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All you need to know about PVCU windows and doors

1st September 2020

There’s lot to think about if you are in the market for brand new replacement windows and doors – you need to decide on an appropriate window style, colour and frame material.   On the topic of frame materials for UK homes, one of the most common window and door frame materials found in the...

Why it is wise to use a FENSA Registered Installer

1st July 2020

With the effects of Covid-19 still to be ascertained, the pandemic to date has already sadly seen the demise of several UK double glazing installers, including a well-known household name, with tens of thousands of UK consumers unfortunately affected by the failures of these businesses. Who are FENSA? FENSA is a Government approved body providing...

Advice for homeowners wondering how to safely continue with home improvement plans

2nd June 2020

Most home improvement companies have been following the Government guidance on staying at home and social distancing but now lockdown is easing and we are being encouraged to get back to work.  We are so grateful to our lovely customers who have been so understanding about all projects having to go on hold, and for...

Why early Summer is the ideal time to inspect the Roofline products on your property?

1st June 2020

So why is early Summer the ideal time to inspect Roofline on properties? Well to start with it is the perfect time of year to identify any damage that has been done during the previous Winter, as the days get much longer and we get the opportunity to look over the exterior of our properties...

How to get an accurate replacement windows or doors quotation without having a salesman in your home

23rd March 2020

Regardless of whether it is because of the Coronavirus, or you just don’t want anyone in your home, it is still possible to get a highly accurate quotation for replacement windows, doors, guttering, fascias and soffits etc, you simply just need to let a sales consultant (once movement is permitted again) take measurements and photos...

Before ordering an extension ensure your property does not need a build over agreement

1st February 2020

If you are thinking about extending your home, or building a conservatory, you need to be mindful that any extension might/might not impact on underground sewer pipes that lie within your property’s boundary. So before ordering an extension it is important to ensure that your property does not need a build over agreement putting in...

The Attraction Of Georgian Bars

1st January 2020

Unless you work in the fenestration industry, you could be forgiven for thinking a Georgian Bar was a term for a quaint old coffee shop with exposed wooden beams… Folk outside the double glazing industry or construction world are unlikely to be able to appreciate the vast amount of technology that nowadays goes into producing...

Why blown double glazed sealed units need replacing

15th September 2019

If and when condensation forms on double or triple glazing it tends to only form in 1 of  3 locations. Firstly, either, 1) on the inside of the inside glass pane, or 2) in-between the 2 glass panes or 3) on the outside of the outside glass pane (the latter tends to appear centrally with...

How to obtain a replacement FENSA certificate

1st August 2019

When buying or selling a property that has had replacement windows or doors installed since July 2002, you will need to provide the seller or purchaser with a FENSA certificate. Not having this important legal document can hold up the sale of the property, so do please make sure that if you have had (or...

Why fit a composite front door rather than an aluminium door, timber front door or PVCU door?

1st July 2019

There has to be a reason surely why more and more UK property owners opt for a composite front door over a replacement timber door, PVCU door or even an aluminium front door. No one disputes that real timber looks great when first fitted, but it is rather expensive and being wood can warp and...

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