Double Glazing Blog from Merton Windows

What types of home do Residence 9 windows look best in? Includes advice for heritage homes, conservation areas, contemporary properties & more. If you live in Surrey or London, ask for a free consultation & quotation.

Which Homes Do Residence 9 Windows Look Best In?

By | Double Glazing, Residence 9

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

Window glazing guides - should you choose triple glazing? | Merton Windows

Should You Choose Triple Glazing?

By | Double Glazing, Triple Glazing

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

Conservatories & planning permission - The Easy Guide | Merton Windows

Easy Guide to Planning Permission for Conservatories

By | Conservatories

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

Skylights vs roof lanterns: glazing & window design guides | 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

Front door design guides: how to customise your front door | Merton Windows

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

Ever wonder why composite front doors are so popular across Surrey & London?

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