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When choosing a window for your Northamptonshire home, you no longer have to choose plain white uPVC windows. Homeowners can now choose from an array of coloured uPVC windows, with anthracite grey uPVC windows, black uPVC windows, and many other options available. Read our article to find out what options you can choose for your … Continued

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Coloured uPVC Windows

As conservatories and orangeries are both a type of glazed extension, it’s very easy to mistake one for the other. Traditionally, the two have several differences, however, including: The amount of brickwork: traditional conservatories have a structure that is mostly glazed with minimal amounts of brickwork. Whereas, the structure of orangeries is largely made up … Continued

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What Is The Difference Between A Conservatory & An Orangery?

What is the RAL colour system for double glazing? The RAL colour system is a standard European colour matching chart used by a diverse group of designers, architects and engineers. RAL paints can be used to colour almost any surface and are particularly popular for painting metals and plastics. The RAL system is regularly referred … Continued

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The most popular RAL colours for windows

Kevin McCloud recently tweeted that if Grand Designs has had a lasting legacy, it is the bi-folding door. Rolling back to open the inside of your property to the garden beyond, they deliver the promise of summer barbecues and parties with friends and family. But are bi-folding and folding sliding doors always the right option … Continued

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The options available for garden, conservatory and patio doors

Surnames are an interesting thing; everyone’s got one but most of us have absolutely no idea why or where it came from. Well, English surnames were actually introduced by the Normans after their conquest in 1066. The practice then spread to other parts of Britain. The origins of some of these British last names are … Continued

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The top British surnames (and their interesting heritages!)

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 blog. Aluminium window frames vs … Continued

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

Improvements in glazing technology mean that the homeowners of today are spoilt for choice when it comes to their windows. More choice, however, can make finding the right ones for you more difficult. So, to help you determine if uPVC, aluminium or timber windows are right for you, we have created this short, handy guide. … Continued

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uPVC, aluminium or timber windows: which is right for you?

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 others, have found yourself asking … Continued

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What are smart door locks?

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