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In the words of Jon Snow, ‘winter is coming’ and like the Game of Thrones character, there’s reason to be wary of the colder months, particularly when it comes to your gutters. Whilst it’s beneficial for them to be clear and operating properly throughout the year, the ice that comes with the colder months can exasperate the problems caused by faulty guttering. However, by following these 5 simple steps you can make sure yours are
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Cwc composite decking boards
Whilst wood has always been the traditional material of choice for decking, in recent times many homeowners are opting to use composite decking instead. Each material performs better in certain aspects, therefore which is better suited to your project is likely to depend on a number of factors. Required maintenance Wooden decking requires treating every couple of years, in order to prevent it from rotting. Wood is also susceptible to cracking and splintering. Both problems
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Composite fencing panels (2)
With 3 colours to choose from, all of them very tempting and able to lift the style of a garden instantly, its a difficult choice. Its important that you get the colour just right and we want you to be 100% happy. Order samples on the following page to be sure. Bear in mind there is a period of time where the fence will fade in colour. Over 8 weeks or so the final colour
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PVC is a fantastic material which is used to construct a wide range of home-improvement products, from doors to fascias, to PVC skirting boards. How they’re made, however, is not such common knowledge. So if you’re interested to learn how some of our PVC products are made, read on! From powder to plastic… https://www.kentsdirect.com/wp-content/uploads/2018/09/Freefoam-The-Process-Behind-the-Products.mp4 Step 1 PVC resin arrives at a manufacturing facility before other raw materials are added to it, depending on which products
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Are you the owner of a set of bi-folding doors, or, perhaps, you’re someone who installs them on a regular basis? Either way, you may be curious to know the signs for when a set of bifolds requires upgrading. So to give you an idea of some of the tell-tale signs, we’ve created this short list. 1. Worn down tracking system After excessive use, the tracking hardware that bi-folding doors utilise to open can wear
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composite doors from kents
Composite doors are a hugely popular front door choice in the UK and now account for 54% of the entrance door market. Exactly how they’ve become the leading entrance door is not exactly clear, though. Well, as an established supplier of them, we at Kents have formed our own conclusions over why they’ve managed to become the UK’s No.1 choice. So without further ado, here’s our top 7 reasons for choosing one. 1. Visual appeal
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house with cladding installed
Cladding or siding, in construction terms, refers to the process of coating one material with another for both aesthetic and functional purposes. This process serves as a control feature that helps protect the building from external elements such as rain. There are a lot of cladding materials that you can choose such as plastic, vinyl, wood, brick, or metal. Your choice of material will depend on your design goal. So, what are the benefits that
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House with roof gutters
Have you ever wondered why some houses have gutters while others do not? Yes, we know that water is necessary to sustain life, however, when it comes to your home and/or building, it can be a great risk. If you want to keep your building leak-free, you’ll need to find a way to deal with rain. This is where gutters are necessary. Here are some of the many advantages to having a gutter: 1. Keep
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stylish composite decking
With the UK firmly into the summer period, there’s no better time to be out enjoying the garden. And what better way to do so, than on a stylish composite decking? If you’re an installer or homeowner looking to fit one for someone or yourself to enjoy this summer, this guide will show you how to work out how many boards you’ll need for one. 1. Working out the size of the space Start by
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Buy composite fencing direct from Kents - national service
If you’re a homeowner or installer looking for the ideal material for a garden fence, it’s important to consider composite fencing. It’s constructed from a combination of uPVC and timber, allowing homeowners to enjoy the qualities of both materials. However, to give you an idea of exactly what you can expect with it, we’ve created this short list of its pros and cons. Pros If you’re looking to replace a set of fence panels without
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