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Future Homes Standard – Everything You Need to Know

The mounting threat of climate change is causing substantial shifts in priorities when it comes to building homes now and for the future. A target to achieve net zero carbon emissions by 2050 has been established by the Climate Change Committee and the government. To achieve this, buildings must decarbonise well before that time. Read […]

Casement Windows – A Complete Buyers Guide

There’s a lot about casement windows that makes them unique. They can be manufactured in a range of materials and to various sizes and budgets, with different style options available. And they are among the most popular window types for UK consumers. In this post, we will cover everything you need to know, including how […]

PAS 24 – Window & Door Security Standards Explained

PAS is a national standard designed to assure quality and to give buyers genuine confidence when buying a certified product. In this guide, we provide an in-depth explanation of what PAS 24 is and what it means for consumers. Read on to learn all you need to know about how windows and doors are tested […]

U-Values for Windows Explained

What is a U-value and how is it calculated? U-values measure heat transfer to assess how certain building components conduct heat. They are calculated from the rate of energy transfer through a single square metre of the structure divided by the temperature difference between the inside and outside. The resulting value is displayed as watts […]

How To Maintain Your Windows – Top Tips & Advice

When you get new windows for your home, it is important to commit to a regular cleaning and maintenance routine. Things like pollution and weathering can stain or damage windows, and it is expensive to repair them or buy replacement windows. With some simple care and upkeep practices, you can keep them in good condition […]

Double Glazing vs Triple Glazing Compared

Triple glazing is more expensive than double glazing, so you might be wondering about the pros and cons of triple glazing vs double glazing. In this article, we will compare the two in terms of the benefits offered, the lifespan, the costs and more. You will get an idea of whether it is worth replacing […]

What is Double Glazing and How Does it Work?

Contemporary double glazed windows are pretty much a necessity for modern homes. There are various types of double glazed windows and some are superior to others, but double pane windows are a great solution to help keep your home warm and even reduce the amount of noise you can hear from outside. But what is […]

Do You Need Planning Permission for Windows?

If you are looking to replace your old or timber windows with options such as UPVC windows or aluminium windows, you might have questions about the relevant regulations. In some instances, planning permission is required for windows. But there are also strict building regulations relating to glazing, and you must always adhere to them. If […]

Astragal Bars Explained

Astragal bars are a popular design feature for modern window replacements. They echo traditional style, so they are a particularly popular choice for period properties looking to upgrade to double-glazed or triple-glazed windows. Read on to learn more about astragal bars in window replacement. What Are Astragal Bars? Astragal bars are a contemporary solution to […]

How to Choose Replacement Windows

Replacing your windows can be a daunting task, made all the more difficult by the wide variety of options on the market. Not everyone is a window expert, and many of us find it a scary proposition spending our hard-earned money on something we have little to no knowledge about. With this in mind, our […]