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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Top ten ways to make your home more sustainable

Making some small changes to your home to make it more sustainable can positively impact the planet. And as well as doing your bit to reduce your carbon footprint, making your home more sustainable could also save you money. If you are updating your home, it makes sense to add some eco-friendly solutions to your […]

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Decluttering tips for life after lockdown

It’s been a year like no other we have seen in this lifetime. The lockdowns of 2020 and 2021 have turned our lives upside down and changed the way we work, the way we feel and how we interact with those we are close to. With all the stress and upheaval many of us have […]

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How to prevent mould in your conservatory

Prevention is always better than cure when it comes to dealing with mould in your conservatory.  Mould is a fungus that, left untreated, can cause widespread damage, especially when it forms into dry rot. The result is a huge bill and having to replace floorboards and other materials.  Mould isn’t just costly to fix, it’s […]

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Home Improvement Projects that cost more than they’re worth

At Unicorn Windows, we’ve been noticing an increase in the number of home improvement programmes on TV. From interior design shows and DIY renovation ideas, there is no shortage of improvements you can do to your home, it appears. However, if you’re carrying out those improvements with the sole intention of adding value to your […]

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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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Cladding Fire classifications explained

It’s important to understand the difference between cladding fire classifications, the laws surrounding them, and what they mean for your project when choosing which building materials to use. Safety must always come first- whether it’s for your home, place of work, your child’s school, or elsewhere, it’s crucial to use materials which are regulated and […]

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Embracing ‘hygge’ in your home this Christmas

Let’s face it, we’ll probably be spending Christmas at home this year, whether we like it or not. For a little help in interior decoration and making our homes feel like Christmas, however, let’s cast an eye across to our Nordic friends. What is Hygge? It’s one of those words that doesn’t seem to make […]

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