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What Is A FENSA Certificate? Let Hazlemere Fill You In

5th September 2018

When searching for a home improvement specialist to supply you with a brand new set of windows and doors or home extension you may have spotted the FENSA logo on the marketing literature of some companies. FENSA will mean nothing to a lot of householders if they’ve never employed a home improvement firm before but...

What Is Condensation And How Do You Stop It?

3rd September 2018

So, that’s the last Bank Holiday been and gone until Christmas, which can only mean one thing; autumn and winter are on the way! Let’s hope that summer hasn’t finished quite yet, but at some point temperatures will start to plummet and that’s when condensation is most likely to form on your windows. It can...

How to avoid being forced to replace replacement windows

1st September 2018

Sadly, many property owners are not conversant with the current England and Wales Building Regulations, which come into force the moment any homeowner decides to replace any door or window, or indeed if creating a new builders opening or adding an extension. To avoid any nasty surprises in the future, it is therefore important before...

Autumn/Winter Interior Decoration Ideas

21st August 2018

As pained as we are to say it, summer will soon be coming to an end. It’s been a very un-English summer, one of the hottest on record, but autumn is just around the corner with winter not too far behind it and it’s just about now that you should be changing up your home’s...

Is Planning Permission Required For A Glass Extension?

15th August 2018

When you’ve just agreed to buy a brand new glass extension for your home from Hazlemere you’ll understandably want it built and up and running as quickly as possible. We want that too, but sometimes one thing can get in the way before any construction can commence – planning permission. No-one wants to be held...

Update Your Home With A Roof Lantern

13th August 2018

You may think that you don’t know what a roof lantern is but if we tell you it’s very similar to a skylight or rooflight that may spark some recognition. The simplest way to describe a roof lantern is as a ceiling window that you can incorporate into the current ceiling of a particular area...

Aluminium Or UPVC - Which Material Is Better?

7th August 2018

You have to think about several things when buying new windows and doors for your home such as the colour and style being exactly right for the type of property you own. When they’re bought from Hazlemere you also need to decide upon a material and whether UPVC or aluminium is your best bet. We’re...

Add A Splash Of Colour To Your Windows And Doors

27th July 2018

Walk along any street locally and you will see windows and doors coloured in a classic white finish everywhere and what a fantastic colour choice it is too! You know when opting for a traditional finish like this that your windows and doors will look forever ageless, but there are countless other timeless finishes available...

Need Some Home Improvement Inspiration?

25th July 2018

Spring is usually the season when we give our homes some much needed TLC and get our hands dirty to scrub away and remove any traces of winter. Your property deserves a similar level of attention in summer, particularly on the outside of the building as the extended hours of daylight put home exteriors firmly...

Visit To Chinnor

24th July 2018

This week we visited the lovely village of Chinnor, in South Oxfordshire. We couldn’t help but notice how with all the green areas and woodlands surrounding the brick and flint houses, a home improvement such as a house extension, bi-folding doors, a conservatory or an orangery can make such a difference in connect your home...

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