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22 September 2020

Best Windows For Modern Style Houses

Our homes have gone through a lot of changes over the years, originating from the Tudors, to Edwardian houses, all the way to the modern-day houses.  Today, more and more people are opting for minimalist contemporary styles. In this article, we take a look at which window styles are best for modern homes and why […]

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green composite door
25 August 2020

Composite Door Measuring

When replacing a front door with a composite door, it’s important to get the measurements right, as each composite door is manufactured to the specific measurements of the opening. And when it comes to measuring for the door, it’s not quite as straightforward as you might think.  There are many variables to consider, each of […]

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new windows
21 July 2020

Complete Guide to Trickle Vents

In recent years, the focus in window manufacture and installation has been on energy efficiency. This has led to windows being more airtight than ever before, thereby reducing heat loss and the carbon emissions. However, the airtightness has presented additional concerns around ventilation which is required to maintain a healthy internal environment. Trickle vents have […]

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24 June 2020

How to Install uPVC Windows

New to installing uPVC Windows and wondering how to do it? Don’t worry. uPVC windows are a desirable addition to any home and offer a wealth of benefits. However, incorrect installation can lead to myriad problems, from decreased energy efficiency, to damp and the many issues associated with that complaint. This guide on installing uPVC […]

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lean-to conservatory
12 May 2020

Price Vs Quality – Which to Choose When Purchasing Supplies

In these economically uncertain times, there’s a perception among home improvement companies that homeowners are being more careful with their money. This has led to a ‘race to the bottom’, with home improvement providers competing to provide more affordable solutions for their customers. As a homeowner, you may think that this means a more cost-effective […]

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orangery
12 May 2020

What’s the Difference Between a Conservatory and an Orangery?

Orangery is a term that’s been around for a few years now but it’s one that still has a bit of mystery surrounding it. And if you’ve ever been in the situation where you’ve complimented a friend’s conservatory, only to be told that it is, in fact, an orangery, you may want to understand the […]

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sliding sash window
12 May 2020

Disposing of Double Glazed Windows

The environmental credentials of uPVC double-glazed windows are now well known. With improved insulation, they help to keep your home warmer and increase energy efficiency as a result. What is less well-known, but equally important, is that new windows are often manufactured using advanced and environmentally friendly practices, as well as being manufactured from recyclable […]

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