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Main Window Types: The What and Why

There are many different types of windows that help define the style of your house, whether it is modern, classic or quirky! Nearly all windows can be customised to suit your changing needs and style, so it’s important to know the different types of windows and their benefits.

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Why Choose Glass for Commercial Interiors?

As commercial glass specialists, we’ve seen a trend in recent years towards office interiors using glass partitions and walls instead of regular walls to separate work spaces. This has come from the need for brighter, lighter offices that create positive working environments. Glass has become increasingly versatile to work with, and features many design options for privacy and aesthetics that appeal to a wide range of office styles.

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How Double Glazing Works

In most new houses (especially in Canterbury with our four seasons in a day weather), double glazed windows are now installed as standard practice. Even with home renovations, people are looking to double glazing as an easy way to improve the look, value and energy efficiency of their houses. While the heat insulation and sound proofing qualities of double glazing are well known, do you know how double glazing actually works?

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What to Expect when Replacing Windows

Being in the business of glazing and replacing old windows with new (usually double glazed) windows, we know a bit about what you should expect and the best ways to plan the changes without any nasty surprises. Every situation is unique and needs to be planned for, for example if you’re renovating your house and windows are part of the overall process, or replacing your windows is a stand alone project.

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Why Hire a Professional to Install your Windows?

When you’re going to invest in a major renovation such as new windows, it’s worth putting in the time and effort to do the research and work out what’s going to best suit your needs and lifestyle. While it’s tempting to save a little money and install windows yourself (or have the local handyman do it), take the time to consider the benefits of having a professional window installation company do the job.

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How to Make Your (Old or New) Windows Last

You want your windows to stand the test of time, like any other part of your home because once there’s a small problem, they have a way of turning into bigger problems. To replace or repair your windows can be an expensive exercise, so we recommend taking every precaution to ensure your windows last. There’s a lot you can do to make your windows last a long time, such as:

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Double Glazing: To Choose New or Retrofit?

Thanks to strong advances in technology, glaziers can now offer a variety of solutions for double glazing, from retrofitting your existing windows with double glazing through to brand new double glazing to fit your house and style specifications. When looking at your options, there’s a number of points to consider before choosing to go new, or to retrofit double glazing to your home.

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Considerations for Window Replacement

Just like your home’s appliances, flooring and furniture, your windows will need to be replaced at some point. You may be thinking about a window replacement project at home, so here are some considerations and benefits to help you determine if now is the right time to do it.


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Advantages of Door Replacement for your Home

When it comes to renovating or upgrading your home, door replacement is often overlooked or not on the priority list. In fact, door replacement can be an extremely cost-effective way to improve the outside and inside look of your home and comes with other notable benefits.

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Window Replacement for Home Renovations

It is commonly said that “windows are the eyes of the home”; they add character to a house, compliment its architecture, and capture the outwardly view in a perfect frame. Windows can drastically improve the appearance and curb appeal of a home, and with new technology and cost effective solutions available on the market, replacing windows are an increasingly popular choice when it comes to home renovation. Replacement windows for old homes are a statement feature that can potentially increase the value of your house, improve its energy efficiency and lower your ongoing heating bill.

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