Judy Douglas

  • Answering Your Questions About Leadlight and Stained Glass Window Repair

    Stained glass or leadlight windows can add lots of style to any home or commercial building, and these windows are also often found in older churches and even older homes. Stained and leadlight windows usually last for many decades before they need repairs, but once they do suffer a chip, crack, or obvious leak of the lead or stain, it's good to have that window fixed right away. This will ensure the work can be done easily, before the damage gets so severe that the entire window then needs replacing.
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  • Where to Add Interior Bi-fold Doors In Your Home

    Bi-fold doors are a great alternative to standard doors, as the panels of bi-fold doors are often smaller than regular entryway doors, making them perfect for a small room or closet. However, another advantage of these doors is that they can fold up against the wall, accordion-style, to offer more clearance between rooms and a more grand, sweeping feeling to an entryway.  Note a few places where you might have bi-fold doors installed in your home to conserve space or just to improve the overall look and feel of a certain area.
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  • Installing Bi-Fold Doors on Your Windows: 3 Things to Consider

    If you are looking for a way to cover your windows, a set of bi-fold doors can be a great choice. Bi-fold doors are designed to open in a way that allows them to fold mostly flat against the surrounding wall space; this allows you an unencumbered opening and a fantastic view. Bi-fold doors are also a great way of protecting your windows and your property when you are out of the house or during the night.
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  • 3 Benefits of Installing Double Glazing in Your Home

    While double glazing has been popular in Europe for many years, it is only just taking off across residential areas in Australia. Many Australian families are now starting to enjoy the increased sound proofing and insulation offered by double glazing. While double-glazed windows may cost a little more than standard single-pane windows, they also provide you with many advantages. Below is a guide to 3 benefits of installing double glazing in your home.
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  • What Car Owners Might Need to Consider About Window Tinting

    Tinting your car's windows can give the vehicle a very sporty look, while also protecting the interior, and even you, from excessive exposure to harsh sunlight. Your car's upholstery won't fade as quickly, and your own skin may suffer less sun damage with window tinting. You'll also need to use the air conditioner less often, resulting in less wear and tear on the unit. Whatever your reasons for considering window tinting for your vehicle, note a few factors to keep in mind so that you can make the right choice for the type of film needed for your car.
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  • What's Stopping You From Getting Skylights In Your Home?

    Skylights can be a great choice for any room of your home, especially for rooms that don't have any windows and that always seem dark and dim. However, you might be hesitant to have skylights installed simply because you're not sure how long they will last before needing repairs or if they're even safe for a home. Note a few misconceptions many people have about skylights, and then you can see why they may be the perfect choice for your space.
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  • How to Choose the Right Style of Window for Your Home

    When getting new windows, don't settle for whatever is cheapest as modern and stylish windows can easily enhance the look of the home from both the inside and the outside. You may also want to consider a certain window style for a small and awkward space, or one that lets in maximum sunlight and fresh air. Note a few tips for choosing the right style of window for every room of your home.
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  • How to Select the Best Double Glazed Windows

    Different manufacturers make double-glazed windows with different features that are geared at addressing the specific needs of different clients. It is therefore important for each homeowner to scrutinise the specific features of the windows on the market so that he or she is sure that those features will address his or her needs. This article discusses some of those key features that you should pay attention to as you select double-glazed windows for your home.
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  • Important Tips to Remember When Choosing Your Home's Window Treatments

    Your home's window treatments may be more important than you realize; not only do they block light and provide privacy, but they can also offer a nice backdrop for a room, adding colour and style to your home's overall decor. When you are ready to shop for new window treatments, note a few tips to remember, so you know you get a style and material that you'll love for years.
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  • What You Might Not Know About Aluminium Windows

    Aluminium windows are a popular option for many homeowners today, as they're very durable yet lightweight, so they don't put added stress on an older home with a weakened frame. Aluminium windows can also break up the look of too much wood around a window frame or the look of plain white interior walls more so than vinyl windows. If you're thinking of getting aluminium windows for your home, note why they're such a great choice, and then discuss this option with an installer as necessary.
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