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Author Topic: Soffits and linings  (Read 1751 times)
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« on: February 06, 2017, 07:27:57 PM »

Hi All,

Just looking for some help.
I have a Victorian Villa and the soffit on the gable end is in dire need of replacement.
We plan to build a single storey extension in 12 months time so would like to consider replacing the old rotten timbers with something different.

Once the extension is constructed access will be severely restricted.
Is there any products on the market that have a decent lifespan.

If possible I don't want any Upvc but as a last resort may consider it.
Colour would be black.
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« Reply #1 on: February 07, 2017, 10:04:58 AM »

I have all aluminium  finish outside, it looks much the same as new after eight years. 

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« Reply #2 on: February 08, 2017, 12:37:12 AM »

Or search for  fibre cement soffits.

Cheers, Dave
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« Reply #3 on: February 08, 2017, 04:59:10 PM »

+ 1 fibre cement board about 4mm thick.  A bit fragile to handle but will last forever. ish

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