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Why It’s A Risk To Fit A Solid Roof Without Building Regulations Approval

18th May 2020

Because you’ve spent so much time at home over the past few weeks, we imagine that you will have used your full allocation of living space that you have, including your conservatory, if you own one.  Conservatory owners who have spent little or no time in their extension due it feeling excessively hot during the...

How To Get A Replacement Copy Of A FENSA Certificate

15th May 2020

There has been an increased awareness of FENSA ever since they rolled out a TV advertising campaign, informing householders of the significance of the scheme and why they should only appoint a FENSA-approved installer for having new windows and doors fitted.  Visual is one of those approved installers and has been for a number of...

What To Do When Measuring Up For New Windows And Doors

6th May 2020

Visual is still very much open for business if you are contemplating ordering new windows and doors for your home so that they can be fitted when the restrictions are lifted.  For the safety of you, our team and the country as a whole, it’s not currently possible for us to send a member of...

Conservatory Or Orangery - Which Is Best For You And Your Home?

29th April 2020

Had you planned to extend your home this year or has your time in isolation with the family made you realise you need to extend it to make your home feel less cramped? You can get the ball rolling with planning an extension so that when the right time comes, Visual can come and fit...

Do You Know About Visual’s Price Promise?

22nd April 2020

For obvious reasons, many customers will select who they choose to install new windows and doors at their home depending on which company is offering the lowest price. Money is tight for a lot of families right now, so we understand why someone would put a priority on price. Visual tries its very best to...

The Things You Can Do At Home To Stay Healthy

21st April 2020

You may feel a slight air of disappointment now that lockdown has been extended, but it’s all for the good of the country and will hopefully see things return to normal sooner, rather than later.  While in isolation, for your well-being, it’s really important that you keep as healthy as you can, physically and mentally. ...

Love Your Home - 3 Bits Of DIY You Can Do When In Lockdown

8th April 2020

It’s unusual for us to have to spend so much time at home, but let’s embrace it and keep ourselves occupied whilst we’re indoors as much as we possibly can. We tell you what would be a good thing to do with the time is all those bits of DIY you haven’t had a chance...

Time To Spring Clean Your Extension And Freshen Up The Space

31st March 2020

You’re definitely in the minority if you enjoy cleaning of any sort, let alone spring cleaning; most of us don’t. But once it’s done, you will agree that a thorough spring cleaning of the house is worth the effort and you will be pleased that you did it.  There’s no getting out of it for...

Could Triple Glazing Be The Key To A Quieter Home?

25th March 2020

You won’t be hearing so much of it now that we’re in lockdown, but in normal circumstances, noise generated outside can cause you issues indoors at home.  It’s really annoying when you’re settling down to do something, maybe watching a favourite TV show or enjoying a peaceful dinner, and you get interrupted by the cacophony...

Are You Going To Need Planning Permission For A Solid Roof?

12th March 2020

Until solid tiled roofs were created, there was very little you could do to resolve the issue of a conservatory overheating in summer or becoming exceptionally cold during the winter months. Conservatories everywhere would sit abandoned for months on end, so as you can imagine, this thermally insulating roof covering was welcomed with open arms...

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