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Why A Solid Roof Will Make Your Conservatory Perfect For Winter

5th September 2019

Is it your turn to make and host the Christmas dinner this year? You could make it an unforgettable festive feast for everyone by serving up turkey and all the trimmings on an elegantly laid out dining table in your conservatory. If you’d love to do that more than anything, but you’re unable to because...

Why Do My Energy Efficient Windows Get Misty In The Mornings?

27th August 2019

We’ve all at some point pulled back our curtains at home first thing in the morning and been greeted by the sight of condensation on our windows. If you don’t know the first thing about condensation and have often wondered why this mistiness clouds your windows at times, allow us to firstly give you some...

The Benefits Of Adding A Porch To Your Home

23rd August 2019

Have you done anything new to your home this summer, and if not, why not? Improvements can always be made and a good place to target for improvement is the entrance into your home, somewhere that would definitely be bolstered by the installation of a UPVC or brick-built porch from Visual. Future first impressions of...

The Importance Of Planning Permission And When You Need It

22nd August 2019

Visual wouldn’t dream of building a conservatory or orangery on behalf of a customer until we were absolutely certain that the extension complied with planning laws. To do otherwise would be completely irresponsible and could potentially land a customer in serious trouble if it were later discovered that their new conservatory or orangery fell short...

How To Modernise Your Old Conservatory

21st August 2019

Are you a long-time conservatory owner? When was the last time you made some sort of effort to modernise your old extension? If we’re talking years, or you’ve never updated the extension since it was originally installed, we can almost certainly tell you that your conservatory will have fallen behind the times. Don’t worry though!...

You Can Make Huge Savings At Visual This Summer

17th July 2019

In fact, ‘huge savings’ doesn’t even cover it. We’re probably better saying that you can enjoy ‘massive savings’ at Visual this summer on virtually our entire range of products. Where else can you get a whopping 45% off some of the highest-quality conservatories, orangeries, solid roofs, windows and doors in the country, let alone just...

What You Need To Know About Building Regulations

11th July 2019

Before you ever have any building work carried out at your home, you should firstly check with your Local Authority Building Team if you require building regulations approval, in addition to planning permission. You can locate your nearest Local Authority Building Team here. Please don’t make the mistake of thinking that building regulations approval is...

Visual Offers Finance Options To Suit You

5th July 2019

We like to do everything we possibly can to make it easier for our customers to secure their home improvements to prevent them suffering any financial heartache. This includes priding ourselves on providing extremely competitive pricing across our entire range. For the quality you get, our windows, doors and conservatories offer exceptional value for money....

How To Make Your Conservatory Cool In Summer

2nd July 2019

The weather hasn’t quite yet hit the heights of last summer’s record-breaking heatwave, but temperatures have been pleasantly warm over the past couple of weeks. Unfortunately, hot weather will be more of a curse than a blessing if you have an old-style conservatory that really burns up inside in warm conditions, a nightmare scenario if...

Envisage Windows - A Modern Take On The Traditional Flush Casement Window

24th June 2019

It feels as though flush casement windows have been around forever as they’re such an enduring classic. They’re not that old however as they were first developed in the 19th Century. May be it seems like there’s never been a time when flush casements haven’t been around because we love them so much, especially the...

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