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Do I Need Planning Permission For My Home Extension In The North East?

12th February 2019

UK house prices continue to drop as the continued uncertainty caused by Brexit looms large and puts off buyers from swapping their existing homes for somewhere new. Instead, a good number of these people are choosing to extend their current living space with a home extension, most typically a conservatory or orangery. A quality conservatory...

Show Your Windows And Doors Some Love This Valentine's Day

5th February 2019

Not that you should need an excuse to spoil your partner but it’s always nice to show your loved one how much they mean to you on Valentine’s Day. We think most wives and girlfriends, husbands and boyfriends, would appreciate a thoughtful little gift and home cooked meal if you don’t have the money to...

Why You Need To Visit One Of Our Showrooms

1st February 2019

Eager to improve your home in 2019 but not exactly sure what to do? All the inspiration you need to crack on with your home improvement plans and make a success of them can be found in your local Pennine showroom. We’re the North East’s best home improvement specialist and we showcase our extensive range...

Orangery vs Conservatory: Which Is Right For You?

24th January 2019

If you have set your heart on extending your home this year don’t let the current weather put you off as now is a great time to press on with any plans to install an orangery or conservatory so that it’s ready well in time for summer. But which extension will it be – an...

BIG ENERGY SAVING WEEK - 5 Top Tips On Saving Energy From Pennine

17th January 2019

You may not know that next week is officially Big Energy Saving Week in the UK with the annual national campaign running from 21st – 27th January. It was a concept dreamed up by Citizens Advice a few years ago to help people cut their energy bills and get all the financial support they are...

Why Choose Pennine For Your 2019 Home Improvements

10th January 2019

Just like you would always be anxious to find a reliable garage to service and repair your car, it is of similar importance that you locate a home improvement specialist you can trust to enhance your property. There are dozens of home improvement companies in the North East that you can choose from, but very...

Try Before You Buy In A Pennine Showroom Near You

5th December 2018

The obvious way to determine whether our extensive range of conservatories, windows and doors live up to the billing we give them is to visit one of our many showrooms in the North East. We have five sites in the region – Benton, Birtley, Gosforth Park, Ponteland and our most recent showroom recently opened in...

How To Heat Your Conservatory Effectively In Winter

15th November 2018

The cold weather will keep hundreds of North East householders out of their old conservatories over the next few months as the poor insulation they offer enables the weather to get in easily. Would you want to spend your time in a conservatory that leaves you shivering in winter and then sweltering in summer? We...

Inspiration - Flush Casement Windows

8th November 2018

We’re regularly adding exciting new home improvement solutions to our product line at Pennine and one of our most recent additions was Envisage – a modern update of a traditional flush casement window. It has gone down a storm with admirers of original flush casement windows as it looks just like a traditional flush casement...

Is Door Canvassing Dead?

24th October 2018

Some home improvement companies still deploy door canvassing to generate leads and vow that it works. But does it really work? Door canvassing has taken a hammering from the technology that we are now surrounded with. The internet and mobile technology gives customers information at their fingertips. We can all, within minutes, browse, compare, read...

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