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Can double glazing cut your winter fuel bill this winter?

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The last embers of summer have faded away, and before we know it, there will be a blanket of frost on the ground and the shops will be filled with festive decorations and must-have gifts. With winter on the horizon, and temperatures set to take a tumble, it’s wise to think about keeping warm. If you don’t already have double glazing at home, have you thought about insulating your home to save money on winter fuel bills? Continue reading

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Considering a conservatory? Let us help you decide.

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Are you thinking about building a new conservatory for your home? Well, then you have certainly come to the right place. Adding a conservatory to your property is a fantastic choice. It can provide a place to relax, read a great book and of course, enjoy the sun. But it’s also a big decision and there are actually a few different design options that you can consider. Let’s explore some of the possibilities and determine which could be the right choice for you. Continue reading

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Guide to Replacing Windows of a Listed Building

Replacing Windows Listed Building

If you’re the owner of a listed building and you want to make changes to the windows that the building currently has in place, extreme care has to be taken. There are regulations and guidelines that means it’s not quite as simple as tearing out the old windows and replacing them with new ones. Here’s what you need to know about the process and how to approach it in the correct and proper way. Continue reading

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Famous Window Displays Worldwide

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Walking in a town or city is exhausting – and what better way to catch your breath than to gaze upon the display windows scattered in any big city? Some display windows are very attractive and can even tempt you to go in and buy something – regardless if it’s food or just clothing. Continue reading

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Decorating your windows for Halloween

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With Halloween just around the corner, we thought we’d give you some ideas for window decorations for this spooky celebration. In the UK decorating your home on 31st October is often a way to signal to children that you welcome trick or treaters, so decorating your windows is a great way to let them know you’re Halloween-friendly. Continue reading

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Window draughts and how to fix them

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In the UK the weather is always one of the hottest topics of conversation, mainly because of how bad it can be. Whilst we’ve enjoyed a fabulous summer this year, let’s not forget that the colder months are just around the corner and it won’t be long before the heating goes on. With energy bills also rising year on year, it’s vital that you aren’t paying for the benefit of heat that escapes from your home via your windows. Continue reading

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Triple Glazing in the UK

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Triple glazing is now widely used in Scandinavian countries, but is it worthwhile getting it in the UK? The answer is that it depends on several factors, so here’s the lowdown on when you might need triple glazing. Continue reading

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Why Conservatories are so popular in the UK

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Conservatories have been around since the seventeenth century, back then they were stone buildings that boasted more glass than a ‘normal’ room. They were enjoyed only by the wealthy and it was only really during the Victorian period that they started to gain popularity. It was in the 1970’s that we started to see conservatories really take off. They became accessible to all and started to be common place in homes across the UK. Continue reading

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What’s Fashionable in the World of Windows and Doors

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There are some aspects of windows and doors that never go out of fashion, like energy efficiency and durability for instance. Fenestration trends also tend to last longer than other fashions as we don’t change our windows and doors anywhere near as often as we do home decor for instance. However trends do emerge over time and so here is an overview of what’s currently fashionable in the world of windows and doors, including window treatments that can be changed more frequently. Continue reading