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The environment and uPVC windows

Sash windows are made up of one or a number of movable panels (otherwise known as sashes) which form a softwood frame to hold a single-glazed pane of glass. Such windows are opened by sliding the pane of glass vertically or horizontally. Traditional sash windows are often a feature of Georgian and Victorian homes, and […]

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The pros and cons of timber and uPVC windows

In the UK, many homes have single glazed sash windows, which is the more traditional option. While they do look visually appealing, function can be compromised as they lose heat more rapidly. So when you are considering replacing your windows and are wondering whether to choose timber sash or uPVC replacements, here are some of […]

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Things to consider when choosing the windows for your home

The main purpose of exterior windows is to serve a practical function, however, they can also act as a distinctive focal point of your home. Windows bring in the beauty of the outdoors; creating atmosphere whilst also providing safety and security. Here are some things to consider when changing or modifying your exterior windows. 1. […]

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Creative ways to enhance your windows

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Here at Unicorn Windows, we’re all about providing our customers with high quality, long-lasting windows, so it makes sense for us to share some creative tips on how to make your windows look as fantastic as possible. Here are some ways in which you can use decor and accessories to really make your windows stand […]

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Unicorn Windows provides windows and doors for Leighton Buzzard Library refurbishment

Leighton Buzzard Library

We’re all about community here at Unicorn Windows and are proud to say that we’ve helped revamp and revitalise our neighbour, Leighton Buzzard Library, with the supply and fitting of new windows and doors. The brief of the refurbishment was to maintain the mid-century character of the building and facilities, which has meant keeping the […]

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Bi-fold systems: can I have a level threshold between the inside and outside?

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It is easy to find attractive pictures of a virtually level interface between inside and outside floor levels, but this is actually quite misleading! Therefore it’s important to highlight some of the main challenges which must be considered when having a level threshold between the inside and outside of your house. In answer to the […]

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Using gutters to protect your home from water damage

Water damage is one of the most common problems that homeowners have to deal with, particularly in locations with cold climates such as the UK. Annoyingly, water damage can strike at the most inconvenient times, and if your house is not properly protected, there can be a significant bill awaiting when you call in the […]

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