News & Advice

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How long do UPVC Windows last?

8th September 2021

This is very similar to the age-old question of how long a piece of string is, there are several factors that can directly affect the longevity of your windows. Because of this, we have created this guide which not only answers the question as accurately as possible but splits down various parts of the window itself to hopefully allow us to answer the question better.

How long do UPVC Windows last?

How long should a UPVC door last?

19th August 2021

UVPC doors are commonplace in many UK homes, and they provide a cost-effective solution to keep your home safe and secure. But how long does a UVPC door really last and is it worth the money?

How long should a UPVC door last?

Why are my windows misty?

28th July 2021

Have you been wondering why your windows are misty? Your windows can get misty for a number of reasons.

Once you know the cause of the mist you can then identify ways in which you can remove the problem. Here is a look at the major causes of mists on windows along with some preventative measures.

Why are my windows misty?

My UPVC window handle has broken

15th July 2021

Your window goes through a lot, from long hot summer days when they are wide open to let the cool breeze in to those rushing out the door scenarios when you run around the house slamming them all shut! (we’ve all done it)

Over time, by accident or sometimes deliberately the handles on your UPVC windows will become lose or fail entirely. So, we’ve put together this useful article to explain how to deal with it!

My UPVC window handle has broken

What is UPVC Window Spraying?

8th July 2021

In recent years, a method of spraying your existing UPVC windows has become well known. The method allows you to transform your existing windows choosing from a wide range of colours from popular Anthracite grey to cream, green and much more!

If done correctly and to a high-quality standard, the finished product can leave your windows looking like new and at a fraction of the cost of replacing them!

What is UPVC Window Spraying?

Can you repair a uPVC door?

9th June 2021

When you have something wrong with a uPVC door, the last thing you should do is attempt anything that might make it worse. Of course, there are many potential problems that can occur with a uPVC door, and even the best-made ones are going to struggle from time to time with various issues.

Can you repair a uPVC door?