DX, Bodmin

An extensive refurbishment to the roof and wall cladding of this large unit included rooflight , gutter and metal cladding refurbishment.

Cladding Coatings completed extensive refurbishment works at this logistics facility in Bodmin. External wall cladding coating, roof coating and gutter refurbishment were some of the works completed.

Logistics company DX got in touch with Cladding Coatings to see how we could help them revitalise and rebrand a unit they had recently acquired in Bodmin Cornwall.

DX provides services throughout the UK and Ireland and is a well-established logistics company that continues to grow. Part of their expansion includes acquiring the former TNT site in Bodmin Cornwall. This newly acquired unit will be a freight depot servicing distribution across Cornwall, allowing DX to improve its customer service and offering.

Situated on Bodmin business park close to the Bodmin Bypass, DX knew that their newly acquired unit would require some external refurbishment to smarten up its appearance and match DX’s branding to uphold their company reputation.

On-site survey for planned refurbishment work

From the initial conversation with DX, it was proposed that the roof would likely need recoating, and the gutters would need refurbishing. Upon visiting the site in Bodmin to conduct our free on-site survey, we established more work would be required on the unit to get it to a standard that our client could be proud of.

From the on-site survey, we discovered that not only was the roof showing some signs of deterioration, but the external metal wall cladding also required recoating. The roof and exterior wall cladding looked tired, worn and dirty. There was clear evidence of cut-edge corrosion on the metal cladding that would require refurbishment. The building’s roof lights were also looking a little worse for wear, and the guttering showed signs of corrosion which would need repairing and refurbishing.

Once we had completed the on-site survey, we could provide a fast and accurate quotation for our client.

After discussing and finalising the work schedule with our client, the Cladding Coatings team were ready to start work on-site.

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Safe access for roof refurbishment

Health and safety are of great importance to us here at Cladding Coatings, and we do everything to ensure good practice is followed on-site to protect our team and also the staff and visitors to your site.

As this project required working at height to complete the roof cladding refurbishment and to work on the rooflights, we knew we would have to install access to allow us to work safely at height.

We installed the permanent Mansafe Fall Arrest system to refurbish the roof to ensure our team could work safely. This system also meant that there was no scaffolding obstructing the loading bays.

Refurbishing and replacing parts of the rooflights also meant access was required inside the building to install safety netting whilst work was carried out on the rooflights. This entailed using a Cherry Picker to assemble the netting at the project’s start and disassemble it once the work was complete.

Trusted systems for external wall cladding and roof coating

With the metal roof cladding and external wall cladding, there were areas of cut edge corrosion that needed addressing. We elected to use a trusted paint system from Rust-Oleum to complete this recoating project. Noxyde® is a hardwearing and durable coating system with excellent corrosion protection that effectively coats areas of deterioration and helps stop cut edge corrosion in its tracks. Noxyde® is also available in various colours and shades, allowing you to have the best colours to suit your branding and business.

The external wall cladding and roof cladding were thoroughly cleaned and prepped, ready for recoating to ensure a smooth and consistent spray application.

The gutters and trims were recoated in a vibrant blue to compliment DX’s branding. Their new depot looks smart and professional, along with the newly recoated roof and external wall cladding.

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Rooflight and gutter refurbishment for a protected roof

When conducting the initial on-site survey, it was clear that the rooflights would need cleaning and refurbishing to ensure they were working as effectively as possible. Over time rooflights can become brittle and dull and require refurbishing or replacing before they cause problems for your building. The Cladding Coatings team replaced the outer skins of the rooflights on this project, and the roof now has a cohesive and well-protected finish.

Another factor that can affect the roof of a building is the gutter system. If the gutter system is not correctly maintained and water can’t drain away from your property, it can cause problems for your roof and external wall cladding.

The team cleaned the gutter system at DX Bodmin, removing all dirt and debris before refurbishing the gutter using a high-performance system so that water can now effectively drain away from the building.

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A guaranteed high-quality refurbishment

When you have major refurbishment work completed on your building, you want to know it’s going to last a long time, and you won’t have to think or worry about refurbishing it any time soon. You know this is the case with an external refurbishment project from Cladding Coatings. We offer a 10-year guarantee on all of our systems and services, giving you the ultimate peace of mind in the quality of your external refurbishment project.

Some of the systems we use are backed by even longer product guarantees. You can read about these systems and all the other systems in our high-performance systems portfolio here.

DX Bodmin was thrilled with the external wall cladding and roof refurbishment which was completed at their new site, and they look forward to operating out of this newly rebranded depot.

If you want to know more about our external wall cladding refurbishment services and roof refurbishments, get in touch with a member of our knowledgeable team for a free no-obligation chat.

Alternatively, request a free quote here.

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