The PERFECT Colour

The PERFECT Colour

Kolorseal Provides The Perfect Colour For New Build Project Market leading, colour-coating specialist, Kolorseal Ltd, was asked to create a stunning finishing touch to a new build project in Yorkshire.The building company wished to offer a stand out solution in an...

ADVANCE Your Home

ADVANCE Your Home

Stunning ADVANCE 70 Flush Sash Windows for Your Home Over the last few years, the advancements in modern PVCu windows and doors have seen the levels of security, thermal performance and durability increase significantly. However, there has been another major...

STUNNING Renovation

STUNNING Renovation

A stunning renovation10 years in the making! Living in a historic Grade II listed Windmill from the 1800s requires courage and determination, something Kriss and David can attest to after spending a decade on renovations. However, the end result is a truly exceptional...

Elevate The AESTHETICS Of Your Decor

Elevate The AESTHETICS Of Your Decor

Create overall well being and elevate the aesthetics of your interior decor - with Mercury Glazing If you’re seeking ideas for a home renovation or a new build project, here are some suggestions that can help you achieve your goal: Bringing more natural light into...

A PERFECT Fit

A PERFECT Fit

Integral blinds offer a perfect fit for holiday homes Integral blinds can provide the ideal solution for the UK’s growing number of holiday homes due to the way they can help to maximise comfort and protect properties during unoccupied periods, according to Morley...

New BALCONY Favourite

New BALCONY Favourite

Filigree wedge-in awning brings joie de vivre to an outdoor space This new, smart folding-arm awning, the “markilux 900”, will give you a clearer view from your balcony – as it provides complete shade even when only slightly pitched, saves space, has a filigree design...

SEAL The Deal

SEAL The Deal

An Energy Efficient Ideal Home Liniar Windows Seal The Deal When Toby Clamp and his partner Maria were looking for their ideal new build home, the property’s energy performance was an important consideration. They wanted year-round comfort and warmth without excessive...

You Can Make It HUP

You Can Make It HUP

Make A hup! A Home with TV’s Laura Jane ClarkCelebrity journalist Angela Sara West chats with TV architect and designer Laura Jane Clark from BBC’s ‘Your Home Made Perfect’ about her creative career, exciting property experiences, design pet hates and loves, her...

ENHANCE YOUR LIFE WITH ALUK HOME

ENHANCE YOUR LIFE WITH ALUK HOME

What’s the maximum size for a bifold? What’s the difference between an inline and a lift and slide door? Are aluminium windows as efficient as PVC-U? All these questions, and many more, are answered in the pages of the stunning new website from aluminium window and...

Embracing the Power of Natural Light

Embracing the Power of Natural Light

Embracing the Power of Natural Light: How Windows and Doors Illuminate Your Home's PotentialWindows and doors are the gateways to natural light, offering more than just a view—they're portals that infuse your living space with vitality, warmth, and a sense of...

SECURE, THERMALLY EFFICIENT & ELEGANT

SECURE, THERMALLY EFFICIENT & ELEGANT

ADVANCE 70 Windows & Doors - Making Your Home More Secure, Thermally Efficient and ElegantWhen choosing new windows and doors for your home, there are many initial design aspects to consider. Colour, configuration and style will undoubtedly add kerb appeal and...

Door PICKS For 2024!

Door PICKS For 2024!

Bereco’s 5 Front Door picks for 2024! As a nationwide window and door supplier, we pay close attention to colour trends in our entrance doors at Bereco.  Grey has reigned supreme for several years now, so it was refreshing to see a change in the winds, at Bereco in...

Dreams In COLOUR

Dreams In COLOUR

Kolorseal Helps Homeowners To Realise Their Dreams In Colour When it comes to personalising a home, nothing quite beats an inspiring colour that is consistent across the entire exterior of the property.  Colour coating products for the outside of a home is extremely...

The POWER Of RENOVATION

The POWER Of RENOVATION

The Power Of Renovation Introduction:The transformation of Beaumont Mews within St Albans, Hertfordshire, exemplifies the delicate balance of preserving history while embracing modernity. This barn conversion project, set within a conservation area, breathed new life...

SOPHISTICATED Appeal

SOPHISTICATED Appeal

Sophisticated Home AppealYour home is more than just a place to live; it's a reflection of your style and personality. Making the right choices when it comes to your home's design not only enhances its aesthetics but also adds value to your property. Capital Windows,...

Maximise NATURAL Light

Maximise NATURAL Light

Maximise Natural Light in Your Home with Mercury Glazing Bringing more natural light into your home is a top priority for many homeowners looking to enhance their living spaces. Not only does abundant natural light contribute to a sense of relaxation and overall...

Lawn Maintenance EVOLVED

Lawn Maintenance EVOLVED

STIGA evolves lawn maintenance with the next generation of its Autonomous Robot Mowers Featuring more than 37 patents, STIGA Autonomous Robot Mowers range expands. With a view to delivering the robot of the future, STIGA – the world’s leading manufacturer and...

Delicate LIGHT

Delicate LIGHT

Delicate shining light Picture Credit: The “pergola style” from markilux combines graceful design with playful lighting effects. These features lend both awning and patio a touch of magic. Pergola awning is an enchanting addition to a patio with its graceful look and...

Embracing SPRING

Embracing SPRING

Embracing SPRING: The right windows illuminate your home with natural light, according to The Residence Collection With research showing natural light has a powerful and positive effect not only on mental health but also on physical health and general-well being1, it...

New Natura CLADDING

New Natura CLADDING

New Fortex® Natura Cladding From Freefoam New from Freefoam Building Products, Fortex® Natura cladding is manufactured using cutting-edge digital printing technology, so it’s virtually indistinguishable from natural wood. The ideal cladding to transform any home. We...

Complete Family Home MAKEOVER

Complete Family Home MAKEOVER

Complete Liniar makeover gives family home instant.The Virk family wanted a modern transformation for their four-bedroom dormer bungalow to enhance both its appearance and overall comfort. They opted for products from Liniar’s extensive range, including PVCu windows,...

Demystifying CONSERVATION

Demystifying CONSERVATION

In this article, Mike Bygrave, Director at Roseview Windows discusses using uPVC windows in conservation areas, and what you can and can’t do. Roseview has been manufacturing uPVC sash windows since 1985, giving us almost 40 years of experience in heritage windows....

Missing Out On VALUE?

Missing Out On VALUE?

Are Homeowners Missing Out On Added Value? Grey, green and blue colours are now helping to add tens of thousands of £s to property prices according to recent national statistics. Deborah Hendry, Managing Director, Kolorseal considers that those who only fabricate in...

Sumptuous STEEL

Sumptuous STEEL

Sumptuous steel for the home For a look of luxury, heritage, class and beauty, specifiers are increasingly using steel for different areas in the home choosing a Steel Window Association (SWA) member for quality assurance and technical guidance.Generally, architects...

HISTORIC Farmhouse

HISTORIC Farmhouse

EXCLUSIVE DEVELOPMENT Improve Magazine talks to Renovate Leeds about their recent project, working on an exclusive housing development. Renovate Leeds was founded 5 years ago by Lee Walton who has over 20 years of experience working within the window, door and...

QUIRKY & Eye-Catching

QUIRKY & Eye-Catching

Quirky, Eye-catching And High-brow! New England Style Self-build Greenacre is a beautiful example of a home designed for modern-day family living. This traditional New England style 6 bedroom self-build home in Fleet in Hampshire features everything a family home...

The GUARD House

The GUARD House

Transformation Of The Guard House with Bereco’s Sustainable Window & Door Replacement Service The Guard House is an impressive Grade II listed property situated in the centre of the historic city of Winchester. As its name eludes, the property once guarded the...

The Struggle To Find TRADESPEOPLE

The Struggle To Find TRADESPEOPLE

One in five Brits halting home improvements as they struggle to find tradespeople, The Residence Collection reveals4 September 2023: Following increased mortgage and interest rates in the UK, the housing market is under pressure. UK inflation has also hit Brits hard,...

PLANNING & DEVELOPMENT

PLANNING & DEVELOPMENT

AluK’s guide to planning and permitted development?Permitted development rights have changed a lot over recent years and it’s now much easier to change your windows and doors, build extensions, and add garden rooms without having to apply for planning permission. As...

Secure ENOUGH?

Secure ENOUGH?

IS YOUR HOME DOOR LOCK SECURE ENOUGH? Julian Roberts, Technical Services Director at UAP summarises the main types of door lock and explains what to look out for to ensure your home is as secure as possible.Maximising security is a priority for every homeowner but...

Maintaining ARCHITECTURAL Integrity

Maintaining ARCHITECTURAL Integrity

Maintaining ARCHITECTURAL Integrity When it comes to preserving the charm and character of heritage homes or adding authentic aesthetics to modern properties, every detail counts. The windows, in particular, play a crucial role in maintaining the architectural...

Sanctuary of ELEGANCE

Sanctuary of ELEGANCE

Sanctuary Of Elegance Your home is more than just a place to live; it's a reflection of your style and personality. Making the right choices when it comes to your home's design not only enhances its aesthetics but also adds value to your property. Capital Windows, a...

The OVERHEATING Issue

The OVERHEATING Issue

The UK’s overheating issue: Why external shading is the answerAlthough the UK has experienced a somewhat short-lived summer – with temperatures remaining relatively cool throughout July and August – the recent heatwaves and devastating wildfires across Europe are not...

TRADITION & INNOVATION

TRADITION & INNOVATION

A perfect blend of tradition and innovationSoon after Monika and her husband Wayne moved into their new property, they began considering improvements to make it their perfect home. The couple quickly realised replacing the existing timber windows and doors was a...

A Reflection Of Style And Personality

A Reflection Of Style And Personality

Elevate Your Home's Elegance Your home is more than just a place to live; it's a reflection of your style and personality. Making the right choices when it comes to your home's design not only enhances its aesthetics but also adds value to your property. Capital...

Natural Light Transformations

Natural Light Transformations

Bring Natural Light Into Your Home and Transform Your Living Space Flooding a home with natural light has proven to make us feel more relaxed and improve our health and wellbeing.  Not only does it transform your living space, natural light makes your home more...

The Charm And Calm Of Heritage

The Charm And Calm Of Heritage

The charm and character of heritage windows When it comes to preserving the charm and character of heritage homes or adding authentic aesthetics to modern properties, every detail counts. The windows, in particular, play a crucial role in maintaining the architectural...

Longing For A Spa Experience At Home?

Longing For A Spa Experience At Home?

NEW DIMENSION & SPA EXPERIENCE with the Caribbean Blinds’ Outdoor Living PodTM CASE STUDY: Pennyhill Park Hotel & Spa In June 2023, external shading company Caribbean Blinds delivered a highly effective and stylish outdoor shading solution in the form of 4...

Design Windows & Doors in your Own Home!

Design Windows & Doors in your Own Home!

NEW! Design Your Own Windows and Doors and Have ADVANCE 70 in Your Home! When you are looking to upgrade your existing windows and doors, it can be very difficult to envisage how they may look in your home. Certain designs, colours and combinations may not entirely...

Stunning Renovation Project

Stunning Renovation Project

Freefoam are delighted to showcase the installation of Fortex Cladding on a stunning renovation project in the heart of rural Shropshire. The homeowners used the Weatherboard product in subtle Misty Grey on a major home refurbishment including the rear upper elevation...

A Blinding Choice

A Blinding Choice

Make Your Shading More Than Just A Measurement When you buy a shading product, it’s crucial it’s the correct size for area of glazing that needs to be covered. In other words, it needs to fit. In that sense, the blind or shutter is personalised for the space it is...

Colour Trends for All Seasons

Colour Trends for All Seasons

The Residence Collection reveals growing demand for popular colours trends Every season brings all new, fresh interior styles and colour palettes. Experts from premium window and door designer, The Residence Collection, has studied consumers' colour preferences and...

Stylish & Secure Decking & Fencing

Stylish & Secure Decking & Fencing

Creating a safe outdoor space with decking and fencing by Liniar Liniar Approved fabricator-installer New View Windows & Conservatories SW Ltd has been supplying Liniar products for over 10 years. Based in Saltash and proud of its Cornish heritage and in-house...

Let’s Get BARBECUING!

Let’s Get BARBECUING!

LANDMANN ADDS NINE NEW PRODUCTS TO BBQ RANGE Germany’s oldest barbecue manufacturer, LANDMANN has announced the introduction of nine new outdoor cooking appliances, meeting growing demand for multifunctional BBQs.Since 1966, LANDMANN has used German engineering to...

TRANSFORMING A Period Home

TRANSFORMING A Period Home

Transforming a Period Home It was love at first sight for the owners of this gorgeous period property in West Yorkshire. However, upon moving into their new home, traffic noise from the local ring road turned out to be far more than they had bargained for, making them...

FUTURE-PROOF Windows & Doors

FUTURE-PROOF Windows & Doors

Planning New Windows & Doors for the Future The Future Homes Standard will require new build homes to be future-proofed with low carbon heating and world-leading levels of energy efficiency; it will be introduced by 2025.The updates to both Part L and Part F...

HAND-CRAFTED Timber Doors

HAND-CRAFTED Timber Doors

Hand-Crafted Timber Doors 21st century craftsmanshipMany homeowners seek the technical accuracy of a contemporary product, married with the authentic craftsmanship of a more traditional material.  Solar Calibre Doors brings exactly that, with the Craftsman, a timber...

TRANSFORM Your Home

TRANSFORM Your Home

The Residence Collection Shares Top Tips On How To Transform Your Home With New Windows And Doors Fitting new windows and doors can be one of the biggest renovation projects that you undertake in your home, especially if you live in a period property.  If you’re...

Roof Window INNOVATIONS

Roof Window INNOVATIONS

Keylite Offers Quality And Innovative Solutions Above All Keylite has reinvented the roof window, with its award-winning patented innovations that meet and exceed the latest relevant building regulations for new homes. This is why many of the nation’s homeowners,...

VINEYARD Dining

VINEYARD Dining

Luxury Shading Company Enhances Vineyard Dining Experience At Ridgeview Wine Estate Since the global pandemic, many hospitality and commercial establishments have reconsidered the use and functionality of their outdoor spaces, making them more of a priority now than...

Room With A VIEW

Room With A VIEW

Room With A View With longer days and warmer nights tantalisingly close, aluminium sliding and bifolding doors are one of the most sought-after features in today’s homes. Both doors create beautiful expanses of glass that transform living spaces and flood rooms with...

VISUALISE the Final Frontier!

VISUALISE the Final Frontier!

Visualising the finished job…. the final frontier. At Freefoam Building Products we recognised that our products can provide such a transformational impact we developed a visualiser that enables homeowners to virtually try before they buy. For many homeowners the...

EMBRACING Open-Plan

EMBRACING Open-Plan

Embracing Open-Plan Living, Both Indoor And Out Husband and wife Steve and Sue Marriot live in a five-bedroomed, detached property in Derbyshire. Wanting to capitalise on their available space, the couple decided to adopt an open-plan design for the kitchen, dining...

Outdoor Living

Outdoor Living

Live That Outdoor Lifestyle This Summer With A Little Help From Ecodek ‘Open plan living’ no longer means creating a free-flowing kitchen, dining, and lounge area inside your home. It now also encompasses the space directly outside your house, extending your living...

Snug FIT

Snug FIT

Snug FIT Image Above: Lightfoot Windows (Kent) Individual style is in and creating a snug room is a great way to show it – says Crittall Windows. Planning a new look for your home? It seems anything goes these days - the trend is for individual style. With many of us...

Magical Moments

Magical Moments

Awnings bring a coloured interplay of light to the façade The “MX-4” is part of the markilux MX series. A series that focuses on a modern, timeless design for awnings. But this new model doesn’t just want to sparkle with its look. It also wants to delight with a...

Swift & Nimble

Swift & Nimble

Swift & Nimble Swift: the nimble ride-on mower with interchangeable batteriesThe new STIGA Swift is the first battery garden ride-on mower with interchangeable batteries.  Battery power is becoming ever more popular as many look for a greener alternative to fossil...

Easy On The EYE

Easy On The EYE

Haus Entrance Doors - The Ultimate Aluminium Entrance Door with Instant Kerb Appeal Dutemänn Haus range is a highly insulated contemporary aluminium entrance door, made bespoke to your specificationWith 24 styles, the Dutemänn Haus entrance door features a range of...

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