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How to Add Value to Your Home: Our Guide

Want to know how to add value to your home without consulting a builder first? You’ve come to the right place here at Lonsdale Metal. While kitchen revamps are thought to add the most value to your home, you might prefer a more intricate renovation that sets it apart from other houses on the market.

There are a multitude of ways to add value without spending too much time or money, but if you have a few pennies to spare and are looking to completely upgrade your home, this article will be your ultimate guide.

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Double vs Triple Glazing: An In-Depth Comparison

Are you in the market for some windows, but have no idea what you need? It’s okay not to know what you’re looking for—when you’ve had your windows for 10+ years, there’s bound to be a shift in the market.

Whether you simply no longer like your windows or just want to see what’s new, we have two great solutions for you. While both double and triple glazing have similar benefits, triple glazing strengthens them, but that doesn’t mean you should pick it.

Is triple glazing better than double glazing? In this article, we will answer your questions in an in-depth comparison of double vs triple glazing windows.

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The Ultimate Guide to Low-E Glass

Have you noticed a lack of insulation in your build? Even with all the windows and doors shut, and the AC turned off, are you still losing heat? It’s common for the cold to infiltrate your space, but we understand the difficulty of rising energy costs when constantly having your heaters turned on. But we have a solution for you!

In this article, we’ll discuss the factors of low-E glass, how it functions, the types of low-emissivity glass, how you can benefit from it, and how much it costs. Read on to learn how you can save your energy with this sustainable option.

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Low E Glass: What Is It?

Manufacturers in the architectural industry are forever searching for ways to innovate. One of the latest inventions, and indeed a popular one, is low e glass. For anyone seeking to be energy efficient and optimise their internal environment, low emissivity glass is fantastic.

We appreciate, however, that if you are not familiar with this industry, you may be totally unfamiliar with the term. Moreover, the fantastic benefits which it provides may not be so obvious. 

Today, we at Lonsdale Metal are going to explore low e glass in ample detail. For any of our uneducated customers, we want to provide a complete summary of what it is, how it works and, most importantly, what the benefits are. Continue below for more information.

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Do I Need a Professional for Rooflight Cleaning?

If you own a rooflight, you will understand the importance of routine rooflight cleaning. If you are a prospective buyer who is interested in purchasing a rooflight, we would encourage you to consider regular cleaning as a part of ownership. 

Not only does it help to preserve the condition of the system but it ensures your property, overall, does not experience degradation. 

Depending on the location, and the size of the rooflight, it can be difficult to clean. This begs the question: is rooflight cleaning best handled by a professional? Well, not always. 

In the following article, we are going to explore the importance of cleaning for product preservation. Moreover, we are going to outline when it is acceptable to clean your rooflight and when you may need to enlist the help of an expert. Continue below for more information.

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How Do I Save Money on Energy Bills?

In the current climate, it is important that people know how to save money on energy bills. Even without the recent upsurge in energy bill pricing, knowing how to save money is important. 

The truth is, energy bills can often be brought under control by implementing a few basic measures. This is what we are going to discuss in the following article. 

Whilst some of the things we talk about in the following article are easy to implement, and are inexpensive, some require an investment. However, even the features which require investment are likely to pay dividends in a number of ways. 

Continue below for our definitive guide on reducing your overall energy consumption and expenditure. 

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Planning Permission for Rooflights: Is It Needed?

Over our years of trade, we have often been asked whether planning permission for rooflights is necessary. We understand this position, as making alterations to your property and not being compliant with regulations can be a headache. 

The truth is, the answer largely depends on your specific circumstances. Installing a rooflight, however, is not as complicated as many think. 

In the following article, we at Lonsdale Metal want to delve into the topic of planning permission. We are going to outline what it is, why it is necessary and, moreover, whether it is required for a rooflight installation. 

We hope by offering this definitive guide, homeowners will have greater confidence in making renovations whilst staying compliant with regulatory requirements.

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