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Tips for Brightening up your Conservatory

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Conservatories are a great way to increase both the value and square footage of your home, providing you with a light and airy space for use as an extra living area. The whole idea of a conservatory is that it’s an enjoyable place to spend your time, whether taking in the late evening sun or … Continue reading

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How to add value to your home

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With the economy feeling at its most settled for years, people are now making investments in their homes. The housing market still prevents some people from moving as they try to get back out what they put in initially, and one way is to make additions to what is already there through renovations that will … Continue reading

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Easy Tips to Get Rid of Damp

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Have you noticed that your walls or doors are damp or have mould growing on them? Maybe your window frames are starting to rot? Well these are all classic signs of having a damp house. Not only can damp make your home look unpleasant but it can also make your house feel cold and provoke … Continue reading

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Top 3 Window Cleaning Gadgets

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When it comes to cleaning windows, some people prefer to cut back on the expense and do it themselves. Yet you may have underestimated how difficult this can be and soon realise that there seems to be an art in getting your windows squeaky clean. Well we have the answer: info about 3 of the … Continue reading

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Warning Signs That Your Windows Are Costing You Money

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The worst time to find out that you need new windows or major repairs is during the colder months of the year, as this is the time your home needs protecting the most from the cold – as well as from intruders. You can put off having them upgraded but it may cost you more … Continue reading

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Choosing the Right Windows for your Home

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There’s a lot more to windows than glass, so if you are looking to upgrade or replace yours then take some time to consider the options. For new build homes, selecting the right windows can really be the finishing touch to the look of the house’s exterior. However, choosing windows is not all about the … Continue reading

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Is Ineffective Glazing Costing you Money?

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The humidity levels in your home can be a year-round problem. If you have old single glazed or double glazed windows, they may be costing you more money in heating and cooling as well as causing condensation. Here are a few tell-tale signs that will help you decide whether it is time to change your … Continue reading

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Which type of conservatory is best for you?

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There’s no better time to enjoy the benefits of a conservatory than during the British summer. There is, however, a subtle difference between a sunroom and a full conservatory and, depending on what option you choose, there will be differences with regard to cost. Planning permission may be required, and certain building regulations may also … Continue reading

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Tips on Saving Energy and Money on your Bills

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Inefficient windows and doors account for a large proportion of total energy loss in the home – over 20% for certain households. The main culprits are draughty windows and single-glazed windows. Draughts cause rapid heat loss by convection, and single-glazed glass is not very effective at keeping the heat in when the weather is cool. … Continue reading

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