Annexe Knowledgebase

Your Annexe questions, answered

Annexe fire-rated insulation

In order to be used in a building, an insulation product will usually need to pass British Standard tests regarding fire protection. The two main standards under which such products will be assessed are BS 476-1: Fire tests on building materials and structures and BS EN 13501-1: Fire classification of construction products and building elements. […]

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Timber cladding options for you annexe

Timber cladding is a popular finishing material for an annexe. If you’re planning to clad your annexe with timber boards, a good starting point is to decide whether you want to achieve a traditional or contemporary style overall. Species that are naturally knot-free (clear grade) work well if you’re going for a clean, crisp look, […]

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Cladding your annexe with uPVC

Cladding an annexe, in construction terms, is the external waterproof layer placed on the skeleton of the structure. The most common form of cladding these days is Poly Vinyl Chloride (PVC). Also known as PVCu or uPVC. It is a form of plastic which, in its plasticised state, is very flexible and used for operations […]

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Fibre Cement Cladding for your Annexe

What Is Fibre Cement Cladding? Fibre cement was developed at the start of the 1980s. It is a composite material made up of cement that has been reinforced with cellulose fibres and fillers. The mixture is moulded into planks before it is fully formed which allows it to be used as easy to install cladding […]

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Annexe Cladding Options

The exterior of your annexe is the first thing people see, so it is vital that the first impression produces an impression that you can be proud of. Choosing a product that’s durable and long-lasting and maintenance free is the ideal solution.There’s a host of options available for your annexe including: Wood Modified Timber Metal […]

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