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GGP JAN 2013

PRODUCTS&INSTALLATIONS Glass polishing Going to great ‘lengths’ A 180m2 Sika Sarnafil single ply roof membrane has been installed on the roof of a swimming pool extension at a heritage home in Mudeford, Dorset. The project was carried out by Sika Roof Assured registered installer, Volsen, based in nearby Bournemouth. The client’s brief to the team at Volsen was for a roof that success credentials and with a BBA certification for a life expectancy in excess of 40 years, offered thatwould not only look good but perform well. The Sarnafil single ply membrane had all the extra reassurance that customers want to hear. The remodelling of a former stable block into a The roof was completed with a lead batten detail which was particularly important for this five property, residential building has recently project, where the look of the finished ‘new’ roof had to blend with other lead roofs at the benefited from Revitaglaze’s specialist glass location. A lead batten detail is not only a cost effective way of replicating the heritage look of a polishing service. The derelict stable building has traditional lead roof but also takes away the risk of ‘lead theft’. undergone substantial structural alterations and For further information, email: roofassured@uk.sika.com, or www.roofassured.co.uk complete re-roofing, before being converted into residential dwellings. Using a glass polishing system that Revitaglaze ‘Highest performance’ developed to minimise distortion and risk of damage, the windows, which were scratched A recent £20,000 conservatory installation for frameXpress is said externally and internally, due to construction to have specified the ‘highest performance’ products from the debris, were restored without the need to replace company’s range. Incorporating thermally efficient conservatory the glass. The Revitaglaze option proved both roof glass as well as modern integral side window blinds, is said rapid and effective, producing clear and to ensure the completed project has only the best in terms of distortion free windows, successfully retained the ‘innovation and style’. Ian Davis, sales manager at frameXpress, character of the late nineteenth century building. believes that the market has taken a bold shift towards aesthetics and performance as the consumer Revitaglaze glass polishing services which realises the benefits offered by high performance conservatory roof glass. can be used on both flat and curved glass, are He commented: “The innovations in performance roof glass that have been achieved over the last said to provide a cost effective alternative for few years, are invigorating home owners. The look of the finished installation is not only striking but contractors otherwise put off by the cost of total is providing substantial financial benefits to the end user. They are grasping that year round use and glass replacement. reduced energy bills are real benefits they can pass on when the time comes to eventually move.” www.revitaglaze.com For more information, visit: www.framexpress.co.uk Uni-blinds integral blinds Aluminium glazed roofs Aluminium windows Aluminium sliding patio doors Aluminium bi-folding doors Head Office: Phoenix Court, Lotherton Way, Garforth, Leeds LS25 2GY South: Unit 18, Redhill 23 Business Park, 29 Holmethorpe Avenue, Redhill RH1 2NL Tel: 0844 873 1355 sales@expressbifoldingdoors.co.uk www.expressbifoldingdoors.co.uk Glass & Glazing Products January 2013 79


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