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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...

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...

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