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Local Double Glazing Options

Double glazing is a vital part of any property, allowing the home to retain as much heat as possible in the winter, and to keep cooler in the summer months. If you are looking locally for a double glazing expert, we suggest double glazing Birmingham as a great choice for all your double glazing needs. Double glazing is important to be installed correctly and with a professional finish, so it does not become a costly expense. Always look for a reputable double glazing company who will install your new windows at the highest standards and with safety in mind.
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Beauty and Practicality

Choosing a new door is full of fun options; you need to decide the type of door you like and what material it should be made from. French doors with wide windows offer a great practical design which allows for maximum use of space whilst being made from hardwearing and attractive solid oak. They are a great idea if you have a large family, as french doors can be fully opened on both hinges to allow for passing through and making the most of the room.

Historic Cottages Get Sympathetic Window Refits

I have recently been involved in helping a relative to get to appointments at a huge and very well known university teaching hospital.   It’s situated in a city that is very well known for academic and architectural brilliance.  One of the perks of this favour,  having driven to the park and ride is taking two…

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Heritage Georgian Windows – No UPVC Here

There is one thing about working with volunteers at a heritage property – we are all glad we don’t have to make the difficult decisions about what to concentrate on this year.  The sheer committment of families to keep their heritage going is quite remarkable.  One such house near me has got many windows and…

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Swapping New For Old Needs Thought & Sympathetic Eye

There are two houses near me that have had very extensive work carried out.  One started off as a double fronted Edwardian detached.  Very comfortable it would be considered in it’s original form.  There are attractive sash windows all round and the old front door was beautiful – solid oak with that patena that said…

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Cottage Upgrade Uses Modern Windows With Added Value

I had a chance to stay a couple of nights over at a stone conversion in the middle of nowhere this last weekend.  I’ve ben there a few times now to help out with doggie care duties.  What I really like is the silence – all night long, not a siren, hooter, motor bike screeching…

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Mr Fixit Ends Up Replacing Entire Window

One of my neighbours is quite well known around here for his parsimonious attitude to life and parting with his cash.  He will never engage the services of a professional company if he can get a job done himself.  At times, the job is too valuable for this fool hardy and mean attitude.  Windows and…

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Jack Frost Stamped Out With Double Glazed Heaven

Wow we have had some of the most ghastly weather lately.  Lots of really heavy rain and storm force gales.  I can’t ever remember there being more than one heavy storm in any one winter when I was growing up.  I do however remember with clarity, the visits the Jack Frost used to make to…

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New Window Are More Pain Than Pane

There is a detached family house near me that has had loads of work carried out on it.   The house originally had lead pane windows to the front elevation and plain to the back – the developers quick to see a saving, even if it looked sadly mismatched!  Since moving in to their house ten…

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From Classy Lead Pane To Cheap & Nasty Pain

There is a house on my nice comfortable executive style development that has broken from the norm.  I have always like the lead paned look in the later phase of the estate where I am. The house are all from a selection of 5 or 6 designs, built in small enclaves of 3 or 4…

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Arched Windows Add That Essential Character

I have a younger relative who is hoping to a stone built conversion.  It’s all jolly exciting, if a tad nerve wracking.  There are so many stages to deal with before you know you’ve secured that mortgage and then you have to satisfy yourself that you’re doing the right thing!  Windows and doors are not…

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Guessing The Age Through Cottage Windows

I have been on one of those heritage trails during my summer hols.  Visiting as many of the local historic houses as I can cram in during a sorti.  Obviously the choice of cottage location is governed entirely by the number and opening hours of the properties in any given area.   Once installed in my…

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