THE ZAC BLOG

June 2021

June 2021

June 2021  Bespoke ZAC Belgravia Canopy in PutneyOne of our most popular canopies is the Belgravia. This canopy comes as standard in three different variations: The Heritage, The Classic and The Deco. We can also manufacture bespoke Belgravia canopies. This type...

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May 2021

May 2021

May 2021ZAC Veranda Project in ReadingWe were recently contacted by a lady from Reading. She explained that she lived in a street where all the houses had lovely veranda-type porches. While most had been dismantled, hers was still there but the stanchions had been...

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April 2021

April 2021

April 2021  ZAC bespoke zinc veranda canopy project in StreathamWe have had some very unseasonal weather in April. It’s fair to say that a little bit of sunshine makes it a very pleasant job fitting our canopies. We are busy in the factory at the moment, we seem...

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March 2021

March 2021

March 2021 This month’s blog is all about The Cotswold.This type of canopy is very versatile. “Why is it so versatile?” I can hear you saying. Well, we start off, as with all our canopies, with a powder-coated, mild steel frame. The canopy is then clad with zinc or...

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February 2021

February 2021

February 2021We were recently contacted by a customer in the Regents Park area of London who had found us on the internet and was interested in refurbishing a veranda on his Grade 2 listed building. He was very impressed with the case study that was featured on our...

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January 2021

January 2021

January 2021  Welcome to our first blog of 2021! Just looking out of the window from my home office, it is bucketing down outside. It is times like these that I am thankful for the canopies I have fitted on my front and back doors. Our front door is wood, and I...

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December 2020

December 2020

December 2020  First, I would like to wish all our customers a merry Christmas and a Happy New Year.This has been a very eventful year for many reasons. However, ZAC has really pushed on even through these testing times. We have added a dedicated Veranda page to...

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November 2020

November 2020

November 2020Hi and welcome to ZAC’s November Blog. The weather this month has been unusually warm, although sometimes very wet. I think this is the reason we have been inundated with enquiries for our Verandas. It may also be because we have launched a dedicated...

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October 2020

October 2020

October 2020Rain, rain, rain. The wettest October ever. Well, that's what the weatherman said. We could hardly get into the factory with all the verandas, porches and canopies everywhere. We certainly have a back log of installations. On the bright side, the sun is...

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September 2020

September 2020

September 2020What is new this month? To help our customers understand the planning process and the regulations to consider for new porches, we launched a new campaign in conjunction with the Planning Portal (run by a government body). Their website contains tools and...

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August 2020

August 2020

August 2020Last month we had an enquiry from a very nice lady from Bromley. She said that she was having trouble with the rain and hot sun damaging two of her doors and that she was not happy with the look of her 1960’s bungalow. She wanted our help to change the look...

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July 2020

July 2020

July 2020Hi and welcome to ZAC’s July Blog. Last year we were asked to manufacture zinc and copper work in our factory for a property in Kensington, London as part of a large renovation project. The guys worked very hard creating some magnificent zinc and copper work,...

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June 2020

June 2020

June 2020Carrying on from my May blog about how to order a bespoke door canopy, I would like to talk about ordering a bespoke porch or veranda. We manufacture a range of hand-crafted verandas and porches to complement our beautiful door canopies. All manufactured in...

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May 2020

May 2020

May 2020This month’s blog is about our bespoke door canopy service and uses a short case study that I hope you will find both informative and interesting. Our case study follows an enquiry for a copper door canopy, with a client’s specific instructions to be both...

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April 2020

April 2020

April 2020Hello and welcome to our April blog. I do not think anybody really expected this, all our shows have understandably been postponed. The organisers are hoping to reschedule later in the year; however, I think we will have to wait and see. We have manufactured...

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March 2020

March 2020

March 2020 March has been a tale of two halves. The month started well, very busy in the factory manufacturing canopies and dialogue with English heritage going extremely well. Although the majority of customers choose to fit our canopies themselves, we were happy to...

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February 2020

February 2020

February 2020Welcome to ZAC’s blog for February. Recently, I visited my good friend Matt in Herefordshire for the weekend. As a treat, he took me to some lovely villages and towns. One of these was Hay-on Wye, a stunning small market town and community in the historic...

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January 2020

January 2020

January 2020We are all back at work now and the Christmas break seems a long way away. I’m glad to be back working again; I was getting a bit bored with eating and running around after our guests! The guys have been creating some stunning canopies this month.This...

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Our Review of 2019

Our Review of 2019

Hi! My name is Arthur Biden and I am one of the Directors at ZAC, The Zinc and Copper Canopy Company. We design and manufacture environmentally-sustainable, artisan zinc and copper door canopies. Our canopies are manufactured by us in our factory in Croydon, Surrey...

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