Famous Window Displays Worldwide

shop window displayWalking 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

Decorating your windows for Halloween

making halloween decorationsWith 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

Window draughts and how to fix them

draughty houseIn 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

Triple Glazing in the UK

triple glazing cross sectionTriple 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

lady enjoying her conservatory

Why Conservatories are so popular in the UK

lady enjoying her conservatoryConservatories 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

wooden windows and doors

What’s Fashionable in the World of Windows and Doors

wooden windows and doorsThere 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

Christmas Window Displays

Christmas Window DisplayChristmas window displays are a great way to make your home look cosy and festive from the outside, whether it’s to make your home look more inviting for guests or just to get yourself in the Christmas spirit when you come home each day. There are so many different ways you can decorate your windows and make them look Christmassy, and it’s something fun to do with your children in the holidays. Here are some ideas to get you started. Continue reading

Self cleaning glass skylight

Self Cleaning Glass Windows

Self cleaning glass skylightSelf-cleaning glass is a revolution for homeowners looking for a solution to the problem of keeping the glass in conservatories or skylights clean. It saves time, energy and money, reducing the maintenance usually associated with glass. Continue reading

enjoying a conservatory

How to make the most of your Conservatory all year round

enjoying a conservatoryThere are few people who don’t enjoy the outdoors at all. Even those who can’t think of anything worse than a long hike away from their home comforts will still enjoy pottering in their garden or sitting outside with a drink on a lounger in the sunshine. Unfortunately with the UK’s weather being as unpredictable as it is, spending time outside in the garden isn’t always something we can do as often as we’d like. Continue reading