We often think of new windows as having shiny and new clear glass panes, but there are many different styles you can select. One of the ways you can customise your windows is through its glazing with many home and business owners opting for textured glass, often in a specific room. Here are the top 5 reasons for choosing these interesting designs. Read More
There’s so much to consider when installing new windows and doors, including their design, what colour frames you’ll choose and the type of glazing that’s right for your property. However, many forget to consider any planning permission implications. That’s why we’ve put together this easy guide to the rules and regulations you need to be aware of. Read More
When searching for the right patio door designs, there are a variety of options for homeowners, including sliding doors, bifolds and French doors. If you’re considering new back doors, a great place to start is to think about the features you want, helping to narrow down the types of products suitable for your needs. Back doors are different from front doors because they often open up into a private area such as a garden, so views and natural light may take priority over privacy, for example.
Here are some of the most desirable back door features. Read More
A new porch offers a range of benefits for your home, giving the front of your property an overhaul while providing functionality in bucketloads. However, when thinking about the design of your porch, it can be hard to know where to start.
If you’d like some top tips for how to design a new porch for your property, read on. Read More
One of the most popular rising trends we’ve seen in the window industry is products which can emulate the look of their original counterparts while providing modern functionality for homes. That’s precisely what Residence 9 offer through their collection of beautiful, flush casement windows.
Not content with being energy efficient, secure, insulating and incredibly low maintenance, they also enhance the appearance of a variety of different homes. Wondering if they’ll look good in yours? Here’s everything you need to know about the types of property Residence 9 windows look best in. Read More
Here at Merton Windows, we understand how important quality and security are for property owners when selecting new windows and doors. We choose our industry leading products very carefully, ensuring they meet or surpass British Standards. One of the features we highly recommend is products that incorporate Pilkington Glass. Read More
It’s often at this time of year (when windows are kept shut and the cold weather hits) that homeowners start to think about whether their glazing is adequate for their property. A question we often get asked here at Merton Windows is whether triple glazing is worth it and what the benefits are. While double glazing is the most suitable choice for many homes, triple glazing is a viable alternative if double glazing doesn’t meet all the functionality requirements you need. Here’s our guide to triple glazing and who should consider having it installed. Read More
If you’re thinking about adding a conservatory to your home or upgrading an existing one, there are multiple factors to consider which is why it’s important to involve a professional early on in the process. Decisions such as choosing the right conservatory roof and incorporating your property’s style become easier once you speak to a conservatory specialist who can talk you through your options and assess your spaces.
One of the parts many homeowners worry about is planning permission, fearing their project may get stalled or won’t be permitted. Luckily, we’ve put together a simple guide to help you understand what’s required with planning permission for conservatories. Read More
As well as choosing new windows for your home, there are some other glazing options you may like to consider which have a variety of benefits for your property. Two of the most popular choices are skylights and roof lanterns, with both enhancing the amount light coming into your rooms from above. It’s useful to know some of the differences so that you can select the best option for your home. Read More
When designing a new front door for your home, it’s usually for a variety of reasons which blend both enhancing the look and function of your property. From eliminating draughts and improving security to creating an attractive entrance at your home, there are plenty of benefits on offer. However, to produce the best design, there are a number of ways you can customise the look of your front door. As well as choosing the right front door material, here are some of the bespoke options available. Read More