Given the high price of fuel and the expectations that this mean-price is going to climb even higher over the coming months and years, it is important that we consider any and all ways to cut down fuel consumption in our homes. By installing uPVC windows, a homeowner has the opportunity to obtain an energy [...]
uPVC windows are considered the market leader when it comes to homeowners purchasing replacement windows for their properties. There are three main types of replacement windows, uPVC windows as we already mentioned and also aluminium and timber windows. Any of these window types could be deemed suitable for installation in your home, so why do [...]
There are many different types of windows that you can install into your home. Many homeowners will claim that timber hardwood windows are hard to beat if you want to add panache and styloe to your home. they will tell you that aluminium or uPVC windows simply do not have the same timeless beauty.
uPVC windows have [...]
In the same way that there are many different types of uPVC windows on the market, so also are there different types and styles of replacement uPVC window handles to choose from. The problem that arises when a handle or handles become damaged in a home is that the owners are a bit at a [...]
Double glazing doors and windows made from uPVC are probably the most popular types of doors and windows on the market today. There are various reasons for this and the main reasons can be dealt with under the headings of energy efficiency, cost effectiveness, security, safety and maintenance.
Quality uPVC windows and doors are very [...]
There are various reasons why you may be considering window glass replacement. On one simple level you may have a broken window that needs to be repaired. There is no doubt that you cannot live in a house with young family members without some windows coming under attack from time to time and while you [...]
If you need replacement glass for a window or windows in your home, you will want someone professional that will carry out the work at your property safely and efficiently. Your home is your castle and the safety and security of your family and possessions mean a lot to you, so you do want to [...]
It is an unfortunate fact that the window glass we put in does not have the same ability to conserve energy as the walls of our home. This is the reason that windows and doors in our homes are one of the main causes of heat loss. While glass windows and doors are great at allowing [...]
One of the problems that homeowners face when they purchase uPVC windows is that these windows do need to be fixed from time to time. Many owners are puzzled by this fact, given that they were under understood that window repairs would be a thing of the past once they installed these windows.
While it is [...]
Should you be considering building a new home, or perhaps wish to upgrade windows of your existing residence, you could consider the option of installing vinyl windows. These windows, which are also known as PVC or uPVC windows have many benefits to offer a property owner.
A vinyl window came into prominence several decades ago and [...]
One of the major benefits of replacement sash windows is that they allow so many owners of old period houses to join their fellow homeowners in making their properties warmer, more comfortable and more energy efficient.
This may be considered a tongue in cheek comment, but you might be surprised to learn that a large proportion [...]
Having window screens fitted to your windows may be very important or less important, depending on where you live geographically. If you live in a country that gets a lot of insects flying around at various (or perhaps all) times of the year, then one of the items that you will definitely want fitted are [...]
Time and fashion move on in all things and this is true of window production also. When window replacement in favour of double glazing windows became the fashion nigh on 40 years ago, the aluminum window was the most popular choice to replace the humble timber window, which had been doing its job from time [...]
If you are purchasing new windows for your home, then once these window units are of good quality you should have little to fear with regard to their security. Manufacturers are very conscious of the need to provide secure windows for their clients, so good windows will come adorned with window locks that should be [...]
Many people consider installing new double or triple glazed windows in their homes, but they are put of by what they consider to be the high costs involved in purchasing and installing these window units. There is no doubt that glazing windows in your home is not the cheapest home improvement project that you will [...]
There comes a time when all homes need an uplift. Whether it is just a lick of paint, the repair of some storm damage, or perhaps you want to upgrade your home before you put it on the market for sale, fitting uPVC cladding is one of the ways that you can give your residence [...]
If you are considering purchasing windows for your new home, or replacing your older windows with a more energy efficient type, you might be interested in the following 9 brief points which are made regarding PVC. A quality PVC window with good double or triple glazing will provide you with a window unit that will [...]
If you are undertaking to renovate a home, you should know that one of the first items in the home that will need upgrading are your exterior doors. This is because firstly you want your home to look smart and attractive and there is nothing like a spanking new front door to make a good [...]
Double glazing your windows is one of the most successful ways of improving the energy efficiency of your windows and therefore your home. You can get in professionals to do the work for you, or if you have some home imporvement talents, you can carry out DIY double glazing on your windows.
In this article we [...]
If you have decided to install double glazing in your home, then congratulations. You have made a good decision and will most likely reap the benefits over the coming years. However in order to make the most of your decision you have to first select quality window units and proper replacement glass for your home. [...]
Whether you live in a sunny Mediterranean type climate or reside in an area that throws the best of British or Irish type damp weather at you, there is no reason why you should not consider installing a French door in your property. French doors are those doors that open on both sides to give [...]