Selecting New Windows For Your Home

  • The Pros and Cons of Double-Glazed Windows

    13 November 2017

    Double-glazed windows are made with two panes of glass that are attached to a seal that connects them to each other. There is a thin layer of air or gas between these panes so that they don't actually touch each other. Double-glazed windows are a very popular option for residential windows today; note some pros and cons about this type of window so you know if they're the right choice for your home.

  • Home Improvement: Which Material is Suitable for Your Replacement Front Door?

    6 November 2017

    If your home's front door has become worn or sustained damage, you should start thinking about replacing the feature. Installing a new entry door from a place like Stained Glass Overlay will improve your security and boost the kerb appeal of your house. However, you should remember that the visual impact and performance of your exterior door will depend on the material selected. Therefore, you should evaluate and compare all your options before making your purchase.

  • A Few Important Tips for Choosing Window Blinds and Shades

    26 October 2017

    Window blinds or shades can be the best choice for a smaller space, as these window treatments won't get in the way of foot traffic, as curtains do. They also won't overpower a small room or small window. Blinds and shades are also a bit more neutral than curtains, so you don't need to change them every time you repaint the walls or get new furniture. When you are ready to choose window blinds or shades for your home, note a few important tips you'll want to remember even before you start shopping.

  • Why Should You Used Aluminium Instead of uPVC for Your Conservatory Windows?

    16 October 2017

    There are a whole host of things you need to consider when having a conservatory added to your house, but one of the most important is what material you'll use for the window framing. It's common for homeowners to consider uPVC instead of aluminium; it is, after all, a far more cost-effective option. But costs aren't everything. Here are just a few reasons why aluminium windows remain the better choice.

  • Give Your Bathroom an Oomph! Shower Glass Options for The Modern Bathroom

    6 October 2017

    Shower glass enclosures bring an elegant look to any bathroom. Clear shower glass is a classic, although textured and coloured glass has been steadily gaining steam. However, when it comes to choosing a shower glass, the choice of glass is not always so … clear. Here are various options for glass finishes you should consider to suit the style of your bathroom. Clear shower glass This is the ultimate classic if you want to create a seamless transition between your shower area and the rest of your bathroom.

  • 4 Reasons to Tint Conservatory Windows Instead of Using Blinds

    4 October 2017

    The whole point of a conservatory is to have a space that is windowed above and from all sides. It's a lovely place to sit and take in views of the great outdoors, especially when the weather is good, but you still need to have something in place to protect against heat and UV rays. For most people, this means fitting blinds, but it's actually more advantageous to cover the windows with privacy film instead, and here are just four important reasons why.

  • Bifold Patio Doors: Which Framing Material is Suitable for Your Home?

    2 October 2017

    If you are thinking about replacing your patio doors, you should consider purchasing and installing bifold doors. These structures can cover larger openings. So, you can expand the entryway for an indoor-outdoor living design. Also, these doors are made using glass panels; they will allow natural light to flow freely into your home. In general, choosing the right bifold door is not a complicated process. However, the framing material requires careful consideration before selection.

  • 2 Methods for Increasing the Energy Efficiency of Your Home's Windows

    26 September 2017

    Having a home that is energy efficient is an important consideration for many Australian homeowners. Increased energy efficiency directly translates to a more comfortable interior temperature at any time of the year, and it also means that you'll spend less on heating and cooling costs during hot or cold periods. Most people understand how important adequate insulation is in creating an energy efficient home. Far fewer people understand the role that windows play, which can leave a home vulnerable to escaping or penetrating heat and significantly higher energy bills.

  • Clearing Up Some Common Misconceptions Homeowners Have About Skylights

    24 September 2017

    Skylights are a great way to bring natural light into any room of the home, and they work especially well in dark and dim rooms that don't have large windows, or for rooms where you want to enjoy a view of the night sky. While skylights can be a good choice for a home, many homeowners have some misconceptions about these pieces, so that they hesitate to have them installed, or to even begin researching their options for a skylight.

  • Are Shutters More Advantageous Than Curtains?

    18 September 2017

    Curtains remain a popular window furnishing, primarily because some homeowners do not want to go through the inconvenience of changing out all their window treatments. Nonetheless, simply because curtains are a staple does not mean they have more advantages of other window furnishings. In fact, the advent of shutters has brought about numerous benefits for homeowners that you would not be able to enjoy with curtains. The following are a few reasons why shutters are more advantageous than curtains.