Asbestos Over Cladding

Asbestos Roofs will almost certainly need radically upgrading to meet today’s exacting regulations.

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What is Asbestos?

Asbestos is highly dangerous: a single asbestos fibre can be lethal if inhaled. These particles are typically invisible to the naked eye, making them impossible to avoid without specialist training and equipment. As a result, it’s essential that all work done on an asbestos roof is done by a qualified professional using appropriate tools and safety equipment. Asbestos was a popular roofing material throughout the 20th century and is still found in most British buildings constructed or renovated before the year 2000.

Where is Overcladding needed?

Lengthen the life of your asbestos roof with over cladding. Over cladding adds one or more additional layers on top of your existing roof. This can be used to increase the insulation in your roof, bringing your property in line with current legislation and lowering heating bills. It can also be used to reseal your roof, making it watertight again, this is a cost-effective approach with a visually appealing result.

This will also protect the existing roofing structure from the elements, preventing further damage which might lead to the entire roof needing to be replaced. An over cladding project can also be combined with replacing existing skylights or installing new ones to provide you with natural light.

Why VBS Ltd?

Overcladding of a roof which contains asbestos is a very cost-effective refurbishment method that minimises the disruption around site. The service reduces costly disposal of existing asbestos roof sheeting that must be sent to licensed landfill.

By appointing a professional roofing contractor, you can make sure you have complete peace of mind when it comes to asbestos removal or over-cladding.

  • Cost effective – It can be extremely expensive to replace an entire roof of asbestos. Overcladding is a much cheaper method of dealing with this problem.
  • Thermal efficiency – The method will update the rook with current warm roof regulations and allow the building to be thermally efficient.
  • Strength – Asbestos roof overcladding will make your industrial building much more stronger and resistant to damage. Therefore, the need of maintenance and further work will be reduced incredibly.

Benefits of this service

Choosing over cladding as an option for your roofing system can offer numerous benefits to help enhance your commercial or industrial property.

  • Your building can stay open as the walls are still in position

  • Vast visual improvement of your building
  • Increase the lifespan with an additional protective layer
  • Stops damp and draughts and improve overall energy efficiency
  • Increased thermal properties where insulation option is taken

  • The work will involve minimal disruption, so you don’t lose trade or revenue

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Wall Overcladding

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Roof Overcladding

Over cladding is the renovation of a facade by the addition of a new skin over the original external fabric of the building.

Let's Build Something Together

We would love to hear from you. Get in touch today to find out what we can do to help you with your needs. 

Why should I choose VBS?

We have over 30 years experience and quality delivery as paramount and essential to any works undertaken, have a look at our latests projects to see the quality of work that we produce.

My roof is leaking what should I do?

Call us immediately on 01706 222 292 and we will advise the best solution depending on how serious the leak is.

Do you supply scaffolding?

Absolutely we do, anything we can do to make the process easier for you is high on our list of things to do.

Do you charge for quotes?

Our quotes and estimates are free of charge, we will get to the root of the problem quickly and give you a price to repair.

Do I have to be in when you come to look at the work?

Not necessarily. If we can gain access to what we need to see, then no, you do not need to be at the building when we come to inspect the required work. But it's always best if you are there.

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VBS Limited Carrs Industrial Estate, Rossendale, Lancashire, BB4 5JT

01706 222 292