Wednesday, July 12, 2017
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Cool tips to warm your house this winter Not all of us are fortunate enough to have the warm welcoming hug of central heating or a fireplace to greet us as we come home on a cold winter day. Older homes especially suffer from inadequate insulation and poorly fitted windows and doors. Insufficient glazing, uncarpeted floors and open plan living spaces also contribute to your home feeling more like the inside of your freezer rather than the comfortable and cozy space you crave when re ..

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Tuesday, July 04, 2017
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Congratulations on your new build! Building a home can be both exciting and a little overwhelming at the same time. We want you to have a great experience so let’s help you with answering some of the most common questions we receive when it comes to choosing windows and doors for your new build. 1. When should I discuss windows and doors with my builder? The answer to this one is an easy one – straight away! Decisions on windows and doors must be made prior to plans being submitted ..

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Wednesday, June 28, 2017
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Customers often ask for a quick price over the phone for a new timber or aluminium windows or want to know the price difference between a few different window types. These seem like completely reasonable questions to ask however there are so many individual factors that determine the cost of a window or door that this often is a far more challenging task that would first appear. Wideline manufacture all windows and doors to order, which means that every window will vary as production process ..

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Monday, June 12, 2017
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With property prices and the costs associated with selling increasing, there has never been a more appealing time to stay in your current home and tailor it to your specific needs, all while maximizing your long-term growth. Here are 5 good reasons why a renovation can be better than selling up and moving: Retain money in your asset Add up the costs of selling up and moving including stamp duty, removalist fees and agent commission, as well as the additional outlay needed to upsize ..

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Monday, June 05, 2017
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Awning windows are a popular window style as they offer a range of benefits while working well with both modern and traditional architecture. Wideline awning windows are available in timber and aluminium, which allows diverse design and functionality. How awning windows operate Awning windows open outward from a top hinge. They are screened on the inside of the window. A chain winder allows you to open the window to the amount required. Wideline awning windows can be locked in an ope ..

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Monday, June 05, 2017
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When renovating it’s very easy to be tempted to cut costs, but keep in mind that features that increase comfort, reduce energy bills over time and improve resale value, can be worth paying a bit more for. When looking at the cost of a renovation, budget for the long term by factoring in long-term savings and improved resale value into your renovation decisions. A little for a lot more Much of the time the expense required for a long-term gain is only minimal on top of the base outl ..

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Wednesday, May 24, 2017
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There are many reasons to replace your home’s windows. New windows can improve the comfort, enhance the appearance, improve the energy efficiency and increase the safety of your home. Here are some of the reasons to replace your windows: Create comfort Windows are the weakest point between your home and outside. If you haven’t got good quality windows, then you may be missing out on comforts that modern windows offer: With the right frame and glass selection, your windows can reduce  ..

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Tuesday, May 16, 2017
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When customers visit the Wideline showroom, we often find there is some confusion about when fall prevention is required for windows. What’s even worse is when people are not aware of fall prevention regulations and find that their windows are restricted when they come to open them for the first time! Whether you or your builder are ordering your windows, it’s important that you understand the regulations in place and the options you have. That way you can make the best window protection cho ..

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Tuesday, May 09, 2017
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Though it can’t use words, your house can talk to you in other ways. If your windows are giving you signs that something’s not quite right, it might be time to replace your windows. Here are some of the signs that your windows might need replacing: Windows that are difficult to clean Windows that are hard to open or close Windows that are leaking water Old and outdated windows Windows that constantly need repairs If your windows are too old for replacement parts Windows ar ..

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Tuesday, May 02, 2017
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Window condensation occurs when the warm air inside your home meets the cold glass of your windows. It’s a common problem, and one that has become more prevalent as modern building methods produce increasingly airtight homes. In older construction, where heat could escape to the outside and homes were not sealed as well, it was harder for condensation to form. While there are benefits to an energy efficient home, one of the unwanted side effects is that it provides the perfect conditions for ..

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