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  • Window Replacement? Buy Aluminium Sliding Windows


    Instead of replacing your windows with the conventional design that open outward or inward, consider installing aluminium sliding windows. These windows are characterised by two panes of glass: one that is fixed and one that slides to open and close the windows. The movable pane slides on a track that has been installed within aluminium framing. There are a number of ways that aluminium sliding windows can be beneficial to your home.
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  • Five Tips to Protect Your Awning From Wind


    Awnings can be a great way to create shade over a patio or deck, but if you live in a  windy area, the awning may get damaged from the wind. Wondering how to minimise the potential of damage and its effects? Take a look at these ideas: 1. Don't use temporary canopies. In most cases, temporary canopies are less expensive than permanent awnings, but they are not interchangeable. While temporary canopies work great for a day at the beach, they are not designed to withstand constant wind, and the wind may get underneath them, pick them up, blow them away or damage the telescoping poles.
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  • What You Should Know About Aluminum Windows Before You Buy


    When you are in need of replacing your windows, it is a great time to consider different types of materials. This is the opportunity to decide if you will keep the same windows you have or choose a new material altogether. If you are thinking about switching to aluminum, here are some things to consider. Aluminum is Good For Storms and Perils If you live somewhere that frequently gets snowstorms, heavy winds, or frequent rainstorms, then aluminum is a great window option for you.
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  • Why privacy films are better than curtains and blinds


    Curtains, drapes and blinds are normally used in business premises and homes to minimize sunlight penetration and glare as well as increase a sense of privacy. However, they have several limitations. Blinds, for example, reduce visible sunlight and glare; however, they don't prevent the entry of solar heat inside the living space. Moreover, they neither block ultraviolet rays nor reduce fading. You might also notice that drapes and curtains lose their color over time.
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  • Important Tips for Maintenance of Leadlight Windows


    Leadlight windows add art and creativity to any space, being so intricately fashioned. For this beauty to be preserved, however, these windows must be carefully cleaned and maintained to avoid causing damage and subsequent costly repairs. Note these maintenance tips, as well as danger signs to look out for and when to get repair services. Cleaning leadlights Leadlight windows are more complicated than glass windows because of the leadlight zinc or lead beading as well as the timber sashes and mirrored gold pieces which require special attention.
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  • Various Ways Aluminium Windows Are Beneficial


    One of the staple materials used in the construction of window frames is timber. However, timber is susceptible to wear and tear over time, especially due to the constant exposure to the elements. If you are constructing a new residence or are looking to replace your window frames, you should consider aluminium windows. Here are some of the various ways aluminium windows are beneficial. Aluminium windows have high thermal performance.
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  • Skylights: Looking At Other Benefits Aside from Energy Savings


    The cost of keeping artificial lighting turned on and that of running air conditioning units often constitutes a significant part of the total electricity bills incurred in modern homes. For that reason, many homeowners are constantly on the lookout for new ways of keeping their energy expenses down. By allowing both natural lighting and ventilation into a home, skylights effectively help to reduce monthly energy expenditures. But the benefits that skylights can bring into your home go far beyond reducing your energy bills alone.
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  • Window Tinting and Safety: What You Need to Know


    If you like the idea of tinted windows but you want to ensure your car is as safe as possible, there are a few things you need to know about window tinting. Window tinting can increase the safety of your vehicle, but only if it is used correctly and strategically. Here are some tips to help you: 1. Choose the maximum level of tint allowed in your area. In Australia, there are laws regarding how much light must be able to pass through your car windows.
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  • New Windows | 4 Types Of Steel Window Frames Suited To Your Home's Needs


    If you've decided to install steel windows, then you've made a good choice because steel is a low maintenance, lightweight and flexible material, offering sufficient thermal resistance in your home. Steel is an ideal choice over wood and aluminium in many circumstances, thanks to its aesthetic value and resilient strength in all weather conditions. This guide is created to help you choose between different types of steel window frames for your home's specific needs.
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  • Selecting the Perfect Glazing for Your Bi-Fold Patio Doors


    If you are thinking about replacing or upgrading your patio doors, you should consider installing a bi-fold door. This is an ideal choice if you want a wide entryway, and it will not take up too much space when open since the panels fold together. In addition, this type of door is normally made using glass between the door frames. Therefore, this choice will create a more open, outdoor-indoor living feeling.
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