Windows

Some Ways to Make your Home Appear Bigger

Everybody wants their space to go as far as possible within their home. An extension is an expensive investment though and many people are now looking for alternatives. Luckily, there is a lot you can do with the space you already have. One of your greatest tools when looking to give the impression of space is natural light. The more…


Benefits of Making Your Own Window Cleaner

You can make your own cleaner for way less money than you would spend on a commercial cleaner.  Even if not, I would still prefer to make my own for the other benefits.  See the end of this post to see how much you can save. Do you really want to add these toxins to our already toxically-overloaded environment?  I…


Installing window grilles

For added security for your home, you may wish to consider fitting window grilles, at least to your most vulnerable windows, like basement windows or those overlooking an alleyway, for instance. In case you have visions of your home beginning to look like Wormwood Scrubs, then you might want to think again. Whilst it is true that a lot of…


Why use a window film?

  Window film can come in a variety of shades and colours and, when applied to the windows of your home or your car, it can add another level of security for your home or for yourself. Window film can help to protect your pictures, furniture, curtains and wall coverings from the damaging effects from the sun. Over time, you…


Unusual windows – Porthole windows

There is no doubt that an unusual shaped window does create interest in a house, especially if a clever house owner has managed to make a feature of it. Some traditional between-the-wars houses, built in the 1920s and 30s, were constructed with a porthole window either in addition to the main bedroom window in the master bedroom at the front…


A window seat for a bay window

You may be lucky enough to live in a house with beautiful bay windows. They may be square bays or semi-circular, on the ground floor or first floor. However, if you are also blessed with a beautiful aspect either looking out onto a lush lawn and colourful borders or overlooking green, open countryside, then you may want to consider making…