Applying Plain Packaging Rules to Household Chemicals

On the 20th of May 2017 legislation requiring all tobacco packaging to be “uniformly green with large images showing the harmful effects of smoking” came into full force…

How to Add a Window to a House

Adding a window to one of the exterior walls of your home can make your house feel brighter and more spacious. Working with exterior walls is something that…

The Benefits of Window Shutters

Window shutters are an often-overlooked form of window furnishing. Most people turn to curtains or blinds to dress their windows, but shutters can offer an attractive and quirky…

How to Measure Up for Replacement Windows

If you are looking to improve your home’s energy efficiency, or just give it a fresh new look, installing new windows can be quicker and easier than you…

What is FENSA (and What Does It Do?)

FENSA is the Fenestration Self Assessment Scheme. The scheme was set up by the Glass and Glazing Federation, in partnership with some other industry bodies, after the government…

How to Choose a Window Installer

You’ve thought long and hard about new windows for your home; you considered style, materials, energy efficiency and price. Now you have them bought and ready it can…

Curtains, Blinds or Shutters?

There are various ways in which you can dress up your windows but should you choose curtains, blinds or shutters? And does it really matter or are there…

Family Car Trip: Survival Guide

A road trip with the family could be one of the best experiences of your life. It could also be one of the worst. Time on the road…

How to Check Windows for Air Leaks

Energy efficiency is not the most exciting of topics so it’s not surprising that for most homeowners it’s not a priority. However an energy efficient home warms up…

How to Choose Curtains that Will Help Soundproof Your Home

There are many reasons you may want to soundproof your home. While sound is great at opportune times – we all love hearing the voices of our loved…