, bargeboards only or any combination of these. Kents Direct can supply the right combination of products you’ll need. UPVC FASCIA BOARDS To Cap
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Or upvc woodgrain fascia colour range is shortly about to be joined by Woodgrain Anthracite Grey, Woodgrain Cream and Woodgrain Chartwell Green. Kents have been supplying doors and windows in these colour for many years now, and traditionally it has been difficult to get matching trims and even silicones to finish the job as you would like, or even to tie in the colour and grain to your fascia and soffits.   More info on our full
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Please note we will be shut from 4.30pm on Wednesday 23rd December We will reopen from 7.30am on Monday 4th January As a result we will not be able to pick up any phone calls between these dates, nor will we respond to any emails or orders. The last order date will be Friday 18th December. This will be for goods that are in stock and will be dispatched on Monday 21st December All orders
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10th November 2015

Totally refreshed!

Welcome You will notice that we are now running on a much newer fresher looking kentsdirect.com.   Have no fear, its still us. The same great service, same great prices and even bigger range. Take a look around the site, you will see even more products and even more information.   To celebrate and top if off, anyone reading this will get a £10 voucher to use on any online order over £100 before the
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17th July 2015

New shower paneling

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New to us is Freefoam’s latest creation.   7mm Thick shower panels. 2400mm x 600mm   These come as a pack of 2 and greatly reduce the time spend tiling and grouting.   These are the so quick and easy to clean you will want to put them everywhere.   We now offer these with the best finishing trims we have seen yet, they are aluminium and come in white or bright silver. They add a real
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19th May 2015

Decking Screws Suitability

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Wonder what screws are suitable for different subframes for decks? We had a customer ask if the decking could be fixed to steel framework. The best way to do this would be to fit treated timbers to the top of the steel and use the brackets supplied with the decking to fix to those timbers. This is easier than having to make the correct size pilot holes to fit 2 brackets every metre in every
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