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DEBUNK­ING THE MYS­TER­IES OF MIST­ED UP DOU­BLE GLAZING

Dou­ble glaz­ing is formed from two panes of glass sealed togeth­er, with a gap left between them, to form a dou­ble glazed unit. The air trapped inside the win­dow (or gas depend­ing on the rat­ing of dou­ble glaz­ing you have fit­ted), cre­ates an insu­lat­ing bar­ri­er that.…

HOW MUCH DO ROLLER GARAGE DOORS REAL­LY COST?

If you’re con­sid­er­ing a new garage door and you want to know more about how roller doors work, how much they cost, and the var­i­ous ben­e­fits they can bring to your home, we wel­come you to read on to find out more.

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garage door after it had been ram raied

CAN GARAGE DOORS BE BRO­KEN INTO? A GARAGE DOOR SECU­RI­TY GUIDE

Whether your garage is attached to your main home or not, it’s vital that your fun­da­men­tal secu­ri­ty needs are met. In order to pro­tect the con­tents of your garage and to pro­tect the rest of your prop­er­ty, the rudi­men­ta­ry struc­ture of your garage should be sound but most impor­tant­ly, your garage door should have…

EXPAND­ING UPVC WIN­DOWS AND DOORS

UPVC is used for many home improve­ment prod­ucts as it is tough, main­te­nance free and has a long lifes­pan. All uPVC prod­ucts respond to high tem­per­a­ture changes more dra­mat­i­cal­ly than tim­ber and alu­mini­um prod­ucts. At 40ºC your UPVC can expand by up to 2.4cm, which is…

expanding upvc casement windows
windows getting condensation

SHOULD DOU­BLE GLAZ­ING EVER GET CONDENSATION?

Whether they were there when you moved in, or you’ve had new dou­ble glaz­ing units installed your­self, it’s impor­tant to know what’s nor­mal and what isn’t when it comes to con­den­sa­tion. You may assume that if your win­dows aren’t clear all the time, then there’s some­thing wrong with them. This can some­times be the case, but only when talk­ing about con­den­sa­tion between the two panes.

PATIO DOORS — A COM­PLETE BUY­ERS GUIDE

A new set of patio doors can not only improve the func­tion­al­i­ty of your home, but also the aes­thet­ics, secu­ri­ty, and ulti­mate­ly, its val­ue. Some house­holds sim­ply want to enhance their prop­er­ty with some­thing a lit­tle more inter­est­ing than your usu­al sin­gle exter­nal door, while oth­ers want to raise the val­ue of their home with up-to-date features.

bifold doors leading out to patio
How to automate your existing garage door

HOW TO AUTO­MATE EXIST­ING GARAGE DOORS

Auto­mat­ed garage doors are very com­mon on the con­ti­nent and in the US, but in the UK they’ve tak­en longer to come into the main­stream. Now, how­ev­er, with bet­ter tech­nol­o­gy and avail­abil­i­ty, it’s become very easy to con­vert your garage door to elec­tron­ic open­ing for a rea­son­able cost.

WHY DO MY WIN­DOWS AND DOORS HAVE CONDENSATION?

Dif­fer­ent types of con­den­sa­tion have dif­fer­ent effects on your prop­er­ty, but they all may have an adverse effect on your prop­er­ty over time. In this blog, we’ll look at the caus­es of con­den­sa­tion and dis­cuss what you can do about each of them.

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burglar breaking into french doors

WHICH IS MORE SECURESLID­ING PATIO OR FRENCH DOORS?

When the nights begin clos­ing in and we come up to Mis­chief Week here in the UK (the week between Hal­loween and Bon­fire Night in which the rate of bur­glar­ies ris­es), it’s under­stand­able that our cus­tomers’ minds will turn towards how to keep their prop­er­ty – and their fam­i­ly – safe. With that in mind, one cus­tomer recent­ly asked – which is more secure; slid­ing patio doors or French doors?

3 EXTE­RI­OR PAINT IDEAS TO BRIGHT­EN YOUR HOME

In the last cou­ple of years, we’ve seen a shift in colour trends when it comes to win­dows, exter­nal doors, and garage doors. Where the fash­ion was once to use under­stat­ed shades for the for the exte­ri­or of homes, peo­ple are branch­ing out and try­ing a wide vari­ety of dif­fer­ent colours, with both bright and dark styles tak­ing front and cen­tre stage.

RAL Colour Rainbow
Do you need planning permission?

DONEED PLAN­NING PERMISSION?

A com­mon ques­tion put to us by our cus­tomers, whether they’re hav­ing their front door repaired, a new patio door installed, or they’re chang­ing the type of garage door they have, is do I need plan­ning per­mis­sion? Read on to find out more