Author Archives: Alex Pike

How to maintain your window shutters

Whether you have recently had window shutters installed or have had them for several years, cleaning and maintaining your shutters is essential to keep them looking wonderful. Shutters will bring many benefits to your home such as curb appeal and privacy, as well as sound and thermal insulation but one…

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Benefits of Shutters

Window shutters are becoming an ever more popular choice of window dressing for our homes. As well as being stylish, elegant, and attractive, shutters offer a range of practical benefits which many people overlook.   Here are a few of the many reasons of why installing shutters in your home…

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Keeping our customers safe during Coronavirus (COVID-19)

In such unprecedented times all of us have had to rapidly change to a new way of living and working. Many elements of business and life have been challenged as we all adapt to a different world where the routines of the simplest of tasks have had to be adjusted.…

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Self-Cleaning glass? Whatever next…

There are some, but probably not many of us that actually like cleaning windows. The feeling of cold wet and soapy hands, water dribbling down your arms making your sleeves wet is not one of my favourite hobbies, and that’s not even starting on the wet trouser legs from carrying…

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5 ways to make your conservatory suitable for use all year round

Conservatories are a great way of adding extra space to your home but many people struggle to use them all year round. In the summer they get too hot and in the winter they get too cold. Because of this, despite the benefits that they offer, many people only use…

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Three tips to prevent condensation in your home

We’re all familiar with the sight of condensation on our windows and while we may not think it’s a big deal, it can be. The problem with condensation is that in most cases, mould quickly follows. Condensation occurs when moist air comes into contact with a surface that’s colder than it…

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New Year’s resolutions for your home

With most of us breaking our New Year’s resolutions before January has ended, why not try something a bit different for 2017? Rather than setting yourself a challenge, think about all the things you have been wanting to do around the house but never get round to. If you need…

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Most commonly broken New Year’s resolutions

With the New Year just a few weeks away, you’re probably already starting to think about your resolutions for 2017. While we all start the year with the best of intentions, unfortunately, they don’t always last. According to the results of a 2015 YouGov (https://yougov.co.uk/) poll, 63% of respondents said that they…

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How to protect your home from burglars over Christmas

Full of festive cheer and goodwill, Christmas is undoubtedly one of the happiest and most special times of the year. Did you know however that December is the month you’re most likely to fall victim to burglaries? Sadly, the increased amount of expensive items in our homes and the longer…

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How to keep your conservatory warm in the winter

With Autumn officially here, the temperatures will soon start dropping and we’ll all no doubt start preparing ourselves for the winter months. Whether you love it or hate it, nobody can deny that one of the best things about winter is being in a nice warm home. If you struggle…

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