Fascia Soffit & Cladding

Our PVC Fascia, Soffits and Cladding Systems are all manufactured by either Floplast or Kestrel. Each system comes with a 10 year guarantee and has a class 1 fire rating. All products are BBA approved. If you need any advice or assistance with your order please contact us on 01206 867500. Fitting instructions for all UPVC Roofline and Cladding profiles can be downloaded from the Installation Instructions section, and further system information can be found on the specific category pages below. To view the products please choose from the following ranges.

 

Key Features of PVC Roofline and Cladding Systems

Maintenance of PVC Fascia and Cladding

PVC profiles will not rot, warp, crack or erode. Boards do not require painting or any other protective treatment. To maintain an as new surface appearance, occasional washing with a non-scratch mild detergent and water will remove any surface grime particularly in a polluted atmosphere. Do not use solvents or abrasive cleaners.

Weather Resistance

The impermeable outer skin and closed cell composition of all of our fascia boards, cover boards, soffits and PVC cladding is unaffected by moisture and will not rot or corrode.

Fire Resistance - PVC Fascia, Soffit and Cladding

Cellular Boards do not burn freely and outperform timber in fire. The materials are not easily ignitable and have a Class 1 fire rating in accordance with BS: Part 1997

Durability  and Thermal Efficiency of PVC Building Products

The combined cellular core and co-extruded PVC-U surface skin ensure high durability in all conditions. PVC-U is resistant to acids, alkalis, seawater and atmospheric pollution. PVC used as a construction material has very good insulating properties, it actually improves overall thermal insulation of a composite wall construction.

How Workable is PVC?

Cutting, drilling, nailing and shaping are all easily achieved using conventional woodworking tools. Stainless steel pins/nails should be used for fixing. A fine-toothed blade is best when cutting with a handsaw. If using power tools, they should be operated at at least the same speed as when working with timber, ideally using carbide tipped blades. Face and eye protection should be worn.

 

Key Installation Tips

Installation of PVC Roofline Products

Boards should be fitted only at temperatures between 0 and 30 degrees C.

Fixings for PVC Fascia and Soffit

Stainless steel fixings of an adequate length should be used at a maximum of 600mm centres (400mm for woodgrain)

Fitting PVC Fascias to Existing Roof Timbers

Boards should only be fixed to sound timber – you should cut out and replace any rot with treated softwood.

Expansion of PVC Roofline Products

As all PVC building products naturally expand and contract, a 5mm gap should be allowed for thermal movement at joints and corners.

For more details please visit our installation instructions page.

 

Other Features of PVC Building Products

Site Protection of Fascia, Soffit & Cladding Boards

The boards come with a film protection which should be removed just prior to fitting.

Storage of Cellular PVC

Boards should be stored flat and supported on a firm base at temperatures of below 30 degrees C.  Screen from direct sunlight to avoid heat build up inside polythene sleeves.

PVC Profiles - Finished Appearance

All boards are manufactured with a high gloss finish with blemish free surface.

PVC Fascia and Cladding Guarantee

Our co-extruded white cellular boards come with a ten year product guarantee in respect of performance and significant discolouration. Full details are available upon request.

 

PVC Gutters to Match your Fascias

Professional Building Supplies also stock a wide range of PVC guttering in various shapes and styles. These include half round gutters, square, ogee, mini gutters, commercial guttering and deepflow. Please view our main plastic guttering page to learn more about these products.

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