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Create A Grand Entrance With A Porch

26th April 2017

Home ownership is something to be proud of and you cannot help but want your property to impress others. We all make judgements in our minds on the people and things we see, virtually in an instant, and the same goes for the houses we visit. So, you can only expect guests to be wowed...

Give Your Home A Facelift And Reap The Benefits

10th April 2017

Returning home after a hard day at the office should be something that puts an instant smile on your face, but that may not be the case if the look of your home isn’t currently to your liking. Rotting windows, a haggard old front door or scruffy roofline is more likely to leave you with...

Reinvent Your Old Conservatory With A Solid Roof

17th March 2017

A high number of conservatory owners are forced to steer well clear of their extension in summer because it gets unbearably hot, and ditto in winter when it tends to feel ice cold. It’s enough to make them hit the roof which is entirely appropriate as it’s usually the roof that’s to blame. The majority...

How do you rate your existing windows?

1st March 2017

We are all constantly being encouraged to do our ‘bit’ for the environment and are accustomed to the energy efficiency labels that are on all the white appliances that we buy, as these indicate the extent to which the product we are purchasing is energy efficient, and therefore how environmentally friendly it is. With this...

What Planning Permission Do You Need For A New Conservatory?

28th February 2017

Buying a conservatory is an exciting time for the whole family, but it’s important not to get too ahead of yourself. Why do we say that? You need to find out whether prior planning permission needs to be obtained before the conservatory installation gets underway. Failure to do so can have disastrous consequences as you...

Heritage Windows Don't Mean Sacrificing Modern Benefits

2nd February 2017

Sourcing sufficient replacement windows is easier for some homeowners more so than others. Those living in a period residence or property situated within a conservation area often find it difficult trying to find a window design that offers near identical styling to retain the traditional character of their house and satisfy the local planning authority....

Replacement Solid Roof Conservatories - The Pitfalls To Avoid

1st February 2017

When it comes to a UK homeowner wanting to change their glass or translucent roof for a solid one, they often get the wrong end of the stick having been incorrectly “advised” by misinformed neighbours, double glazing suppliers and double glazing salesmen looking for their next sale without advising you of the dire consequences if...

Why spending more on a timber front door is worthwhile to prevent problems in the future

1st January 2017

It is well worth property owners in England who are looking to replace their old wooden door or who decide they would like a new timber front door, carefully researching the wooden door before they order it. This is because the vast majority of timber front doors are prone to twisting and warping, so it...

Secondary Considerations Can Be Primary

1st December 2016

Secondary glazing is still a popular option for many home owners in England, especially for those who live in a listed building or in a conservation area, as well as for those whose properties are located next to very busy noisy roads. Secondary glazing is not limited to dwellings that have restrictions, as many a...

Why it is wise to view new conservatories or orangeries before placing an order

1st November 2016

Amazingly even nowadays many UK home owners still sadly get taken in by slick double glazing sales persons who offer them what at the time appears to be “an offer on a new glass extension they can’t refuse” as long as they order there and then, only to find out later the conservatory deal is...

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