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Do You Know What Is Required With Building Regulations?

8th November 2018

When a customer comes to us and informs our team they want a conservatory or orangery constructed at their home one of the first things we do is inform them that the design must comply with current building regulations. We don’t do it to try and put them off the idea, far from it, and...

Hazlemere Has You Fixed For Finance

6th November 2018

The next few weeks will be an expensive time for everybody as we’ll all be keen to get our loved ones some lovely presents for the big day and partying in advance of Santa’s arrival. But that shouldn’t stop you from planning ahead and thinking about giving your home a new look for the New...

Why two for one cannot be done

1st November 2018

Genuinely compliant, tested and approved energy rated replacement two for one replacement double glazing just can’t be done unless the installer is losing money or inflating the cost of the other window and/or door or even possibly not fitting the quality of products required to meet Building Regulations. We’ve all seen buy one, get one...

Can You Replace Your Conservatory Roof With A Solid Roof Without Planning Permission?

31st October 2018

We’ve seen a rise in the amount of customers looking to replace their existing conservatory roof with a solid one. Replacing your conservatory roof with a solid one restores thermal efficiency, can reduce energy bills and allows you to make the most of your extension all year round. However, before installing your new solid roof...

What Planning Permission Do You Need Before Building A Conservatory Or Orangery?

24th October 2018

Christmas isn’t too far away and some householders are gifting themselves a brand new conservatory or orangery for the annual festivities. You will struggle to find a better setting to enjoy this most special time of year, but before any would-be conservatory or orangery owner gets to realise their ambition in time for Santa coming,...

How To Get A Replacement FENSA Certificate

23rd October 2018

Picture the following scenario… You’re in the process of selling your home and the proposed buyer, or their solicitor, asks you for the FENSA certificate originally issued to you when you had replacement windows or doors fitted to it by a FENSA registered company, but you cannot find it. What do you do? While a...

How To Keep The Cost Of Your Energy Bills Down

5th October 2018

Energy bills have increased dramatically over the past decade or so. Currently, the average annual dual fuel variable tariff stands at £1,138 a year with the average annual gas bill accounting for roughly £752 of that overall figure. When green energy supplier Bulb announced a price hike for its customers last month, it became the...

National Home Security Month – How To Keep Your Home Safe

2nd October 2018

The month of October marks National Home Security Month, an initiative designed to raise awareness of the importance of home security. Currently, burglary occurs in the UK every 40 seconds. You won’t want your home to be a thief’s next successful target, so if you suspect that you can do more to secure the place...

What Is A Solid Tiled Roof Orangery?

28th September 2018

Orangeries have significantly evolved in terms of how they’re utilised and how they look since they were originally developed in the 17th Century. Whereas back then they were predominantly used for growing oranges and other citrus trees, nowadays they’re solely used as extended living spaces and very lavish ones at that. The original orangery design...

Live In A Flat? Beware Of Replacing Your Windows!

27th September 2018

Now that temperatures are on a downward spiral many of the people living in flats that they either own or rent will be considering replacing their existing windows. But in order to do this they must have the relevant permissions, otherwise they run the risk of paying more than double the cost of replacement windows...

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