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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Guide to taking care of your door canopies

Our door canopies are solid and durable and require very little maintenance. As they age, you won’t have to paint them either. In fact, to keep any Unicorn Windows door canopy looking its best, they simply require a good clean now and again. Getting into the habit of cleaning your canopy throughout the year will […]

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uPVC doors and windows – revamp or replace?

Such is the quality and durability of uPVC doors and windows these days that you can expect to last a good four decades. However, within that time they will no doubt need some attention. But how can you tell when it’s time to replace your uPVC doors and windows rather than simply liven them up with a […]

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Door buying guide

You may already know what you’d like your new door to look like, but have you thought about all the features that separate a good door from a great one? Whether it’s your front door, patio or bi-folding doors, your new doors will need to meet various standards to make sure they keep you and […]

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Cleaning External Doors with Vinegar – And Other Homemade Hacks

When it comes to external doors, there are so many different door types to choose from. Whether you have sleek sliding doors, fancy French doors for your patio doors, or just a simple no-frills door that requires little maintenance, one thing that you will have to think about is cleaning them. With more and more […]

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How to clean a white external door

A crisp and contemporary looking white external door looks great on a property. While there are a variety of door colours to choose from, a classic white always makes a good impression. With that in mind, you’ll want to keep it looking as good and new. However, unlike other colours which can better mask the […]

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The Battle of the Patio Doors – Folding vs Sliding vs French

Bi-folding doors are an undeniably classic design choice for any home, particularly if you’re looking for a way of bridging the indoors and the outdoors in an organic way. But while bi-folding doors are a popular and worthy choice for your patio or conservatory doors, there are other options to consider too before pulling the […]

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How much difference does weatherstripping really make?

As we descend in what promises to be a long and cold winter, many homeowners have already started looking for ways to cut down their winter heating bills and keep their homes warm this coming season. But you might not need to install loft insulation, cavity wall insulation or splash out for a new boiler. […]

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Fixing a door handle – What are my options?

Without a sturdy and reliable door handle, a door is essentially useless. But so many of us allow our difficult door handles to remain due to sheer indifference. For the sake of safety and security, however, it’s vital that every door handle in your home is springy and responsive, whether they are keyed or not. […]

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Maintaining your bi-folding doors

There are few additions you can make to your home that will have as profound a design impact as a set of bi-folding doors. Not only are they an elegant and space-saving solution for accessing the garden or patio area of your home, but they do so while bringing in so much extra light due […]

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