February 2017

wind turbines

Window Energy Ratings: Explained

When it comes to windows, energy efficiency is super-important.  Any window which effectively excludes cold air, while slowing the release of heat into the outside world, will pay…

roof window

What’s the Difference Between Roof Windows, Skylights and Light Tunnels?

Roof window, skylights and light tunnels are all types of windows that are fitted into the roof of a home. They all look great and let plenty of…

casement window

Types of Windows: Explained

Traditionally, most windows were hung and opened using a side hinge or a sash. While these are still very popular, new technologies mean that modern windows come in…

listed building

What is Secondary Glazing?

Not all homes – namely those that have “listed” status – are able to reap the benefits of double glazing.  In such cases, alternatives must be sought.  One…

How to Draught-Proof Windows

Anyone who’s ever tried to curl up in front of the television, only to find a persistent and elusive gust of cold air is coming from somewhere, will…

houses in Svalbard

How the Direction Of Your Home Affects the Windows You Should Choose

Your choice of window can have a profound impact on the way your home looks, and its energy efficiency, but the benefits of a double (or triple) glazed…

broken glass

Glass as Strong as Steel?

If you take a stroll around a modern city, you’re likely to encounter one material in abundance – glass. It’s this transparent wonder-material that so characterises the cloud-bothering…