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Triple Glazing: All your Questions Answered


So you’re thinking of getting triple glazing but aren’t sure if the extra pane of glass is the right investment for you? This guide answers all frequently asked questions about triple glazing so that you can make an informed decision. Triple glazing has many amazing benefits that suit the needs of those looking for energy efficiency, secure, warm and money savvy homes. Explore our…

Instagram’s Top 14 Most Tagged Interior Design Trends


There are thousands of interior design trends, some lasting just a few years and others a lifetime. Instagram launched in 2010 and since has become one of the biggest photo sharing social media networks. We used Instagram data to reveal the top 14 interior design trends as shared by you. Asian Decor Asian interior is…

Self-Care & Minimalism: How Have Millennials Changed Home Design


Visual social media networks such as Instagram and Pinterest have become a hub for helping people create their very own interior heaven.  Millennials are often looking for ways to stand out and they are using aesthetic to create a home that reflects their personality, tastes and interests. Millennials have been called the generation of emotional…

How to add value to your property


    Whether you are a brand new homeowner or looking to sell, it’s always important to know exactly what your property is worth and how to add more value to it. Here, at Art Windows and Doors, we have gained over 50 years experience in improving people’s homes. Although we specialise in double glazing…

How Interior Design can impact Mindfulness


  Redesigning your home usually consists of looking into what style, what colour scheme and what new furniture you want. However, if you are redecorating your home then have you considered how these changes can impact your mental state? More specifically, how this can impact yours and your families mindfulness. (more…)

MAKE YOUR HOME AN ENERGY EFFICIENT ONE


Find out below the best way to make your home as energy efficient as possible and how this can save you money.

HOW TO CHOOSE THE RIGHT WINDOWS FOR YOUR HOME


Looking to replace your old windows can be stressful and overwhelming, with so many different styles, sizes and glazing options available it’s hard to know which one is best for you. The right windows can entice and excite those who walk past, although sometimes overlooked as a design feature; they are powerfully able to enhance…

5 WAYS TO CHECK IF YOU HAVE LEAKY WINDOWS AND DOORS


CHECK OUT THESE 5 EASY WAYS IN WHICH YOU CAN CHECK YOUR HOME FOR LEAKY WINDOWS AND DOORS. FIND OUT IF YOU ARE WASTING ENERGY AND MONEY THROUGH THESE SIMPLE STEPS.  

STAINED GLASS WINDOWS OF SCOTLAND


If you are looking at updating your windows and doors to uPVC windows in Scotland but are unsure of which design route to go down, then allow us to show you the beautiful history of stained glass windows. There is nothing more exquisite than a fantastically designed stained glass window. It has an elegantly powerful…

TOP TIPS ON HOW TO IMPROVE YOUR HOMES KERB APPEAL FROM 20 EXPERTS FROM ALL OVER THE WORLD


Here, at Art Windows & Doors, we have searched all over to find some of the most knowledgeable experts around to ask them for tips on how to improve a home’s kerb appeal. If you have decided to sell your home then you will know all about how important first impressions are. When people are…

SELLING YOUR HOME? HERE’S WHAT UK HOMEBUYERS ARE LOOKING FOR


Looking to sell your house? Recent research from the comparison site, Gocompare.com has found exactly what Britons are looking for when it comes to buying a property – does your property tick all the boxes? After asking just over 2,000 people, Gocompare.com were able to put together a list of more than twenty features that…

ARE YOUR BILLS FLYING OUT OF THE WINDOW?


Keeping a home warm & insulated is always a major concern for the average British household, especially in the winter months. A poorly insulated home can add to your energy bills and you’d never know. But did you know that nearly 1/5th of heat in your house is lost through the windows? We’ve put together…

OPEN YOUR DOORS TO A SAFE HOME


Open your doors to a safe home with our handy guide.  

HOW TO MAKE THE FRONT OF YOUR HOME AS ATTRACTIVE AS POSSIBLE


When people are coming to your house, whether to visit, or potentially buy it, their first impressions will be made by seeing the outside of your home. Just a split second is enough for someone to dismiss the charm and beauty of your home, so it’s important to make the most out of the front…

SHOULD YOU INSTALL TRIPLE GLAZED WINDOWS IN YOUR HOME?


Essentially, triple glazing uses three panes of glass instead of one or two. The third pane of glass increases the energy efficiency of your home and reduces noise pollution, great if you live near a main road. Double glazing is infinitely better than single glazing, even if it takes years to see the pay-off. This…

HOW TO EASILY BURGLAR-PROOF YOUR FRONT DOOR


HOW TO EASILY BURGLAR-PROOF YOUR FRONT DOOR   Suffering a break-in can leave you feeling unsafe and insecure in your own home. Burglars will often try to break-in through your front door, so making it as secure as possible could save you a lot of problems, and possibly stop someone from breaking in altogether. If…

FESTIVE CHRISTMAS THEMED DOORS


FESTIVE CHRISTMAS THEMED DOORS   So it’s Christmas, time to start decorating our homes, right? Well, what home would be truly decorated without a wreath or set of lights on the front door? It’s no use lighting up and going all out on the inside if none can see it on the outside.    …

FRONT DOORS – WHAT ARE THEY GOOD FOR?


FRONT DOORS – WHAT ARE THEY GOOD FOR?   There’s so much more to your front door than a simple means of entering your house. Sure this is the threshold to the property, but a doorway is so much more than that, as we aim to explain in this blog. Stop taking your door for…

THE PSYCHOLOGY OF FRONT DOOR COLOURS


THE PSYCHOLOGY OF FRONT DOOR COLOURS   Changing the colour of your front door is a really useful way of improving the outside look of the property.  Did you know the colour you choose for the front door could be strongly linked to your personality though, or reveal the type of character you are? We run…

GET YOUR WINDOWS READY FOR WINTER


GET YOUR WINDOWS READY FOR WINTER   If you suffer from draughty windows in the winter, you’ll be looking for ways to keep the heat in. Drafty windows can lead to higher energy consumption and vastly higher heating bills. If you’re not yet able to replace your windows, you may want to consider these five…

WINDOWS, DOORS AND OTHER KERB APPEAL SUGGESTIONS TO HOOK BUYERS IN


WINDOWS, DOORS AND OTHER KERB APPEAL SUGGESTIONS TO HOOK BUYERS IN Add new windows and doors to your property and this creates an abundance of kerb appeal. Buyers like to see good quality double glazing and smartly presented entranceways, UPVC frames and composite door solutions will certainly give your home added value. What other things…

IMPROVE WINDOW AND DOOR SECURITY THIS WAY


IMPROVE WINDOW AND DOOR SECURITY THIS WAY   New windows and doors help to improve security around the house. This is just the beginning though, take it a step further and you can make additional improvements that help to safeguard against criminals and thieves, do this and strengthen door and window security.   Lock it,…

GLASS CLEANING TOOLS FOR BEGINNERS


GLASS CLEANING TOOLS FOR BEGINNERS   It’s a happy moment when you have double or triple glazing fitted to a property. As you stand there admiring your new windows one thought will run through your mind, how are going to keep them clean? Washing windows to professional standards isn’t as difficult as you might imagine,…

THE VERY BEST HOME WINTERISATION TIPS


THE VERY BEST HOME WINTERISATION TIPS   How ready are you for winter this year? Leave it too late to prepare the home and not only will your property freeze as temperatures start to plummet outside, you’ll notice a severe rise in the cost of utility bills. Be prepared for the onslaught of snow, ice…

THE MOST POPULAR WINDOW FEATURES AND THEIR BENEFITS


THE MOST POPULAR WINDOW FEATURES AND THEIR BENEFITS Okay, you’ve installed new windows at your property and they have made a massive difference to the exterior of the home but what accessories are you going to use with them? You have plenty of interior choices, from curtains and nets to shutters and blinds, all of…

WHY DOUBLE GLAZING IS THE ESSENTIAL HOME IMPROVEMENT


WHY DOUBLE GLAZING IS THE ESSENTIAL HOME IMPROVEMENT   What would be your primary reason for installing double glazed windows?  If you are struggling to think of a good reason let us highlight some of the key points for you here at Art Windows and Doors. Double and triple glazing improves the home in a…

WHAT YOU NEED TO KNOW WHEN CHOOSING YOUR DOORS


WHAT YOU NEED TO KNOW WHEN CHOOSING YOUR DOORS   Purchasing a new front door, patio door, or conservatory door is not cheap, so it’s important to take your time and consider all of the options available to you before making a decision. There are a number of factors to take into consideration when choosing…

WHAT YOU NEED TO KNOW WHEN CHOOSING YOUR WINDOWS


WHAT YOU NEED TO KNOW WHEN CHOOSING YOUR WINDOWS   Purchasing new windows for your home isn’t a cheap investment, so it’s not a decision you should take lightly or rush into. If you’re thinking of having new windows fitted, here are some of the key things you need to bear in mind… The frame…