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Planning Permission for Replacement Windows and Doors

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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 reading

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Three window products to watch in 2016

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With new innovations in window technology being continually created, there are many things to look out for which will soon be coming into the market. In our ever-changing economy and with our unpredictable climate, window technology can really mean the difference between extortionate and reasonable energy bills. With predictions flying around about what will be … Continue reading

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Smart new window technologies

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With ever-advancing technologies in many modern industries, the window industry is no exception with smart new window technologies coming about every day. Since modern societies are rarely without their smartphones, it seems fitting to operate new technologies around the home using these instruments; allowing for total convenience in and around the home. Here, we list … Continue reading

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A guide to buying sash windows

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Sash windows, an archetypal feature of Georgian and Victorian properties, are not only aesthetically attractive but also hold various benefits for properties, whatever their style or era. The word ‘sash’ means a single frame for glazing, and indeed all sash windows are made up like this, with sliding sash windows comprising two sashes, which slide … Continue reading

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Improve your Home Security this Winter

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Though we may think more burglaries take place in the summer, this isn’t the case. While doors and windows won’t tend to be left open so often in the cooler months, properties are likely to be left unoccupied at some point during the winter – especially around the Christmas period. Whether it’s attending a Halloween … Continue reading

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How to Measure a Window for Blinds

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Window Types There are a wide variety of window types available, and knowing which ones you have, or want, can help when it comes to fitting them with blinds. Two of the most common types are single pane and double glazed. Single pane windows are framed in a variety of materials, with wood and aluminium … Continue reading

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Triple Glazing vs. Double Glazing

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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 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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