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3 Of The Finest Ways Of Improving Your Home In Winter

16th November 2020

We’ve become more familiar with our homes this year than ever before, and with Christmas set to be very different this time around, we’ll be at home a lot over the coming weeks.  It’s easy to be down about it, but let’s try not to be, and instead turn the situation into a positive, because...

Do You Know That Planet Has A 98% Customer Recommendation Rate?

26th October 2020

We are eternally grateful to our customers for all of the support they have given us over the years, particularly during this very peculiar 2020.  Without this support, it would have been impossible for Planet to become Cumbria’s No.1 home improvement company for Conservatories, Orangeries, Windows & Replacement UPVC Doors. It’s no exaggeration to say...

How To Step Up Your Home Security This Winter

6th October 2020

Now that it’s getting dark outside much earlier, burglary rates start to increase and there’s a much greater chance of your home coming under threat.  To fight off that threat, you must take home security seriously. Otherwise you could be left counting the cost of doing nothing.  Advice on keeping your home secure can be...

Do You Need To Improve Your Home’s Energy Efficiency?

6th August 2020

You shouldn’t have needed to put your heating on much recently, if it at all, because it’s been warm enough. If you have needed to put it on at times, we don’t believe your home is energy efficient enough.  An Energy Performance Certificate (EPC) will tell you how energy efficient it is – an A-rating...

Everything You Need To Know About The Loggia Conservatory

23rd July 2020

It’s eight years now since the Loggia conservatory was unveiled to the world and almost a decade on, it still leaves us in wonderment. It’s an extension design that completely breaks the mould.  The brains behind the very first Loggia was the Italian architect, Filippo Brunelleschi, a founding father of Renaissance architecture.  We’re sure he...

Is Building Regulations Approval Needed To Fit A Solid Roof?

14th July 2020

Now would be a really good time to arrange the installation of a solid roof to your conservatory or orangery if it doesn’t currently provide the standard of insulation that you need as you will then be able to enjoy the tailend of the summer inside it in comfort and all of the winter.  Literally...

How To Get Your Conservatory Prepared For A Summer Homecation

26th June 2020

It’s around this time of year that we normally turn our attention to our holidays. Making a summer escape to foreign climes will be difficult this year though, and UK campsites and hotels are reporting very high booking levels ever since it was announced they could reopen.  If you have a nice garden for the...

Homespiration - How To Transform Your Home Into Your Dream Setting

22nd June 2020

You will never have seen quite so much of your home as you have done over the past few weeks. You hopefully haven’t grown too bored of the place, but if you have, it needs a shake-up.  Without even seeing your property, we can tell you that it has so much potential, it’s just a...

How You Can Measure Your Windows And Doors On Your Own

11th May 2020

For the time being, Planet will still not be able to come out to customer’s homes to perform any surveys or measure up for new windows and doors. But this doesn’t mean that we aren’t still here for our customers in this most uncertain of times; we most certainly are.  Please. If you have an...

How To Stay Happy And Sane At Home - Tips For Keeping Healthy

27th April 2020

Hopefully, you will have begun getting used to spending more time at home than normal and adjusted to life in lockdown, but we know there will be some out there finding it a struggle.  It is a difficult experience and there’s absolutely no shame in anyone feeling like that. What can really help is retaining...

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