28th
Dec
Three ways triple glazing will improve your home

Everybody is being encouraged to improve their carbon footprint, and lead a more energy-efficient lifestyle. When it comes to making a home more efficient, cavity wall insulation and new windows are two of the most effective methods. Regarding windows, you have three glazing choices: Single, double or triple glazing. Double glazing is by far the […]

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28th
Dec
removing a window for sofa in Bedfordshire
Window removal for sofa entry – how it’s done

If you have purchased a sofa that’s a little too big for your door, or you wish to purchase a sofa and you’re concerned it won’t fit through the door, our window removal for sofa entry service could be the perfect, low-cost solution. Fitting a sofa through a window opening is usually easier than fitting […]

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28th
Dec
How secure are aluminium windows?

Aluminium windows are among the best-rated with regards to security from external attacks. Unlike some uPVC windows, aluminium window frames will not crack if hit with a sharp object and they can’t be cut or sawn like wooden frames can. However, there is more to window security than just the frame. For instance, the robustness […]

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28th
Dec
Your guide to Document Q – and what it means for bi-fold doors

Document Q is an Approved Document within the Building Regulations. It sets out reasonable standards for doors and windows in new properties, as well as properties that are granted permission for a change in use. Approved Document Q stipulates that windows and doors must meet the security requirements of PAS24:2012. PAS 24 sets out minimum-security […]

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21st
Aug
Could an orangery add value to my home?

There are a variety of home improvements that can add value to a property, and an orangery is one of them. However, to maximise value, it’s important to use materials that complement the design of the original property. Adding value There are three main reasons why orangeries add value to a property: Usable living space […]

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21st
Aug
5 Reasons to Choose iGlaze as your Glazing Specialist

At iGlaze, we specialise in the supply and installation of state-of-the-art windows. With over 15 years’ experience, we are a trusted local business serving all areas of Bedfordshire, Hertfordshire and Cambridgeshire. We also serve Buckinghamshire, and work on all projects big and small. If you are looking for a glazing specialist in these areas, here’s […]

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25th
Jun
Wood or uPVC sash windows – comparing the life-time cost

Divide the purchase cost of sash windows by the number of years they will be usable for, and you’ll find that in the grand scheme of things, they don’t cost all that much – regardless of what they are made from. However, there are differences to be aware of between wood and UPVC sash windows, […]

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25th
Jun
Can aluminium windows be painted?

Aluminium windows can be painted successfully, and the finish you apply to them will last for many years so long as the surface is prepared beforehand. Many people choose aluminium windows and doors because they have a modern and desirable finish straight from the factory. However, if you would like to give your aluminium windows […]

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25th
Jun
My old VELUX window is leaking. Does it need replacing?

VELUX are the world’s leading manufacturer of roof windows. They are also the leading manufacturer of sun tunnels. The reason for this is simple – VELUX products are made to the highest quality, and serious development time goes into designing them. They are favoured by architects, property developers and homeowners due to their robustness and […]

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21st
May
Enhance your conservatory with a new, state-of-the-art roof replacement

If you had a conservatory built thirty, twenty or even just ten years ago, there’s a good chance that it will have an Edwardian or Victorian roof. These roof shapes are still popular today, because of their timeless design. However, conservatory roof design has come a long way in recent years. Older roofs can reduce […]

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