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What are the problems with Wooden windows? – Myths debunked
21 Oct

What are the problems with Wooden windows? – Myths debunked

Windows can be made from many different materials, but wood remains one of the most popular choices on the market. Both eco-friendly and cost-effective, wooden windows have the potential to...

Autumn maintenance checks for your doors and windows
06 Oct

Autumn maintenance checks for your doors and windows

It’s time to schedule your home’s autumn maintenance checks into your diary! Here’s Founder Jonathan Hey’s guide to maintaining your doors and windows and ensuring their quality finish for years...

How much do roof lanterns cost?
22 Sep

How much do roof lanterns cost?

“The bitterness of poor quality remains long after the sweetness of low price is forgotten” Benjamin Franklin

Does a roof lantern need planning permission?
15 Sep

Does a roof lantern need planning permission?

A roof lantern can be a highly effective way of introducing light into your home, maximising on the amount of sunlight streaming in at any time of the day. However,...

A handy windows, doors, & joinery glossary
08 Aug

A handy windows, doors, & joinery glossary

In the wonderful world of windows and doors, it might seem like there are plenty of industry terms and words for you to learn. Whether you’re an architect in need...

The Difference Between a Box Sash Window and a Spring Balanced Sash Window
06 Aug

The Difference Between a Box Sash Window and a Spring Balanced Sash Window

Effortless, elegant, and timeless. Nothing compares to the renowned beauty of a Sash window. As we begin to see an increase in demand for eco-friendly, long-lasting timber doors and windows,...

What is a boot room? (and why you need one)
23 Jul

What is a boot room? (and why you need one)

If you’re considering the layout of your new build home or even a new layout of your renovation project, you may have asked yourself what is a boot room or...

What is the difference between a roof lantern and skylight?
28 Jun

What is the difference between a roof lantern and skylight?

If you’re looking to add an abundance of natural light into your home, look no further than a roof lantern or skylight. Known to allow far more natural light than...

What is the best U-Value for windows?
27 Jun

What is the best U-Value for windows?

Known as either U-Value or U-Factor, this simple number can say a lot about the energy efficiency, and therefore the quality, of your new windows. A simple search online will...

How can new windows transform a home?
14 Apr

How can new windows transform a home?

One of the most transformative elements of any home is the windows – installing beautifully crafted windows is one of the most powerful tools to refresh and energise your home....