The timber sash windows are one of the best bets to authentically decorate your home. There are several artifacts to do so, but the stash windows have a glitter of their own. They give that mystic yet elite look to your home that compels everyone to whole-heartedly admire your tastes.
But a very crucial point should be kept in mind. You must be extra careful when deciding upon the brand of timber sash windows. Not every brand that is available in the market is good. You may be fooled by the ordinary quality of those. Click here to read more »
It’s official – timber sash windows are back in a big way! Modern manufacturing methods have ironed out all of the old problems, and you’ll see more and more sash windows in Cheltenham as homeowners go “back to the future”! So why should you choose timber sash windows for your home too? Click here to read more »
Believe it or not, entrance doors provide a perfect example of a psychological principle known as “recurrence inhibition”. In plain English, this means “not noticing things which stay the same over time.” You go in and out through your doors all day long, so it’s no wonder that you don’t pay much attention to them. This is perfectly normal and perfectly natural, but it carries a hidden danger.
The wrong entrance doors could let down your entire home. They’re the first thing that visitors see, after all, and they serve a number of obvious practical purposes too. If, like many Gloucestershire homeowners, your doors have become “invisible”, it’s time to take a fresh look at them. Click here to read more »
Although choosing replacement windows seems fairly routine, it can go wrong all too easily. According to a recent news article, a major political row about windows has blown up in the little American town of Berlin, Maryland. An historic downtown hotel replaced 16 wooden framed windows with identical vinyl frames – leading to threats of fines for the hotel owners, the resignation of planning board members, the intervention of the mayor, and a great deal of upset on both sides. Although your choice of replacement window may cause less political upheaval, there are still plenty of mistakes that homeowners in Cirencester need to avoid.
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As the satirical songwriter Tom Lehrer once said, “bad weather always looks worse through a window”. What he didn’t say is that wooden windows always look good, no matter what the weather! As more and more homeowners in and around Cirencester turn to timber for their replacement windows, there’s never been a better time to consider the wonders of wood. Click here to read more »
Here in Gloucestershire, it hardly seems like yesterday that we got rid of the last lot of snow – and now winter is back again, in full force! It’s certainly the time of year when we can be grateful for double glazed windows and doors, but in case you need further persuasion, here are three reasons why double glazing will keep you smiling until Spring! Click here to read more »
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 »
With winter fast approaching, and memories of the last big freeze still on everybody’s mind, it’s safe to say that nobody in Gloucestershire, Wiltshire or Oxfordshire needs to be persuaded about the benefits of double glazing. In terms of warmth, energy efficiency and sheer ability to deal with British weather, double glazing is a necessity, rather than a luxury.
At the same time, it’s also safe to say that double glazing companies have had something of an image problem in the past. New or replacement windows are a major purchase, so you need to know you’re in safe hands before you part with your cash. Here are three things you must consider before choosing a double glazing company.
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Perhaps, everyone would agree that a house is one of the most valued possessions one can ever have. Thus, it is imperative that you take the necessary measures in taking care of your house. And in taking care of your priced property, there is also a need to look into the various factors that affect its condition. For instance, if you have availed of double glazing or conservatory services, you need to make sure that you get the right kind of service since you are going to invest an amount of money into it. Unfortunately, certain problems may arise when the contractor you chose is not the right one.
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