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A Composite Door Or UPVC Door – Which Should You Buy?

13th December 2017

Your entrance door is an integral feature of your house. It’s the first thing that most people see when visiting and it should be tough enough to protect it from intruders. There’s such a breadth of replacement front doors available nowadays that settling on one when looking to exchange your existing front door for something...

Top 5 Ways To Update Your Home

21st November 2017

We all lead such busy lives that we often fail to put the necessary time aside to improve our homes, but that shouldn’t be an excuse. Unless you’re thinking about adding a home extension or new replacement windows and doors and rightly putting their installation in the hands of experts like Planet, it can be...

New Online Platform Unveiled By Planet

13th November 2017

One of the finest and most comprehensive home improvement websites in the industry has been launched following the redevelopment of www.planetsouthlakes.com. The new website went live just prior to the weekend and has already enjoyed a very promising amount of user engagement, justifying our decision to upgrade the previous version. Returning web visitors will notice...

Invest In A Porch To Add Value To Your Property

23rd October 2017

Very few people live in one home throughout their entire adulthood. You may love your current home now, but in the future you may decide that you fancy moving to fresh surroundings. If and when that time comes you will obviously want to get the best possible selling price for the house. For that to happen...

It’s Home Security Month, Here’s How To Keep Your Home Secure

18th October 2017

The clocks will be going back an hour in just over a week’s time as we move ever nearer to the winter season. This means that the nights will be drawing in earlier which will give some burglars extra motivation to scout out vulnerable properties and attempt to break into them. To forewarn homeowners of the dangers...

All You Need To Know About Planning Permission

26th September 2017

Excitement can easily take over when you make a firm decision that you want to invest in a conservatory installation. But, if you are considering a home extension, before you commit make sure you understand all the legalities and regulations required, including ensuring that any proposed design complies with current conservatory planning laws. A big benefit of...

Reinvent Your Home With Coloured Frame Options

12th September 2017

We all have different tastes when it comes to windows, which is why, here at Planet, we have created a collection of coloured windows for you to pick between. Our colour options add their own special quality to your home, and will last well into the future. There are three frame styles to ponder over;...

Make Long-Term Savings With Energy Efficient Windows

23rd August 2017

What has been a moderately warm summer is almost at an end. We are fast heading towards the autumn when temperatures gradually begin to drop and we become more reliant on our heating systems. The level of reliance you have on your boiler will depend on the standard of thermal efficiency provided by your windows....

Open Up Your Home With A Bi-Folding Door

9th August 2017

It has become hugely fashionable to introduce open plan living to existing and new-build households. One sophisticated way of achieving it is via the installation of some beautiful bi-folding doors. When integrated into apertures large or small, bi-folding doors will allow you to open up your internal living space to the outdoors so that you...

Let Light Into Your Home With A Glass To Floor Orangery

31st July 2017

The feature that most distinguishes an orangery from a conservatory is the high proportion of brickwork. Conservatories are renowned for having a considerable amount of glass, whilst a traditional orangery favours brickwork to help it more seamlessly blend in with an existing building. However, it is possible to include more glass in an orangery than...

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