Inspire Window Colour Matcher: How you can choose the perfect windows for your house


You wouldn’t choose something as important as a wedding dress or made-to-measure suit without trying it on first, so why should it be any different when it comes to choosing new windows? Choosing a new set of windows is similar to choosing a bespoke set of tailored clothes. You need to be certain that what you’re buying is the right fit and style, and that it actually suits you. When buying clothes, you can try them on to make sure they are perfectly suited to you and your style. The problem with buying a new set of windows is that … Continue reading

Why you should upgrade the lock security of your property now

lock security on a house

According to the Office of National Statistics, last year 7.3 million households in England and Wales experienced some form of crime: a 15% reduction on last year’s figures. This doesn’t mean that householders should become complacent however. Now is as good a time as any to upgrade your lock security. One possible reason for the overall reduction in crime over the last few years is the better steps that some householders are taking to protect their properties: namely by installing better locks and upgrading existing ones. Another possible reason for this reduction is also the progressively improving quality of locks … Continue reading

Why you should be wary of ‘free’ triple glazing upgrades

tripling glazing for windows

Unfortunately, the glazing industry is not without its share of tradesmen who are willing to offer so-called ‘free’ triple glazing upgrades that in effect, are completely pointless. Triple glazing as the name suggests uses air (or gas) trapped between three panes of glass, separated by two spacer bars, to aid heat retention and increase the thermal efficiency of the window or door. It’s been proven that the thermal benefits of triple glazing are only really apparent when 44mm units are used, with 16mm gaps between each of the panes and when each unit has a toughened centre pane, specifically designed … Continue reading

Find out how you can save £30,000 on your energy bill

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As the price of energy bills have continued to rise dramatically over the last few years, it’s become increasingly important for your home to be as energy efficient as possible. In 2013, the average cost of a dual-fuel bill was nearly £1,264 for a household; an incredible sum that many already hard-pressed homeowners are finding increasingly difficult to pay in the current economic climate. One very simple way to increase your home’s energy efficiency is to upgrade your existing window and doors. Single glazed and old double-glazed windows are notoriously bad at saving energy and retaining heat in your house … Continue reading