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skirting boards by kents direct uk
Skirting boards are great for adding a decorative touch to rooms around the home. Timber has, traditionally, been used to construct skirting boards. Nowadays however, PVC skirting is also available. If you’re an installer or enjoy a bit of DIY, you might have wondered which material is best for your project. So we’ve taken a closer look at each material, to help you find out. Appearance Timber skirting can be repainted, meaning more colour options
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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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Soffits and fascias are important as they keep homes dry and free from pests as well as upgrading its aesthetics. Sprucing up your home’s exterior with these can be a good investment, especially if you are planning to sell your property. However, if your soffits and fascias are already worn out, you should replace them immediately to protect your roof. These are the things to look out for to determine if your soffits and fascias
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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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Wall cladding is a protective material applied to the wall of the house. This protects the exterior from a variety of weather conditions and helps beautify the home as well. One important thing to consider when installing cladding on your home is the material that will be used. Wood, bricks and other less practical materials are traditionally utilised in cladding. However, nowadays, people have started to use PVC. PVC has been a popular option for
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White-Ash--Skirting-detail-0410
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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