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Five things to do in Kent this summer

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With the UK experiencing one of the hottest summers on record, now is the perfect time to get out and about. If you’re lucky enough to live in Kent, you’ll probably already know how much it has to offer. If you’re looking for some great days out this summer, here are five ideas to get you started.

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What is the difference between Victorian and Edwardian conservatory?

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When opting to add some much-appreciated extra space by way of a new conservatory, you probably think you have a good idea what to expect. However, did you know that there are multiple styles available? It’s true, with many of them touting a 200-year legacy. Both Victorian and Edwardian conservatories fall into this category, so we thought we’d highlight the main differences between them!

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Lead Glass Windows – A complete guide!

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Modern day homeowners are always looking for creative ways to make their property stand out. Sometimes this might mean having an extravagant conservatory installed, a revitalised front entrance, but there’s no denying the amount of potential posed with a set of windows. From coloured frames to astragal bar patterns, adding a splash of personality through the self-proclaimed ‘eyes of the home’ is a good idea. However, don’t deny what’s possible with historical design approaches like those found with lead glass windows.

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How secure is a uPVC back door?

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In order to properly enjoy your home to its fullest, it’s important that the property remains a safe one to be in. Sadly, it’s predicted that a disheartening 67% of break ins a year occur through doors alone, meaning that it’s more important than ever to ensure that your rear entrance is properly secure. Thankfully when opting to install uPVC back doors from Fitter Windows, you can be assured that they’ll render your home just that. Here’s how:

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Front door sticking? It might be time for an upgrade

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When we hear from troubled homeowners who have front door sticking issues in Kent, Essex or Greater London areas, more often than not the door in question was installed some time ago and/or is attached to a more ‘mature’ type of home. As well as irritating, this situation can potentially compromise the security of the property if it’s not addressed swiftly; considering around 70% of home break-ins gain entry through the front door.

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Spend money to save money

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Naturally, we all try to save money wherever possible. After all, why would anyone want to spend more than they need too? However, this isn’t always the best course of action and often spending more can save you more money in the long run. This is clearly present in home improvement.  It is so easy to go for the cheaper options when buying things for your home, whether you are scrimping on replacing your light bulbs or sticking with those old, draughty single glazed windows, rather than replacing them with some energy efficient double or triple glazed windows.

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How secure is your home?

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Burglaries and break ins are more common now than they have been before, and this means that a number of people have found their homes have been broken into and their property stolen. At the end of 2017 burglary was the 5th most common crime in England and Wales, with over 35,000 burglaries being reported each month. Having someone break in can cause a huge amount of stress and worry, which is why it’s important to take measures to cut down on the chances of it happening. Despite home security systems and alarms being better than ever, burglars are still able to gain access. Often, this is through an unsecure access point or an unlocked window or door. Luckily, there are ways to ensure your home is as secure as possible.

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Top uPVC windows cleaning tips

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We are asked so often for uPVC windows cleaning tips and how to keep our double glazed windows clean and in tip-top shape.  Our range of uPVC windows are virtually maintenance free, requiring little care to keep them looking their best.  A simple soapy sponge to wash the frames and panes alike is all you really need to keep your windows at their sparkly best. However, to help you out further we went to our social media followers to see what top tips they have for getting their windows fresh and clean. Read on to see the ideal method our followers have suggested to get the best out of your uPVC windows.

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