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The sustainable lifecycle of a timber roof lantern: Accoya®
18 Nov

The sustainable lifecycle of a timber roof lantern: Accoya®

You can install a beautiful new roof lantern into your home and help the environment at the same time by choosing a product made from renewable, eco-friendly materials. We look...

Exploring the glazed front door
12 Nov

Exploring the glazed front door

The entrance to your house should not only look inviting, but its functionality should be flawless, and it should make you feel secure. Welcome friends and family into your home...

Does a roof lantern need planning permission?
24 Oct

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,...

Achieve that unique feel with bespoke windows and doors
18 Oct

Achieve that unique feel with bespoke windows and doors

The very best materials, expert design and fine artisanship make beautiful, bespoke windows and doors. Are you considering custom-made products for your home? Here is what you can expect…

A guide to renovating your home with new windows and doors
23 Sep

A guide to renovating your home with new windows and doors

Updating your home can be an incredibly exciting experience, and you’re sure to feel a huge amount of anticipation as you look forward to seeing your property transform. Here’s our...

Get the look: six styles for front doors
30 Aug

Get the look: six styles for front doors

Here is our essential guide to updating your home with a new front door, packed with clever ideas to give the front of your house a quick and easy refresh,...

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...

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...

Mastering the art of Japanese garden design
10 May

Mastering the art of Japanese garden design

While they’re admired for their beauty and simplicity, there is so much more to Japanese gardens than neatly cut shrubs and stone statues. We explore the many symbolic elements and...

What is a trickle vent?
07 May

What is a trickle vent?

Designed to be a functional part of a window that lets air circulate through your home, according to Building Regulations, trickle vents come highly recommended. Unfortunately, there’s no hiding the...