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One of the very best ways to improve your home is by installing a conservatory and there is only one company in Hampshire who are up to the task of fitting the very best. Wessex Windows are part of the Conservatory Outlet group of home improvement installers which make us a local company with national backing. We have been designing, manufacturing and installing a variety of excellent home improvements since 1978 and have thousands of satisfied customers. We know that the hardest part of the process of installing a conservatory is choosing the best style and design for your home, so we ensure that we help at every step along the way.
There are two main routes to go down when choosing your stunning new conservatory; you either get a traditional UPVC conservatory or a much newer aluminium system.…Continue To Full Story
The ever rising cost of household energy has forced many people to make a direct choice between heating and putting food on the table for their families. Millions of Britons are struggling to find the money to afford to heat their homes, particularly elderly people who find themselves with no choice but to completely turn off their boiler, even during the coldest times of year.
It is a horrific situation but one that we must all face up to. You cannot sit back and keep your fingers crossed hoping that energy prices will drop as they are not going to any time soon, you need to do something to rectify the situation or at least do something to make it less of an issue.
What are we referring to?…
While the winter may be finally leaving our shores there is still plenty of reason to replace your old single glazed windows for brand new double glazing. In winter we are often told that double glazing can be used to reduce our energy bills and keep our homes warmer but this is not as important a benefit as the days get longer and hotter. Instead we must look at the many other benefits that are provided by double glazing in order to decide if they are an investment really worthwhile making. Naturally it is very important to remember that double glazing can save you money in winter, but this article will focus on the year round benefits.
The same process that ensures double glazing keeps your home warmer is also responsible for the first year round benefit we will look at, the soundproofing ability of the windows.…Continue To Full Story
There is no getting away from the fact that traditional timber windows have an aesthetic quality to them that few other window types bear comparison. The natural wood grain effect of a timber window has very few equals, but retaining that elegant appearance can be extremely time-consuming and frustrating for many homeowners.
Every few years, a fresh coat of paint and varnish needs to be applied in order to ensure that the gradual wear and tear that commonly occurs in timber fails to gain a firm grip on it. However, not everyone has the time or even the inclination to go to such lengths to keep them in pristine condition.
If your patience has begun to run out with your old windows or they have simply reached the end of their shelf-life then you need to employ the expert help of Wessex Windows, stockists of double glazing in Eastleigh, double glazing in Portsmouth and double glazing in Southampton.…
Anyone cautiously optimistic that their fuel bills would cease to rise over the coming months needs to look away now. The Office for Budget Responsibility has estimated that energy bills will increase by a further 100 pounds within the next year, despite the average annual household fuel bill already standing at a record high of 1,420 pounds per year.
This potentially spells huge problems for those yet to replace their old decaying windows which may be partly responsible for the high cost of fuel.
Many people refuse to install double glazing in Eastleigh, double glazing in Portsmouth and double glazing in Southampton purely because of the costs involved. But rather than just think in the short-term, what they consider is how much money new windows will save them in the long-run.…
The average homeowner is forever complaining about a lack of space in their property. When space becomes hard to come by it can be frustrating, especially if you have a large family that needs accommodating. Rather than get frustrated by the situation, you should try to expand upon what you already have which means installing a conservatory.
A conservatory bought from Wessex Windows will take your household to the next level. Not only will the space around you increase as a direct consequence of its installation but it will give your property an entirely new visual appeal.
It can act as the equivalent of your living or dining room or if you’re the type of person who works at home a lot then you can transform it into your own personal office space.…
When starting the process of making big decisions regarding the future look of your home a lot of thoughts spiral from an initial thought of wanting to make your home look better externally. Many people don’t give the amount of benefits and considerations for their considered home improvements a full scale grilling. One of the most expensive yet fulfilling home improvements in terms of appearance, positives and rewards can be the installation of new conservatories in Basingstoke.
Conservatories in Southampton can give families that much needed extra space without the expensive costs and time that moving home will consume. It may seem like a substantial chunk of money but when you consider the cost of a larger home, estate agent fees, removal vans and the time taken amongst other costs will suggest that a conservatory is a positive investment.…Continue To Full Story
Whether you own or rent a property you have a considerable number of financial obligations that need to be dealt with in order to remain as owner or tenant; council tax, mortgage or rent fees, TV licence and energy bills. Speak to any householder and ask which of those financial obligations have most left a dent in their finances and the chances are that energy bills will come out on top.
Energy companies have across the board announced a series of price hikes over the past few years, resulting in the annual fuel bill reaching an all-time average cost of more than £1,300 per year and if predictions are to be believed, that figure will rise further as time progresses.
A lot of it comes down to the energy efficiency of a property.…
You home windows that haven’t been replaced for quite some time are likely to be leaking air in and out of your property as well as other issues relating to the maintenance and upkeep of your windows and the security of your home behind some old windows.
It is one of those home improvements many homeowners see as a huge initial investment with little need to be done in the first place unless their current windows are literally hanging onto the home’s exterior by their frame. In fact new double glazing in Eastleigh is now so advanced that it can become similar to any other investment and begins to save money on your energy bills each month.
Wessex Windows have a huge range of fantastic double glazing in Portsmouth which will give your home a new lease of life and a secure future with their durable and tight frames with incredible locking systems.…Continue To Full Story
Are you content with your home? If you have a suitably-sized property in a respectable area with a good number of bedrooms, garage and spacious front and back garden then the chances are that you have pretty much everything you need. Everything that is except a beautifully elegant conservatory, which could sit wonderfully at the rear of your home.
Until you get the opportunity to experience a conservatory in its natural environment you will be unable to totally appreciate just how much it can bring to a home.
Each time it comes into contact with the natural light of the sun it will illuminate before your very eyes and make for the most inviting bit of living space imaginable. Even as darkness falls, a fully lit conservatory will possess an atmosphere all of its own.…