Double Glazing Blog from Merton Windows

Skylights vs Roof Lanterns – Best Options for Your Home

By | Roof Lanterns, Sky Lights

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

How to Customise Your Front Door

By | Composite Doors, Front Doors

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

The Ultimate Guide to Composite Doors

By | Composite Doors, Front Doors

When looking to update the look of your property or replace old fittings, there are so many different types of doors you can choose from. One of the most popular products installed are composite doors, but some homeowners want to know more before investing in these high quality products. Here’s our guide to some of the most common questions we get asked about composite doors and why they’re so popular with our customers across Surrey and London. Read More

What are the best patio door designs? Take a look at the benefits of bifolds, sliding doors & French doors. Install new patio doors which are functional & attractive. Chat to an expert now about replacement patio doors.

What Are the Best Patio Door Designs?

By | Bi-folding doors, Sliding Doors

A patio door doesn’t just provide an access point to your garden and outdoor spaces, but is a great feature for your home. From creating a beautiful look which defines the room to adding functionality for practical living, the style of door is pivotal for making the best use of the space. If you’re thinking about replacing your patio door, here are some of the best designs on offer. Read More

How can you select the best conservatory roof for your home? If looking to update or install a new conservatory, read our expert guide. Consider the architecture of your property, the size of your home & the room's function.

How to Choose the Right Roof for Your Conservatory

By | Conservatories, Double Glazing

When planning the installation of a conservatory, it’s important to choose design features which suit the style of your property while providing the functionality and feel you want in your home. As well as secure windows and doors, one of the most important aspects to consider is the right style of roof for your new conservatory. From traditional to Victorian designs, there’s an array of options you can choose.

Here’s our guide to selecting the best conservatory roof for your property. Read More

Kömmerling Windows - What are the most secure windows for your home?

Why Are Our Kömmerling Windows So Secure?

By | Double Glazing, Security, uPVC Windows

When looking for the right windows for your home, it’s not just the way they look that’s important. Security is paramount when it comes to selecting the best products for your property, keeping out intruders who could put the safety of your family and possessions at risk.

That’s why we offer an extensive range of Kömmerling windows to homes across Surrey and London, known for their high security features. But why are these products considered some of the best on the market and what protection will they provide to your property? Read More

Front & back doors: what's the best material to choose? | Expert Door Guide

Which Materials Are Best for Front & Back Doors?

By | Composite Doors, Front Doors

When considering replacing your front and back door, it can be challenging to find the design you want which also provides the functionality you require for your home. One of the main factors to consider is which material is best for your new doors with a variety of options available.

To simplify your decision, we’ve broken down some of the leading products on offer, exploring some of the benefits and drawbacks of each door material. Read More

Porch installation guides: the simple process from design to aftercare

What Happens When You Want a New Porch Installed?

By | Double Glazing, Porch

While a porch can transform the look at the front of a home, they also come with an array of functionality, including draught protection, improved energy efficiency and an extra layer of security for your property. They can even provide additional storage space, meaning they’re not just an attractive feature for your home.

However, many wonder what’s involved when undertaking a home improvement project such as this, worrying it’s going to be a complex process. Luckily, we’ve detailed the simple steps it involves. Read More

New period property windows: how to retain the character of the home

How to Replace Period Property Windows While Retaining Its Charm

By | Double Glazing, Residence 9, Windows

New windows and doors can transform the look of a home, but those who live in or run period properties often worry that the aesthetics will lose their character and charm. With such misconceptions, it can be easy to overlook the signs that your period windows need replacing, keeping those energy bills high while risking the security of the property. Not only that, but a home can start to look run down without the proper maintenance.

Here’s our expert advice for replacing your period property windows. Read More