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How to Choose New Windows

Choosing new windows can take more time than you think. Not only do you have to choose the right type of window frame to suit your home, you also have to put some thought into choosing styles and types of glazing. Once you’ve made your mind up, you also have to find a company that can fit the right kind of windows for you at the best price. The more informed you are about your choices, the easier this process will be. I started this blog to bring together tips, information and advice on buying new windows that will hopefully help you make the right decision quickly and more effectively.

Choosing the Right Skylight When You Live in a High Rainfall Area

4 November 2016
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When you imagine skylights, you might think of a tropical climate, blue skies, and warm air streaming in through the window. You probably don't visualize a torrent of rain hammering down on the window. However, skylights are actually a great way to add light and ventilation to your home, regardless of the local weather. By choosing the right skylight, you can ensure that rainy days don't cause problems with excessive noise, pooling, or water coming into your home. Read More …

What To Consider When Choosing Sliding Windows For Your Home

25 October 2016
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Sliding windows are a great addition to any home. They offer a more modern function compared to traditional swinging windows. If you are planning to install sliding windows in your home, this article helps you understand the different factors to consider when choosing that perfect fit for your home. Vertical slides versus horizontal slides Although most sliding windows have a horizontal displacement (sliding to the side), there are sliding windows that have a vertical displacement as well (sliding up and down). Read More …

3 Ideas to Give Your East-Facing Employees a ‘Sunny’ Break

20 October 2016
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You've probably had your employees complain about the harsh morning sunlight entering through your east-facing windows. The glaze and heat from the morning sun has the potential to dramatically reduce productivity because your workers are busy fending off sunlight instead of concentrating on their work. This guide brings you some ideas of how you can update your windows to prevent the sun from becoming a problem. Switch To Timber Or uPVC Window Frames Read More …

Five Ideas for Integrating Old Leadlights Into Your Home’s Decor

12 October 2016
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If you have found an old leadlight window at an auction or have an old leadlight window that you want to replace with a more efficient standard window, you may be wondering what to do with the old leadlight. Luckily, there are lots of possibilities. Here are some ideas to get your creativity flowing: 1. Hang on wall. Old windows, whether they are leadlights or not, can look great hanging on a wall. Read More …

4 Best Tips for Homeowners When Buying Roller Shutters for Windows

13 September 2016
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Besides their aesthetic appeal, roller shutters, fitted over windows, offer safety and security among other functions. Shutters also protect your house from conditions such as extreme sunshine, heavy winds, and noise. When buying roller shutters to be installed over your windows, you should consider several aspects that can make the whole project last longer. You will have a range of options and designs to choose from, which can actually be a daunting task to a novice. Read More …