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Self-Isolation – Tips to Keep the Boredom at Bay

Self-Isolation – Tips to Keep the Boredom at Bay

With the UK in a state of lockdown to help defeat this terrible virus that is sweeping the world, our thoughts this week have leaned towards keeping ourselves entertained whilst in lockdown. The initial three-week period (that could be extended) has led to a number of people doing an array of different things to keep themselves entertained. You only have to look at the app tik tok to see what we mean along with the endless pictures of dodgy haircuts girlfriends have given to their boyfriends. ...

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How is the UK Fighting the Coronavirus?

How is the UK Fighting the Coronavirus?

The last few weeks have been a crazy time for everyone in the country and around the world. The Coronavirus outbreak has taken the world by storm like nothing many of us have seen before in our lifetimes with the last pandemic this size coming in the form of the Spanish flu towards the end of world war one. The acceleration over the last week or so has been insane with many countries entering a lockdown period in order to kill this virus off and save lives. With this in mind we are going to ta...

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Covid-19 Prevention

Covid-19 Prevention

This week has been a crazy week that many people wouldn’t haven’t experienced in their lifetimes. The Coronavirus has gone to the next level with many countries battening down the hatches in order to prevent this virus from getting worse and worse. For a more detailed explanation of what exactly we are dealing with here we urge you to click here and read this article to educate yourself on the Coronavirus and the dangers it brings. People have been playing it down comparing it to the flu in...

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3 Ways to Warm Up Your Home Whilst Reducing Your Energy Bills

3 Ways to Warm Up Your Home Whilst Reducing Your Energy Bills

Everyone loves a life hack to help save money whilst improving their lifestyle. So, this week we are going to give you three ways to warm up your home whilst saving a few pennies in the process. Utilise Sunlight Sunlight creates heat and most importantly is free. The best way to heat your home is to utilise the sunlight by having your curtains and blinds open a much as possible during the hours of sunlight. This will warm up your home without you having to use your heating, saving you money whi...

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What’s Popular in the Fenestration Industry Now?

What’s Popular in the Fenestration Industry Now?

Like any industry that involves various products there are always shifts and changes with some products or styles becoming extremely popular over a period of time. This then leads to new products being released that causes another shift and so the circle continues with only the core classic products consistently selling whilst others have their 5 minutes of fame and then end up being rebooted or redesigned in order to boost sales. So, what is hot right now in the Window and Door Industry? Flus...

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Why Improve With Countrywide Windows?

Why Improve With Countrywide Windows?

When it comes to home improvement projects people are spoilt for choice when it comes to the amount of companies who can complete your projects for you. There are specialist companies who focus on one particular area of the home improvement market and other businesses who like to do a bit of everything. So, our question is, what makes a home improvement company stand out from the crowd? It’s very easy for businesses such as ourselves to tell you how good we are, but there’s no proof in tha...

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3 Reasons an Orangery Should Be Your Next Project

3 Reasons an Orangery Should Be Your Next Project

Orangeries have become a household product in the home improvement market for a number of years now and it’s easy to see why. They have so many benefits when it comes to improving your home and today we are going to look at 3 in more detail to show you just what an orangery can do for your property. They Boost the Value of your Property  Orangeries can vary in size dramatically, it’s difficult to put an exact price on how much value they add to the average home. However, orangeries typica...

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Improve or Move?

Improve or Move?

A lot of homeowners often have trouble deciding whether to improve and expand their current property or pack up and move to a new home altogether. There are pros and cons for both of these options and today we are going to take a look at them. Moving Home Moving home is great as you can get an upgrade or downgrade without having to deal with any project work yourself. However, moving homes can be time consuming and costly which may not suit some people. The process of moving homes can be stres...

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Why Buy a Composite Door Over a UPVC Door?

Why Buy a Composite Door Over a UPVC Door?

If you are currently in the market for a new front or back door this blog will help you to decide what type of door is best for your property and budget. There are 3 main door types that are used within the market currently. They are timber doors, UPVC doors and composite doors. All three have their own set of benefits with UPVC and composite doors being the most popular out of the three. Today we are going to look at the two most popular door types and explain their benefits and hopefully hel...

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What Benefits Does a Conservatory Bring?

What Benefits Does a Conservatory Bring?

Conservatories have been in the home improvement sector for an extremely long time and have been a constant popular choice for homeowners looking to extend their home. Today we are going to take a look at what makes conservatories so popular and the benefits they will bring to your home. Utilise Your Space Utilising the space you have in your home is a great reason to get a conservatory. A conservatory gives you another room helping to expand your property without the need for a big and costly...

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3 Products To Look Out For This Year

3 Products To Look Out For This Year

With a new year comes an array of new products that enter the industry with some becoming household favourites overnight and others falling to the back of the pile. With this in mind, we are going to look at 3 new products that are tipped to be red hot favourites in the home improvement sector in 2020. Rose Gold Window and Door Hardware The hardware within windows and doors has been gradually growing and changing over the last few years giving homeowners an array of options when it comes to cu...

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Guttering – How Important Is It?

Guttering – How Important Is It?

Guttering is vital to any property. Damaged, leaky or clogged guttering can cause your home a number of problems that can be time consuming and costly.  Guttering is not something anyone tends to think of when it comes to improving their property. Usually when someone thinks about replacing a gutter it is either broken or clogged up, which can be a nuisance to any home. However, is it ideal to replace them before they break in order to save money on clean-up costs and potential damage to the p...

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Prepare For Your Next Project Now

Prepare For Your Next Project Now

When looking to start a home improvement project there are a number of things you must consider before the project is started. You must look at all aspects of the project from colour schemes and styles, to materials used and how the project will disrupt your personal life during its completion. Small projects will not take up much time and therefore your home life will not be disturbed as much, but bigger projects such as extensions can take a number of weeks to complete and therefore you need...

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Save Money in the New Year with Energy Efficiency

Save Money in the New Year with Energy Efficiency

One thing all homeowners could benefit from in the next year is making their homes more energy efficient to help reduce energy waste and of course save money in the process. There are a number of ways you can improve your homes energy efficiency and in today’s blog we are going to take a look at a few of these options to give you a greater understanding of the best way to improve your properties efficiency. Windows One major cause of poor energy efficiency is old, leaky/draughty windows that...

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Merry Christmas From Countrywide Windows

Merry Christmas From Countrywide Windows

From all the Team at Countrywide Windows, we would like to take a moment at this special time of year to wish all of our previous and existing clients as well as friends and families a very Merry Christmas and a Happy New Year. Thank you for your support over the past year and we look forward to completing your home improvement projects in the new year. Have a great Christmas.

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Welsh Government Update Fire Lockdown Rules

Welsh Government Update Fire Lockdown Rules

In the past week the welsh government announced a fire lockdown to try and combat the growing infection rate of Covid-19 in the country. Something like this could happen in England if the numbers continue to rise. In the first announcement, it was said that working in people’s homes for installers and construction professionals was not allowed which left many people worrying how they would cope not being able to trade. However, they swiftly issued new information which has soothed people’s...

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The Three Tiers – Covid-19 Update

The Three Tiers – Covid-19 Update

In the past week there has been some big changes to rules around the country when it comes to the Corona Virus pandemic. Unfortunately, the virus has returned for a second wave and the rise in cases in the last few weeks has been sharp and severe which is something we all feared could happen. In response to this the government has released a 3-tier system to try and nullify the virus without having a complete lockdown again. Although if the numbers continue to rise as they are doing so then a l...

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What’s Happening with the Green Homes Grant?

What’s Happening with the Green Homes Grant?

The Green Homes Grant was launched not too long ago and with not much information about the qualified installers or how you actually apply for the grant itself the scheme is already struggling and could be destined for failure if it carries on the way it’s going. The Guardian Newspaper recently published this: “Large areas of the country appear to have no contractors willing or able to do the work – leading the founder of the Moneysavingexpert website, Martin Lewis, to warn that the sche...

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