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Window Treatments for Autumn 2019

A great set of windows deserves the right treatment. Modern homeowners can avail themselves of an unprecedented range of options: there are half a dozen sorts of blinds…

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What is the Difference between Wet Rot and Dry Rot?

Rot is bad news. When this happens to the structural elements of your house, it can spell disaster! But even if it’s just the superficial parts of a…

Do Glass Windows Protect against UV Rays?

Ultraviolet radiation refers to light that is at a higher frequency on the electromagnetic spectrum than the light we can see. It’s notorious for being bad for your…

When to Replace your Windows

A good set of windows will last for decades, providing consistent draught exclusion and insulation throughout that lifespan. But as with all structures of this sort, even the…

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…