Back to school blues?

Sep 2, 2019

Peace descends upon your home once more as the children are despatched to school for the start of the new term. The tears of joy as friends are reacquainted at the school gate; the tears of dread as newbies are persuaded that they will survive...

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A cricketing dream?

Aug 27, 2019

Don your cricket whites and, with bat under arm, stride through the pavilion doors to strike a match-winning century for England – the dream of many armchair warriors up and down the country. But even if your journey to the crease consists of nothing more...

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Make your own marmalade?

Aug 5, 2019

The term “orangery” was originally used to describe a room or dedicated building on the grounds of fashionable residences from the 17th to 19th centuries where orange and other fruit trees were protected during the winter. Nowadays an orangery is an extension to your home which has...

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Stay cool in your conservatory

Jul 23, 2019

So it looks like summer has really started, with a heatwave forecast for this week. Dust off the barbecue, put the prosecco on ice and enjoy! But… while you’re surveying your garden from your conservatory are you finding it a bit too hot? Uncomfortably so?...

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What’s the best buy: UPVC or aluminium?

Jul 22, 2019

A quick browse of the County website will tell you that we hold UPVC and aluminium in very high esteem as most of our windows, doors and conservatories are manufactured from these materials. UPVC and aluminium never let us down and it’s very rare that they...

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Fit bi-folding doors to bring the outdoors indoors this summer

Jul 15, 2019

We’ve already been blessed with some marvellous weather this year, and long may that continue. Wouldn’t it be nice if it lasted throughout the whole summer?! Should our wishes come true, we doubt that you’ll want to spend much time indoors, preferring to spend the...

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Need some home improvement inspiration?

Jul 1, 2019

There’s no hiding your home in the summer. All that lovely sunshine fully exposes it to the outside world and it can sometimes highlight areas suitable for improvement. If you take pride in your home’s appearance, why not explore ways of enhancing the it? Summer...

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How a new back door can transform the rear of your house

Jun 24, 2019

We’re forever being reminded of the importance of having an attractive front entrance if we want our homes to make a good first impression – it adds to “kerb appeal”. People undoubtedly form an opinion of a house solely from how it looks on the...

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How to give your conservatory a 21st century update

Apr 29, 2019

When you have resided in your house for a long time, there comes a point when certain rooms need updating, and your conservatory is no exception to that. It may be the fault of a tired conservatory interior that you no longer use your extended...

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The benefits of bifold doors for summer

Apr 23, 2019

Having just had marvellous weather for Easter across the UK our thoughts inevitably turn to hoping that summer will have as much sun and blue skies. Bifold doors are captivating in every way – from how they work to how they look. Whether supplied as...

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