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Home Décor Trends: Brass and bronze ironmongery are on the rise
24 Jun

Home Décor Trends: Brass and bronze ironmongery are on the rise

In recent years we’ve seen an unexpected increase in demand for brass and bronze door handles – and it’s all down to the material’s antibacterial properties.

Before-and-after replacement windows for period property
15 Jun

Before-and-after replacement windows for period property

See how new windows have transformed this incredible period property – while still complementing the building’s original style!

What type of windows are best for your home
05 Jun

What type of windows are best for your home

Windows play a substantial role in the overall aesthetic of a home and typically help to define the character of the property.

Top tips for maintaining timber window frames
27 Apr

Top tips for maintaining timber window frames

With spring officially upon us (and what a Spring it’s turning out to be!), it’s time for homeowners around the country to dust off the cobwebs of winter and get...

Top 10 Architecture Instagram Accounts
25 Mar

Top 10 Architecture Instagram Accounts

Whether you find architecture a fascinating subject, or you want inspiration to strike for your next design and build project – these terrific Architecture Instagram accounts are for you!

Trend Focus: Discovering Biophilia
19 Mar

Trend Focus: Discovering Biophilia

Research shows us that exposure to nature, even when we are indoors, helps us to reduce stress and improves our wellbeing. We explain what Biophilia is, and how you can...

What are the benefits of a glass roof in an extension?
10 Mar

What are the benefits of a glass roof in an extension?

A stunning architectural feature designed to flood your home with natural light whilst making a style statement at the same time – a glass roof in an extension makes all...

Our guide to glazing: windows, doors and roof lanterns
28 Feb

Our guide to glazing: windows, doors and roof lanterns

Glass has to be among the most serviceable and diverse construction materials we have available to us. It also happens to be one of the most resplendent. We explain the...

Going Green: The MET Tirana
26 Feb

Going Green: The MET Tirana

The need for green spaces in urban environments is becoming ever more apparent in modern day architecture. In the heart of Tirana, Albania’s capital city, a proposed 12-storey residential and...

Top 10 self-build and renovation Instagram accounts
19 Feb

Top 10 self-build and renovation Instagram accounts

Are you looking to redo your home? Follow some of the most sensational self-build and renovation accounts on Instagram! Get great ideas and advice while following others as they embark...

Things to check when comparing your window quotes
13 Feb

Things to check when comparing your window quotes

If you have requested quotes from a number of window suppliers, you might be concerned about why all the prices are all so different. Surely, they should be the same,...

The benefits of having quality windows during the winter
06 Feb

The benefits of having quality windows during the winter

The performance of quality windows speaks for itself during the winter, but how can they help us to use less energy and lower our carbon footprints too?

Window to the world: 5 amazing national parks
31 Jan

Window to the world: 5 amazing national parks

If you are dreaming of trees, unspoilt tracks and wondrous mountains, these fantastic national parks might be just the ticket. With breath-taking views and exciting trails to explore, we explore...

Tree of the month: The Hazel Tree
28 Jan

Tree of the month: The Hazel Tree

This month we look at the Hazel tree! An attractive tree whose fruit, associated with knowledge and protection, attracts a host of colourful wildlife and flourishes in almost any garden.

Discover the thermal performance of our timber windows
23 Jan

Discover the thermal performance of our timber windows

Timber windows can be a great asset to your home. They look timeless and elegant, and the natural light and ventilation they let in can dramatically improve your quality of...