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Bring Back The Beautiful Lead Pane Window

I decided to take a long walk around the very attractive housing estate where I have lived very contentedly for the last sixteen years.  Moving in from brand new, each house has developed at th same time, but by taking a slightly nosier  interest in the decor of each and the upkeep of gardens, open […]

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When New Garage Doors Need To Stand Firm

As each family gets bigger and their piles of stuff – collectively and individually, get bigger, it’s very tempting to  simply shove every thing up in theloft and the garage.  The old days of always putting the car away, i.e. in the garage, does seem a laughably difficult thing to attempt these days.   For a […]

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Replacement Windows Should Enhance Kerb Appeal

I was watching one of the many lifestyle programmes last night – one particularly noted for it’s bouncy and chirpy presenters who manage to combine their day jobs and make a full career out of them.  It’s all about the location – in more ways than the obvious.  Last night we saw a young woman […]

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Bijoux Starter To Stone Conversion Modern Glazing Is Critical

I have just been involved in helping a close family member to move into her much desired country pile.  She has left a very neat and tiny 3 bedroomed starter home.  Thinking back, I don’t know how she and her partner managed to live there for 4 years without murdering each other.  It was a […]

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Choosing Windows From A Bewildering Choice

There are some window styles that are simply too complicated to try and fit yourself.  Some folk have a go.  Trying to save a few bob.  This is such a risk and usually an unmitigated failure.  In the really old days – pre upvc, you usually had to fit the window frames yourself but you […]

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Types of Garage Door to Add

A new garage door can bring a whole new look to your property, but where do you begin to look for a new one? There are lots of options for styles and colours! Up & Over The up and over door is a classic style which looks great on most properties.  It is usually made […]

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What is the Difference Between a Conservatory and an Orangery?

If you are deciding to get a conservatory added to your home, you are likely to come across the different terms – conservatory and orangery.  There are some key differences between them, and the price can be a deciding factor for some! Orangeries used to be a mainstay of the fashionable elite classes in the […]

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Deciding Where To Place New Windows

If you are looking to get an extra window added to your home, you will need to think carefully about where to place it. It is important that you choose the style and location of the new window.  A new window can make your home look great, as long as it complements the other existing […]