August 2017

How Much Do Curtains Help with Heat Retention?

If you’re looking to save money on your energy bills, then you should view your windows as a priority.  A significant amount of heat is lost through a…

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What are Trickle Vents for (and do you need them?)

Over the past few decades, considerable advancements have been made in the art of draught-exclusion.  Modern windows are airtight, which is great – in terms of energy-efficiency. Unfortunately,…

Why Do Birds Fly into Windows (and how can you stop it?)

Many modern conveniences that benefit us are harmful to the animal kingdom, who can’t understand that roads are hazardous or anti-freeze is poisonous.  Windows are another common hazard…

Why is There Condensation Between My Window Panes?

A steamed-up window is quite a common sight in modern homes – particularly if it’s cold outside and you’ve got the heating cranked up.  As the airborne moisture…