How to Choose the Right Front Door

How to Choose the Right Front Door

Your front door performs many functions. It’s the main point of access to your home, so it needs to be strong, secure and durable. It must also reduce noise and conserve energy, and it’s the first thing visitors see, so a door with kerb appeal is a distinct advantage. It’s a lot to think about, … Continue reading “How to Choose the Right Front Door”

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Hot, Stuffy Conservatory? How to Keep It Cool

A conservatory is a wonderful way to enjoy your garden all year round, yet with all those windows it can be very tricky to get the temperature right. Warm weather quickly turns your conservatory into a greenhouse – good for the plants but not so good for you! Happily, there are several ways to make … Continue reading “Hot, Stuffy Conservatory? How to Keep It Cool”

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What Are Trickle Vents and Do I Need Them?

Are you thinking about replacing your windows or doors? Have you been told you’ll need trickle vents? Do you have any idea what they are, if you actually need them, and why? In this post, we look at what a trickle vent is and why you may need them on your new windows. We also … Continue reading “What Are Trickle Vents and Do I Need Them?”

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Five Things to Consider When Choosing New Windows

Are you building a new home or refurbishing an old one? This may be an ideal opportunity to do more than just replace the old window with a new one in precisely the same style. In this post, we look at some of the things you may want to consider when choosing new windows. 1. … Continue reading “Five Things to Consider When Choosing New Windows”

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Need More Space at Home? Here’s How

Many of us are spending more time working or studying at home than we ever did before. And that means we’re suddenly a lot more conscious about clutter and lack of space.   Fortunately, there are many ways to make your home spacious, comfortable and inspiring, as well as functional. Increase Floor Space Happily, you … Continue reading “Need More Space at Home? Here’s How”

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Why You Need a FENSA Approved Window and Door Installer

When considering home improvements, it’s tempting to focus on design, functionality and cost. These are all important, but you must also make sure you use the right company for the job – one that complies with current building regulations and works to the highest standards. For windows, doors and conservatories it’s vital to use a … Continue reading “Why You Need a FENSA Approved Window and Door Installer”

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You Need Natural Light in Your Home: How to Get It and Why You Should

Most of us spend the majority of our time indoors even though this is really unhealthy. Generally, we have no choice as work commitments, bad weather or poor health conspire to keep us inside – and now we have the pandemic to deal with as well.   These things can’t be magicked away, but they … Continue reading “You Need Natural Light in Your Home: How to Get It and Why You Should”

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What’s the Best Material for Your New Window Frames?

Window frames come in three main types of material: wood, metal and uPVC. The one you choose for your new windows needs to be just right for your taste, budget and the style of your home. One size doesn’t fit all, so here’s our handy guide to help you make the right choice. uPVC Window … Continue reading “What’s the Best Material for Your New Window Frames?”

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Enjoy Your Conservatory, Whatever the Weather

If you’ve got a conservatory, there’s no need to be cooped up indoors all winter. It’s the perfect place to enjoy some winter sun when it does peak through. If you intend to use your conservatory in the winter (and why not?) there are several ways to make sure it’s a warm and cosy place … Continue reading “Enjoy Your Conservatory, Whatever the Weather”

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Choosing the Right Glass for Your Windows and Doors

There are many things to consider when choosing new windows and doors for your home, such as styles, colours, materials, security, energy efficiency and locks. All of these are important but there is one other ingredient that we tend to overlook, and it’s an obvious one.                               What Type of Glass Is Best For You? … Continue reading “Choosing the Right Glass for Your Windows and Doors”

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How a Conservatory Enhances Your Home

Thinking of adding a conservatory to your property? There are 6 reasons why you should! This year, more than any other, has shown us all how important our homes are. Many people are spending more time at home than ever, while working on the sofa and teaching kids at the kitchen table have become common … Continue reading “How a Conservatory Enhances Your Home”

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Choosing Composite Doors: Your Essential Guide

First impressions count, and if you’re keen to ensure that your home’s exterior says all the right things, why not upgrade to composite doors? You can enhance your entrance with a composite front door and improve the far side of your property with a composite back door. Composite doors are a smart choice (in every … Continue reading “Choosing Composite Doors: Your Essential Guide”

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Protect Your Home with Secure Windows and Doors

Home security should always be your priority, so it’s essential to fit the right windows and doors to protect your property. Burglars can be very determined, and sadly anyone can be a target. At The Window Centre we always have your safety in mind, so here is our handy guide to protecting your home and … Continue reading “Protect Your Home with Secure Windows and Doors”

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A Guide to Double Glazed Windows

Double glazed windows consist of two panes of glass with a gap in between. An odourless and non-toxic insulating gas fills the gap. Cold air cools the outside pane and is transferred to the gap. As gas is heavier than air it slows the transfer of cold air to the inner pane. This also works … Continue reading “A Guide to Double Glazed Windows”

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Space and Versatility With Bifold Doors

Bifold doors are a stylish and versatile way to flood your home with light and create more space. Fitted externally they open up the back of the house to give you easy access to the garden – the perfect way of bringing the outside in. Internal bifold doors turn one room into two, depending on … Continue reading “Space and Versatility With Bifold Doors”

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Cleaning Windows – Top Tips to Keep Your Windows Sparkling Clean

You’ve just had a beautiful set of new windows installed in your home, and they look fantastic. But, like anything exposed to the natural elements, they don’t stay that way for long. Before you know it, the glass is starting to smear and the windowsills are getting dusty… Keeping your windows clean is a sure-fire … Continue reading “Cleaning Windows – Top Tips to Keep Your Windows Sparkling Clean”

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Smart Ways to Update Your Home

These days many people are choosing to update their property rather than move. It’s well worth the effort, as a little work will make your home more comfortable and stylish. And, if you’re thinking of moving in the future it’ll also add value. Redecorate and Fix Small Problems A fresh lick of paint makes a … Continue reading “Smart Ways to Update Your Home”

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Bay and Bow Windows: Make Rooms Larger Without Knocking Down Walls

Have you ever wished your house felt more spacious? However, knocking down walls and building extensions can be costly, disruptive and may not even be possible for structural reasons.  Fortunately, there are many solutions far easier than major building work. Here are a few ideas to help you create a stylish, airy and comfortable home.   … Continue reading “Bay and Bow Windows: Make Rooms Larger Without Knocking Down Walls”

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