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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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The Difference Between Bi-fold, Patio or French Doors

With the vagaries of the UK climate to contend with, it’s natural to want to make the most of the fine weather we do get. One of the most popular ways to bring the outside in and flood your home with sunlight is by opening it up with large glazed doors. When considering exterior sliding doors in ...

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How can I choose the right style of windows and doors for my house?

Whether you're carrying out a renovation project, installing a conservatory or orangery, or are building a new property to your own design, choosing the right style of windows and doors has an enormous impact on both the appearance of your home and on the way,  you live in it. With the development ...

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How Bifold Doors Can Open Up Your House to The Garden

Bring the outside in with contemporary bifold doors; they fold back like a concertina to create a seamless transition between the garden and your interior space.

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A guide to planning and building regulations in South Oxfordshire

Property owners in South Oxfordshire who are thinking about having building work carried out at their home, such as the construction of an extension, orangery or conservatory, have plenty to consider. As well as considering their budget, how they plan to use the space and the choice of a design ...

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Hottest home improvements that add value to your home

When deciding to upgrade, many homeowners choose to move to a new house but with the expense and stress of moving home, increasing numbers are opting to improve and renovate their existing properties. However, home improvements can be costly and not all of them will increase the value of your home. ...

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