It has been shown that the amount of heat that is lost through badly fitting windows and doors is huge and so replacing them can save people a substantial amount of money over the course of a year and make their home warmer and more comfortable. New energy efficient double or triple glazed units can be used to replace single glazed windows or older types of double glazing in the majority of homes and in most cases there is no need to apply for any planning permission for this work as long as it is carried out by a competent person under the FENSA scheme.Read More →

With the cost of gas and electric going up again, many of us are worried about how we are going to afford to heat our homes this winter. Lots of people are delaying putting on their heating and hoping that we do not have a bad winter as they simply cannot keep up the rising costs that may well go up again early next year. It is vital that we do everything possible to try and reduce the amount of energy we use and make our homes more efficient to reduce the bills. The first thing you should do is consider your insulation. This mayRead More →

When considering ways to increase the living space in a property some people decide to build a conservatory and with current planning regulations there is no need for planning permission for most conservatories. It is a good idea to think carefully about the construction of the extension because if it is to be used all year round there are some key features that need to be addressed. The material that is used for the conservatory roof is one of the major decisions that will need to be made and can be crucial in the cost and the functionality of the space. The traditional polycarbonate roofingRead More →

If you have old style wooden doors and window frames in you home then you may decide that you want to upgrade to UPVC. Changing all your windows and doors can be expensive but somethings it is better to get them all done at the same time as you are likely to get a better price than if you had them done separately. Often the old style wooden doors and window frames do not have double glazed glass in. Double glazing makes a huge difference to the amount of heat you can retain. This will help reduce your energy bills which is more important thanRead More →

When it comes to home improvements there are a number of different changes you can make that can have a huge impact. Some of the changes may be quite expensive to implement whilst others can be done on a very small budget. One what to make a big impact is to change your internal doors. If you have plain doors that have no detailing or panelling then replacing then for ones that do can really make a room look more stylised and classier. New doors can cost upwards of £60 each but often you can pick up second hand ones for as little as £10Read More →

When you think about entrance doors, chance are you think about Hormann. As a long-standing and highly reputable door brands, Hormann has a reputation as one of the leading names in the industry. Hormann Thermopro entrance doors are available in traditional and contemporary designs to complement the look of your home and make sure you have access to quality front doors that are bound to impress your friends and neighbours.Read More →

Doors and windows are important entryways on your property. From first impressions to security, they serve a number of important functions. It’s important you find the right company to replace doors and windows as they get tired and old. Looking for a company can be difficult. However, it is often advisable to avoid the really big double glazing companies. They will try their best to sell to you at a higher price, on the spot. Smaller companies and more general home improvement companies tend to offer better customer service. This means they will be happy to go away and produce a quote for you, ratherRead More →