Are Your Timber Windows Hiding Something From You?

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Are Your timber windows hiding something from you? If you can hear annoying rattles, feel a cold draught or find that the interior walls around your windows are becoming damp, it could be that although your timber windows look fantastic, that they’re hiding problems from you. Fact is, that many common issues suffered by original […]

Tips for Cutting Home Energy Usage

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When it comes to shopping around for your home energy supplier, how often do you review the market? Ofgem’s latest findings from their September 2020 report show that, from January to July 2020, 2.5 million customers switched gas supplier and 3.3 million customers switched electricity supplier. And with the cheapest available tariff at around £807 […]

The Condensation Problem

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Condensation – a word that can fill home owners with dread. It’s bad for your health and damaging to your property. And if you have timber sash or casement windows, it can have a particularly detrimental effect on their lifespan. If you ask most people, they’ll say that single glazing is the root cause of […]

Can I Make My Listed Property More Energy Efficient?

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There are currently around 560,000 listed buildings in the UK, which cannot be demolished or altered without special permission. Original features, like timber sash and casement windows, are often a key part of the architectural importance of such buildings. But they can also make listed properties cold and uncomfortable places to live. Before we look […]