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When Is Building Regulation Approval Needed?

12th February 2018

In a race to get their homes extended in time for summer, we have been inundated with requests for conservatories and orangeries from North East property owners. A definite shrewd move making such a decision so early in the year, particularly as they need to be absolutely sure that any proposed home extension installation will...

The Secure Features Of Composite Doors

5th February 2018

A reliable, tough and uncompromising front door is something that every North East household should possess – qualities that a composite door offers in spades. Think about it. Would you really want a front door that you’re not entirely sure will protect your home effectively and also requires frequent upkeep to preserve both its appearance...

Why Solid Roof Conservatories Are A Growing Trend

1st February 2018

Thousands of old conservatories will have been left empty for much of the winter period because they’re too cold inside – it’s a real waste of space. The vast majority of these conservatories will be at least 20+ years old and have a glass or polycarbonate roof system that provides insufficient thermal efficiency. So, the...

How You Can Protect Your Windows Against Condensation

17th January 2018

A build-up of condensation on windows most frequently occurs during the coldest months of the year and it does make windows look rather ugly first thing in the morning. What you shouldn’t do is ignore condensation. Doing so could eventually lead to deeper problems such as mould and damp and once they set in it...

Traditional Or Modern - Which Replacement Window Style Best Suits Your Home?

10th January 2018

Window shopping is difficult. We’re not talking about browsing the shop front of your favourite high street retailer, but trying to find a suitable set of replacement windows for your home – there’s so much choice out there. Two features you should definitely look out for is the Window Energy Rating of the design and...

4 Ways To Maximise Your Property's Value

8th January 2018

You may have absolutely no intention of selling your home in the foreseeable future, but that doesn’t mean that you should neglect to investigate and then execute ways of improving its valuation.   It definitely pays to think ahead as who knows, circumstances may change and you could find yourself putting the property on the...

How To Heat Your Conservatory Effectively In Winter

13th December 2017

With arctic like conditions and blizzardous days bringing the country to a halt, it is important that your conservatory is efficiently heated. We have listed our top tips to stop the winter chill from causing your conservatory to be inhabitable over the winter season.     Heating   A simple radiator or electric fan would...

How To Bring Your Porch Into The 21st Century

20th November 2017

The usefulness of a porch cannot be overstated enough. It can house all manner of items, including coats, jackets, shoes, hats, and scarves to take the burden off other rooms in a property. Though they can occasionally be found at the rear or side of a residence, porches are most commonly integrated into front entranceways...

Do Your Windows Offer EXTREME Protection?

7th November 2017

Now that it is getting much darker earlier in the day you need to be certain that your home is suitably protected in the event of a break-in attempt. Thieves are more likely to strike when it’s dark and the windows of your house are one of the first places that they’ll target as they...

Trends For Conservatory Décor This Spring

3rd March 2017

Spring is a time for fresh ideas. Whilst you may already be planning a spring clean, we’re looking to the experts to help us put some spring in your step by bringing you some unique interior design ideas. We’re not suggesting you have to do an entire renovation to breathe new life into your conservatory,...

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