Newspaper and vinegar

A big window that lets in the light can add character and colour to a room. If, however, those windows are streaked, dirty or covered with dust, it can make a room appear dowdy and dull. For conservatories and orangeries, clean windows are essential as both rooms are 90% glass! For some people, window cleaning […]

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5 tips for maximising natural light

A photograph of a plant pot standing on a windowsill, lit by natural light. Out of the window the rest of the building is visible, as is a large playing field and fence.

Living in a home with an abundance of natural light has many benefits: it reduces eye strain, improves your sleeping, requires less electricity, and generally makes the place look and feel more aesthetically pleasing. While maximising natural light should be a strong consideration when designing a property, if you’re unfortunate enough to have moved into a […]

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The world’s most beautiful stained glass windows

While stained glass windows are often associated with religious buildings, you certainly don’t have to be religious in order to appreciate these stunning works of art. Here are some of the most wonderful examples of stained glass windows from around the world, featuring both secular and religious buildings, and both traditional and modern designs. Sainte […]

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Finding the perfect window blinds for you

For many people, window blinds are a popular and stylish alternative to curtains. They’re convenient, easy to fit, and they provide flexible lighting options for any room. But with so many styles available on the market, which type of blind is right for you? Roller Roller blinds feature a cylindrical tube, which sits at the […]

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Back to school: turn your conservatory into an office or study room

These days, more and more people are working from home. For professionals and students alike, home offices are becoming increasingly important. If you’re looking to create a work hub at home, why not utilise your conservatory? A peaceful space One of the advantages of a conservatory is that it’s partly separated from the rest of […]

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The benefits of natural light

A team of scientists at Northwestern University in Chicago produced a study into the effects that a windowless environment has upon office workers. The study demonstrates that there is a distinct relationship between the worker’s exposure to natural sunlight and his or her sleep, physical wellbeing and general quality of life. The study followed two […]

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