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Commonly Asked Questions about Roller Shutters

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If you are considering installing roller shutters for your windows, the following questions will give you a huge head start in making the decisions. They are a compilation of many clients’ concerns and the way you should handle each case. What is the cost of security shutters? The price of the shutter will depend on various factors including the accessories you will require. The prices of shutters can be very competitive, but if you have a rough idea of what you want, your roller shutter provider will be in a position to help you.…

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Too Much Friction When Using Your Sliding Door? Here's What You Need to Do

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A standard door opens by swinging on its hinges, and the door itself doesn’t actually come into contact with the ground (unless the hinges are in fact loose). This means that there is no friction and standard doors can avoid the types of operational problems that other doors might encounter. Since sliding doors slide back and forth along the ground, there is continual friction when opening or closing the door. This is how the door works.…

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How to Care for Your Leadlight Windows

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Leadlight windows create a beautiful feature in any room; with small sections of coloured glass supported by lead cames, creating the stunning patterns and imagery that give leadlight windows their distinctive look. Leadlight windows are a spectacular window ardornment, and the dappled, coloured, sunlight that filters through the glass enhances the look and feel of any room. It is essential to clean these pieces of window art frequently in order to keep them looking their best for years to come, as without regular cleaning the stained glass can become dusty and dull, whilst the lead cames can discolour through oxidisation.…

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Window Tinting and Your Indoor Plants; Here's What You Need to Know

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There are unbounded health and safety benefits gained from tinting your residential windows. Window tinting will keep your indoor temperatures more comfortable, protect your furnishing from fading, and reduce glare on your TV and computer screens. The ultraviolet-blocking power will be great for your hardwood floors, your carpet, and your skin. However, you might be worried for your indoor plants and whether or not they will survive the window tinting. Here’s what you need to know about window tinting and your indoor plants.…

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Aluminium Sliding Windows Sticking? How To Fix Them

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Aluminium sliding windows are a great choice for your home. They’re easy to maintain, as well as being durable and long-lasting. However, from time-to-time you may find that the windows stick, meaning that you find yourself struggling to persuade them to open. In most cases you will be able to fix the problem quite quickly and simply yourself, without having to call out a handyman. Here are some tips on how to unstick sticking aluminium sliding windows.…

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Home Window Tinting: Here is Why You Need It

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Have you ever considered tinting your home windows? It may sound like a crazy idea, but here are several reasons why having tint installed in your home is the best decision you’d ever make. Energy Efficiency and Saving Tinting your home windows increases energy efficiency at your home. Untreated windows can lead to you paying huge bills due to loss of heat and heat gain. As such, doing window tint installations at your home ultimately helps you save you money.…

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Skylight Problems In The Winter: How To Winterize Your Skylights

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In the winter, two major problems that can affect your home’s skylight are leaks and heat loss. Various reasons can cause these notorious skylight issues. Poorly placed flashing causes moisture to seep to your house. This is especially true after a rainstorm or snow. Do the following to winterise your skylights today: Skylight installation By properly installing your skylight, you can prevent leaks in the winter. Instead of flushing with your roof, you should mount the skylights slightly above.…

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Building a Quality Deck at a Low Cost

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A deck is an essential addition to your home that will enhance the functionality and beauty of your outdoor living space. Decks are often available in a wide range of options and designs, and when choosing one for your home, you will want to evaluate a couple of things to help you narrow down your options and find the most ideal option. For many homeowners, the cost of the deck is usually among the top priorities.…

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4 Factors to Consider When Hanging Shade Sails

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Shade sails are simple garden features that improve the aesthetic of a landscape as well as providing shade. The shade sails look like sheets of a canvas like material attached to fixed posts or trees provided they were already conveniently placed. Shade sails get erected for various purposes such as a car shade covers and relaxation spots that provide shade from the sun. There are numerous ready-made shade sail kits available on the market; however, before erecting any shade sail, there are four factors that should get considered.…

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Use These 4 Steps To Remove Rust From Your Aluminium Window Frames

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Aluminium window frames add a stylish touch to your home, but there’s a likelihood of rust setting in over a prolonged period of time –– especially when you live in conditions prone to heavy winds and rains. Rust can make your single or double glazed windows look unkempt and unsightly if left ignored. Luckily, some easy efforts can eliminate this rust. Following these steps will turn you into a rust fighting machine.…

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