Frequently Used Terms

There’s a lot to know when it comes to windows and doors. The list below is designed to help understand our frequently used terms.Anodised:'Anodised aluminium' has been chemically and electrically treated to provide excellent surface protection.Awning window:This...

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Maximise your thermal insulation with Argon Gas

Argon gas is colourless, odourless and is roughly 40% denser than air. When Argon gas is injected in between the glass in a double glazed unit, it slows the rate of heat loss and the insulating performance of your double glazing increases around 15%.  Argon gas...

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New Building Consent Exemptions

From 31 August 2020, new building consent exemptions have been added to the Building Act in New Zealand. This means that property owners are no longer required to get building consents for new or expanded types of low-risk building work, like sleep-outs, sheds,...

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How to prevent condensation build-up during winter?

Often during winter, we crank up the heat and keep all the windows closed. This reduces ventilation and circulation of the air throughout the home. When the inside of a home is warm but the outside of the house remains cool by the cold outside air, the inside...

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The Differences Between French Doors & Sliding Doors

To allow more light into a room as well as combine indoor and outdoor spaces, homeowners look to improve their homes by installing patio doors. Patio doors come in an array of different sizes, styles, and materials that it can get quite overwhelming when trying to...

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5 Reasons why people want tinted windows

More Cantabrians are requesting and installing tinted windows on their home as they come to the realisation that tinted glass has many benefits, such as making your home more comfortable, efficient and secure. Here are 5 reasons why tinting your home windows might...

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Window Considerations for New Homes

Expert Tips on choosing the right windows when planning the layout for your new homeNatural Light and Air The size and orientation of your windows are crucial, and before you buy your windows you must consider the layout of your home. Will the placement of your...

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Keeping Character and Keeping Warmer

There are very few craftsmen able to repair and retrofit old windows, as working on existing glass can be a lot more challenging than installing new windows.However, for homeowners who have a lot of appreciation for their worldly windows and want to keep their...

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Can Aluminium Windows be Retrofit Double Glazed?

Many of our customers come to us questioning if we can retrofit double glaze their existing aluminium windows – and the answer is yes! Benefits of Retro Double Glazing Aluminium Windows There are so many benefits of retrofit double glazing your aluminium windows,...

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