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When looking to replace your sash windows, one of the factors you will probably be considering is the cost involved with having work carried out.

It is important to regularly check your windows to ensure that they are still in a good condition and operate easily.

The start of the New Year is a popular time to plan renovation projects for your home. With an increasing number of people looking to extend and improve their existing home, as opposed to moving to a new house, a home renovation project may well have been your New Year’s resolution for 2020, but where do you start with planning your project?

With the year coming to an end, we look back on 7 of our most popular advice articles in 2019.

Although double glazing existed earlier, UK households didn’t start to install double glazed windows until the 1970s and 1980s.

Are you looking to replace the timber windows and doors in your property?

Windows and doors can often be quite an expensive investment and can make a big difference to the value of your home. It is therefore important to research the company prior to deciding who to hire to replace your windows and doors.

There are several incorrect timber window myths that you may have heard over the years. But, as long as you choose a high-quality replacement timber window, they will be a good long-term investment. In this article we dispel some of the most common timber window myths.

When deciding on your new windows or doors, you will need to consider the different glazing options. In addition to selecting either double glazing, heritage glazing or single glazing, there are various types of glass which can help solve a variety of different problems.

With the recent protests and discussions on how we need to be more environmentally friendly, you may be looking to reduce your own impact on the environment.

Are your timber windows rattling in the wind? Did you know that you may not have to replace your windows to stop them rattling?

With a landlord recently receiving a fine of over £82,000 for not obtaining the permission to modify their listed building (source), it is important to remember to obtain the appropriate permission before proceeding with any work.

When looking to replace your timber sash windows or casement windows, it is important to consider what type of glass best suits your requirements. Different types of glass can offer different benefits to your home.

To increase the lifespan of your timber windows and doors is important to carry out regular maintenance. With the correct maintenance, timber windows and doors can last up to 100 years.

It is important to regularly check the condition of your external timber doors. External doors, like windows, are exposed to the elements and can affect security of the property if damaged or rotten.

When looking to replace windows in a period property it is important to ensure that the windows will not comprise the heritage of your home.

With improvements in modern living conditions, condensation is becoming a more common problem. Condensation occurs when saturated air, which is holding a lot of moisture, comes into contact with a surface that has a lower temperature. With windows this occurs when the outside temperature is a lot lower than the room temperature.

When looking to replace your timber windows and doors it is important to consider security.  Although replacement windows and doors in period homes do not need to comply with Part Q, it is still important to ensure that they are as secure as possible.

Like electrical items, which are rated on how little energy they use, windows are also rated on energy efficiency. When looking to replace your windows, it is important to check the energy ratings of the replacement windows.

When looking to replace your windows in a Conservation Area, the first thing that you need to establish is whether your home is in an Article 4 Conservation Area.

If your window needs replacing it is worth considering whether you can just replace the moving parts of the window (the sashes) or whether the whole window will require replacement.

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