How to Recycle Window Glass

Glass recycling isn’t exactly a new idea. Hopefully you will have been using your local bottle banks for many years now, and recycling all your sauce jars and…

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How Many Windows Are There in the World?

Over the course of any given day, we’re asked all manner of questions about windows. Some of them come up frequently, and have straightforward answers which we’ve written…

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How to Clean Windows with Newspaper

Regular cleaning is essential if windows are to look their best. This will ensure not only that your view of the outside isn’t partially obscured by a thin…

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What was Used in Windows before Glass was Invented?

While the modern window might seem like a pretty simple contraption, it’s actually made from dozens of carefully-engineered parts. Double-glazed windows are able to insulate far better than…

Standard Window Sizes: Explained

Confused about window sizes and standard window dimensions? Read on and we’ll explain everything you need to know about sizes when shopping for windows. Do Standard Window Sizes…

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What Are French Casement Windows?

You may already be very familiar with casement windows, but what about French style casement windows?  French casement windows are made up of two windows that push out…

Hardwood vs. Softwood Windows

Choosing the right windows for your home is really important. It’s not like you get do-overs (not without incurring costs, anyway).  If you’ve decided on fitting your home…

Choosing the Right Colour Window Frames

There are now more options than ever when it comes to windows and in particular, window colour. The colour of your window frames can help you achieve many…

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What Do You Call a Window That Doesn’t Open?

Don’t be fooled, this isn’t a setup to a joke. As you are probably well aware, most windows open. Your casement windows, sash windows, hung windows; these are…

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Is Your Home Edwardian, Victorian, or Georgian?

Not sure whether your home is Edwardian, Victorian or Georgian? In this post, we’re going to look at how you can classify the period your home was built…