Could you live in a house without entrance doors? Of course not! So it’s surprising just how underappreciated and misused this most essential feature of the home can be. If you’re looking for replacement doors, these top tips will help you to make the right choice.
1. It’s all in the design.
Many homeowners overlook the importance of good design for their doors. After all, it’s a purely functional object, isn’t it? Wrong! Doors add personality and character to your home, and they say something about you too. Your entrance door is usually the first thing your visitors see, so you want to make a good impression! Take time to choose a design, and a colour, that fits in with your home and your surroundings. You’ll be looking at it for a long time, so you need to like what you see. Click here to read more »
Looking for replacement windows? Got your eye on something nice in hardwood or softwood, or maybe some classy sash windows to give your house that timeless look? Maybe you know someone who says they can get you a cheap deal on your timber framed glazing, and you’re tempted to go for it? If so, you may need to think again. From October 2010, everything has changed for homeowners looking to upgrade or replace their windows, and unless you’re on top of the situation, you could come seriously unstuck.
So what’s changed? The answer lies in Part L of the new Building Regulations. Most people in the Cotswolds (and everywhere else for that matter) won’t have heard of this piece of legislation, let alone know what’s in it. But for professionals in the replacement window industry, it’s already having a significant impact. Click here to read more »