Modernise your home with Flush Sash uPVC windows

Windows are an extremely vital part of your home – they allow you to look out, and they let daylight in. But, we can be guilty of taking it for granted. Until that is, they start showing so much wear and tear that their maintenance just feels overwhelming.  There are, of course, many different types […]

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Our top tips on keeping UPVC windows looking tip-top and streak-free

One of the main bonuses of having uPVC windows is that they require much less cleaning and maintenance than their traditional timber counterparts.  Basically, the frames should be given a routine maintenance clean at least twice a year and the glass – well, whenever you feel like it.  Keep reading to hear our top tips […]

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Why you won’t regret upgrading your windows to Tilt and Turn

tilt and turn windows

Looking to upgrade your windows but not sure what’s out there on the market?  One type of window that is growing in popularity here in the UK is Tilt and Turn. You’ve probably seen it on the continent as it’s much more regularly used there due to the fact it provides flexible – yet secure […]

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Double glazing and listed buildings – what you need to know

The subject of installing double glazing in a property that is ‘listed’ can be a little tricky. That’s because if you own the building, you can’t just go ahead and get a company in to install new windows.  There’s far more to the process than that. For instance, you will certainly require permission from your […]

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Can you get double glazing that looks like wood?

The short answer to this question is “yes.” You can certainly have double glazing that resembles wood – often to the extent that it’s difficult to tell that it’s not.  That’s because the windows are produced using a durable wood grain effect foil finish. Better still, they can be manufactured in a whole range of […]

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Impact of natural light in your home on mental health

We’ve been warned so much about the link between sun and skin cancer that it’s easy to forget how good the sun (and natural daylight) can be for us too. It helps our body make bone-boosting Vitamin D, for instance, and it also makes us feel happier by triggering the release of the hormone serotonin.  […]

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How to decorate your outside windows for Christmas

If you don’t plan on decorating your door with a wreath this Christmas then your windows are the next best thing.  From twinkling stars to fake snow scenes and imitation frost, it’s pretty easy to create a stunning glass display that’ll be the envy of your neighbours. And we have some great ideas right here: […]

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A History of Windows

These days windows are as natural a part of our home as the roof and front door. We can’t imagine living anywhere without them. But it wasn’t always that way.  In the UK we used animal horns instead of glass right up to the early 17th century. Ancient China, Korea and Japan preferred to use […]

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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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