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26 March 2021

How to Prepare Your Home For New Windows & Doors Installation?

Installing new windows or doors is very exciting and can completely transform the look of your home. The installation process, however, can be a bit stressful. The time it takes to install new windows or doors can vary but you can usually expect the process to take up to three days.  But there are things […]

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newly built victorian conservatory
26 February 2021

How To Increase The Value Of Your Home?

When it comes to selling or renting your property, it can be an exciting, yet sometimes stressful time.  You may have tried many different things to try and attract potential buyers but have you tried adding value to your home?  There is a number of home improvements that significantly boost the property value and help […]

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conservatory
29 January 2021

How To Revamp Your Conservatory

Due to the pandemic, the nation has had to spend more time than ever before in their homes and it is likely that over the past year, you have used your conservatory more than ever before.  Conservatories are a perfect way to create a space to relax and unwind in the sun. So, with a […]

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23 December 2020

3 Reasons You Should Choose Coloured Windows and Doors in 2021

As we head into 2021, you may have your New Year’s resolution list ready. Why not put home improvement on that list? When it comes to style, your windows and front door are arguably the most important part of your home – as this is the first thing visitors and passersby see.  Whether it’s picking […]

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tiled roof conservatory
12 November 2020

5 Reasons To Invest In A Tiled Roof For Your Conservatory

  Maybe your family is growing or perhaps your home is a little on the darker side. Whatever the reason, a conservatory is a great way to add extra living space and draw in natural light into your home. But, if you already have a traditional glass conservatory, you probably already know that it has its […]

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tilt and turn windows
19 October 2020

Single Glazed Window Disadvantages

Single glazed windows seem to be the thing of the past but your home may still have single glazing.  With double glazing becoming the standard, it may be time to switch.  But what are drawbacks of single glazing and why should you change to double glazing?  In this article, we take a closer look at […]

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22 September 2020

How To Burglar-Proof Your Home?

Your home should be a safe haven, so the thought of any uninvited guests in your home is scary. In 2019/2020, there were 365 thousand homes burgled in England and Wales.  A shocking statistic.  Securing your home is more important than ever before.  But there’s no need to panic, at Walkern Windows and Homes, we’re […]

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edwardian conservatory
25 August 2020

Setting up a Conservatory for Summer

A quality conservatory, correctly installed, can be enjoyed all year round, but there’s no denying that it’s during the summer when the conservatory really comes into its own. All those long summer evenings, enjoying a drink with the doors wide open and the breeze gently blowing through the garden are what your conservatory was designed […]

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victorian conservatory
30 July 2020

Conservatory Styles in Hertfordshire

A new conservatory is a great way to create some space in your home and has a hatful of different potential uses. Whether you’re looking for a playroom for the kids, a space in which to dine or entertain, or a room in which to relax and enjoy your garden, a conservatory provides a cost-effective […]

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Stable door front door
23 June 2020

What’s the Best Material to Choose for Your New Front Door?

Buying a new front door can be a confusing affair. In a marketplace teeming with options, how can you be sure you’re making the right choice for your home? One of the key considerations is which material to choose for your new front door. We have assembled a short guide to some of the common […]

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