In general uPVC is used for soffits and fascias as it is very strong and durable. It also requires very little maintenance. However, wood can be used and is still popular on listed properties as it retains the original material. Older and listed buildings may require more traditional materials to be used.
Johnstone is a town in the council area and county of Renfrewshire in the west central Lowlands of Scotland. It lies 3 miles west of Paisley, 12 miles west of the centre of the city of Glasgow and 12 miles north east of Kilwinning. Constituting a section of the largest conurbation in Scotland, Johnstone rests on the western side of the Greater Glasgow Urban Area. Johnstone was a planned community, which established around the house of Easter Cochrane, now called Johnstone Castle. Building began in 1782 when the Laird George Houston validated styles for a range of residential seats forming the town centre. The building of 2 similar civic squares, Houstoun Square and Ludovic Square, and the town gained its parish church by 1794. Coal mining started to bring wealth to Johnstone in the 19th century, with the population increasing to 5600 in 1831. Such a development in population meant the increase in slum conditions until the development of an area of the town to hold a significant amount of purpose-built housing estates, taking place in the 1930s. Much of Johnstone's history prior to industrialisation has actually faded away, with Johnstone Castle ending up being derelict after the last Laird passed away in 1931. The town's population of 15687 is well-connected to the rest of Scotland because of its distance to efficient transport links. A dual carriageway links Johnstone to the M8 motorway for transportation connections to central Scotland, and the town features two train stations with routine trains to Glasgow Central, Paisley and the Ayrshie Coast. Those hoping to go more afar are 3.5 miles away from Glasgow International Airport and 40 minutes away by train from Prestwick International Airport. For all your home upgrades, make sure to make use of reliable professionals in Johnstone to make certain of quality.