What is boarding up service, and do you need one?
Boarded windows and doors simply mean, a window or glass panel door or shop front which has been damaged in some way and to secure it and avoid further damage, plywood is placed across the area and secured in place.
The timber used is strong and robust. Keeping potential intruders out and avoiding any further hazards until the new replacement glass can be installed.
Most boarding up is carried out due to a window or door being broken due to vandalism, a break-in, or by accident through a flying object.
But, there are actually many reasons why you might find yourself in need of boarding up service.
For example, if a property is vacant, some landlords, estate agents, and even the police prefer to board up windows and doors on vacant properties. This is to ensure that the property remains free from squatters, vandals, arsonists, opportunists, and more. Minimising the risk of damage and intrusion into a property.
Boarding is very popular on buildings that are set to be demolished. Mainly for some of the reasons mentioned above, but also for public safety, as the site might have been deemed as unsafe for people to enter.
Boards on windows are particularly popular in certain parts of the world when it comes to protecting properties from the external elements. Protecting against strong winds and storms is one of the major benefits of boarding up windows.
Boarding up can also be used to support damaged window frames and frames supporting shop fronts.
A great temporary solution until new units can be supplied and installed.
For commercial premises, some shop owners prefer to have their storefronts boarded up while work on new shop fronts takes place. This helps to create the ultimate wow factor for customers as well as protect your property while work is being carried out.
For these reasons and many more, boarding up services has increased in popularity and continues to grow in demand for everyday use as well as in emergencies.
Plywood is also very flexible, so boards can be cut and customised to any shape and size, securing your property 100% and protecting it from any further damage.