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Is it OK to paint a composite door?

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Often considered the most robust and reliable front entrance style on the market, composite doors provide homeowners with a lot of benefits. Multi-layered, insulating, and secure, one question we at Associated Windows get a lot, however, is “Can you paint composite doors?”. So, to set the record straight once and for all, we’ve taken the time […]

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Benefits of uPVC French Doors

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For a long time, French doors have been considered as a traditional style for period homes and heritage real estate, but that is fast changing. UK homeowners are beginning to shift towards UPVC French Doors for new homes and renovated properties. If you are considering installing patio doors on your property, we think it’s going to be useful […]

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Benefits of uPVC Windows

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uPVC windows and doors are ideal for every climatic condition and result in providing a cozy and comfortable atmosphere in your house. uPVC windows and doors have efficient thermal insulation resulting in minimum heat lose in Winters and reduce heat gain in summers . The glazing is also of utmost importance for good thermal values, […]

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How do you clean rock doors?

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Few things in life continue to look as good as the very first day you bought them.Inevitably the shine wears off, there’s evidence of wear and tear, and that pristine, perfect, box-fresh finish is a fond distant memory. A composite door is the exception! With the good looks and unique feel of quality timber, a composite door […]

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DIFFERENCE BETWEEN PATIO DOOR & FRENCH DOOR

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There are a number of considerations when buying either French doors, patio doors or internal French doors. Firstly, it’s vital that you understand the differences and constraints of each design. The term ‘patio doors‘, otherwise known traditionally as sliding doors, has morphed over time to cover all types of doors that open out either onto your garden/patio area, or in […]

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IS SECONDARY GLAZING BETTER THAN DOUBLE GLAZING?

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As you would expect, double glazing costs more than secondary glazing, as it requires refitting existing windows. If you are bent on saving and have some room to play with, secondary glazing may be your best bet. How do double and secondary glazing costs compare? If you’re on a budget, secondary glazing can cost up to half the […]

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SLIDING WARDROBE DOOR BENEFITS

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There are many different styles of sliding wardrobe doors which will complement your personal taste and the style of the room you wish to have them fitted. You can choose from traditional mirrored doors or if you really want a contemporary look; it is possible to have sliding wardrobe doors that are in the style of a traditional […]

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Vinyl vs Aluminum Windows

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Your windows allow light into your home, and they are your view to the world outside. Why cloud that with poor quality windows, or windows that do not meet your needs? One of the most important decisions you will make is whether you should choose between aluminum or vinyl  windows. Each option has pros and cons, but […]

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How long do uPVC windows last?

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uPVC windows are known for their numerous benefits over wooden and other window types. They’re noise-reducing, more secure, need little maintenance and keep homes warmer, thus saving on energy bills. However, the overall lifespan of uPVC windows will depend on a number of factors. First of all there’s the quality of the window itself, which we’ll […]