Is Investment Into An Orangery Worth The Money?

30th November 2018

Pretty much everyone knows what a conservatory is but they may not necessarily be quite as familiar with an orangery. They are two very different types of home extension with a conservatory having over 75% of its roof glazed, while an orangery has less than 75%. A conservatory must also have over 50% of its...

How To Heat Your Conservatory Effectively In Winter

14th November 2018

It’s infuriating for conservatory owners when they’re left with no other choice but to completely abandon their old extension throughout the entire winter due to it feeling ridiculously cold inside. By all rights it should be one of the busiest areas of the house at this time of the year as you could easily turn...

Is Triple Glazing Any Better Than Double Glazing?

7th November 2018

Ever since we began supplying and fitting triple glazed products a few years ago, one of the most frequently asked questions by customers is whether triple glazing is any better than double glazing. It’s a perfectly reasonable question as buying a brand new set of windows / doors is something you only normally do once...

How To Keep The Cost Of Your Energy Bills Down This Winter

5th November 2018

Last week it came out that UK household energy debt has surged by 24 per cent over the past year with over 3 million homes owing money to their gas and electricity suppliers – this equates to £400 million. It’s a frightening statistic as summer 2018 was one of the hottest on record and you...

How To Make Your Conservatory Useable In Winter

26th October 2018

The recent fall in temperatures in the region will be a blow to certain conservatory owners as it means they will not be able to use their extension for a few months. Old conservatories simply cannot cope with the change in conditions and feel ludicrously cold inside – who wants to spend their time in...

Why Are My Energy Efficient Windows Covered In Condensation?

23rd October 2018

Before we go into why this common process occurs on even the most energy efficient windows, it’s helpful if you have some understanding of condensation first. Condensation is officially defined as the physical progression by which a gas or vapour transitions into a liquid. It ensues when the temperature of an object tumbles below the...

National Home Security Month - Is Your Home Secure Enough?

11th October 2018

Very few UK-established initiatives communicate a more important message than National Home Security Month which is to remind householders nationwide that they need to take their home security seriously. Held every October since 2013, this year’s National Home Security Month comes at a time when home burglaries are unfortunately on the rise in the UK...

Do I Need Building Regulations Approval To Add A Solid Roof?

4th October 2018

The recent development of solid roofs has been great news for those that own a poorly insulated conservatory as a solid roof can rectify this issue and make these extended spaces useable again. There’s something really special about having a conservatory host the Christmas dinner and those other special occasions in winter and a solid...

Get Fantastic Finance At Bon Accord

28th September 2018

It might seem a million miles away right now but Christmas will be here before you know it and we all know that it can be an expensive time of the year. But it shouldn’t prevent you from investing in any desired new home improvements for your property such as a set of energy efficient...

Get Yourself Up To Speed With Building Regulations

21st September 2018

Customers buying lifestyle extensions for their properties this winter not only potentially need to obtain planning permission before their conservatory or orangery can be erected, but they must additionally ensure it complies with building regulations. Planning permission is a subject we have already covered in a previous blog post and some mistakenly think that planning...

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