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Composite Doors – What’s the Big Deal?

Composite Doors – What’s the Big Deal?

Composite doors are quickly becoming a favourite for the nation when it comes to choosing a new door and there are many reasons for this. In today’s blog, we are going to look at the benefits of composite doors and why so many people are choosing to install them as their next home improvement project. What is a Composite Door? Composite doors are made up of a variety of materials rather than just one main material, including PVC, wood, insulating foam and GRP (glass reinforced plastic). The ...

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Billions Needed for Underperforming Homes

Billions Needed for Underperforming Homes

Since the failure of the Green Homes Grant, we have kept an eye on what the next scheme could be to replace this failed idea and how it could generate jobs whilst improving old and draughty homes. Well the Construction Leadership Council have been doing their research of late and have estimated that it will take 4 years and 5 billion pounds to renovate and upgrade the UK’s most inefficient and under effective homes. This could lead to the birth of a new scheme, hopefully one that is much mor...

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Lifting of Lockdown Delayed

Lifting of Lockdown Delayed

As most of you already know the lifting of the lockdown has been delayed until July the 19th. This is a bitter blow as we were expected to be fully released from lockdown today. This announcement doesn’t come as a major shock and was widely expected and as frustrating as it is we must abide by the rules to ensure that come July 19th the lockdown can be lifted. Below is a small snippet from the Prime Ministers Statement regarding the 4-week delay: “As things stand – and on the basis of th...

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Home Improvement Is In Demand

Home Improvement Is In Demand

Home Improvement Projects have always been popular, but not quite as popular as they seem to be at the moment. Since the lockdown has eased home improvement projects have gone through the roof and this is due to a number of reasons. The lockdown and a tough year has taught us many things and one of the most important things (besides our health and safety) we learnt was actually how liveable our homes are. Usually we spend most of days out and about, working, socialising and running errands. We...

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Does Your Business Need a New Look?

Does Your Business Need a New Look?

In today’s age of digital media and online shopping it is more vital than ever for high street stores to look appealing and welcoming in order to attract potential customers inside to increase sales. Ever since the emergence of online shopping, shops have slowly been on the decline and you simply cannot afford for your business to look worn out, old and unwelcoming as there is so much competition that will snap your customers away in a heartbeat. With this in mind perhaps it is time for a ne...

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Could an Orangery be the Perfect Home Extension?

Could an Orangery be the Perfect Home Extension?

If you are looking to extend/upgrade your home then an Orangery could be the answer you are looking for. Typically, homeowners always lent towards conservatories when extending their homes as they were great during the summer and created an eye-catching addition to any property as they are made almost entirely of glass. This is ideal for letting sunlight into your home and is perfect for relaxing with friends and family on a beautiful day. However, in recent years conservatories have started t...

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How to Clean Upvc Windows and Doors

How to Clean Upvc Windows and Doors

Upvc is the most popular material in the industry for windows, doors, conservatories etc. This is due to its cost-effective price, the fact it is basically maintenance free and when maintenance is required it is usually very simple. Its final popular benefit is that it has a very long lifespan. However, when cleaning Upvc there are some methods that work fantastically and other ways that can actually ruin the look of your window, so today we are going to look at both sides to ensure you do not...

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Deciding What Your Next Home Improvement Project Should Be

Deciding What Your Next Home Improvement Project Should Be

Choosing what area of your home to improve and what to spend your hard-earned money on is a big decision that should not be taken lightly. That is why we write blogs like this so you can make informed and smart decisions that will not only improve your life in the short-term but will also bring you great financial rewards in the future. When looking to improve your home you always have an idea of what you want to achieve and what benefits you want to receive from the money you spend. Main bene...

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What are Trickle Vents

What are Trickle Vents

Trickle Vents are a relatively new product in the market that are becoming increasingly popular as time goes by. So, what makes a trickle vent so desirable and what do they do? Today we going to take a closer look at them to help you see the benefits they could bring to your home. The Low Down Trickle vents are vents that sit at the top of a window or door which can be adjusted to allow more air to flow into your home. This is a great way to improve the overall ventilation of your property. Th...

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Help-To-Build Self-Build Mortgages Announced by the Government

Help-To-Build Self-Build Mortgages Announced by the Government

A new “help-to-build” Mortgage Scheme has been announced by the Government in the last week which is designed to help encourage people to build their own homes rather than buy existing ones. Included in this scheme is funding of £150 million to help kick-start the process. Take a look at a chunk of the press release issued by the government below: “New plans supported by over £150 million in new government funding will make it easier and more affordable for people to build their own ho...

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Is It Time You Extended Your Home?

Is It Time You Extended Your Home?

Extending your home has become all the rage nowadays. Extensions are an easier, cheaper and often faster option to get built when compared to moving home and upsizing your property. There are two main popular forms of extensions in the current market that every homeowner would love to have. These two are Orangeries and Conservatories. They are very similar but very different at the same time which gives them both unique benefits that can be tailored to any home. Below we are going to take look ...

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Great Ideas for Home Improvement Projects in Spring

Great Ideas for Home Improvement Projects in Spring

Spring is finally here, longer days, more hours of sunlight in the day and the weather is starting to take a turn for the better as summer edges closer. With this in mind everyone is starting to make plans for the summer months ahead with the likelihood that we can actually spend the summer with friends and families this year. It is an exciting period for everyone involved and therefore many people up and down the country are starting to plan and book in their home improvement projects for this...

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Showrooms Re-open

Showrooms Re-open

After months and months of waiting the time has come that showrooms and shops all over the country are finally allowed to re-open. It’s been a tough start to the year and hopefully this is the positive news that will allow us to get back to some sort of normality throughout the rest of the year. As always, we will need to be strict and follow the processes, guidelines and laws set out by the government to ensure that everyone is safe and the threat of infection is minimalized. The safety of ...

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Is Your Front Door Letting Cold Air into Your Home?

Is Your Front Door Letting Cold Air into Your Home?

Front doors bring so many benefits to your home, some more obvious than others but when they become old, damaged and outdated they can have a negative impact on your home and your wallet. Front doors create a stunning entrance to your home, increase security and make your home more energy efficient which will save you money in the future. However, doors can become dysfunctional for a number of reasons. Weathering can cause a door to crack and stiffen which will make opening the door harder and...

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Green Homes Grant Gets Cut

Green Homes Grant Gets Cut

We have spoken a lot in recent times about the Green Homes Grant and how this great idea has failed to live up to expectations leading to widespread confusion amongst businesses and clients alike. One of the main talking points was how clients and businesses could actually take advantage of the scheme with many businesses failing to receive the grant on time leaving them short of cash and deterring other companies from utilising it. There was also confusion from client’s perspectives as to h...

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Breakthrough in the First Zero-Carbon Production of Flat Glass in The World

Breakthrough in the First Zero-Carbon Production of Flat Glass in The World

Climate change is at the forefront of the world right now and achieving a net zero carbon footprint is being worked on by countries and businesses all around the world. We need to start producing products in a more environmentally friendly way to ensure that the world stabilises for future generations. With this topic in mind there has been an amazing breakthrough by Saint-Gobain who have achieved the First Zero-Carbon Production of Flat Glass in The World which is extremely exciting for the f...

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Composite Doors Are In Right Now

Composite Doors Are In Right Now

Composite Doors have been a popular choice for homeowners for quite some time now however, some were put off by the higher price tag when compared to PVCU or timber doors and therefore they were always playing catch up. Nowadays the price difference isn’t that much and that coupled with the major benefits they bring has seen composite doors pretty much take over the entrance door market and change the game. What is a Composite Door? Composite doors are made up of a variety of materials rathe...

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3 Ways to Improve Your Home for the Summer

3 Ways to Improve Your Home for the Summer

The summer months are fast approaching and with this year set to be one of hottest yet everyone is starting to get excited. There will be plenty of plans for BBQs, garden parties, beer gardens, get togethers etc. in what is always a special time of the year. During this period your home is vital, especially if you are hosting and therefore in this week’s blog we are going to look at 3 ways you can improve your home for the summer. When looking to make the most to the summer months you look a...

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