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What are smart door locks?

August 21, 2019

Smart locks are a type of electromechanical lock which is operated wirelessly after authentication from an authorized user. Forming part of a home’s security system, unlike traditional locks, however, they allow a homeowner to access his or her home without the need to use a key. If you, like many... Read more

Are steel doors energy efficient?

August 16, 2019

Although steel is a poor insulator of heat on its own, steel doors are surprisingly energy efficient. This is because they feature an insulating core and high-quality weather seals. However, this isn’t the only feature that improves their thermal performance: Fireboard core Sitting between two galvanised steel skins is a... Read more

8 brilliant front door ideas (including buying tips!)

August 9, 2019

Looking for trendy front doors? You’ve come to the right place; here at T&K Home Improvements, we’ve compiled this brilliant list of modern front door designs to help anyone searching for a ‘modern front door’. 1. Contemporary front doors with sidelights Modern front doors with side panels are an excellent... Read more

Become a T&K customer and win up to £500 just in time for Christmas!

July 22, 2019

Yes, that’s right, if you become a T&K customer, we’re giving you the chance to win a whopping £500 just in time for Christmas! And here’s how: When you purchase a home-improvement product from us, no matter whether you buy a window, door, conservatory or something else, you’ll be given... Read more

Why are my heating bills so high? (Go through our checklist!)

July 8, 2019

The time of the year to submit meter readings can be a scary proposition for some homeowners, especially after a long hard winter. It’s often unsettling when receiving a large bill from your energy supplier. We’ve compiled a list of reasons why your heating bills may be high: ✗ Draughty... Read more

Why timber windows are an excellent investment for your home

June 21, 2019

The classic window material, timber has been used for centuries. For this reason, timber windows will always have a timeless appeal. Performance wise, however, they’ve moved on dramatically since they were originally used and have now firmly cemented their status as one of the premium window solutions on the market.... Read more

What do you need planning permission for? (Plus how to get around it!)

June 17, 2019

Whether you’re replacing your front door, swapping out your windows or building a new conservatory, choosing to improve your home has multiple benefits. However, before getting too carried away, it’s important to address the elephant in the room – planning permission. In certain cases, planning approval will be required. However,... Read more

T&K helps out Air Ambulance Service with a new aluminium door

June 7, 2019

Storm Gareth caused havoc in the UK earlier this year, and one casualty was the front door of the Warwickshire and Northamptonshire Air Ambulance (WNAA) base. The high winds caused the door of the charity’s headquarters on Coventry Airbase to blow in, causing some serious damage to it. Desperately in... Read more

T&K awarded top Trusted Trader status by Which?

June 4, 2019

Here at T&K Home Improvements, we are proud to announce that we have been awarded a Which? Trusted Traders Certificate of Distinction. This award recognises Which?’s best performing trusted traders and demonstrates to customers that, when they use the T&K, they are buying from a business they can count on.... Read more

Are solid wood doors worth it?

May 21, 2019

One aspect of solid wood doors that seems to put some homeowners off is the perception that they are expensive. Although it’s true that a timber door is likely to cost you more than a uPVC one, timber doors are a testament to the old saying ‘you get what you... Read more

Grey aluminium windows and 7 other frame finishes

May 17, 2019

The number of finish options with aluminium windows really is extraordinary. With smooth & textured finishes and any RAL colour to choose from, finding the right frame finish can be difficult. But, so you have some inspiration for your aluminium window frames, here’s a range of the available options: Grey... Read more

uPVC vs Aluminium Windows: which are best for your home?

May 13, 2019

uPVC and aluminium are both popular window materials for homeowners. However, neither material is better than the other. Quite simply, aluminium windows will suit certain some people’s needs better than uPVC windows and vice versa. But so you have a better understanding of either material’s properties, we’ve created this informative... Read more


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Throughout the process, he couldn’t have asked for more. All the staff have been helpful and friendly, and the finished installation is fantastic.



Competitive quote

Competitive quote – installed within two weeks. Excellent product professionally installed. Well done!



I would recommend T&K to anyone!

I would recommend T&K to anyone! They have done a fabulous job installing a new front door and canopy. First class job!



Job well done

Job well done. Really pleased with the quality of the workmanship and a great bunch of guys. Left the place spotless.



excellent company

We have had all our doors & windows replaced by T & K, excellent company.



Fantastic company

Fantastic company that designed the perfect conservatory for my home and at a very cheap price, I would recommend them to anyone.



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