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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

Do you need foundations for an extension or conservatory?

May 9, 2019

Extending your home isn’t a quick or straight forward process, and we understand it’s not always easy to understand the technical elements of the construction process your home will go through to build your dream extension. You will need foundations for a conservatory or extension, and these base systems come... Read more

Jacob raring to go at T&K after apprenticeship

May 8, 2019

Although the window and door industry is currently facing a skills shortage, T&K Home Improvements is being proactive in training up the stars of the future – today. Our latest installer is Jacob Cox, who has just passed his apprenticeship at our Wellingborough-based company. Jacob, 21, has been on T&K’s... Read more

What is the difference between a conservatory & an orangery?

May 3, 2019

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... Read more

5 unknown facts about Northamptonshire

April 9, 2019

We, at T&K Home Improvements, are proud to have our roots in Northamptonshire. We’ve been based here for over 40 years and are proud to have built a name for ourselves in the area. In honour of this, we’ve collected 5 rarely known facts about the county. The apricot village... Read more

Get inspired with our collection of coloured modern wooden front doors!

April 2, 2019

Wood has been the favourite material for doors for thousands of years due to the abundance of the resource. Since then, the timber door remains a popular choice after being developed and refined into a streamlined, high-quality and reliable product. T&K is proud to be adapting to the ever-evolving taste... Read more

uPVC vs timber – how to choose the best wood replacement windows

March 25, 2019

If you happen to own a set of wooden windows, you could easily be forgiven for thinking the only suitable replacements for them were another set of wooden windows. However - and as crazy as this might sound - timber window replacements built from uPVC are now available. Here at... Read more


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