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20 Years Of Quality - Visual Offers An Industry-Leading Guarantee

22nd October 2020

It’s not until you go looking for windows, doors or an extension online for the first time that you realise just how many home improvement companies there are.  There’s countless one-man-bands. There’s dozens of local specialists. And there’s also loads of big-name nationals. Though we’re bound to say this, we believe that Visual is as...

How To Keep Thieves Out Of Your House

6th October 2020

The long, light summer days almost seem like a distant memory. It’s beginning to turn dark really early now and will do so even more once the clocks go back in a few weeks.  Most home burglaries take place when it’s dark, so you need to do everything you can to stop your home from...

Do You Know That Visual Has A 97% Customer Recommendation Rate?

28th September 2020

We always like to find out why a customer has decided to come to Visual for their home improvements.  Sometimes it’s just down to them doing a search on Google for reputable local home improvement companies or through them seeing an advert, but it’s more often the case that they have been recommended to us...

#MakeOneChange To Your Home This National Home Improvement Month

21st September 2020

This September is National Home Improvement month, which means there’s never been a better time to make a change to your home. There’s no project too big or too small, so whether you want to make a few minor improvements around the house or have always longed to make one large change that will dramatically...

Could You Have A More Energy Efficient Home?

6th August 2020

While the weather is warm and your boiler is being given an extended break, it’s a good time for you to improve the thermal efficiency of your home before the winter.  You don’t want to be shivering indoors and experience a massive rise in the cost of your energy bills when temperatures begin to drop,...

All You Need To Know About UPVC And Why It’s So Popular

24th July 2020

We give our customers the final say on everything when they are buying any products from Visual, and this includes our window and doors.  It’s entirely up to them if their windows are manufactured using a UPVC or aluminium profile, and the same goes for if they want a UPVC or solid core door.  It...

Is Planning Permission Necessary For A Porch Installation?

8th July 2020

What’s the overwhelming feeling you have when you look at the front exterior of your house? Does it fill you with pride or could it do with some work to enhance it? Integrating new windows or upgrading your old roofline are just two of the ways to give it an exciting modern makeover, or you...

How To Get Your Conservatory Or Orangery Summer-Ready

26th June 2020

It’s been a promising start to the summer, with us already enjoying the hottest day of the year – the perfect excuse to sit out in the garden with an ice-cold drink.  But there has been the odd heavy shower along with the sunshine, which is when you could take refuge in your conservatory or...

Homespiration - How You Can Make Your Home A Beautiful Place To Live

22nd June 2020

You should feel a deep personal attachment to your home right now, like never before. If the bond you have with it could be stronger, then there’s work to do on your part.  It makes no difference whether you reside in a small country cottage or large farmhouse, you will be able to do lots...

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...

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