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A History of Windows

These days windows are as natural a part of our home as the roof and front door. We can’t imagine living anywhere without them. But it wasn’t always that way.  In the UK we used animal horns instead of glass right up to the early 17th century. Ancient China, Korea and Japan preferred to use […]

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10 Ways to use a conservatory

Adding a conservatory to your home can give you some much needed extra space. Whether it’s an extra room to entertain guests, a green workspace or simply somewhere to relax and unwind, a conservatory is a multifunctional space. A conservatory is also a great place to enjoy the beauty of the outdoors as the season’s […]

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French or Patio Doors? What’s the difference and How to Decide on Doors

If you are looking at doors to install at the rear of your property, you’ll have two main choices: French or Patio doors? You might not even realise straight away there’s a difference, so here at Unicorn Windows, put together this guide to help you understand the difference between the two and to help you […]

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Why you need a door canopy

A door canopy, in our opinion, is underrated. It’s one of those little details that makes a house a home, gives it personality and can even add value. There are so many practical benefits of installing a door canopy that we thought we would put together a short article to tell you the reasons why […]

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Eight smart and special looks for conservatory flooring

If you’re lucky enough to have a conservatory, but are a bit fed up with your current flooring believing it’s definitely time for a change, then keep reading.  That’s because, from wooden planks to terracotta tiles and marvellous marble squares, we have eight great ideas for adding some practical – but incredibly stylish – flooring […]

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5 Ways to upgrade your front door

The majority of us look at our front door daily. This can mean that we don’t actually notice it. And yet, it’s the first thing visitors are confronted with when they visit us at home.  It often takes a friend or relative to let us know how run down our front door has become. If […]

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How to use a pressure washer

If you don’t have a pressure washer though and are considering buying one, then read on. We’ve compiled a short guide here on how to use a pressure washer, together with what to look for when it comes to choosing the perfect pressure washer for you. What to look for in a pressure washer Power. […]

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How to adjust a uPVC door to stop draughts

Can you feel a draught when you hold the back of your hand close to the edge of your front door? If so, then you are losing a lot of heat. So, it’s important to get the door fitted correctly. Before you do anything though, check that there isn’t a simpler problem with the door. […]

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