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
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
Windows are a crucial architectural element of any property. In many ways they play the largest role of any feature in defining the overall character and appearance of a building. In period properties, too, the vital role played by windows in giving the property its charm and aesthetic appeal is brought into even sharper focus. Continue reading
If you need to replace your windows you are probably wondering whether choosing a large national double glazing supplier or a local one makes much difference in variety, cost and quality of service. Continue reading
Toughened glass, otherwise known as tempered glass, is up to five times stronger than its competitors which are not tempered. By taking annealed glass to over six-hundred degrees Celsius, the toughening process makes a glass that will not crack under the heat of your kitchen. Continue reading
Replacing windows for more energy efficient types like double glazed is a big undertaking for the homeowner as it can be disruptive to your home, but once completed the finished effect will look so much better and add value to your property. Continue reading
Windows have been fitted with glass, known as ‘glazing’, for more than two centuries, and modern advances in glass manufacturing and fitting means that windows are now more professionally glazed than ever before. Continue reading
Today we see the third stage of the tour de France coming to Essex, the stage starts in Cambridge with the route snaking through Essex and then on to London for the finish. It looks like the weather will be fine and dry and so hydration will be of paramount importance for both cyclists and spectators alike!