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

bi-folds

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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The importance of using a FENSA registered installation company

When it comes to moving home and selling your property, there’s an array of documents that you’ll need to present to estate agents and solicitors. One of which is incredibly important and this is your FENSA certificate. Without this, you may not be able to sell your property. (The acronym FENSA stands for Fenestration Self-Assessment […]

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Tips for growing citrus plants

Citrus fruits

In a previous article, we discussed how our ancestors used conservatories primarily for growing citrus fruits. While the uses for conservatories have certainly expanded over the last century or so, growing citrus fruits is still a popular activity for conservatory owners and horticultural enthusiasts. Citrus fruits require a lot of light, and if you’re planning […]

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How to combat condensation

Condensation on window

Condensation is one of those problems that affects any property, regardless of how old it is. However, there are things that can be done to combat it. First of all, it is useful to understand what condensation is and how it is caused. Condensation comes from the moisture in the air. The temperature of the […]

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