A conservatory can be a fantastic addition to any home, offering a beautiful space for the family to relax throughout the year. If you’re looking to construct a conservatory on your property, the question of planning permission has probably come to mind. It’s always worth looking into the necessity of planning permission for any development … Continue readingPosted in Conservatories, Latest News | Comments Off on Do I Need Planning Permission for My Conservatory?
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If you’re looking to replace the windows or doors in your home or workplace, you may be wondering whether there are any rules or regulations you need to comply with. Whilst you may require planning permission for some home improvements, replacing your windows and doors does not typically require permission from your local authority. Building … Continue readingPosted in Doors, Latest News, Windows | Comments Off on Planning Permission for Replacement Windows and Doors
Windows are a huge factor in enhancing the appeal of your property, from standard double glazed windows, to an entire conservatory. Keeping your windows clean all year round is therefore a priority for many homeowners, ensuring the house looks tidy and hygienic at all times. Ensuring your windows are up to standard at all times … Continue readingPosted in Latest News | Comments Off on Top tips for having clean windows all year round
When it comes to choosing which style of window will work best in your home, there are a number of factors to consider. Coming in a number of shapes and sizes, different windows can be tailored to suit your specifications but it is worth knowing which type will work best for your space before … Continue readingPosted in Hints & Tips, Latest News | Comments Off on Casement windows or sliding sash windows?
If you are considering building a conservatory at your home, there are some key factors and considerations to take into account that can help direct the process and leave you with a perfect conservatory that “fits the bill” for your property. Here, we offer some of those considerations to those thinking of adding a conservatory … Continue readingPosted in Conservatories, Latest News | Comments Off on How to design the perfect conservatory
Conservatories are a fantastic addition to a variety of properties, providing a light and bright environment for year-round enjoyment. For anyone who is considering building a conservatory at their property, there are various things to take into account when deciding which style to opt for. Here, we note the top questions to ask yourself before … Continue readingPosted in Conservatories, Latest News | Comments Off on Questions to ask before you build a conservatory
If you are looking to plan a self-build or renovation project, it can be a fairly daunting prospect. With so much to organise and so many considerations to take, it can be extremely helpful to visit trade shows and exhibitions which will inspire you in terms of design, as well as making you aware of … Continue readingPosted in Hints & Tips, Latest News | Comments Off on Must-see exhibitions if you are planning a self-build or renovation
Most of us experience that gloomy feeling that comes around every winter as the cold sets in, and days grow shorter and darker. However, for some this feeling is more prolific than for others, and can actually lead to a strain of depression; Seasonal Affective Disorder, more commonly referred to as SAD. What may be … Continue readingPosted in Hints & Tips, Latest News | Comments Off on Don’t be SAD this winter
Due to its obvious benefits and evermore affordable price, double glazing has become a staple fixture in our homes and workplaces. With two panes placed either side of either compressed air or other gases (often argon, krypton or xenon), both heat and sound cannot easily pass from the inside to the outside and vice versa. … Continue readingPosted in Hints & Tips, Latest News, Windows | Comments Off on Triple Glazing vs. Double Glazing
The team here at Windows Direct know that our customers regularly come to us for advice about everything from the environmental impact of their window systems, to tips on how to keep them properly maintained for long lasting performance. That’s why we’ll be using this blog to keep you up to date with all the … Continue readingPosted in Latest News | Leave a comment