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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…

PVCu or uPVC – What’s the Difference?

If you’ve been shopping for exterior doors or windows recently, you might have come across two similar terms: PVCu and uPVC, and wondered what the difference is between…

How to Whiten Yellowed uPVC Windows

Arguably the most popular material for modern windows is unplasticised Poly-Vinyl-Chloride, or uPVC. It’s robust, inexpensive, and lasts for years with minimal maintenance. To keep yours looking spotless,…

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How to Clean Sliding Windows

A sliding window is one that, rather than opening outward on a set of hinges like a casement window, is formed of glass panels which slide sideways (or…

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What Are Lipped and Flush Casement Windows?

The most popular variety of window in Britain is the casement window. Casement windows open outward on hinges, and offer several advantages when compared to sliding sash windows….