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Condensation
What is condensation and why does it occur on windows?

Learn about condensation, why it occurs and which of its causes you can control to reduce the likelihood of it happening in your home. Read more…

Where condensation forms and how to reduce it

Condensation can form on different parts of a window unit – find out how to reduce its occurrence based on where it appears in your home. Read more…

How double or triple glazing helps reduce window condensation

Double or triple glazing can greatly reduce the occurrence of condensation in a home. Find out how, and why heating and ventilation are key factors. Read more…

Window condensation – where the water vapour comes from

Recognising and controlling the sources of water vapour inside a home can help to reduce the likelihood of condensation forming on windows and doors. Read more…

Top tips on reducing condensation room by room

Helpful advice for how you can reduce condensation by ventilating excess moisture – without making draughts or causing rooms to become cold. Read more…

Conservatories
The different types of conservatory design

As well as being versatile in use, the range of conservatory designs is practically limitless. However, most are based on a few fundamental styles. Read more…

Planning a conservatory – things to consider

With a wide range of styles available, careful thought and planning will help you select the conservatory design that best fits your needs. Read more…

How to design an energy efficient conservatory

Designing your proposed conservatory with optimal energy efficiency in mind will improve its comfort and help reduce power bills. Read more…

7 steps to getting a conservatory for your home

From picking a design & finding a glazing professional to the construction of your new conservatory – follow our step by step guide. Read more…

Doors
Guide to door styles

There’s much to consider when looking at doors for your home, starting with the style of door to choose. Discover the different door styles and the benefits of each. Read more…

Ventilation
Advice on ventilation when replacing windows

Some important things to consider about your home’s ventilation requirements when planning on replacing windows. Read more…

Guide to home ventilation

Ventilating a home helps to create a healthy living environment. Find out how and about the different ventilation strategies available to homeowners. Read more…

Trickle ventilators – benefits for your home

Installed as part of the window unit, trickle ventilators can provide constant, unobtrusive and secure background ventilation for a home. Read more…

Windows
Energy efficient glazing: A useful guide

In any property heat will be lost through windows and doors, however this heat loss can be reduced when a home has energy efficient double or triple glazing. Read more…

Glazing and noise reduction in homes

Replacing or upgrading your windows can help reduce the amount of noise that enters your home, however it is important to understand the limits to what glazing can do. Read more…

Guide to window styles

Casement, vertical sliding sash, tilt and turn, roof – learn about the different window styles so you can choose the best ones for your home improvement. Read more…

Low emissivity (Low-e) glass and thermal efficiency

Learn about Low-e glass and how it contributes to energy efficiency, as well as how it can perform under certain conditions. Read more…

Repairing surface damage to glass in windows, doors and conservatories

In most cases surface damage to glass can be repaired, making this a viable alternative to replacement in certain situations. Read more…

What is secondary glazing?

Secondary glazing can provide a cost effective and efficient way of improving the heat retention, sound reduction and security of your windows. Read more…

When to repair or replace your windows

Repairing or replacing windows – there’s a lot to consider, including the benefits of upgrading to energy efficient glazing. Here’s some advice to help you decide. Read more…

Window film basics and frequently asked questions

An introduction to window film including how best to install it, advice for maintenance and its effect on the performance of glazing systems. Read more…