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A Guide to Victorian Windows

The Victorian era was one of enormous transformation for British industry and architecture. It was also during the Victorian era that window tax (a property tax based on…

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How to Winter-Proof Your Windows

If, like most of us, you want to reduce your heating bills, you’ll need to pay close attention to your windows – largely because they lose heat much…

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How to Find, Fix and Prevent Window Water Leaks

A leaking window can spell big trouble – from damp in the home to structural problems. However, by identifying and fixing leaks at the earliest opportunity, you can…

What Causes Foggy Windows and How to Prevent It

Do your windows have a foggy appearance? Fortunately, as unsightly as it may be, window-fogging is a common phenomenon, and there are several ways of counteracting it, if…

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How to Clean uPVC Window Frames

One of the major advantages of a uPVC window frame over timber is that it’s robust and long-lasting and requires minimal maintenance. While wood is naturally porous, uPVC…

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Mould on Windows: Causes and Solutions

Mould is a variety of fungus that flourishes in damp, dark environments. During winter, airborne droplets of water can come into contact with the cold, glass surface of…

Poorly Installed Windows: Signs to Look for and How to Fix Them

If you’re buying double glazing, you’ll be protected by a piece of legislation called the Consumer Rights Act 2015 (which replaced the Supply of Goods & Services Act…

How to Refresh uPVC Window Frames

Are your windows starting to look a little tired? If so, it might be time to replace them. On the other hand, they might just need a little…

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How to Replace a Sash Window Cord

A traditional pair of sash windows make a great match for older properties – and some newer ones, too.  They incorporate one or more movable panels (or ‘sashes’)…

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Argon vs. Krypton vs. Xenon in Windows

When it comes to energy efficiency, windows are notoriously vulnerable.  Given a chance, they’ll drain the heat out of your home and into the great outdoors, far faster…