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Top Door and Window Trends for 2020

Installing replacement windows and doors is high on the to-do list for many property owners, whether they’re improving their forever home, adding an extension or seeking to enhance the value of a property before putting it on the market. As well as offering better security and making your home ...

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Choosing a colour for your front door

Taking pride in the exterior appearance of your home gives your visitors a great initial impression of your property and your door colour is one of the first things they will notice. There’s an endless choice of front door styles, finishes and colours available and it can be more difficult than ...

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Do you really get 30% off your Windows, Doors & Orangeries?

Do you really get 30% off your Windows, Doors & Orangeries?

Adding an orangery to your property is an elegant and cost-effective way of gaining extra space, whether for entertaining family and friends, as a dining area, as a home office or gym, or simply for relaxing with a drink while admiring the garden views. With low brick walls, large windows and a ...

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6 ways to improve your property

Looking to add value to your home? Whether you’re preparing your home for selling, carrying out a complete renovation or just want to add more kerb appeal, our guide will help you to improve the functionality, comfort and appearance of your property, and therefore its potential selling price.      ...

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Looking After Your Doors in Winter

Darker nights, shorter days, and falling temperatures: winter’s here and it’s time to face Mother Nature at her most challenging. While we can turn on the central heating, cook up our favourite comfort food and cocoon ourselves in cosy sweaters, we often overlook some of our best defences against ...

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What are the material options for my new doors?

Exterior doors are widely available in four different types of material: wood, uPVC, aluminium and composite or wood alternative. Traditionally, doors were constructed out of wood, usually oak or pine. They were first made from boards joined together, then in the 18th century, elegant panelled ...

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3 Tips on going green with your house

With global warming, species extinction and deforestation high on the agenda, it’s now more urgent than ever that we all try to ensure that our homes are as ecologically friendly and sustainable as possible. While action at national and international level is essential, as individuals we can also ...

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The Rise of Wood-Alternative Windows and Doors

There’s no denying that wood doors and windows bring an authentic warmth and charm to your home and they are one of the most favoured options for properties with traditional architecture. However, they are also the most costly. Whether you’re replacing the existing windows and doors in your house ...

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Broken Door - Repair or Replace?

Entrance doors have to withstand a lot: they are not only in constant use as we go in and out, but they also have to protect us from unwanted intruders. So how do you decide when it’s better to repair a broken door or whether it’s time to replace it? Both front and back doors can become damaged by ...

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Door security - all you need to know

Your front door is not only the first thing visitors see when they arrive at your home, but it’s also your protection from unwelcome intruders, keeping you safe and secure. More than 70% of burglars gain access through the front door so when choosing the type of lock for your door, it’s important ...

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