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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...

The truth about Neighbours Consent when planning a home extension

13th June 2019

Under Permitted Development Rights in England, a home owner cannot usually extend a property further from its original rear wall more than 4 metres on detached properties, and 3 metres on all other properties. Recently, the Government announced that the temporary laws that allowed property owners to extend up to 8 metres on detached houses,...

Its not only about Location, Location, Location, but also Ventilation, Ventilation, Ventilation

1st May 2019

It is genuinely not only about Location, Location, Location, but also about Ventilation, Ventilation, Ventilation, particularly if you have a single storey extension with roof lantern, a conservatory or have been in a glass extension or indeed a room with inadequate ventilation on a hot sunny day, as you will have first-hand knowledge of how vital...

High or Low Maintenance Replacement Roofline - Your Choice

1st April 2019

Wooden cladding despite its many drawbacks, surprisingly still remains an option for some UK property owners when it comes to replacing their existing rotten wooden cladding, fascias and soffits, but like with all choices relating to protecting your dwelling, there are pros and cons. Selecting wood as a building material can lead to a variety...

Make a statement with a colourful front door

7th February 2019

Our engineered timber doors are high quality, extremely secure and importantly, low maintenance. In addition to outstanding design, they are very attractive and come with some lovely colour options. Have you ever wondered what the colour of your front door may say about you and your home? Why choose Engineered Timber doors? Our engineered timber...

Is your letterbox causing problems?

5th February 2019

You may not have put much thought into the placement of your letterbox. For many of us our letterbox is a means of receiving post and beyond that does not hold large significance in our minds. You may be interested to learn that for some postal delivery workers your letterbox can be a bit of...

What is FENSA?

1st February 2019

FENSA is a government authorised Competent Person Scheme for the replacement of windows, doors, roof windows and roof lights in England and Wales that ensures replacement windows and doors supplied and fitted comply with the relevant Building Regulations, enforced by regular spot checks and suspensions for any not immediately rectified non-compliance.  What a FENSA Certificate...

Self-Cleaning Conservatory Roof Glass, Reality or Fiction?

1st October 2018

Self-cleaning glass was once described as “an impossible dream”, but thanks to an intensive research and development programme many years ago by the World’s leading glass manufacturer, Pilkington, self-cleaning glass is not fiction, but a reality, although not a miracle cure, but it can even over time (with a little precipitation to assist) make bird...

The Truth About Condensation in Homes and Whether or Not Replacement Double Glazing Eradicates it

1st September 2018

Have you started noticing condensation on your double glazed windows?  Double glazing condensation can occur the outside pane of glass or elsewhere on the window.  Naturally this can be alarming, particularly if the windows or doors are new, but it is not necessarily something to be concerned about. There are many factors causing condensation but...

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