upvc plastic guttering

Why Choose Plastic (uPVC) Guttering?

June 27, 2016 10:35 am Published by

It’s not always an easy decision; changing from something you know well to a new product that you don’t. However, when it comes to your guttering, uPVC makes sense in every way possible. Its immediate advantages are that uPVC is super-strong, flexible and inexpensive. Not only that, but uPVC guttering is very durable and can withstand many years of even extreme weather conditions. It’s easy to install and bending is not an issue with uPVC due to the flexibility it has. Because uPVC guttering is manufactured in one seamless section, without the need for paint, installation is far simpler than it is with metal. The plastic won’t chip or scratch and it’s extremely difficult to damage it. Even a heavy... View Article

Victorian Properties – Dos and Don’ts of Exterior Restoration and Repair

June 20, 2016 10:12 am Published by

The UK has many beautiful examples of Victorian properties thanks to the boom of the industrial revolution. Thousands of new homes were built across the country during the first half of the 19th century as demand for better accommodation in and around our major industrial centres grew. From terraced rows to grand villas, there are many styles of Victorian houses to be seen and most have real appeal thanks to the lovely original features which have sometimes been retained both within and without. If you are lucky enough to be the owner of a Victorian property, then you will know first-hand that DIY and repairs in general in properties of this age are never as straightforward as they might be... View Article

Door Canopies – A Timeless Addition to Your Home

June 9, 2016 10:06 am Published by

Homes across the Western world have been benefitting from the addition of beautiful door canopies for centuries. From grand mansions to rural cottages and from semi-detached houses to blocks of flats, door canopies are versatile in their application and their practicality means that few buildings would not benefit from having one installed.  In recent years there has been an increasing revival of this feature in homes which might be seen to benefit from some exterior beautification as well as the protection which they afford to those entering and exiting a building. Even the plainest of exteriors can be enlivened and given more kerb-appeal by the simple addition of a pretty or classic door canopy. Period properties which have lost their... View Article