Bristol builder banking on West Fraser boards

A Bristol-based building company, active across a variety of sectors, relies on the performance and physical robustness of the panels manufactured by West Fraser Europe Limited for a wide range of applications.

PPS Building Services Ltd was established in 2015 and has established a strong reputation with both private and commercial clients for high standards of workmanship and professionalism, undertaking projects from carrying out repair and conversion work to building new homes and offices. The company recently converted an old barn into a two-bedroom, two-bathroom property, using CaberDek to create a new upper floor, where solar powered Velux roof windows also featured.

The Managing Director of PPS Building Services, Steve Hill, comments:

“We have a full-time workforce of a dozen tradesmen as well as another 20 sub-contractors who get involved in our contracts, carrying out refurbishment work, building extensions, loft conversions and individual new homes or small developments; all around Bristol and from Exeter across to Swindon. Carpentry is a big element of the work we do and, although we have used other makes for boards in the past, with a lot of them you find the corners or the edges are coming off through normal handling, or the dimensional accuracy just isn’t as good. We employ SterlingOSB Zero for flat roofs and as a sheathing, while all of our floor constructions feature CaberDek. It’s a great board to use and we always buy the manufacturer’s glue from their CaberFix system as well to avoid having any squeaks. Also, being conditioned, they cope well with any rain if we’re slow getting installations covered up, as well as what the plasterers drop. I doubt there’s anything we’ve built in the last four or five years that doesn’t have CaberDek on it.”

Available in either 18mm or 22 mm thickness panels, CaberDek panels measure 600mm by 2,400mm and are produced from moisture resisting P5 particleboard. CaberDek is available in an easy to install and familiar T&G format, making it the ideal choice for housebuilders or sub-contractors to ensure rapid installation, ready to face the toughest of conditions on site.

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