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Transform Your UPVC Windows With A Splash Of Colour

16th May 2018

White is the dominant colour applied to UPVC windows, as you will note when out and about admiring houses throughout Cumbria and Lancashire – you see white UPVC windows everywhere. Until a few years ago, white UPVC windows, together with black UPVC windows, were about the only colour option you had available when replacing your...

How To Improve Your Heritage Property

25th April 2018

Improving a Heritage or period property or one situated in a conservation area has to be done sympathetically; otherwise it could harm the traditional character of the house. You also need to comply with any rules and regulations enforced on listed buildings so that you don’t upset the planners. How do you go about achieving...

Discover The Culture Of Kendal

17th April 2018

What’s the first thing you think of when someone mentions the town of Kendal? For the majority of people it will be Kendal’s famous mint cake, a chocolatey confectionary concoction offering a very distinct peppermint flavour. More than just mint cake There’s much more to Kendal though than just mint cake, as tasty as it...

Transform Your Conservatory With A Solid Roof

11th April 2018

When exposed to the hot, summer sun, old-style conservatories with polycarbonate or glass roofs have a tendency to get ridiculously warm inside. But believe it or not, conservatories needn’t be completely out of bounds during the summer months, not when they incorporate a solid roof system. Manufactured using traditional slate or modern synthetic tiles, solid...

Why Should You Choose UPVC For Replacement Doors And Windows?

15th March 2018

We don’t envy anyone who comes to Planet to buy replacement windows and doors for their home as there are so many styles and colours available. They also need to choose a window and door material. UPVC makes for a great choice. Standing for unplasticised polyvinyl chloride, the introduction of UPVC in the 1980s saw...

Discover The Benefits Of Our Energy Efficient Windows

9th March 2018

Do you sense that your existing windows have reached the end of their lifespan? Tell-tale signs are poor insulation, deteriorating looks and noticeable flimsiness when you try and push the windows open when they’re locked. You shouldn’t stay loyal to them! Get them replaced as soon as you possibly with energy efficient windows crafted in...

Add To The Personality Of Your Lean To Conservatory With A Solid Roof

15th February 2018

“Compact” and charming” – two words that perfectly describe the Lean-To conservatory, a very affordable conservatory style that fits in almost anywhere, particularly at bungalows and houses with a low-pitched roof. The original charm of a Lean-To may have diminished somewhat though for certain householders if their Lean-To design has ceased providing sufficient thermal efficiency...

Visit Our Kendal Showroom Today!

9th February 2018

If you were spending good money on a stylish new car, would you shake hands on a deal without seeing it in person first? We suspect that you wouldn’t and the same should go for when you buy new home improvements. You need to see and feel replacement windows or a potential lifestyle extension to...

Everything You Need To Know About Condensation

23rd January 2018

Condensation is something you dread seeing when opening your curtains first thing in the morning but it’s a very common problem at this time of the year. If you’re unsure how to go about preventing it and just choose to let condensation continue happening, this can actually lead to major issues. Firstly, damp and mould...

Don't Get Caught Out By Planning Permission

12th January 2018

It’s at times like Christmas and New Year when you invite friends and relatives over to celebrate the festivities that you come to realise that your home no longer offers the spaciousness needed for such occasions. This puts you in a difficult position in terms of what you do to rectify the problem – do...

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