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19
May

How to bring light into your home

Posted on: 19 May 2021

Category: News

The trend for adding expanses of glazing to our homes seems set to stay. Replacing internal walls with glazed partitions or adding features such as oriel windows and glass balustrading can all make your home feel lighter and more spacious. If you are considering a fully glazed extension, not only will you give your home the ‘wow’ factor, but you will gain a wonderful sense of your outside space merging with the inside. Here we look at some glazing projects that you could...

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2
Mar

Simple home energy improvement ideas

Posted on: 02 March 2021

Category: News

Spending more time at home over the last year will have seen the cost of energy bills creeping up for many of us.  Here we look at some simple home energy improvements which should have a positive impact on your bills as well as the environment. Building regulations do sometimes apply, so read our blog to find out when. Data from the Department for business, energy and industrial strategy shows our homes are responsible for about 15% of UK greenhouse gases. The main source is use of...

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15
Dec

Time to replace your boiler?

Posted on: 15 December 2020

Category: News

There is nothing better than a warm, welcoming home at this time of year and it’s easy to forget how much we rely on our boilers to do that for us.  As the cost of running your boiler is likely to account for up to half your household energy bills, perhaps it’s time to consider whether yours is still efficient or whether it needs replacing. The energy efficiency of boilers has improved dramatically over recent years and investing in a new model should make a big...

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27
Jul

Green Homes Grant - replacing windows and doors

Posted on: 27 July 2020

Category: News

With the Government’s recent announcement about the Green Homes Grant, from September homeowners should be able to apply online for up to £5,000 of vouchers for energy-efficient home improvements. (*At the time of writing it is unclear whether there will be an assessment needed to get the vouchers so look out for further announcements.) The vouchers should cover 2/3 of the cost of any eligible energy-saving improvement and it is expected these will include double glazing as...

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