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The safety of your home is paramount. For many, their house is a safe space that’s home to all their belongings and plays host to some wonderful memories.  But with news stories being littered with break-ins and burglaries, there’s increasing concerns about home security, and it’s understandable. Homeowners and Landlords are looking for reliable ways to protect their properties, tenants, families and possessions.  At Framemaster, we understand these concerns and...
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Deadlocking your door is a sure fire way to protect your home from unwanted visitors and break-ins. For many, the mere idea of a home-break is a persistent concern, that may cause feelings of anxiety. According to The Office of National Statistics, there were 191,490 home burglaries reported in England and Wales in 2022/23. When it comes to break-ins, the front door is often the primary point of entry. This...
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The idea of replacing your windows may seem like a big job, or one that can be put off indefinitely. After all, so long as they allow light to filter through, they’re probably sufficient, right? Unfortunately, not quite. Like anything subject to wear and tear, windows have a shelf life. And while this timeline is substantial (especially when your windows are cared for and well maintained), it is not infinite....
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Energy-efficient homes help keep utility costs under control and residents warm, healthy, and comfortable. They also ensure the protection of a home’s foundations and the possessions it shelters, with stable temperatures eliminating factors that lead to mould growth and other nuisances. Handily, it also means increasing your property’s market value in the meantime. The rising cost of living might feel intuitive to all of us, but the Office for National...
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Many British homes aren’t built to withstand the increasingly extreme weather conditions we are facing. From soaring heat waves to relentless rainfall and crashing storms, making moves now to weatherproof your home will have you grateful in the future.  According to research conducted by the Met Office, stubborn gales are the greatest risk for damage and disruption to property in the UK with the average cost of damage exceeding £300...
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Are aluminium windows better than uPVC windows?  This question is often voiced by homeowners looking to upgrade their windows and it doesn’t come with a universal answer.  There are advantages and disadvantages to both, with the most popular points of concern regarding the aesthetics, price, security, efficiency, and maintenance of the two different materials.  uPVC or aluminium windows: Appearance The history, style, and relevant regulations associated with your property are...
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Aluminium windows are favoured amongst industry professionals by virtue of their strength, ease, endurance against the elements, and lasting aesthetic appeal. Aluminium frames are slim-lined, making windows appear much bigger for that bright, contemporary style of home. How much do aluminium windows cost?  Our aluminium windows are constructed with sustainable, premium materials designed to last several decades.  How much it costs to install aluminium windows customarily ranges between £350 –...
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sliding patio door
Sliding patio doors are beloved for their elegant aesthetic and uncompromising ability to maximise the appearance of a space.  Sliding glass doors welcome sunlight and expansive views of a home’s garden all with simple, stress-free maintenance duties. Unlike hinge doors, sliding doors have a lot less nuts and bolts to worry about. But even so, the occasional disruption might occur.  So keep reading for Framemaster’s industry insights on how to...
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how to adjust french doors
We have long cherished the beauty of french doors. Their ability to bathe a room in light, offer expansive views of your garden, and make any space feel infinitely bigger makes them an irresistible choice. From ornate Georgian french doors to sleek aluminium alternatives, portes-fenêtres suit both traditional and contemporary-styled homes. But alongside a desirable aesthetic, they’re also durable when taken care of. Hence, Framemaster’s bespoke french doors, as with...
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