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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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Pick the perfect colour for your windows using these top tips

When it comes to choosing new windows there is the style to consider, as well as the type ie double or triple glazing. But, more importantly, is the colour.  There are so many fantastic shades around today – from battleship, agate, graphite or squirrel grey to olive, khaki and plantation green. And, when it comes […]

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What home improvement will you make this month?

Now that the holidays are over and we’re coming into autumn it’s time to think about making our homes cosy.  And that means, redecorating or at least adding some extra textiles – such as throws, cushions and thicker curtains – and looking at ways to retain heat in our house. In other words, doing a […]

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Government Grants for Windows

Planning on having new double or triple glazed windows installed?  Before you go ahead and sign up, it’s a good idea to check whether or not you are eligible for a grant of some sort. There are many available these days, throughout the UK.  National energy efficiency sites, including your local authority, often have postcode […]

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