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Building Regulations – what you need to know

20th December 2019

If you’re contemplating have a conservatory, orangery or living space extension you’ll be interested to know that the government has just permanently relaxed planning laws for single-storey rear extensions. Both announcements will be very welcome news for anybody considering extending their property in Sussex or Kent as they can do so with the aid of...

Planning a cosy future...

13th December 2019

You may not have put up the Christmas decorations yet and are possibly still anxiously anticipating a last-minute rush buying presents, food and drinks, but eventually you will find time to sit back, relax and start thinking about the future. 2020 might be the year you go ahead and treat yourself to a new conservatory,...

Give your conservatory some love this winter

5th December 2019

Now the harsh winter weather is upon us, there’s no doubt you’ll probably be spending more time indoors. Doing so may make you realise how vital your conservatory is for providing you with extra space in your home. That being said, if your conservatory wasn’t a recent investment, you may find that come winter, it’s...

A composite door or PVC door – which best suits you?

18th November 2019

The installation of a new front door can completely transform the exterior of your property, so you need a suitable door style and colour to ensure any replacement entrance door you buy proves a worthy addition to the house. Remember, your entrance is the section of the house that will often determine people’s opinions of...

Feeling the chill? Your guide to energy-efficient windows and doors.

11th November 2019

We’ve been selling and installing replacement doors and windows for over thirty years so naturally you’d expect us to say how good they are at making your home warmer and more energy efficient by reducing your energy bills. But don’t just take our word for it. Those nice people at Ovo Energy have a comprehensive...

Scary energy bills? Here’s how to keep them low

28th October 2019

The dark winter nights have already set in and Halloween is just around the corner, which can only mean one thing; winter is coming. If the thought of your energy bills increasing this winter gives you a fright, you may want to make a few simple, yet effective changes at home to help reduce their...

National Home Security Month – how to keep your home safe

21st October 2019

Now that the nights are closing in more quickly, and with the clocks set to go back an hour before the month is out, it seems apt that October is officially National Home Security Month. Established in 2013, the purpose of National Home Security Month is to remind UK householders of the importance of home...

Enjoy the rugby in your new orangery or conservatory

14th October 2019

As the wet and windy weather continues to pummel us, many of us are finding solace in watching some gripping games in the Rugby World Cup. Whilst acknowledging that rugby might not be everyone’s cup of tea (you could always watch the gymnastics?), you’ve got to agree that some of the performances and results have...

Can energy efficient windows have much of an impact on my home?

7th October 2019

We get asked this question a lot by customers at this time of year as they look to get their homes prepared for the winter months, and it couldn’t be a more straightforward answer we give them – YES! The fact that we only supply energy efficient replacement windows with very impressive energy ratings tells...

Four home improvement ideas to consider before winter arrives

30th September 2019

As the days are gradually getting shorter and temperatures outdoors have already started to drop, you may have begun preparing your home for the harsh winter weather ahead. Thankfully, there are several things you can do to make your home more cosy and inviting. Here are four home improvement ideas you should seriously consider before...

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