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Summer Home Improvement Trends

Summer Home Improvement Trends

The summer is a wonderful time of year, the great weather lets everyone get out and about and do things that aren’t possible during the winter. Most summers are filled with holidays and socialising with friends and family whilst others use the long days to get some vital home improvements done to their properties. With this in mind we are going to look at some great home improvement ideas that are currently trending in 2022. Home Extensions Home extensions come in a variety of styles and des...

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Now is The Time to Maintain Your Gutters and Fascia’s

Now is The Time to Maintain Your Gutters and Fascia’s

We have had some beautiful weather recently and its one of the hottest summers we have had in a long time and it is very easy to spend the summer down the beach, at the pub with friends and holidaying around Europe. However, it may not be your first thought but the summer is a great time to get some house maintenance done that isn’t possible during the winter and one of these chores is cleaning and checking your guttering and fascia’s. Cleaning your guttering and checking your fascia’s f...

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The 3 Best Home Improvement Projects for a Return on Investment

The 3 Best Home Improvement Projects for a Return on Investment

When looking to improve your home you look at a number of things when deciding where to start. These can include short term benefits such as added space, increased security and better energy efficiency. On the other hand, you will look at longer term benefits such as longevity, maintenance and arguably the most important, return on investment. In this week’s blog we are going to look at the 3 best home improvement projects for a profitable return in the future. Orangeries/Conservatories Oran...

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Does Your Home Need Sliding Patio Doors?

Does Your Home Need Sliding Patio Doors?

If you are looking to renovate your home but don’t know where to start we could have the perfect product for you. When starting a home renovation, the best place to start is old and worn-down areas of your home. One thing that tends to get worn down, broken or just old as time passes is your external doors such as front doors and garden doors. These often encounter a lot of use over the years and are constantly hit with everything the UK weather has to throw at them and so over time they can ...

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What’s Next for the Window and Door Industry?

What’s Next for the Window and Door Industry?

The Window and Door market has always had its core set of products and it doesn’t often stray far from what it knows. Orangeries, Conservatories, Windows, Doors and Roof Lanterns are the bread and butter of the industry so where is it heading next? In terms of products there is always slight variations, new designs, different materials etc. but what is going to take these products to the next level and breathe some life into the industry. In this weeks blog we are going to look at what could ...

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3 Signs That Your Windows and Doors Could be Increasing Your Energy Bills

3 Signs That Your Windows and Doors Could be Increasing Your Energy Bills

Prices are increasing all around us at the moment and it is hitting everyone hard. With prices going up everyone is looking at ways to cut costs in order to save some money for the future. One thing that has certainly increased is energy bills with many people concerned at just how much their energy consumption is costing them. With that in mind we are going to look at a few things that might be causing you to use so much energy and ways in which you can reduce this in the future. Windows and ...

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New Trickle Vents Government FAQ

New Trickle Vents Government FAQ

The new building regulations are now in place in England and became active on June the 15th. A lot of focus has been on trickle vents and the compliance issues around them and in line with these questions posed the government has released a Frequently Asked Questions segment in order to answer some of the recurring themes that people want to know about. Please see the FAQs below: "Can background ventilators be installed through a wall to meet the Part F requirements, instead of installing tri...

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Which Material is the Most Eco-Friendly?

Which Material is the Most Eco-Friendly?

Being friendly to the environment is a vital issue in today’s world. Ensuring we reduce our carbon footprint and stop wasting energy is of the upmost importance as we plan to preserve the world for future generations. With this in mind we are going to take a look at what window and door materials are the most eco-friendly for your home. Eco-friendly by definition means not being harmful to the environment and although most materials are designed to be eco-friendly there is one that does stan...

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Are Internal Aluminium Doors The Next Big Thing?

Are Internal Aluminium Doors The Next Big Thing?

Aluminium doors have always been popular when it comes to front or back doors for properties. However recently a new trend has been occurring, people are starting to get internal ali doors fitted in their property which is something quite new. This trend is coming to fruition by social media influence and the wow factor that an aluminium door with glass panels can bring to your home. They are beautiful to look at and create a very designer home kind of feel which is very desirable in the moder...

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Rehau Leaving Russia

Rehau Leaving Russia

Rehau a fenestration systems company has announced that it is selling it premises in Russia and is ceasing trading there altogether because of the war. The war has shocked the world and has affected thousands of people’s lives as well as sectors all around the globe. Rehau was one of the first fenestration companies to cease trading in Russia when the war began and have now decided to sell up altogether. Below is the statement they released on their official website – “The REHAU Group wi...

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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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What Roofing Options Do You Have For Your Conservatory

What Roofing Options Do You Have For Your Conservatory

If you currently have a conservatory or are looking to get one in the future there are a few things that some people don’t know when it comes to the options you have. Traditionally conservatories, including the roof are mainly made of glass in order to make the most of the natural light that can pass through them. However, in the modern day this is not always the most practical approach and therefore over the years conservatories have developed and improved in order to give you a number of op...

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The Best Ways to Make the Most of a Conservatory

The Best Ways to Make the Most of a Conservatory

Conservatories have been around for a long long time and they are always an extension that is in demand. Perfect for the summer months, they create a light embracing haven that connects your home to your garden perfectly. Traditionally used as a room for growing and storing plants, conservatories have evolved into something completely new in the modern day that can be used for many purposes. In this week’s blog, we are going to look at some of the best ways you can utilise the added space you...

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Summer Home Improvement Trends

Summer Home Improvement Trends

The summer is a wonderful time of year, the great weather lets everyone get out and about and do things that aren’t possible during the winter. Most summers are filled with holidays and socialising with friends and family whilst others use the long days to get some vital home improvements done to their properties. With this in mind we are going to look at some great home improvement ideas that are currently trending in 2022. Home Extensions Home extensions come in a variety of styles and des...

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Now is The Time to Maintain Your Gutters and Fascia’s

Now is The Time to Maintain Your Gutters and Fascia’s

We have had some beautiful weather recently and its one of the hottest summers we have had in a long time and it is very easy to spend the summer down the beach, at the pub with friends and holidaying around Europe. However, it may not be your first thought but the summer is a great time to get some house maintenance done that isn’t possible during the winter and one of these chores is cleaning and checking your guttering and fascia’s. Cleaning your guttering and checking your fascia’s f...

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The 3 Best Home Improvement Projects for a Return on Investment

The 3 Best Home Improvement Projects for a Return on Investment

When looking to improve your home you look at a number of things when deciding where to start. These can include short term benefits such as added space, increased security and better energy efficiency. On the other hand, you will look at longer term benefits such as longevity, maintenance and arguably the most important, return on investment. In this week’s blog we are going to look at the 3 best home improvement projects for a profitable return in the future. Orangeries/Conservatories Oran...

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