Help & Advice

Is Kent a county? (and 4 facts about the Garden of England)

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Yes, Kent is a county in the South East of England.

Kent has been the setting for some of England’s most notable moments in history, from the invasion of the Romans, over 2,00 years ago, through to the Battle of Britain during World War 2. The county has long been referred to as ‘The Garden of England’.

Nicola VaughanIs Kent a county? (and 4 facts about the Garden of England)
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Triple glazed windows – the pros and cons

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Whilst double glazing is a worthwhile addition to any home, there’s also a level of glazing beyond it. Triple glazing allows for three panes of glass to be fitted within the window, with pockets of argon gas between them. Understandably, triple glazing sits at a higher price point than double glazing, since there’s more to it.

Nicola VaughanTriple glazed windows – the pros and cons
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3 signs that your uPVC back door isn’t secure enough

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Fitter Windows is a security conscious home improvement and double-glazing installer. We strive to make sure that all of our products are as secure as they can be for your peace of mind. If you’ve missed our recent posts on the security of front doors and the security of patio doors, then you might be interested in reading those too!

Nicola Vaughan3 signs that your uPVC back door isn’t secure enough
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What are the safest front doors?

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The security of your home should be a top priority for every homeowner. After all, your home contains the people and possessions you care most about, so it shouldn’t be a space that just about anyone can waltz into. As you might expect, one of the most common points of entry for a would-be home intruder is the front door.

Nicola VaughanWhat are the safest front doors?
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Don’t risk a break in – read our patio door safety tips

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It’s important that every aspect of your home is as safe as it possibly could be, and whilst as a homeowner you often make sure that your windows and doors are secure, it’s easy to neglect your patio doors. The last thing any homeowner wants is a break in, so follow these patio door safety tips from Fitter Windows to ensure you’re doing the most you can to minimise this risk.

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How did I get condensation inside my window and how do I get rid of it?

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There are certain things in life that everybody could definitely do without. Minor grievances that inconvenience us can be ignored for some time but eventually, you’d be better off dealing with them once and for all. One such irritant is condensation on the inside of a window. If you can’t see clearly out of your window, then this really detracts from the value of them and also makes your home less aesthetically pleasing. Before you can work on resolving the problem, it’s useful to know why it might have happened in the first place.

Nicola VaughanHow did I get condensation inside my window and how do I get rid of it?
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How much do windows cost in the UK in 2019?

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It goes without saying that windows are a necessary purchase in life. Every home needs them to let in light and keep you warm, so at some point in your life, you’ll definitely find yourself browsing the many kinds of windows that are available in pursuit of ones that cater to your needs and home the best. During your browsing, you might notice that it’s very rare to see prices stated in plain view for you to compare and that can seem inconvenient but there is, in fact, a good reason for this.

Nicola VaughanHow much do windows cost in the UK in 2019?
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Are you replacing your uPVC double glazed windows? Don’t fall into these traps…

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As the new year begins, you might have begun looking at the state of your home and concluded that your windows are in need of replacement. It’s easy to be eager to get your windows replaced as soon as you can but it’s worth carefully considering the kind of windows you want and the installers you choose to carry out the work. By being careful, you can be certain that your windows will serve you a long time and the investment will be one you’re glad you made. Here are some traps you should try to avoid if you don’t want to end up feeling disappointed.

Nicola VaughanAre you replacing your uPVC double glazed windows? Don’t fall into these traps…
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How to choose a modern front door for your house

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With so many options available to homeowners today, the task of choosing a modern front door for your house can seem unbelievably daunting. There are a number of factors one should consider when looking for a front door, mainly in relation to your personal preferences and the style of your home. Understandably, nobody wants to make this decision blind, which is why we’ve made this handy guide for you!

Nicola VaughanHow to choose a modern front door for your house
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3 reasons to replace the windows on your Kent home

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Did you know that your house might not be reaching its full potential both aesthetically and thermally? More often than not, the reason for this is outdated windows that could do with being replaced by something more modern; that’s where Fitter Windows comes in! Here are 3 reasons to replace the windows on your Kent home.

Nicola Vaughan3 reasons to replace the windows on your Kent home
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