residential development guide for home extensions and new dwellings 



SWISH BUILDING PRODUCTS - Building Materials and Architectural Building Products

Swish Building Products manufacture PVC fascias, soffits, guttering, cladding and windowboard systems  in white and colours for the social housing, newbuild and trade construction markets. Swish cellular PVC profiles are stabilised with environmentally sound Octyl Tin and will not change colour.

Swish Building Products has been awarded the new Responsible Sourcing Certification BES6001 and can now offer developers maximum points under the Code for Sustainable Homes for  responsible sourcing of fascias, cladding and skirting.

Most home extensions requiring planning permission will probably benefit from using their products during the build.  Many Architects or House Extension Designers can incorporate their products within the scheme design drawings and specifications.

The following article may be of interest for homeowners researching this type of building product for inclusion within their own house extension scheme.

uPVC Soffit Options For Your Home

If they should need replacing, then fitting your own soffits and fascia boards is possible as long as you are adept at DIY, have some experience with roofline products, obtain the correct equipment and aren't afraid of heights. Saying all that it may be better to get the professionals in to do it for you!

Securing proper installation for your roofing and guttering products is essential, poor quality products and workmanship on the exterior of your property can only lead to future problems inside the house, such as damp patches, leaks in the attic and water working its way into the foundations which will result in all kinds of expense.

There are various elements to guttering systems, the drainpipes that run along the roofline and down to the ground, the fascia boards, and the soffits or eaves. Guttering systems were traditionally made from timber, aluminium and steel, however most homeowners these days choose uPVC products as nothing beats it for durability and price.

Ideal for outside housing projects it is very easy to install as it's lightweight and systems are designed to be clipped together for convenience. The guttering system has to be 100% efficient if it is to work properly, plastic products offer a combination of permanence and value for money which makes it the best decision you can make for your home. Not only providing an effective rainwater drainage system, you can also give it a complete make over at an affordable price.

uPVC has a lot going for it and is the first choice for builders and housing projects. Extremely energy efficient its thermal insulation is far superior to brick, concrete or timber, and is self-extinguishing which means it limits the damage that can be caused by a fire.

If you are looking for a great deal on uPVC products for your building project then you should check online where you'll find suppliers of soffit vents, fascia boards, shiplap cladding, barge board, guttering and all the accessories required. Just order online, and have it delivered within a few days.

When you consider the time spent on maintaining your home, from touching up the paintwork and replacing or repairing rotting soffits and fascias, then it makes sense why people are investing in uPVC products. They won't rot, you'll save money in the long term, and they'll improve the appearance of your home as well as adding value to its price. You can either choose to complete the work yourself or if you prefer contact a specialist company to do the work for you.

There's a huge range of designs online, both traditional and modern, with colours to suit all preferences and purposes. Buy them in easy to manage shorter lengths for easy fitting if you are installing them yourself. Fascia and uPVC soffit products mix a complete array of remarkable qualities - they defy damp and dirt, are particularly easy to install, will last for many years and are lightweight products. They are also recyclable and effortless to maintain. If you would like some further help or advice, then check out various websites selling uPVC fascias and soffits, and you're guaranteed to find what you're looking for.